The lights are on
Update: A representative from Square Enix has told Game Informer that the Destati website and Twitter account are not official and that Square Enix is not involved.
We're still not sure what they are, but given the confusion already caused, Square Enix has a good reason to pursue the owners for copyright infringement. Whether Project Destati comes to fruition or not is likely to be at the mercy of Square Enix's legal team.
A new teaser site with a heavy Kingdom Hearts theme has popped up with a countdown. The site is named after a familiar Kingdom Hearts musical composition, and the imagery is of the familiar stained glass that appears throughout the series.
The countdown will expire on September 17 at midnight Eastern time. According to the WhoIs results, the website is registered to Project Destati (and not a proxy or Square Enix). There is an associated Twitter account that has been sharing Kingdom Hearts quotes since late June, also.
We're trying to get to the bottom of this and have reached out to find out if this is an official Square Enix project or something being done in an unofficial capacity. You can see the teaser site for yourself here.
Our TakeThe version of Destati that is playing on the countdown website sounds richly orchestrated. The choice of using a familiar piece of music as the name of the site also leads us to consider a special soundtrack or concert tour that might be taking place.
With the release of 1.5 HD Remix and the E3 announcement of Kingdom Hearts III (finally), we're very interested to find out more about Project Destati. Let's just hope it's something real and official. For now, I'm skeptical.
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the door to light. That music never fails to make me feel like I'm in the dream world again.
Ooooooo, kingdom hearts!
2.5 HD ReMIX. You can tell because that picture is of one of the platforms in Roxas's Station of Awakening from KH2.
My guess is HD 2.5, as this is just before the Tokyo Game Show is starting where 1.5 was announced. However, this looks fan made to me. :(
The only kingdom hearts I played was 2 and I loved it.I tried recoded for ds (I think thats what it was called its been a while)and could not stand it so I might pick up 3 on release and go back and play the first but besides that I really don't like square enix that much after they destroyed hut man.
Looks like something to do with music. On their facebook page, Project Destati is listed as Musician/Band, So I'd say it's a concert, maybe a live orchestra over top a viewing of the game?
Mike was taken in by it...it's for a fan remix album.
A fake. As usual..!
Knowing SquareEnix, we'll see a cease and desist shortly.
Sue them for keeping everyone's hopes up for no reason.
I'm a little relieved by this being a fake. Since KH is now a flagship franchise for Square making something other than KH3 would mean they would cut the budget for one of their other games or at least not promote it. Xenogears or NIER anyone?
It's probably for that crappy browser game.
I'm hoping Square Enix is just lying so they don't give away any answers, but if its true, screw that person who made up all this hype for nothing.
You pesky tricksters you! *Shakes fist*