Just yesterday Square Enix and Disney showed off the latest footage of the eagerly anticipated Kingdom Hearts 3 at the latest D23 Japan Expo. While the game is still unfortunately skipping Switch from the look of things, a rather cute Nintendo reference has been spotted.

At some point in the game Sora will go 2D and enter a retro Game & Watch-styled device based on the 1933 Mickey Mouse short Giantland. You can even see Mickey poking his head out from behind the curtain.

Considering Mickey Mouse saw a licensed Game & Watch game during the ’80s it’s a pretty cool reference to an obscure bit of history!

Here’s hoping Kingdom Hearts doesn’t stay gone from Nintendo systems for long.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

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