During February’s D23 Japan Expo there was the sneaky confirmation of something rather unusual in Kingdom Hearts 3 – minigames inspired by retro LCD game systems, namely the Game & Watch, seemingly part of a call-back to what could be seen as Mickey Mouse’s first video game appearance.

For an official meet-up of players of the mobile game Kingdom Hearts Union X revealed several more of these minigames, with several even playable at the event. Check out the new trailer released just for this “Classic Kingdom”:
 

 
Kingdom Hearts Insider also uploaded some extra footage of Barnyard Battle, running on a massive touchscreen:
 

 
While it’s a shame Kingdom Hearts 3 won’t be heading to the Switch it’s nice to see the game still has a hefty reference to a major part of Nintendo, and Disney’s, history.
 

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Written by Tom Brown

Always excited to see something a little bit different, Tom is ready to report on games of all shapes and sizes, whether they be wonderful or weird (or, better yet, both.) Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

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