Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (Japanese: キングダム ハーツ 358/2 Days, Hepburn: Kingudamu Hātsu Surī Faibu Eito Deizu Ōbā Tsū?, subtitle read as "Three Five Eight Days Over Two") is an action roleplaying game developed and published by Square Enix for the Nintendo DS with assistance from h.a.n.d. It is the fourth installment in the best-selling Kingdom Hearts series, and serves as an interquel beginning near the end of the first game, Kingdom Hearts, after Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories and before Kingdom Hearts II. The story is told from the perspective of Roxas whose daily life in Organization XIII and his relationship with fellow Organization members Axel and Xion.
It features 3D graphics, and single- and multiplayer modes of play. The game was announced at the 2007 Tokyo Game Show to be released in Japan; a North American release as well as a European release were later confirmed. Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days had a special edition of the Nintendo DSi when it launched in Japan. The game launched in Japan on May 30, 2009, in North America on September 29, 2009 and in Europe on October 9, 2009.
A cinematic retelling of the game is set to be released on March 14, 2013 in Japan as a part of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX.
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