Square Enix and Disney Interactive have announced that Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories for the Game Boy Advance will be released in North America on December 7, 2004. The game is rated "E" (Everyone) and will carry a suggested retail price of $34.99.
"We are excited about bringing Kingdom Hearts to a broader audience by releasing this game on the GBA and hope that our fans from the first Kingdom Hearts will continue their journey," said Ichiro Otobe, President and Chief Operating Officer of Square Enix. "We hope to successfully expand our customer base by reaching out to players on a different platform."
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories begins where the original title left off. As Sora, Donald and Goofy continue their search for Riku and the king of Disney Castle, they are guided to the mysterious Castle Oblivion by a robed man who leaves Sora with a riddle: "Ahead lies something you need--but to claim it, you must lose something dear."