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Kingdom Hearts creator wanted to use chainsaws for weapons

Thursday, 9th July 2009 17:22 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Kingdom Hearts creator and producer, Tetsuya Nomura, has said that the idea of the game did not appeal to him at first, and Sora carried a chainsaw as a weapon originally.

Seriously.

“Square wanted to make a game starring Mickey Mouse, and Disney wanted a Donald Duck title. Meanwhile, I wanted neither,” he told Famitsu.

“The first weapon I showed Disney was a chainsaw. It was this chainsaw-like weapon that I had a rough sketch of when I first showed my concepts to Disney. Everyone got this scrunched-up look on their face and nobody said a word in the entire room.

“Dead silence. And I thought ‘No, I guess this wouldn’t work, huh?’”

Neato.

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4 Comments

  1. Gundam

    Hahah, pitching a chainsaw weapon to Disney, classic. Go Nomura!

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Spiral

    Nomura has gained a level in Hero as far as I’m concerned.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. cachucha

    lol que?

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    haha Chainsaw and showing Pooh whose his Daddy

    #4 6 years ago

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