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A huge new game starring Disney's biggest characters is nearly out – here's what you need to know about 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Other than the central heroes — protagonist Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi — the majority of other characters in “Kingdom Hearts 3” are major Disney characters.

And yes: One of those characters is Mickey Mouse himself.

Notably, you don’t play as those major Disney characters. The main playable character in “Kingdom Hearts 3” is Sora, who wields a weapon called a “Keyblade.”

Sora can and will team up with his faithful sidekicks Donald Duck and Goofy for team attacks during combat, as you can see below:

Sometimes those enemies are massive, like this guy below:

And sometimes they’re smaller, as you can see here:

There are plenty of specifics to know, but the basic plot of “Kingdom Hearts 3” is simple to understand: A battle of good versus evil. This gentleman is the antagonist:

How that battle plays out is up to you — and a massive cast of Disney characters:

In the case of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends below, it looks like Hundred Acre Wood is one of many stops you’ll make in “Kingdom Hearts 3”:

Each of their worlds is realized in its own art style, which lends the game a real visual vibrancy. Captain Jack Sparrow and his friends from “The Pirates of the Caribbean” also play a central role, and their world is rendered more realistically:

The franchise is known for accessible combat and a relatively low difficulty level overall, so this one is great for Disney fans of most ages:

The game is scheduled to launch on January 29 on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 — it costs $ 60.

For a closer look at the game’s combat, check out this combat-focused trailer:

And for a closer look at the game’s overall story, check out this trailer right here:

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