The Kingdom Hearts II Official Strategy Guide for the United Kingdom was made by Piggyback Interactive, known for covering Square Enix properties. In development for seven months, Piggyback boasted its guide contained "original and exclusive artwork", however the final guide did not contain it.
The Kingdom Hearts II Official Strategy Guide was made by , who also published guides for , , , and . BradyGames released two versions of this guide, a standard edition and a limited edition version. The limited edition comes boxed in a hardcover/cardboard jacket that houses both the Official Strategy Guide and Jiminy's Journal.
The Kingdom Hearts Official Strategy Guide is the first in BradyGames line of strategy guides. This strategy guide contains the most detailed walkthrough of the BradyGames' strategy guides. BradyGames also published the strategy guides for , , , and .
BradyGames' Kingdom Hearts Official Strategy Guide provides an all-inclusive walkthrough to help players successfully seal all the worlds, and area maps of each world that illustrate all key items. Hidden U.S. bosses, including Sephiroth, are revealed! Complete mini-game coverage of 99 Dalmatians, Jungle Slider, Mushrooms, and many more. The Gummi Garage shows gamers the ins-and-outs of building their own gummi ships. Exhaustive inventory and item lists. Plus-a bestiary, trinity locations, and magic spells.
|Kingdom Hearts II Official Strategy Guide|
| BradyGames (US)|
Piggyback Interactive (UK)
|Author||Elizabeth Hollinger with Matt Berner, David Cassady & Greg Sepelak|
|Release Date|| March 27, 2006 (US)|
September 27, 2006 (UK)
|Pages|| 352 pages (US)|
252 pages (UK)