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Disney Infinity 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Play Set director talks the challenge of adaptation

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 18, 2015 11:00am PST

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is out today and so is the Disney Infinity Play Set. Shacknews recently had a chance to talk to director Vince Bracken about the challenges of bringing this Play Set to life, including dancing around spoilers, the film's darker tone, and whether ...


Disney Infinity 3.0 is strong with first 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Play Set trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 25, 2015 8:58am PST

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 18 and Disney Infinity 3.0's The Force Awakens Play Set will hit on that same day. Here's the first trailer.


Disney and Code.org launches Star Wars-themed Hour of Code tutorials

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 10:01am PST

Disney and Code.org are joining forces in an effort to help educate on computer science and raise a new generation of game developers through a new Hour of Code online tutorial that teaches K-12 students how to design games using Star Wars characters.


"Cool, I know my kids do this in their school too, sent the info to the principal :)"

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Disney Infinity Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set and figures revealed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 12, 2015 6:53am PDT

Disney Infinity 3.0 will be getting a Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set later this year, and today, we're learning more about what will be available when it releases in December.


Shack Reels: Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Classics Unboxing

By Shack Staff, Sep 29, 2015 12:45pm PDT

The Disney infinity Star Wars classics are here! Check our unboxing and review.


Disney Infinity 3.0: Rise Against the Empire Review: Fully Operational

By Steve Watts, Sep 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

The Rise Against the Empire set for Disney Infinity is much more appealing to the original trilogy nostalgia, and fortunately it happens to be the better of the two Star Wars play sets to boot.


"I've watched my boys play HOURS of Disney Infinity 1 and 2, and most of the playsets are pretty ..."

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Disney Infinity 3.0 adds Marvel Battlegrounds set, new figures, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 16, 2015 12:12pm PDT

It was a no-brainer that Disney Infinity would be a part of the D23 Expo panel on Disney gaming and, as expected, some new figures have joined the party. The game is also slated to get some new Play Sets, including a new one for the Marvel super heroes.


Disney Magic Kingdoms builds Disney parks on mobile devices

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 16, 2015 11:38am PDT

Disney Interactive is looking to give players a chance to build their own Disney park on their mobile device, revealing a new mobile game called Disney Magic Kingdoms.


Disney Infinity 3.0 new Toy Box includes online matchmaking, townspeople jobs, and more

By Daniel Perez, Aug 13, 2015 6:43am PDT

Disney Interactive has released new information regarding the Toy Box that will launch in Disney Infinity 3.0, which includes online multiplayer matchmaking, the ability to give Townspeople Sidekicks jobs, and more.


5 characters that deserve to be voted into Disney Infinity 3.0

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 24, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Disney has opened up the vote for a new character to crack the Disney Infinity roster. Today, Shacknews would like to make the case for some of these characters and why they deserve your vote.


"MI style Elaine, MI2 style Guybrush (the coat), and MI3 style LeChuck (fire beard!)?"

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 gets a big update along with Mac/Linux release

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 21, 2015 10:16am PDT

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is still king among games for many Star Wars fans and today, its sequel has received a big-time update on PC.


"Well, not 'everything' from what I've read. They are picking through some bits of the EU to ..."

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D23 Expo will feature Kingdom Hearts 3 announcement and Star Wars Battlefront hands-on

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 13, 2015 10:26am PDT

Those in the Southern California area in August that are looking to attend the D23 Expo in August now have even more incentive to do so, as Disney is pointing to the event as a chance to witness new reveals for Kingdom Hearts III, as well as go hands-on with Star Wars Battle...


SDCC 2015: Hitting the Toy Box Speedway with Disney Infinity 3.0

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2015 8:00am PDT

New Play Sets won't be the only new feature of Disney Infinity 3.0. The Toy Box is also getting some added features, including the Toy Box Speedway. To learn more about it, Shacknews hit the track at this year's San Diego Comic-Con.


Disney Infinity 3.0 uses the force on our wallets this August

By Daniel Perez, Jul 08, 2015 6:49am PDT

Disney Interactive has announced the release date for Disney Infinity 3.0 as well as what will be available for purchase that day.


"I love the idea of the toy box and its done pretty well. I was very excited when my boss got the ..."

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Studio Gobo's Tom Williams talks Disney Infinity 'Rise Against the Empire' Play Set

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Disney Infinity is hoping to re-create the atmosphere of the original Star Wars trilogy with the upcoming Rise Against the Empire Play Set. To learn more about it, Shacknews spoke to Studio Gobo studio director Tom Williams.