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Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is Tiny Tower, but in the Death Star

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 04, 2013 10:10am PDT

Sometimes, mobile crossovers just make sense. Tiny Tower, the official iPhone Game of the Year, is getting a Disney-approved spin-off with Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. As its name suggests, it's Tiny Tower--but in the Death Star.


"Angry Birds in general or Angry Birds Star Wars in particular? People shitting on Angry Birds ..."

- Schnapple see all 12 comments

Jack Skellington joining Disney Infinity in time for Halloween

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Disney Infinity is adding Jack Skellington for Halloween. Figures will be on sale starting this Saturday for $13.99.


"Although not Halloween related, I noticed Walmart has Toy Story's Woody as a temporary exclusive ..."

- Psydswipe see all 3 comments

Star Wars 1313 motion-capture tech to live on in movies

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 11:45am PDT

Lucasfilm chief technology strategy officer Kim Libreri says that the video game technology developed for Star Wars 1313 can be used for movie production, taking much of the processing work out of motion capture effects.


"This looks a lot like the system used for the recent Tintin movie. They used tons of tracked ..."

- roggor see all 6 comments

Disney Infinity Toy Box companion app launched, free through October 5

By Steve Watts, Sep 18, 2013 8:30am PDT

Disney Infinity's companion "Toy Box" app is now available, and will be free through October 5. It grants 60 free creation items, anything you've unlocked in the main game, and the ability to import and export custom toy box stages.


"You neglect to mention this is for iPad only. Apple has a long history of primarily support iOS ..."

- daggot see all 3 comments

Where's My Water 2 launches, is free-to-play

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Disney's Where's My Water? has finally gotten a sequel, as a free-to-play app that launched today.


"Oh goddammit, another typo. I need to stop posting when I'm waking up tired/going to bed exhausted."

- DoNotResuscitate see all 24 comments

Unboxing the Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Limited Edition

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 1:30pm PDT

The Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix Limited Edition is surprisingly nice.


"The first one was pretty fun and surprisingly challenging. Super awesome soundtrack. The plot is ..."

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Disney Infinity pays homage to BioShock Infinite with this week's Toy Box update

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 05, 2013 9:15am PDT

The latest Toy Box update to Disney Infinity pays homage to one of the year's biggest games. "Toy Columbia" lets you explore "a sprawling city in the sky with infinite possibilities." Just in case you couldn't figure it out, we're talking about BioShock Infinite.


"That's badly wrong. It's basically a FAR better game and piece of software than Skylanders ever ..."

- wytefang see all 15 comments

This is how you play Fantasia: Music Evolved

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:00am PDT

Finally, actual gameplay footage of Harmonix's Fantasia: Music Evolved


"Looks like something the kids will enjoy. Though, I'd want to know what kind of music selection ..."

- daggot see all 3 comments

New Toy Boxes coming to Disney Infinity every week, starting today

By Steve Watts, Aug 23, 2013 1:10pm PDT

A new Disney Infinity update adds five new environments to the Toy Box mode, including Wonderland Maze, Medieval Arena, Tron vs. Sugar Rush, Happiest Place, and Floating Castle.


"I keep wondering when this is coming out for PS4. lol. #firstworldproblems"

- ThomW see all 2 comments

Castle of Illusion HD coming September, PS3 pre-order includes original

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 10:00am PDT

Castle of Illusion HD is coming September 3 to PS3, and September 4 to PC and 360, for $14.99. Pre-ordering on PSN will net you the original game with some other goodies.


Kingdom Hearts 3 marks the end of a 'trilogy,' but not the series

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT

The story that started in the first Kingdom Hearts on PS2 in 2002 will be coming to something of an end, Nomura explained. "In Kingdom Hearts 3, the battles that the characters have been fighting for the past 10 years will come to a conclusion," he promised.


"I love Kingdom Hearts and have for the past ten years, but good god does it need to die."

- Treavor Bettis see all 5 comments

'Best of Disney' app now on Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Disney has launched its official app on Xbox 360, offering web episodes, classic shorts, and trailers.


Castle of Illusion preview: more than a repaint

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Hands-on impressions of Sega's new Castle of Illusion remake.


Kingdom Hearts 3 director warns: 'we may have announced it a little too early'

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 14, 2013 10:45am PDT

Nomura warns Kingdom Hearts fans that "looking at the current development status, I think we may have announced it a little too early." Time to wait for PlayStation 5, perhaps?


"Three games? All lies! It's 4 or 5 if you count a ps remake of the GBA game"

- darkdeath174 see all 5 comments

Kingdom Hearts 3 coming to Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 11, 2013 9:37am PDT

Kingdom Hearts 3 will also be coming to Xbox One, in addition to PlayStation 4.


"I wonder what new Disney film they will plug into this Kingdom Hearts game. "

- EternalBlood see all 8 comments