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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Guardians of the Galaxy play set announced

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2014 7:30am PDT

Star-Lord and his crew have to protect another cosmic MacGuffin from Ronan the Accuser and his armies.


"Even the figures on their own look so cool though. I've given up all hope at resisting. I'm now ..."

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Report: Disney Infinity to introduce Marvel, Star Wars characters

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2014 9:50am PST

Following big success with Disney Infinity while other departments struggle, Disney Interactive is reportedly planning to introduce its recent Marvel and Star Wars character acquisitions into "new versions" of the game.


"Can't speak for the numbers since I don't see them but for a while, at least, it did seem to ..."

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Epic Mickey 2's musical intro unveiled

By John Keefer, Jul 16, 2012 10:30am PDT

The opening cinematic for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two has been released, complete with the musical number that had Warren Spector so excited about the game's songs.


Warren Spector thinks biggest next-gen challenges are creative, not technical

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 02, 2012 1:45pm PDT

Developer Warren Spector thinks that the biggest hurdles for gaming to overcome are creative ones, and won't simply be solved by the technical boost that next-gen gaming consoles will provide.


"He's been saying that for years. And if people actually listened to him rather than trying to ..."

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Epic Mickey 2 coming to PC, Mac

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Epic Mickey 2 will also be available for PC and Mac, Junction Point head Warren Spector has revealed.


"Kingdom Hearts would like to have a word with you, unless it's disqualified"

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Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion revealed for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Epic Mickey is getting a 3DS game as well, subtitled "Power of Illusion" for the Nintendo 3DS.


Disney Epic Mickey 2 interest surveyed

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2011 7:30am PDT

Disney Epic Mickey may receive a sequel, as a survey is circulating to gauge interest. It will purportedly feature co-op split-screen play.


"Warren has lost his magic after the original Deus Ex, which is pretty sad..."

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Split/Second dev Black Rock closing

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 01, 2011 6:00am PDT

After Black Rock Studio was gutted and left with only forty employees in May, its days looked numbered. Today, owner Disney Interactive Studios confirmed it plans to shut down the developer of Split/Second and Pure.


"Attention developers: STOP SELLING YOURSELVES TO PUBLISHERS. You're more likely to get ..."

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Disney Universe announced for fall

By Steve Watts, May 26, 2011 7:30am PDT

Disney Universe was announced by Disney Interactive Studios today. It's a nostalgic mash-up of Disney properties due on the PC/Mac, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii this fall.


"Wishlist: Torchlight-esque graphics, settings based on Disney Park rides, tv animation properties."

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Report: Layoffs at Split/Second dev Black Rock

By Alice O'Connor, May 05, 2011 7:00am PDT

Split/Second and Pure developer Black Rock has suffered a number of redundancies, reported to be as many as 100.


"I saw the story on Eurogamer, and then the correction from the anonymous source: "No, it wasn't ..."

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Toy Story 3: The Video Game Gets Trailer, Screens

By Brian Leahy, Apr 26, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Avalanche Software, makers of Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour and Disney's Bolt, will be releasing Toy Story 3: The Video Game along with the feature film from Pixar.


"My god, I still remember playing the original Toy Story game back on the Super NES. Good times."

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Disney Guilty Party Gets Release Date: July 27

By Brian Leahy, Apr 13, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Disney Guilty Party, a family-friendly mystery game for the Wii, will be released on July 27 in the US. The press release describes the...


"I (kind of) hope this is more "family" oriented than "kid" oriented. I'd like to have fun, ..."

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Split/Second Release Dates Announced

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 11:00am PST

Disney Interactive Studios have announced the release dates for Black Rock Studio's Split/Second, an explosion-filled racer for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Why do I write "dates"? Because Europeans will be getting the


"well I think the point would be you want to learn to outplay others at the demolition factor, as ..."

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Disney Buys Wideload, Makes Halo Creator VP

By Chris Faylor, Sep 08, 2009 9:24am PDT

Halo co-creator Alex Seropian has joined Disney Interactive Studios as "vice president of creative," a new role that will see the outspoken...


"Hell, if they can make Stubbs the Zombie work on vista, I'm all for it."

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Deus Ex Veteran's 'Epic Mickey' Coming to Wii, Amazing Artwork Includes Zombie Goofy

By Chris Faylor, Jul 29, 2009 8:43am PDT

Warren Spector's rumored Disney-meets-steampunk project "Epic Mickey" is rumor no more, as confirmation and art have emerged by way of online...


"This looks the greatest game of all time. Don't really know who their target audience is though ..."

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