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[11 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Ends Production of Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity is no more.
Disney Interactive has announced that they have decided to discontinue production on Disney Infinity effective immediately.
Two final retail releases are planned including three new characters from Alice Through the Looking  Glass arriving this month and a Finding Dory play set that will hit store shelves in June.
The announcement of the end of Disney Infinity also means the developer of the games, Avalanche Software, is closing and nearly 300 developers could lose their jobs.
The last Disney Infinity game was 3.0 launched last August.
Disney Interactive cited a lack …

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[27 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Puzzle Game, Disney Dream Treats, Available for Download Now

Disney Interactive has recently announced a brand-new puzzle game that is perfect for anyone who loves Disney Parks and Disney food.
Disney Dream Treats is a puzzle matching game that is based on restaurants in Disney Parks and Resorts around the world.
Players help Disney characters including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Ariel, Belle, Buzz Lightyear, and Woody as they welcome guests to the Disney restaurants.
Players must connect three or more sweet treats to make matches and serve guests and can also explore Disney Parks dining experiences around the world. There are more …

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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Combination of Disney Consumer Products and Disney Interactive

The Walt Disney Company has announced that it will be combining two of its divisions – Disney Consumer Products and Disney Interactive.
The new segment will be called Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and will be led by Leslie Ferraro, Co-Chair Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media President for DCP, and Jimmy Pitaro, Co-Chair Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media President for Disney Interactive.
The announcement was made by Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs.
“As technology and digital entertainment continue to evolve, a shared innovation strategy will enable this new segment …

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[11 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition to Feature Star Wars Characters

Disney Interactive has announced that the all-new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack will feature Star Wars characters.
The 3.0 Edition will be available this fall and will including three Star Wars Play Sets – one set during Episodes I-III, the second during the original trilogy, and the third will be available this winter and will be based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic Play Set will allow players to use the Force and Lightsabers in battles alongside Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda …

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[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Launces ‘Disney Inquizitive’ App

Fans of the fun Disney quizzes that seem to pop up every day online can now download a free iOS app that is full of just Disney quizzes.
Disney Interactive just launched the free app – Disney Inquizitive – and it features categories including Fantasy & Villain, House of Mouse, Action & Adventure, Style, Love & Friendship, and Throwback. There are already more than 60 quizzes on the app.
Users of the Disney Inquizitive app can track their quiz outcomes and build unique personality profiles. You can also see the quizzes your …

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[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Releases Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for Fiscal 2014

The Walt Disney Company has released its fourth quarter and year-end earnings for the fiscal year 2014.
The report showed an 8 percent increase in revenue to a record $48.8 billion and a 22 percent increase in income to a record $47.5 billion.
“Our results for Fiscal 2014 were the highest in the company’s history, marking our fourth consecutive year of record performances,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, in a press release.
The company’s media networks revenue increased 5 percent to $5.2 billion. Operating income at the …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Launches ‘Citizen Kid’ Web Series

Disney Interactive has launched an original web series, Citizen Kid, that celebrates the potential in all kids and what they can accomplish when they embrace their talents.
The web series is sponsored by Milk and focuses on how parents, grandparents, and other adults can inspire all kids to reach their fullest potential.
“Citizen Kid encourages kids to embrace their interests and talents, and Milk is focused on fueling active, successful days by encouraging families to start every day with milk,” Disney Interactive’s Vice President of Alliances and Sponsorships Josh Mattison says. “With …

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[7 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Super Heroes Assembling for Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition

The Avengers are assembling again – this time as part of Disney Infinity.
Disney Interactive and Marvel Entertainment have announced that the Marvel superheroes will be featured in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, which is the 2.0 version of the best-selling toy/video game hybrid.
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will include more than 20 new figures from the Marvel universe in addition to new story lines, and an all-new Toy Box mode that will make it easier for players to creates and share their mini-games with friends and family.
All the characters and …

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees as Part of Reorganization

As part of a major reorganization of its gaming division, Disney laid off 700 employees at Disney Interactive. This represents nearly 26 percent of its staff.
The layoffs were expected but according to some reports the number of employees affected was still staggering.
This latest round of layoffs within Disney were the result of a decision to combine Disney’s mobile gaming division and social games, in addition to the decision to scale back development of all game types.
Disney has said they are now going to rely on outside licensing for most games.
Disney …

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[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Success of ‘Frozen’ Leads to Strong First Quarter Earnings Report by The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company released its first quarter earnings report for the first fiscal quarter of 2014 and profits were up 33 percent for the quarter that ended on December 28, 2013.
Walt Disney Studios reported a 75 percent increase in operating income to $409 million. Studio revenue increased 23 percent to $1.9 billion.
These increases were due mostly to the success of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World which earned $633.1 million in global box office sales, and the worldwide success of the monstrous hit Frozen which is on track to earn …