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[30 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shuts Down ‘Epic Mickey’ Studio Junction Point

Junction Point, the game developer behind Epic Mickey and the follow-up sequel, has been shut down by Disney.
In a statement released by the company, Disney said:
It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. These changes are part of our ongoing effort to address the fast-evolving gaming platforms and marketplace and to align resources against our key priorities. We’re extremely grateful to Warren Spector and the Junction Point team for their creative contributions to Disney with …

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[12 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Reports $216 Million Loss

Disney Interactive, the media giant’s game division, posted a $216 million loss for its full year and fourth quarter, which ended September 29. It was the only unit within The Walt Disney Co. that did not see a profit.
Despite the loss, it was an improvement over the $308 million dollar loss the company reported this time last year. Disney attributes the improvement to the continued focus on the division’s social games presence.
The hit came on the console side, as a result of lower console sales overall because of the limited …

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[6 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Epic Mickey 2’ Demo Now Available On Xbox Live & PSN Network

A mere two weeks from it’s official release date, Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two now has a playable demo on Xbox Live and PSN Network.
The demo has players controlling Mickey Mouse as he works through the opening tutorial, and allows gamers to play a few of the early levels in the sequel to the smash hit Epic Mickey. During the demo, players will also meet Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to experience some of the co-op features the full game includes.
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two will …

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[24 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Releases Oswald Vignette for ‘Epic Mickey 2’

Disney Interactive has released a game-play vignette in anticipation of their upcoming game Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.
The latest vignette features Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, and allows fans to learn a bit more about Oswald’s backstory and his abilities in-game. Narrated by creator Warren Spector, the short clip will whet would-be players’ appetites for the official launch of the game.
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two will be released November 18 for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC/Mac. A Wii U version is currently in development.


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[4 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Epic Mickey’ Sequel Will Be Available for Wii U

Disney’s upcoming title Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two will be available for the launch of the Wii U, sources have confirmed.
Early this morning, Disney issued a press release outlining the details of the Wii U version, including when it will be available. Bill Roper, vice president and general manager of production, Disney Interactive said:
It’s exciting to bring Nintendo fans ‘Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two’ on Nintendo’s revolutionary new game system. The technological advances of the Wii U system have allowed us to enhance player direction …

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[20 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Released for ‘Epic Mickey 2’

In anticipation of the game’s upcoming release, Disney Interactive released a new featurette this week that focuses on the creation of the highly anticipated Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.
In the new featurette, the game’s characters and their development are discussed, as well as some looks at new characters that players will be introduced to for the first time in the game. The video features interviews with the creative team behind the game, including creator Warren Spector, who explain what went into their creation of the game and give …

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[13 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Interactive Studios Releases Opening Cinematic for ‘Epic Mickey 2’

Disney Interactive has released the opening cinematic for their upcoming game Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.
In this trailer, you are able to see how Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit ended up in their predicament as well as get a little insight into the backstory of the game. The trailer also shows a few of the Disney characters you can expect to see in-game.

Epic Mickey 2 will be released on PC, PS3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo WII on November 18, 2012. To watch the cinematic opening, click …

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[11 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Release Date Announced for ‘Epic Mickey 2’

The sequel to the highly anticipated Epic Mickey – Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – finally has a release date!
Says Warren Spector, creative director and vice president, Junction Point:
Our fans have told us how eager they are for a sequel to Disney Epic Mickey and I’m happy to be able to reveal the launch date for Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. I think players are going to be excited by the new areas of the game being revealed at E3 where they …

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[16 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Official Trailer for ‘Epic Mickey 2’ Released

If you’re excited for the release of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, you’re in luck – the official trailer was released today, so it can tide you over until the release of the game this fall.
The sequel to the popular Epic Mickey, the game takes players back to Wasteland where players will be able to play as Mickey Mouse. However, a second character – Oswald the Lucky Rabbit – can now be controlled by another player, leading to a fun co-op mode the previous game did not have. …

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[1 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion’ Plot Details Released

Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion, set in the world of Epic Mickey, is currently in development for the 3DS alongside Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. While we know that the 3DS game will be essentially a sequel to the classic game Castle of Illusion, few details have been announced regarding specific plot points.
Now, Disney has gone into a little more depth with what gamers can expect to see when Power of Illusion debuts.
According to a media report, the game will return players to the Castle of Illusion only …