Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: video games

Disney Media »

[6 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Disney Interactive to Launch 'Summer of Endless Fun' Tour | ]
Disney Interactive to Launch 'Summer of Endless Fun' Tour

This summer, Disney fans all across the country will have the chance to test out Disney Infinity, as Disney Interactive hits the road on their “Summer of Endless Fun” tour. The tour will give players the chance to test out Disney's most ambitious video game yet before it debuts in stores on August 18.
The cross-country tour will kick off tomorrow, July 7, at Disneyland's Downtown Disney from 4:00-9:00 PM. From there, the tour will continue throughout July and August, making stops in such cities as Chicago, San Diego, and Boston, …

Disney Media »

[8 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Release New ‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ Video Game

This week, Disney announced a new video game inspired by one of the company’s most beloved films, Fantasia. The new game, titled Fantasia: Music Evolved, will be available for Xbox One and Kinect for Xbox 360.
Fantasia: Music Evolved will transport players to the sorcerer Yen Sid’s workshop to “explore a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform extraordinary interactive landscapes in entirely new and creative ways.” Players will be able to use motion-free gameplay and the Kinect motion control technology to control the music flow from songs by some …

Disney Media »

[5 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shuts Down LucasArts

Following their recent acquisition of Lucasfilm, Disney announced this week that they will be closing the company’s video game division, LucasArts. Rather than producing games in-house, Disney will now instead be licensing the Star Wars properties, among others, to third-party game developers.
In a statement, Disney explained:
After evaluating our position in the games market, we’ve decided to shift LucasArts from an internal development to a licensing model, minimizing the company’s risk while achieving a broader portfolio of quality Star Wars games. As a result of this change, we’ve had layoffs across …

Disney Movies »

[13 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Wreck-It Ralph Clip Available

In anticipation of Disney’s upcoming flick, Wreck-It Ralph, we’re sharing a fun new exclusive clip with you today!
Wreck-It Ralph tells the story of a video game villain who decides to turn good.  The animated feature will star the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, and Jane Lynch, and promises to celebrate the nostalgia of early video games.  The film opens in theatres on November 2.
Will you be seeing Wreck-It Ralph on opening day?

Disney Media, Disney Movies »

[6 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
New TV Promo Released for ‘Wreck It Ralph’

Editor’s Note: Today, we have another story from guest writer Cari Keebaugh.  Take it away, Cari!
Remember playing arcade games back in the good old days? The beeps, blips, and various other sound effects filled the popcorn-perfumed arcade with a symphony of power-ups and special moves. Disney’s upcoming movie Wreck-It Ralph, directed by Rich Moore (who has worked on such various projects as Futurama and The Critic) promises to revitalize those nostalgic moments. But this time you’ll be eating your popcorn in a theater, not an arcade.
A recent TV spot …

Disney Media »

[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 …