Entries in 'disney' (45)

Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

A series of job cuts has been made throughout Disney Interactive, specifically the team behind kids games platform Club Penguin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Frozen's Olaf and Mickey Mouse in line for Disney Infinity 3.0, leak claims

Frozen's Olaf and Mickey Mouse in line for Disney Infinity 3.0, leak claims

Some of the Disney IP in line for an appearance in the still unannounced Disney Infinity 3.0 have seemingly been revealed online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 1:31PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Flavia Timiani-Dean

Top 100 Women in Games: Flavia Timiani-Dean

Flavia Timiani-Dean’s route into the games industry came via her language degree, which landed her a place working in the kids and educational division for the CD-I at Philips Media ...

on Feb 10th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Disney Interactive revenue climbs despite Disney Infinity cost increase

Disney Interactive revenue climbs despite Disney Infinity cost increase

Revenue at Disney Interactive fell five per cent year-on-year to $384m during Q1 2015, although income climbed 36 per cent to $75m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2015 at 3:47PM in News

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Big Hero 6 iOS game has a £49.99 IAP

Big Hero 6 iOS game has a £49.99 IAP

Disney has gone big on the charges for the in-app purchases in the smartphone spin-off game for Big Hero 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Disney XD greenlights video games comedy series

Disney XD greenlights video games comedy series

A new live action sitcom that taps into the world of gaming is heading to Disney XD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 2:53PM in News
Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Which was the best selling franchise in 2014 – Disney Infinity or Skylanders? That all depends on who you ask.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

Kids can go on adventures and build their own worlds in Disney Infinity, which was a real hit when the franchise first arrived in 2013.

on Dec 17th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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Why gamers won't let Frozen go

Why gamers won't let Frozen go

Much has been written about the success of Disney’s multi-award winning blockbuster Frozen. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 16th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
Star Wars and Marvel in Kingdom Hearts III? 'Nothing's off limits'

Star Wars and Marvel in Kingdom Hearts III? 'Nothing's off limits'

The co-director and designer of Kingdom Hearts 3 has said that some of Disney’s biggest IP could feature in the upcoming Square Enix RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 1:23PM in News
LucasArts re-releases confirmed for GOG.com, including Star Wars: X-Wing and Tie Fighter

LucasArts re-releases confirmed for GOG.com, including Star Wars: X-Wing and Tie Fighter

Classic space sims Star Wars: X-Wing and Star Wars: Tie Fighter are among many new LucasArts classics confirmed for a re-release on GOG.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront and Visceral's game will be canon

Star Wars Battlefront and Visceral's game will be canon

LucasFilm has confirmed that two announced Star Wars video games will be canonical.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:34PM in News

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Disney brings over 20 games to Steam

Disney brings over 20 games to Steam

A number of Disney titles have appeared on PC for the first time, with the company releasing some 21 titles on Steam for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Disney pulls Tiny Death Star without telling developer Nimblebit

Disney pulls Tiny Death Star without telling developer Nimblebit

Two Star Wars games have been removed from both the Apple App Store and Google Play without any warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Activision Blizzard scores its second consecutive No.1 for Destiny this week, despite the game’s sales dropping by 78 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Ninja Theory is helping develop Disney Infinity 2.0

Ninja Theory is helping develop Disney Infinity 2.0

UK studio Ninja Theory has been revealed as yet another studio contributing to Disney's best-selling toy-and-game title Disney Infinity.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 9:32AM in News

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Star Wars: Commander invades iOS

Star Wars: Commander invades iOS

LucasArts has released a new Clash of Clans-inspired Star Wars game in iPhone and iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Nintendo US giving Disney Infinity away for free

Nintendo US giving Disney Infinity away for free

Nintendo has mailed out its latest list of eShop updates for the US…. and it's giving Disney Infinity away for nothing.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Those with more of an interest that animated Disney characters than Marvel superheroes will be interested to hear of a new Disney Infinity 2.0 bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Disney's hit movie Frozen is to be emblazoned onto the side of Sony's PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

YouTube superstar Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is reportedly making in the region of $4m per year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Marvel Avengers Alliance: Tactics mobilises on Facebook

Marvel Avengers Alliance: Tactics mobilises on Facebook

Disney has released a new Marvel Avengers Alliance game, although it’s only available on Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Star Wars: Attack Squadron has been abandoned by Disney just four months after entering closed beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Star Wars invades Disney Stores

Star Wars invades Disney Stores

Disney has begun offering assorted Star Wars products in its High Street Disney Stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
UPDATE: Layoffs hit games division at Disney India

UPDATE: Layoffs hit games division at Disney India

Update: Disney India has issued the following statement in response to our report on the layoffs in its games division:

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 7th 2014 at 1:02PM in News