Entries in 'disney' (180)

Disney kills off LucasArts

Disney kills off LucasArts

LucasArts is to be disbanded by new owner Disney.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 6:32PM in News
Retailers: 'We'll help balance release schedule'

Retailers: 'We'll help balance release schedule'

Specialist stores want more of a say about when new games are released.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 27th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Epic Mickey 2 Vita port revealed for UK

Epic Mickey 2 Vita port revealed for UK

Disney has revealed a PS Vita port to try and breathe new life into Junction Point's 2012 commercial disappointment, Epic Mickey 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2013 at 1:09AM in News
Disney Infinity delayed at the request of retail

Disney Infinity delayed at the request of retail

Upcoming Skylanders rival Disney Infinity has been delayed by one month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2013 at 9:59AM in News

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Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

A digital-only precursor to the ill-fated Battlefront III is in development at LucasArts, but may not now ever be released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
Disturbance in the Force leaves Star Wars 1313 facing uncertain future

Disturbance in the Force leaves Star Wars 1313 facing uncertain future

There are concerns about the future of LucasArts’ promising looking next-gen action title Star Wars 1313.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Disney aiming high with Infinity playset RRPs

Disney aiming high with Infinity playset RRPs

Parents across the country will be locking away their wallets after seeing Disney’s planned pricing for its Disney Infinity playsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Obsidian pitching for a new Star Wars RPG

Obsidian pitching for a new Star Wars RPG

Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic II creator Obsidian is planning to pitch a brand new Star Wars RPG to Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 1:00PM in News

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Spector departs Disney as Junction Point Studios shut down

Spector departs Disney as Junction Point Studios shut down

Disney has confirmed the closure of Junction Point, following last night's murmurings that Warren Spector's studio had gone under.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2013 at 2:35AM in News
Disney to access its game content for unacceptable violence

Disney to access its game content for unacceptable violence

Lawmakers and pundits across the nation are jumping on the anti-game violence bandwagon, and Disney's CEO plans to keep his company out of increasingly turbulent waters.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 28th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
Activision: Skylanders proves there is growth at retail

Activision: Skylanders proves there is growth at retail

The phenomenal sales of Skylanders proves there’s strength left in the High Street, says Activision.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2013 at 12:44PM in News
In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features Disney vs Activision as the battle for video game toys begins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:36AM in News

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Epic Mickey: The Power of Two US sales dreadful

Epic Mickey: The Power of Two US sales dreadful

Warren Spector's original vision of a four-game Epic Mickey saga may be relegated to a pipe dream.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:55AM in News
Disney to launch Skylanders rival in June

Disney to launch Skylanders rival in June

Disney wants in on the consumer excitement that has propelled Activision's Skylanders to become a $500m-grossing toy-game property in the US.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 15th 2013 at 7:11PM in News
Disney details 'Old Tricks for New Dogs'

Disney details 'Old Tricks for New Dogs'

Speaking on stage at yesterday's London Games conference, Disney's commercial director Matt Carroll  delivered a guide for developers looking to ape the entertainment giant's success with apps and social gaming.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 10:56AM in News
Disney's games division drags down financials

Disney's games division drags down financials

The Interactive business was notable in Disney’s recent financials for being the company’s only unit to fail to post a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2012 at 3:39PM in News

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Disney partners with Smilegate for Marvel MOBA title - report

Disney partners with Smilegate for Marvel MOBA title - report

Disney Interactive has reportedly partnered with Korean developer Smilegate for a Marvel-themed multiplayer online battle arena game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 12th 2012 at 5:14AM in News
Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Can you feel that great disturbance in the Force? Disney has swooped to acquire LucasFilm in a $4.05bn move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 8:01PM in News
Disney: It's the perfect time for a game movie

Disney: It's the perfect time for a game movie

Wreck-It Ralph should clean up at the Box Office as games become increasingly mainstream, says Disney.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 24th 2012 at 12:45PM in News
Club Penguin co-founder Merrifield quits Disney

Club Penguin co-founder Merrifield quits Disney

Lane Merrifield, one of the co-founders of Club Penguin, has quit the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2012 at 9:15AM in News
Disney Epic Mickey 2 confirmed for Wii U launch

Disney Epic Mickey 2 confirmed for Wii U launch

Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two will be ready for the launch of Wii U on November 30th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 4th 2012 at 10:01AM in News
Sony pushes new IP to extend PS3's shelf life

Sony pushes new IP to extend PS3's shelf life

Vita may have been about the big brands at Gamescom this week, but PS3 was almost the exact opposite - with Sony announcing even more new IP during its press ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2012 at 7:12PM in News
"Little enthusiasm" for Activision Blizzard acquisition

"Little enthusiasm" for Activision Blizzard acquisition

Vivendi is struggling to find a buyer for Activision Blizzard, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Disney plans £3m Club Penguin safety campaign

Disney plans £3m Club Penguin safety campaign

Disney has revealed an online ad safety campaign focused around its popular Club Penguin virtual world game.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 6th 2012 at 8:29AM in News