Entries in 'disney' (180)

MCV AWARDS 2014: Disney beats The Last of Us in New Game Brand category

MCV AWARDS 2014: Disney beats The Last of Us in New Game Brand category

Disney Infinity bested Sony’s smash-hit new blockbuster IP The Last of Us at last night’s MCV Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Wreck-It-Ralph 2 reportedly in the works

Wreck-It-Ralph 2 reportedly in the works

British composer Henry Jackman has said that Disney is working on Wreck-it Ralph 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Disney acquires PewDiePie's YouTube video network Maker Studios

Disney acquires PewDiePie's YouTube video network Maker Studios

The video production company behind gaming sensation PewDiePie is now owned by Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive has laid off more than 25 per cent of its workforce as part of major restructuring, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2014 at 4:40AM in News

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Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Disney has opted against renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

This year saw LucasArts, one of the industry’s best loved games studios, close its doors.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 24th 2013 at 9:00AM in News
UPDATED: Disney pulls Christmas videos from Amazon

UPDATED: Disney pulls Christmas videos from Amazon

The film studio has decided to take down all of its Christmas videos from Amazon for the festive season. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 20th 2013 at 3:48PM in News
Disney Hidden Worlds lands on Facebook, mobile platforms

Disney Hidden Worlds lands on Facebook, mobile platforms

Disney has released Disney Hidden Worlds, a new hidden object game available to download now on iOS, Android, and Facebook.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2013 at 6:11PM in News

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Disney bringing new Infinity toys to stores for Christmas

Disney bringing new Infinity toys to stores for Christmas

New Disney Infinity figures and power discs are headed to stores.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 4:34PM in News
EA is not planning a Star Wars VII movie game

EA is not planning a Star Wars VII movie game

Star Wars VII: The Game looks unlikely to be gracing release schedules in late 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Disney deploys first Star Wars game

Disney deploys first Star Wars game

Fans of Tiny Tower and the Death Star are in for a treat.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
Star Wars + Tiny Tower = Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

Star Wars + Tiny Tower = Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

Tiny Tower creator NimbleBit has joined forces with Disney for a Star Wars-themed take on the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News

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Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Chief financial officer Jay Rasulo has said Disney is “extremely happy” with the early commercial performance of Disney Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 2:09PM in News
EA wants to emulate Batman Arkham success with new Star Wars games

EA wants to emulate Batman Arkham success with new Star Wars games

Publisher EA has said it wants to mimic the successful reinvention of the Batman video games franchise with its fresh take on the Star Wars universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 1:36PM in News
$100m Disney Infinity "under tremendous pressure" to succeed - report

$100m Disney Infinity "under tremendous pressure" to succeed - report

The success or otherwise of Disney Infinity could decide the ultimate fate of Disney’s video games ambitions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
Disney kills off licensed games with Infinity

Disney kills off licensed games with Infinity

Entertainment behemoth Disney has taken yet another step away from the licensed video games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 29th 2013 at 12:52PM in News

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Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Angry Birds and Pokémon are the latest big name franchise to take on Skylanders as the toy war heats up, but is there enough space to stock them all?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

This week's issue of MCV is filled with great interviews and analysis, as we reveal why Nintendo 3DS is the console of the year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2013 at 5:43PM in News
DICE begged for the chance to make Star Wars Battlefront

DICE begged for the chance to make Star Wars Battlefront

"Why haven't you spoken to us? What are you doing? We want to make Battlefront."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Disney announces Kinect title Fantasia: Music Evolved from Harmonix

Disney announces Kinect title Fantasia: Music Evolved from Harmonix

Harmonix is working on an Xbox 360 and Xbox One title called Fantasia: Music Evolved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2013 at 1:39PM in News
Epic Mickey 2 hits Vita next month with 'enhanced features'

Epic Mickey 2 hits Vita next month with 'enhanced features'

Sony has confirmed a US release for the PS Vita port of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, adding that the game will arrive in June packed with enhanced ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 24th 2013 at 6:30AM in News
Disney Interactive was Disney's only loss-making business during last quarter

Disney Interactive was Disney's only loss-making business during last quarter

Perhaps this explains why Disney decided to ditch LucasArts?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
EA signs 'exclusive' video game rights to Star Wars

EA signs 'exclusive' video game rights to Star Wars

EA will be going to a galaxy far, far away again more often, following a major publishing agreement with Disney.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2013 at 10:45PM in News
Tesco and Disney join forces to launch Iron Man 3 app

Tesco and Disney join forces to launch Iron Man 3 app

Iron Man 3 may lack the traditional licensed console game, but it has got an app courtesy of Disney… and Tesco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Star Wars 1313 had been reimagined as a Boba Fett title... before it was scrapped

Star Wars 1313 had been reimagined as a Boba Fett title... before it was scrapped

As if the news wasn’t bad enough for Star Wars fans…

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2013 at 4:08PM in News