Entries in 'disney' (65)

Disney gives up on console games as it ends Infinity range

Disney gives up on console games as it ends Infinity range

It may be the biggest name in movies, but Disney's failure in video games is now complete.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 10th 2016 at 9:54PM in News
ESA hits back at E3 critics, but is considering inviting consumers

ESA hits back at E3 critics, but is considering inviting consumers

A defiant ESA, the organiser of E3, says the LA expo is ‘essential and critical’ to the games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
There will be no Disney Infinity 4.0 this year

There will be no Disney Infinity 4.0 this year

Disney has said that it will not release a new standalone version of its toys-to-life series Disney Infinity in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 11:19AM in News

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New VR firm formed by Activision, Disney, Sony and Pixar execs

New VR firm formed by Activision, Disney, Sony and Pixar execs

A supergroup comprised of games, film and TV veterans has come together to create a new triple-A company dedicated to producing VR content.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 11th 2016 at 3:53PM in News
Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

Star Wars open-world RPG Kickstarter cancelled by 20-year-old creator

An impossible dream of creating a triple-A Star Wars RPG has, unsurprisingly, been cancelled by its creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Star Wars 1313 could yet see the light of day

Star Wars 1313 could yet see the light of day

Disney has suggested that it could yet greenlight cancelled title Star Wars 1313 for development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

US digital and satellite cable network Disney XD will air an hour-long special featuring Mario Kart 8 competitions next week, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 2:21AM in News

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Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Disney and Google have teamed up to promote upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a virtual reality app designed for Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
Monkey Island among a number of smartphone games killed off by Disney

Monkey Island among a number of smartphone games killed off by Disney

Disney Interactive has officially ‘retired’ a huge number of iOS and Android games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Disney’s 2014 animated film Big Hero 6 will get its own dedicated world in Square Enix’s upcoming RPG Kingdom Hearts III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

The latest entry in Disney’s Infinity toys-to-life series will be hitting stores in late August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:13PM in News

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Disney Infinity 2.0 was almost delayed... by Asian gypsy moths

Disney Infinity 2.0 was almost delayed... by Asian gypsy moths

A launch shipment of Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes was almost delayed on its way to retail thanks to some moths.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney’s Interactive games publishing arm has been folded into its consumer products division in an apparent effort to double-down on toys-to-life.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 9:16AM in News
SONY: Disney Infinity 3.0 will get an exclusive Star Wars play set on PlayStation

SONY: Disney Infinity 3.0 will get an exclusive Star Wars play set on PlayStation

It's not all about Battlefront at this year's E3 - Sony has also locked down a deal for the Star Wars-featuring next entry in Disney's Infinity series.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 3:24AM in News
Disney: Toy shortages are irresponsible and rude to hardcore fans

Disney: Toy shortages are irresponsible and rude to hardcore fans

The executive producer of toys-to-life brand Disney Infinity has seemingly lashed out at Nintendo over the platform holder’s failure to manage the Amiibo supply situation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 1:45PM in News

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Star Wars Rise Against the Empire to feature in Disney Infinity 3.0

Star Wars Rise Against the Empire to feature in Disney Infinity 3.0

The Force looks like it will be very strong in Disney Infinity 3.0.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
VIDEO: There's a new Star Wars RPG coming in 2015

VIDEO: There's a new Star Wars RPG coming in 2015

Battlefront won’t be the only Star Wars game on offer later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 4:16PM in News
Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

A new system that integrates video and real-life play has been unveiled by Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Disney Infinity 3.0 to form galactic alliance with Star Wars for the first time

Disney Infinity 3.0 to form galactic alliance with Star Wars for the first time

Disney’s next toys-to-life sequel will introduce blockbuster behemoths Star Wars and Avengers: Age of Ultron to the franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
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
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