Entries in 'disney' (180)

Losses reduced at Disney Interactive

Losses reduced at Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive Media has reported losses for both the fiscal quarter and half ending April 3rd this year.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on May 12th 2010 at 12:10PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Split/Second: Velocity

RETAIL BIZ: Split/Second: Velocity

Click here for the RETAIL BIZ Previews section, where you'll find an in-depth guide to some of the biggest titles heading to the High Street.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 6th 2010 at 11:11AM in News
Retail reveals Split/Second DLC

Retail reveals Split/Second DLC

Disney’s Split/Second: Velocity hasn’t even hit shelves yet but word of digital add-ons has already emerged through pre-order initiatives.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 9th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
PSN bags all Hollywood HD giants

PSN bags all Hollywood HD giants

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced that all six major Hollywood studios will be bringing their movies in high definition to PlayStation Network.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2010 at 9:43AM in News

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Disney pledges IP restraint

Disney pledges IP restraint

Media giant and powerhouse IP stable Disney has insisted that it won’t release video games based on its popular movie licenses as a matter of routine – instead, it will ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 5:09PM in News
Celebs on board for Alice push

Celebs on board for Alice push

Disney Interactive Studios is planning to work with stars from upcoming movie Alice in Wonderland in order to promote the accompanying video game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 4:48PM in News
Disney Interactive sales sink 29%

Disney Interactive sales sink 29%

Disney Interactive suffered an expected 29 per cent decrease in sales during the final three months of 2009.

by Rob Crossley
on Feb 10th 2010 at 1:53PM in News
Disney revises 360/PS3 battleplan

Disney revises 360/PS3 battleplan

Disney Interactive Studios will cut down on the number of PS3 and Xbox 360 games it invests in, as the group shifts its focus to embrace more casual platforms.

by Rob Crossley
on Feb 10th 2010 at 1:24PM in News

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Disney talks up Marvel opportunities

Disney talks up Marvel opportunities

Despite Disney trimming investment in high-end console projects, the firm’s CEO recognises that its newly-owned Marvel empire is well-suited to the Xbox 360 and PS3 audiences.

by Rob Crossley
on Feb 10th 2010 at 1:14PM in News
Disney pledges closer movie ties

Disney pledges closer movie ties

Disney Interactive has teamed up with the full Walt Disney business to promote upcoming movie tie-in The Princess and the Frog.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2010 at 3:31PM in News
Disney completes Marvel buyout

Disney completes Marvel buyout

Originally revealed back in August 2009, The Walt Disney Company has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 9:36AM in News
500 comics set for PSP Comic Store launch

500 comics set for PSP Comic Store launch

Sony has revealed it hopes to have 500 comics ready for the launch of the PSP's comic store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 30th 2009 at 10:55AM in News

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Disney annual profit drops 25%

Disney annual profit drops 25%

Disney has announced its full-year annual profit dropped 25 per cent in FY2009 – down to $3.3 billion.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 13th 2009 at 10:07AM in News
Can Mickey dethrone Mario as Wii champ?

Can Mickey dethrone Mario as Wii champ?

Disney wants to turn Mickey Mouse into a games icon as big as Mario with new title Epic Mickey.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2009 at 3:45PM in News
Manab Roy joins Disney

Manab Roy joins Disney

Shortly after ending his eight year stint at Ubisoft, Manab Roy has re-emerged as head of UK PR at Disney Interactive Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2009 at 1:25PM in News
JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

A deal has been struck between Japanese publisher Square Enix and growing casual games force Disney Interactive that will see the RPG specialist bring Disney’s upcoming range of digital entertainment ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 4:20PM in News

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Disney hires Bungie founder

Disney hires Bungie founder

There seems to be no stopping Disney. One minute it is grabbing headlines for a $4bn buy of Marvel, the next it is signing up Bungie founder and Halo ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2009 at 1:29PM in News
Disney to re-evaluate Marvel game deals

Disney to re-evaluate Marvel game deals

Future Marvel video games may be produced in-house at Disney, the firm revealed during an investors conference call.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 1st 2009 at 11:33AM in News
Disney's surprise $4bn Marvel swoop

Disney's surprise $4bn Marvel swoop

Two giants of entertainment are set to merge following Disney's move today to buy Marvel Entertainment for $4bn.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 31st 2009 at 6:26PM in News
Disney plans Xmas 'difference'

Disney plans Xmas 'difference'

Disney Interactive Studios has unveiled its Christmas line-up – highlighting its unique ability to appeal to to families through ‘The Disney Difference’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2009 at 2:41PM in News
Unit sales down at Disney Interactive

Unit sales down at Disney Interactive

The financial quarter ending June 27th 2009 bought mixed fortunes for the games arm of global giant Disney, with sales down but operating loss reduced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2009 at 11:25AM in News
Disney doing Alice in Wonderland game

Disney doing Alice in Wonderland game

Disney Interactive is publishing a game based on the classic Louis Carroll book Alice in Wonderland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2009 at 5:58PM in News
Now Disney eyes up 3D gaming

Now Disney eyes up 3D gaming

Disney will beat Ubisoft to the punch with its release of the first major game supporting 3D this summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2009 at 1:22PM in News
Sony targets girls with purple PSP

Sony targets girls with purple PSP

Sony and Disney have announced details about the Hannah Montana PSP bundle first revealed at E3.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jun 11th 2009 at 12:23PM in News
E3 2010 confirmed for June 15th to 17th

E3 2010 confirmed for June 15th to 17th

This year's show hasn't even finished but already the ESA, organiser of E3, has named the dates for 2010's event.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 4th 2009 at 7:50PM in News