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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes confirmed, adds PS4 and Xbox One

Disney has officially announced Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes as the next iteration of the company’s popular toy and game hybrid franchise. The second coming of Infinity was originally spotted in a teaser trailer earlier this month that apparently arrived a bit ahead of schedule. 2.0 features six characters …

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Marvel trailer teases Avengers in Disney Infinity

The Avengers will apparently make their way to Disney Interactive’s Disney Infinity, according to a new teaser trailer released by Marvel. The short video includes visuals of Captain America’s shield flying through Disney Infinity settings, past current playable characters from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Incredibles, and Monsters, Inc. A …

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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. It was reported nearly a month ago that Disney was preparing to layoff several hundred” employees, and it seems the info was spot on – specifically concerning Playdom. …

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Disney Interactive ‘preparing to lay off several hundred’ – report

‘Several’ hundred jobs are said to be at risk at Disney Interactive. Wall Street Journal says the cuts will begin tomorrow, suggesting that a significant number of the 3,000 strong Interactive workforce is under threat. Disney Interactive president Jimmy Pitaro, who took over from John Pleasants in November, is said …

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Disney Infinity reaches 3m units sold

Disney Infinity has moved 3m starter packs since its launch, Disney Interactive has announced. President of Disney Interactive Jimmy Pitaro revealed the figure to the New York Times, following the game’s inclusion in the latest NPD monthly report. We’re thrilled that families and gamers alike have embraced Disney Infinity,” Pitaro …

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REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

This year saw LucasArts, one of the industry’s best loved games studios, close its doors. The firm still exists, but rather than developing its own titles, it now works as a licensing business. The studio being disbanded was the result of Walt Disney’s $4bn purchase of LucasFilm at the end …

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