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Disney shuts Propaganda Games

Disney has confirmed that it has closed Vancouver-based Propaganda Games. The studio had been working on the halted Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned game on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Disney also confirmed that all work on film tie-in Tron: Evolution has been finished. The news comes …

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Impressive reviews boost Epic Mickey

Disney Epic Mickey has gone down a storm with the gaming media following a string of high review scores. Various critics praised the Wii adventure game which has gone on to achieve a high average Metacritic review score of 78 per cent. Here’s what several key publications had to say …

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Disney gives games to Great Ormond Street

Entertainment giant Disney has ramped up its charity work by bringing games to patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The publisher teamed up with Nintendo last week (Thursday, November 25th) to take Wiis and copies of Epic Mickey to sick children. It’s part of a company-wide effort from Disney which …

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Blockbuster expectations for Tron

Tron Evolution will be just as successful as its cinematic counterpart, says Disney Interactive. The publisher is confident that the video game prequel to the upcoming movie Tron Legacy will be a big hit with fans and film buffs alike this Christmas. The game depicts the events leading up to …

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Hopper leaves Disney Interactive

Disney’s tactical rethink of how it approaches the games sector has lead to the departure of long-term head of games Graham Hopper. Earlier this month Disney Interactive reported another quarter of losses and went on to hint that its focus going forwards will no longer be on console titles but …

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean announced

Star Wars: Check. Batman: Check. Indiana Jones: Check. Harry Potter: Check. Pirates of the Caribbean: why not? Yep, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean films will be the next to receive the LEGO treatment, courtesy of UK developer TT Games. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game will be published …

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Disney losing its console appetite

Entertainment behemoth Disney has hinted at a move away from console gaming as the firm looks to the growth being enjoyed in the social and mobile game sectors. The business’ Interactive Media division has just reported a loss of $234m for the fiscal year ending October 2nd – a slight …

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Warren’s Epic journey

Warren Spector’s journey from adult game Deus Ex to Disney has been a long but by no means ardous one. Back in 2004, Epic Mickey’s creative director left Ion Storm to form his own development house Junction Point Studios. There, he quickly began work on his next project but soon …

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