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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. The merging of the consumer product and interactive areas comes as Disney moves to release its upcoming wearable Playmation toys, as well as ahead of the launch of Disney …

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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. This Autumn will see the release of a Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack which will be exclusive to PlayStation. Including the Rise Against …

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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. Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits, due out later this year on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC and mobile devices, will include five play sets, new toy box …

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MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

Kids can go on adventures and build their own worlds in Disney Infinity, which was a real hit when the franchise first arrived in 2013. Featuring a host of iconic Disney characters – from Mickey Mouse to Captain Jack Sparrow – the original title has sold through 3m units. This …

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Ace Combat Infinity passes 1m downloads

Online dogfighting game Ace Combat Infinity has reached one million downloads worldwide. The Project Aces-developed and Bandai Namco-published title was released as a free-to-play PS3 exclusive a month and a half ago. To celebrate the one million download mark, users will be able to receive the Mirage 2000-5 White Tiger …

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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. The toy-to-life franchise got the nod ahead of the likes of zombie title DayZ and Warner Bros’ Injustice: Gods Among Us. The game was released at the end of 2013, but has already …

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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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In this week’s MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

This week’s MCV isnow available to view online – and it features Disney vs Activision as the battle for video game toys begins. We also analyse the challenges faced by HMV, THQ and Play.com and run our exclusive 2012 retail charts. We’ve listed the contents in full below. Download our …

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Bungie deal wont offset Infinity Ward ills

It’s a solid business deal with one of the most reputable developers in the industry, but the announcement of Activision and Bungie’s ten-year agreement is (almost) as much about PR as it is about profits. Nonetheless, analyst Michael Pachter doesn’t believe the news is enough to completely counter the negative …

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Bungie: Activision is the best choice

Look at how Activision treats its developers!” Why would any studio want to sign with them?” Just two of the comments MCV has heard in recent weeks as the Infinity Ward conflict slowly unfolded. So the announcement today that Activision has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal for a forthcoming …

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