Quantcast
Epic Mickey studio Junction Point has been shut down - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Epic Mickey studio Junction Point has been shut down


11:01 AM on 01.29.2013
Junction PointEpic Mickey studio Junction Point has been shut down photo



Following some rumors floating around yesterday, Disney has just confirmed the closure of Austin-based Junction Point Studios:

"It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. These changes are part of our ongoing effort to address the fast-evolving gaming platforms and marketplace and to align resources against our key priorities. We're extremely grateful to Warren Spector and the Junction Point team for their creative contributions to Disney with Disney Epic Mickey and Disney Epic Mickey 2."

The house that built Epic Mickey is no more, adding to the ever growing sad list of studio closures over the last couple of years. Unfortunately, this can't be seen as too much of a shock in this case given how poor Epic Mickey 2 sales were, with the game only moving 270,000 copies before the end of 2012.

We'll have more for you as the story develops.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Disney

10:40 AM on 04.12.2014
Come to our Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved event at PAX East!

Reminder! This is happening tomorrow afternoon! As for today, come be part of the group community photo at 3PM today, and the Elephant & Castle tonight for some karaoke!  Destructoid is teaming up with Harmonix, Disn...more



11:45 AM on 04.08.2014
Marvel teased for Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition

It's been long expected that Marvel and Star Wars characters would make their way to Disney Infinity and we're finally getting a tease for the former property. Captain America -- or his iconic shield, at least -- is all but ...more



8:00 AM on 04.01.2014
There's too much going on in this Disney Magical World trailer

Apparently Disney Magical World is "videogames -- the game," as you can do pretty much anything ever based on this new video. While we've seen lots of footage so far on the Animal Crossing-like village exploration gamep...more



View all Disney






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more