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Epic Mickey 2 Vita

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two gets Vita launch trailer


Did anyone ask for this port?
Jun 21
Epic Mickey 2 came and went, and was pretty much a step back from the original in every way. What started out as a promising homage to Walt Disney's first major creation -- Oswald the Lucky Rabbit -- ended up in disaster bot... read
No one is going to dispute that the entire Epic Mickey franchise was the Matterhorn of unrealized potential. How much of that was due to developer Junction Point Studio's lofty ambitions versus Disney's demands and constraint... read feature

Epic Mickey 2

Epic Mickey 2 coming to the PlayStation Vita


Because everyone wanted this
Mar 18
The Disney Movies UK Twitter account revealed that Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two will be heading to the PlayStation Vita sometime this year. No other info was revealed, but we've reached out to Disney and will have more for... read
Warren Spector

Warren Spector ends D.I.C.E. talk with a reminder...


He's unemployed
Feb 07
As you may have heard, Junction Point recently closed. Studio head Warren Spector just ended his D.I.C.E. 2013 Summit talk this morning with a reminder of that, for all his peers at the event. The audience had a laugh. Someone hire this man! read

Disney shuts Junction Point & Crytek USA hires Vigil devs


The Destructoid Show gets super surrious 'bout bizness
Jan 29
Hey gang! Lots of crazy industry news today, which is less fun than actual news about games. Today we've got new BioShock Infinite and SimCity trailers to show off, good news on the THQ/Vigil Homefront, and sad news for Epic Mickey studio Junction Point. Also, Dead Space 3 is getting a bare-bones PC port, and Frostbite 2.0 is coming to Mac! read
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,... read feature

As a Sega Genesis child, the news that Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion was going to be a spiritual sequel to Castle of Illusion sent me into a fit of joy spasms. Considering how tedious the original Epic Mickey was, my ... read feature

Epic Mickey is easily among the more tragic wastes of potential we've seen in the videogame industry. It first whipped fans into a frothy lather of excitement when concept images were shown, displaying a twisted and macabre t... read feature

Disney reveals new levels for upcoming Epic Mickey titles


Rainbow exploration for consoles, and hot mermaid action for 3DS
Oct 16
Good Sir Warren (and the fine folks at Disney Interactive) have unveiled a few new levels for both Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, and Castle of Illusion's successor, Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion. As ex... read

Warren Spector and I are totally best friends now


You guys wish you could be me
Oct 14
I failed to mention that, immediately following the Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion preview event last month, Warren Spector led all the journalists on a tour through Magic Kingdom. We went on the Magic Carpet, Haunted... read
I had a bit of trouble containing my excitement when Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion was first revealed. Not only did we learn that it is a hand-drawn 2D platformer by DreamRift, the same team behind Monster Tale and He... read feature

Epic Mickey 2 dev diary talks up camera, co-op play


May 16
A new "behind-the-scenes" video for Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, featuring Warren Spector and other members of the Junction Point team, as they discuss some of the new features which have been implemented in the g... read

Epic Mickey 2 lead platform is Wii, 3DS version confirmed


Mar 25
GamesRadar has uploaded a nearly five-minute walkthrough of the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, demonstrating the 360 build and the new drop-in, drop-out co-op. GR has confirmed suspicions that the Wii version is the lead platform. ... read

Epic Mickey 2 is 'the first musical comedy game'


Mar 23
At Epic Mickey 2's announcement press conference in Austin last week, Junction Point's Senior Creative Director, Warren Spector, surprised attending press members by calling the game "the first musical comedy game in the hist... read

Epic Mickey 2: The three biggest issues addressed


Mar 23
At Epic Mickey 2's announcement press conference last week, Junction Point's Warren Spector talked about how the three biggest issues in Epic Mickey have been addressed for the upcoming sequel, which takes the Mouse and his p... read
From the unexpected original to the inevitable sequel, Mickey Mouse and veteran game designer Warren Spector are on a strange ride together. With characters breaking into song for musical segments, full voice acting, split... read feature

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two confirmed for 360/PS3/Wii


Mar 21
Talk of a sequel to Epic Mickey has been going around for what feels like quite a while -- I was almost starting to get worried. This week, the game was shown off to media. We'll have a full preview for Disney Epic Mickey 2: ... read






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