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

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 both critically an...   read

 
 
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Warren Spector: AAA innovation will inevitably be limited

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 constraints, I couldn't s...   read

 
 
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Epic Mickey 2 coming to the PlayStation Vita

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 you as soon as...   read

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

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

 
 
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Disney shuts Junction Point & Crytek USA hires Vigil devs

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 ...   read

 
 
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Epic Mickey studio Junction Point has been shut down

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 ...   read

 
 
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Review: Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion

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 interest in thi...   read

 
 
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Review: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

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 take on the Disn...   read

 
 
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Disney reveals new levels for upcoming Epic Mickey titles

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 expected, we were...   read

 
 
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Warren Spector and I are totally best friends now

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 Mansion, and P...   read

 
 


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Preview: Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion is pure magic

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 Henry Hatsworth i...   read

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

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 game. Topics inc...   read

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

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. Junction Point ...   read

 
 
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Epic Mickey 2 is 'the first musical comedy game'

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 history of video ga...   read

 
 
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Epic Mickey 2: The three biggest issues addressed

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 paintbrush multi...   read

 
 
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Preview: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

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-screen co-op, ...   read

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

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: The Power of Tw...   read

 
 
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