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June, 2013

  • Shelly Valladolid

    Animation fans are sure to get a bang out of Disney's new series of Mickey Mouse shorts

    "I hope that we don't lose sight of one thing. That it all started with a mouse." -- Walt Disney And given that Mickey is basically the well-spring from which all good things flow at The Walt Disney Company ... well, it's kind of appropriate that -- on Disney's Glendale Campus -- there's this very cool Mickey-inspired fountain. Photo by Noe Valladolid "And what exactly were you & Noe doing on Disney's Glendale Campus?," you ask. This past Friday was Mickey...
  • Shelly Valladolid

    Getting hands-on with Disney Interactive's new gaming initiative, Disney Infinity

    Disney Infinity was the star of the Disney Interactive booth at E3 last week. Photo by Noe Valladolid People stood in two-plus hour-long lines to have a t-shirt, jersey tee or hoodie made with their choice of Disney Infinity character mash-ups: Photo by Noe Valladolid Mike Wazowski with Mr. Incredible Evil Emperor Zurg with Vanellope Von Schweetz Captain Jack Sparrow in Cinderella's coach, which has monster truck Photo by Noe Valladolid Davy Jones atop a rainbow bus Tonto surfing with Stitch...
  • Shelly Valladolid

    The sky's the limit when it comes to playing options for Nintendo's soon-to-be-released "Disney's Planes" game

    On the final day of E3 2013 , I flew on into that huge pavilion which Nintendo had set up inside of the Los Angeles Convention Center . Where I then had a chance to chat with Corey Valencia from Disney Interactive about the upcoming Planes game . Which will be based on that new animated feature which Walt Disney Pictures will be releasing to theaters on August 6th of this year. --> Copyright Disney - Nintendo. All rights reserved According to Corey, "Disney's Planes" is actually...
  • Shelly Valladolid

    SEGA showcases its remastered, reimagined version of Disney Castle of Illusion at E3 2013

    So what can gamers expected from Disney Castle of Illusion when it finally hits store shelves later this year? Photo by Shelly Valladolid Omar Woodley from SEGA took time yesterday to show us the remastered, re-imagined version of this classic Genesis title. According to Omar, the collaboration between Sega and Disney started about two years ago. "It's a re-imagined version." Omar explains. "There's quite a bit of the old game there, but also new stuff." SEGA's Omar...
  • Shelly Valladolid

    Harmonix works musical magic with Fantasia: Music Evolved at E3 2013

    Cambridge, MA-based company Harmonix is trying to capture the spirit of Walt Disney's 1940 masterpiece, " Fantasia " by inserting the gamer into the story of The Sorcerer's Apprentice . Photo by Shelly Valladolid Harmonix, whose past hits include Rock Band and Guitar Hero , spent over two-and-a-half years developing this game. Which will launch exclusively on the XBOX 360 and the XBOX One next year. Fantasia: Music Evolved is not completely finished, so we saw an advanced, but not...
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