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Disney Interactive jumped into the magical world of Steam this week, launching 20 PC games on the platform. Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two ($17.99) is among the list of games from the publisher now available on Steam, and the one on the list that is new to PC entirely. Epic Mickey 2 first launched...

October 7th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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By the end of the second quarter of its fiscal year, Disney Interactive was once again the media conglomerate's only unprofitable sector, reporting a $54 million operating income (read: pre-tax) loss for the three month period ending March 31, 2013. This is, however, a 22 percent year-over-year imp...

May 8th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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In an interview with GI.biz, Warren Spector says he has no regrets in the decision to sell his Junction Point studio to Disney in 2007. "Being part of Disney had its ups and downs – what doesn't? – but the last seven years gave me the very best experiences of my professional Life. Serio...

April 5th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two hasn't performed as well as Disney might have wanted from such a gigantic effort. The PlayStation Vita port announced by Disney's Twitter feed for UK movie news should help at least a little. And probably at most a little.There's no firm date, though the port...

March 18th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The recently unemployed Warren Spector, former head of Disney's shuttered Junction Point Studio, dialed back the panic today at DICE. He's looking toward the future, and the industry's direction overall. The "57.33"-year-old legend (he hates that term) took the long view in his speech about an agin...

February 7th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Separate from the closure of Warren Spector's Junction Point Studios, the developers of the Epic Mickey series, 50 more employees reportedly lost their jobs at Disney Interactive yesterday, according to the LA Times. The paper's source is "a knowledgeable person not authorized to discuss the matter...

January 30th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Disney's multiplatform Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two sold 529,000 units over November and December of 2012 in the United States, according to new data provided by the NPD group. Joystiq was also informed that sales of Epic Mickey 2, plus Nintendo 3DS title Disney Epic Mickey: The Power of Illus...

January 29th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Warren Spector's Junction Point studio, developer of Epic Mickey and Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, was shuttered today by Disney. In a statement provided to Joystiq, Disney states that the move is part of its ongoing effort to address the fast-evolving gaming platforms and marketplace."It was wi...

January 29th 2013 at 11:43am 0 Comments
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Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two reportedly sold 270,000 copies in North America by the end of last year, around a million fewer than its Wii-only predecessor in roughly the same amount of time post-release. That's according to the LA Times, which reports it learned the figure from a person with acc...

January 16th 2013 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Warren Spector, the (mad)man behind Disney's Epic Mickey, would like to continue making games in the series, he tells Red Bull for some reason. He and the development team at Junction Point have troves of ideas for follow-ups:"I'd love to see the Disney Epic Mickey series continue – there are...

December 20th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A new PS3 bundle available only at Target gets you the system and Move controller you'll need to play J.S. Joust (assuming the Sportsfriends Kickstarter is a success!) and throws in Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Illusion for good measure.The $300 bundle comes with a 250GB PS3, a copy of the game, a M...

December 4th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments