EA and Disney team up for Star Wars games

By: Eddie Makuch Electronic Arts and The Walt Disney company today announced a new multiyear exclusive agreement to develop and publish new games based on Star Wars characters and stories. As part of the agreement, EA will create new Star Wars titles for a “core gaming audience.” These games will span “all interactive platforms” and “the most popular game genres.” Disney, meanwhile, will retain rights … Continue reading EA and Disney team up for Star Wars games

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Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] gameplay detailed by Square Enix

By:  John Sotomayor Square Enix has just updated their Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] website with gameplay information on the new browser title. Username goldpanner translated the information, which is broken up into six categories: How to Play, Worlds, Card Synthesis, Deck Formation, Keyblade Strengthening, and Team. Picture credit goes to KH13.com and the Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] website. How to Play As per the course in the Kingdom Hearts series, the player … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] gameplay detailed by Square Enix

Pixar artists form game studio

By: Eddie Makuch A handful of artists at Disney‘s Oscar-winning animation studio Pixar who worked on movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Finding Nemo have created a game studio called Steel Wool Games (via Edge). Cofounders Sequoia Blankenship, Joshua Qualtieri, Jonathan Hoffman, Andrew Lee Dayton, and Jason Peter Topolski make up the Steel Wool Games executive team. The studio counts nine additional employees, according to its website. The five current Pixar artists have … Continue reading Pixar artists form game studio

Emma Watson Won’t Be Disney’s Cinderella, But Is She Belle?

By:  Kelly West Alas, it seems Cinderella’s glass slipper wasn’t the right fit for Emma Watson. Less than two weeks after the actor was said to be in talks to star in the planned film, the Bling Ring star has reportedly decided not to star in Disney‘s live action adaptation of Cinderella. Late last month, we learned that Watson was in talks for the lead in Disney’s planned Cinderella, which has … Continue reading Emma Watson Won’t Be Disney’s Cinderella, But Is She Belle?

Sam Raimi Won’t Direct Oz The Great And Powerful Sequel

By:  Katey Rich Oz the Great and Powerful is a certified hit, having made $80 million in the United States this weekend plus another $70 million across the world. Of course, Disney knew they had a hit on their hands before the movie even opened, setting up plans for a sequel, with writer Mitchell Kapner returning for the duties. But will Kapner be handing his script in … Continue reading Sam Raimi Won’t Direct Oz The Great And Powerful Sequel

Star Wars: First Assault is downloadable multiplayer shooter – Report

By: Eddie Makuch Star Wars: First Assault, which emerged last October, is a downloadable multiplayer shooter. That’s according to a Kotaku source, who told the site the unannounced game was originally pegged to release this spring, but is now in limbo following Disney‘s high profile acquisition of the Star Wars franchise last year. According to the source, LucasArts parent company LucasFilm suspended all hiring and game announcements when it … Continue reading Star Wars: First Assault is downloadable multiplayer shooter – Report

Garrett Hedlund Confirms He’s In For Tron 3

By: Katey Rich It feels like about 10 years since Tron: Legacy came to theaters, as pop culture moved on pretty quickly from a brief flirtation with light cycles, director Joseph Kosinski dove into the new project Oblivion, and star Garrett Hedlund worked hard to prove he was more than just the blank pretty boy who seemed lost at the center of the Game Grid. … Continue reading Garrett Hedlund Confirms He’s In For Tron 3

Tron: Legacy Sequel Lights Up Again At Disney

By: Eric Eisenberg Tron Legacy was largely seen as a disappointment when it was released, making only $172 million domestically on a $170 million budget. But it seems as though Disney still has hope for the franchise because they’ve decided to move forward with yet another movie set in the Tron universe. Called simply Tron 3 as of now, the studio has already entered negotiations … Continue reading Tron: Legacy Sequel Lights Up Again At Disney

Disney working on ‘Toy Box’ console game

By: Eddie Makuch Disney appears to be pouring its efforts back into console gaming. A new console game with “extensive mobile and online applications” is in development at the company, Disney Interactive co-president John Pleasants told The New York Times. This project is currently codenamed “Toy Box.” Its gameplay involves various Disney and Pixar characters interacting with each other. No further details were shared. Disney … Continue reading Disney working on ‘Toy Box’ console game