REVIEW: ‘Maleficent Free Fall’ Released for iOS and Android Devices

'Maleficent Free Fall' from Disney InteractiveAs we announced yesterday, Disney Interactive today released ‘Maleficent Free Fall’ for Apple iOS and Android devices (now available through the App Store and Google Play respectively), the follow-up to its highly successful (and addictive) ‘Frozen Free Fall.’ So how does the new game stack up versus its predecessor? After about an hour and several levels of play, here’s my take:

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REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Journeys: Phantom Menace’ App Brings ‘iPod’ Racing to iOS

Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace

Disney Publishing Worldwide today released Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace for most current Apple iOS devices. The first of a series of planned apps, each associated with a difference episode in the Star Wars saga, ‘Phantom Menace’ the all-inclusive app retails for $6.99 on the App Store. Disney Publishing Worldwide was kind enough to share the app with us prior to its release in order to bring you the following unbiased review.

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Disney Infinity Marvel Super Heroes’ Power Discs, Screenshots, Art and More (Hi-Res)

'Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes'Disney Interactive has provided us with screenshots, character development art, power disc information and more for its upcoming fall release of ‘Disney Infinity Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition)’ which you can find in their respective galleries below.

For more information on the video game as well as the first game trailer, visit our original report.

We will provide more information on the game as it becomes available to us.

DISNEY INFINITY MARVEL SUPER HEROES SCREENSHOTS:

DISNEY INFINITY MARVEL SUPER HEROES POWER DISCS (Descriptions in both photo captions and below):

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‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’ Launches Fall 2014 with More Than 20 Characters, New Gameplay

'Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes' Disney Interactive and Marvel Entertainment today confirmed that the world’s most iconic Super Heroes are assembling for ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’ – the 2.0 edition of the #1 best-selling new hybrid toy / video game of 2013, according to the NPD Group’s video games retail sales data.

‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’ features more than 20 new interactive figures from across the Marvel universe, original storylines penned by award-wining Marvel comic writer Brian Michael Bendis, and an all-new Toy Box mode that makes it easier for players to create and share their one-of-a-kind levels and mini-games with family and friends. In addition, all characters and power discs from last year’s release of Disney Infinity will be compatible with the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Toy Box.

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CONFIRMED: ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Teases Marvel Additions

'Disney Infinity' Concept ArtConfirming earlier reports by Stitch Kingdom which included what appeared to be ‘Disney Infinity’ concept art for a Captain America edition to the popular Disney cross-over console game, Marvel has just released a teaser for ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ titled ‘Get Ready to Assemble’ which features a cameo appearance by none-other than Captain America’s Shield alongside existing Disney and Pixar characters currently available in the game’s first iteration.

More information as it develops.

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‘Disney Magical World’ Launch Event with G Hannelius at Nintendo World, April 12

Cole Pendery, G Hannelius © Nintendo of AmericaNintendo of America and Disney Interactive have announced that they will be holding a launch event for ‘Disney Magical World‘ for the Nintendo 3DS at Nintendo’s Nintendo World in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. The event, which will feature ‘Dog with a Blog’ star G Hannelius, will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 12 pm – 3 pm.

For the event, the popular destination for Nintendo fans will be transformed into a Disney paradise and include festivities such as the ability to play the new game, a Disney themed photo booth, Disney sketch artists, a giant AR card that players can scan in to download an outfit for the game and access to the Disney Cafe for cupcakes and beverages (while supplies last).

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Disney Patent Application for ‘Star Wars’ Game Brings Videogames Into Real World

'Immersive Storytelling Environment'Parents, hide your vases and horse statues, you are about to receive a midi-chlorian infestation of the highest order. Just published today is a US Patent application titled ‘Immersive Storytelling Environment’ (US20140080109) and it’s a pretty amazing read. While the Disney buzzwords STORY and IMMERSIVE are generally reserved for the Disney theme parks, it appears as though Walt Disney Imagineering is now aiming for the home market.

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REVIEW: Disney’s ‘Lost Light’ App for iOS and Android

'Lost Light' from Disney InteractiveIt’s deceptively simple. It’s deceptively hard. And it’s blatantly addictive. It is ‘Lost Light,’ the newest mobile app game from Disney Interactive and Creature Feep, the studio behind ‘Where’s My Water?’ and other original properties for Disney, now available for Apple iOS and Android devices.

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‘Disney Infinity’ Power Discs Series 3 Release Date Announced

'Disney Infinity' Power Discs Wave 3The third and final wave of power discs for the first generation of ‘Disney Infinity’ will be released on April 1, 2014, the same day that the ‘Phineas & Ferb’ Toybox Set is scheduled to be released. This news comes via a new listing for the blind packs on DisneyStore.com.

The third series will consist of just fifteen discs rather than the usual twenty as five of the 10 discs sold by Toys ‘R’ Us will in fact remain exclusive to them. The discs are expected to include: Mickey’s Sorcerer Hat, Violet’s Force Field, Rapunzel’s Healing, Chernabog’s Power, Wall-E’s Fire Extinguisher, Toy Story Mania Blaster, Dragon Firework Cannon, Tantor, Phillipe, Angus, Dr. Calico’s Helicopter, Cruella De Vil’s Car, Wall-E’s Collection, Buy n Large Atmosphere and Disney Parks Parking Lot Tram.

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Disney Interactive Seeking Adults to Playtest New Mobile Game

Disney Interactive has issued a notice that it is seeking males and females of 18 years of age and older to participate in a playtest for a new mobile game currently being developed. Because of the game’s nature, the opportunity is offered to anyone who is deemed eligible regardless of geographic location. All that is needed to be considered is an eligible mobile device and a commitment to play at least 30 minutes between the dates of January 21 and February 11.

As an incentive, Disney will be providing each selected participant with a $20 Visa gift card upon completion of the playtest.

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