Best Buy has put up its pre-orders for ‘Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes‘ with a release date of September 19, 2014. As part of the pre-order offer, Best Buy is offering a free additional figure with purchase. However, among the figures to choose from are a single power disc blind pack and the ‘Spider-Man’ play set which itself retails for $34.99.
On July 7, Disney XD will premiere the newest animated comedy series from Disney Television Animation, ‘The 7D,’ a contemporary take on the lives of the legendary seven dwarfs in the town of Jollywood, who live to serve Queen Delightful while foiling the schemes of Grim and Hildy Gloom.
To celebrate the new series, Disney Digital Books today released ‘The 7D Mine Cart‘ game for Apple iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices. We were invited by Disney to preview the app which gave us some extra time to play with and explore it fully.
Earlier today at E3 in Los Angeles, Nintendo unveiled an upcoming slate of titles for its various consoles. In addition to ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ which will be available for the Wii U, the following Disney titles have also been announced (all of which are for the 3DS):
- ‘Big Hero 6′ (October 28, 2014), developed by Gamemill
- ‘Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue’ (November 4, 2014), developed by Little Orbit
- ‘Disney Violetta: Rhythm & Music’ (September 19, 2014), developed by Little Orbit
In addition, Bandai-Namco will be releasing , ‘Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2,’ for both the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS in support of its Disney XD animated program in October.
The Spider-Man Play Set will feature a storyline which follows the Green Goblin as he tries to destroy S.H.I.E.L.D. once and for all. After capturing Venom to extract and clone symbiotes from him, he hires Mysterio to be his second in command and wreak havoc on the Marvel universe. Players will fight the spreading symbiotes and face Mysterio and Green Goblin in in the sewers, labs and skies above Manhattan.
Key highlights for the Spider-Man Play Set include:
Although announcements have yet to come out directly out of the Disney Interactive camp, several news items regarding ‘Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition’ have come forward at the E3 Expo event in Los Angeles.
Sony announced that it will exclusively offer the Hulk playable figure ahead of its general release with the collector’s edition of ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles. The collector’s edition will also include a display base for the figures. Additionally, the game will be available on both PSTV and PlayStation Vita as well as part of a special PlayStation 3 bundle.
Star Wars Battlefront is the ultimate Star Wars battle experience, brought to life by the creators of Battlefield. Fight in epic Star Wars battles on iconic planets and rise through the ranks playing as the heroic Rebellion or the evil galactic Empire.
In honor of E3, Square Enix has released a new trailer for its upcoming PS3 exclusive title, ‘Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX,’ available to own December 2, 2014. You can find it embedded below.
Together with Donald and Goofy, Sora adventures through different Disney worlds like Halloween Town (The Nightmare Before Christmas), The Land of Dragons (Mulan), Port Royal (Pirates of the Caribbean), Pride Lands (Lion King), Space Paranoids (Tron) and many more to stand up against the Heartless and the evil Organization XIII.
In conjunction with today’s theatrical release of Maleficent, Disney Interactive unveiled new details for Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition playable characters Maleficent and Merida. In addition to a game play trailer, final concept art for the figure as well as screen shots of the duo in action inside the Toy Box were also released and can be seen below.
Merida: With her untamed fiery red locks, this headstrong Princess will definitely leave her mark in Disney Infinity. Between her sharp sword and bow combo attacks with ricocheting arrows, she can upgrade her aim with elemental freeze arrows, freezing enemies in front of her then following up with rapid shots showing off her impressive athletic skills as an archer and sword fighter.
Square Enix has released new screens from its upcoming title ‘Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX,’ available exclusively for the Sony PlayStation 3 console in 2014, which have been added to the beginning of our gallery below. For the first time, the FINAL MIX versions of ‘Kingdom Hearts II’ and ‘Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep’ will be making their way to North America. ‘Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX’ allows players to have Sora go head-to-head with Roxas at the Station of Awakening. Players will also have access to secret boss battles, new weapons, abilities, mini-games and additional cutscenes that help explain the story of ‘Kingdom Hearts’.
As 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: