REVIEW: ‘Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast’ for iOS Might Be Disney’s Best Movie Tie-In Yet

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'Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast'When it comes to Disney and mobile apps, there are pretty much two things you can rely on: first is that there is almost always at least one tie-in app/game for a movie; second is that Disney Digital Books has consistently been releasing near flawless apps that go well above and beyond expectations. ‘Big Hero 6: Baymax Blast‘ betrays neither of these. In fact, I would go as far as to suggest that reading this review would be a mistake as it will take away from potential play time. Nonetheless, here it is.

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New ‘Big Hero 6′ Viral Site, ‘Baymax Hero Lab’

'Baymax Hero Lab'Walt Disney Studios and Disney Animation Studios have launched a new micro-site in support of Big Hero 6 (Nov 7, 2014), titled ‘Baymax Hero Lab.’ Via a series of questions and fun interactive activities such as a Big Hero 6-themed memory game and plugging the leaks in Baymax, the site aims to give you a super hero identity along with identifying your super power and teaming you up with one of the Big Hero 6 team members.

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FIRST LOOK: Gruff from ‘Tinker Bell and the NeverBeast;’ Ginnifer Goodwin Joins Cast

Pictured: Gruff. ©2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved. DisneyToon Studios today shared its first look at Gruff, the titular beast from the upcoming film, Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast,on Blu-ray and Digital HD on March 3, 2015. You can find newly released stills as well as the first clip, ‘The Girls Meet Gruff,’ along with the previously released trailer embedded below.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Meet & Greet Character Debuts at Tokyo Film Festival

'Big Hero 6' Baymax Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014) held the prestigious honor of opening the Tokyo International Film Festival last night and to celebrate the occasion, Baymax himself was in attendance at the red carpet event. You can watch some footage from his international debut embedded below, along with a special message from the inflatable nursing robot himself.

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‘Big Hero 6′ New Stills in High Res

Pictured (L-R): GoGo Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon. ©2014 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with high resolution versions of newly released stills from Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014). The new stills, which feature the team — both in and out of uniform — as well as a private moment between Aunt Cass and Hiro, have been added to the beginning of our gallery of stills from the film, which you can find embedded below.

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LISTEN: ‘Story’ by Ai from Japanese Release of ‘Big Hero 6′

'Story (English)' by AiYesterday, we shared news of a new Japanese trailer for Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014) — known in Japan as Baymax. The new trailer featured two songs: ‘Top of the World’ by Greek Fire — as heard in the domestic trailer — and a ‘brand new’ song, ‘Story’ by American-born Japanese artist Ai. Although Ai had released the song previously in Japanese, it was never released in English until now as it will be attached to the end title credits of the film as opposed to Fall Out Boy’s ‘Immortals’ in the United States.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Japanese Trailer Marches Out All the Feels (Minor Spoiler)

'Baymax' Trailer ScreencapWalt Disney Studios Japan has released a new trailer for Baymax (its title for Big Hero 6) and unsurprisingly, it plays up to the heavy emotional tone of the film, in particular the relationship between Hiro and older brother Tadashi. While it clocks in at about the same length as the second domestic trailer, a lot of the flashy titles were removed and replaced with the emotional cues as you can see in the screen grab shown here. Unfortunately the trailer also features a minor spoiler (although if you’ve kept up on the Disney Infinity news, you may already know).

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‘Moana’ from Disney Animation Confirmed for 2016; Official Synopsis and First Look

'Moana'Walt Disney Animation Studios today confirmed its 56th animated film will be Moana with an anticipated release date of ‘late 2016.’

While the project has been rumored for some time, this is the first official confirmation of the film, which is described as a ‘CG-animated comedy-adventure’ and will be directed by the team of Ron Clements and John Musker.

The official synopsis is as follows:

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‘Frozen Fever’ Book Scheduled for March; Short in April?

'Frozen' on Disney Blu-rayWhen the all new Frozen short, ‘Frozen Fever,’ was announced at the tail end of the tail end of the television special, ‘The Story of Frozen: Making An Animated Classic,’ speculation ran rampant that it would be attached to Disney’s live action Cinderella despite only being told it would arrive in ‘spring 2015.’ It was always our assertion that not only this would not be the case, but it hinted at a still possible home video release of a 3D Blu-ray for Frozen which we originally anticipated for this month (prior to the Sing-Along edition announced for November). While we were put on blast for being the site that cried wolf, new evidence points to this possibility.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Clips, ‘Unbelievable’ and ‘Meet the Team’

Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios have recently released a series of clips from Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), which you can find embedded below.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph, comes Big Hero 6, an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot,and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago (voice of Jamie Chung), neatnik Wasabi (voice of Damon Wayans Jr.), chemistry whiz Honey Lemon (voice of Genesis Rodriguez) and fanboy Fred (voice of T.J. Miller). Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called Big Hero 6.

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