Fisher-Price and Disney Launch ‘Dance Star Mickey’ Website with Music Downloads, Games

Dance Star Mickey websiteWith just a few days until the shipping date for one of the hottest must-have toys this year, Fisher-Price and Disney have teamed up to create the ‘Get Up and Groove with Mickey’ mini-site featuring Dance Star Mickey himself.

We’ve been anticipating the October 5 release of Fisher-Price’s Dance Star Mickey ever since we first met him and Dancing with the Stars winner Donny Osmond at the product launch event earlier this year. Mickey dances along with the kids to all different types of music and even plays games with them and now you have a sneak peek at playing games with him too thanks to the website.

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‘Toy Story 3′ on Blu-ray and DVD, ‘Dance Star Mickey’ Now Available for Pre-order

'Toy Story 3' on Disney Blu-ray and DVDAs we previously announced, you can bring home the ‘#1 animated film of the year,’ Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3 on Disney Blu-ray and DVD on November 2, 2010. This is confirmed by Amazon.com which now lists the Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy (not displayed here), Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD editions available for pre-order. Each of the Blu-ray sets consists of two Blu-ray discs.

Although it’s not listed as of yet, we do anticipate at least one more edition of the film to become available, that of the BD 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, but that one is curiously missing at this time. Reportedly there will be no 3D Blu-ray edition of the film as previously announced.

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‘Dancing with the Stars’ Winner Donny Osmond Helps Launch ‘Dance Star Mickey’ from Fisher-Price

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Legendary entertainer and reigning ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champ Donny Osmond joined Fisher-Price at the International Toy Fair in New York yesterday to help launch their newest product, Dance Star Mickey.

Introduced by Mattel Brands President Neil Friedman, Donny burst onto the stage with Mirror Ball Trophy in hand and immediately set the room on fire, regaling those in attendance with details of his lengthy relationship with The Walt Disney Company beginning with the Osmond Brothers being discovered by Walt himself.

Before long, Donny was joined by special guest Mickey Mouse himself who fearlessly accepted a dance-off challenge issued by Osmond. After a little tap dancing and a bit of disco, it was the Mouse’s split that sealed the win.

At last it was time for the curtain to rise, revealing the real star of the presentation, Dance Star Mickey, Fisher-Price’s most technologically advanced toy to date. Using a new, innovative mechanism, Dance Star Mickey is able to move and gesture in a very fluid and life-like way.

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