The months-long question ‘am I a man or am I a Muppet?’ has finally been answered and it’s a resounding BOTH! It’s time to Muppet Up in ‘Disney Universe’ for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as Disney Interactive Studios has released the much anticipated Muppets downloadable content (DLC) pack on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.
Costumes for Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great and Animal are now available for purchase for $.99 (PSN) or 80 points (XbL) each or as a set for $2.99 (PSN) or 240 points (XbL). Each costume also comes with a costume-inspired upgradeable tool as well.
Below are our galleries of costumes and screenshots from ‘Disney Universe’ which now feature the ‘Muppets’ downloadable content.
What an unexpected surprise! And by unexpected, I mean completely expected! Okay, not really. Disney Interactive Studios today announced that Danville and several of its citizens are now available as a Downloadable Content (DLC) package for ‘Disney Universe’ on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.
Players can now suit up as Phineas, Ferb, Candace, Agent P or Dr. Doofenshmirtz and explore Danville using all new gadgets such as the Chick-Inator which can turn players into chickens in order to access small spaces, while the Atomic Leaf Blow-Inator will allow them to blow away piles of leaves to reveal collectibles and more as they advance through the neighborhood avoiding traps and hazards. The level will culminate as players battle Dr. Doofenshmirtz in an epic showdown to bring down his blimp and save a trapped passenger.
Below is a gameplay video of the new ‘Phineas and Ferb’ DLC for ‘Disney Universe’ courtesy of Walt Disney Studios France (in which Ferb speaks French)
Below are our galleries of costumes and screenshots from ‘Disney Universe’ which now feature the ‘Phineas and Ferb’ downloadable content.
As previously announced, a Muppets DLC pack for ‘Disney Universe’ is expected to be released next month.
Disney Interactive Studios today announced that it has released a new downloadable content (DLC) pack for ‘Disney Universe’ featuring characters from the Walt Disney classic, The Jungle Book. Players on Microsoft Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 can now suit up with characters such as Mowgli, Shere Khan, King Louie, Bagheera and a baby elephant. Each costume is $.99 on PlayStation Network and 80 Microsoft points on MSN Live or the complete set is available for $2.99 and 240 Microsoft points on the respective console.
The Jungle Book joins previously released packs such as Nightmare Before Christmas and Disney Villains. In addition, a Muppets pack is expected to be released in March.
The new costumes as well as screenshots from the game featuring the costumes in use have been added to the beginning of our growing, extensive library below.
Those poor, unfortunate souls. That is how you describe anyone who doesn’t yet own their own copy of ‘Disney Universe‘ for the Microsoft Xbox 360 and/or Sony PlayStation 3.
Less than a month since its release, Disney Interactive Studios has released its first downloadable content (DLC) for the game: a villains pack featuring five costumes of some of Disney’s most beloved villains throughout the year. Now gamers can suit up as Cruella de Vil from 101 Dalmations, Hades from Hercules, Ursula from The Little Mermaid, the Wicked Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and, the villains that all villains fear, Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty.
Available now on the Microsoft Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network, Disney has graciously provided us with new costume images as well as screenshots featuring their newest offerings, which have been added to our gallery of ‘Disney Universe’ costumes and screenshots below:
Disney Interactive Studios today announced that a free demo of Disney Universe, the first video game that brings together characters and worlds inspired by both animated and live-action films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, is now available as a free download on Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and PlayStation® Network.
Disney Universe offers a four-person multiplayer action experience, with frenzied gameplay that appeals to players of all ages. The game features 45 classic and contemporary iconic character costumes inspired by well-known and legendary properties, such as the Disney•Pixar hits WALL•E and Monsters, Inc., Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Academy Award® winning classics, The Lion King and Aladdin.
The downloadable demo features swashbuckling adventures with the first level of the game’s Pirates of the Caribbean world and includes costumes inspired by Stitch from Lilo & Stitch, Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc., Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean and one of Disney’s most beloved characters of all time, Mickey Mouse.
In addition to the downloadable demo of the game, consumers who are interested in getting a first-hand look at Disney Universe can also visit a participating Best Buy store beginning December 12. Select store locations will have an Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system available for consumers to play the demo of the game.
Disney Universe is now available for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii™ system from Nintendo and Windows PC.
Today we get our sixth and final look at the lands to explore in Disney Interactive’s ‘Disney Universe’ before it hits shelves on October 25 (available for pre-order for Xbox, PS3, Wii and PC), just in time for Halloween. The world of Aladdin joins previously viewed worlds Monsters, Inc., Wall-E, Alice in Wonderland, The Lion King and Pirates of the Caribbean as the six worlds that will ship with the game, with more becoming available via Downloadable Content (DLC) for the Microsoft Xbox and PlayStation 3 editions.
The gameplay trailer released today shows us some action in Agrabah as well as some of the newly available costumes such as Aladdin, Jasmine and Jafar, with screenshots also previewing Abu.
Below are our our character and screenshot galleries for the game. Although we have not yet received the Aladdin costumes from Disney Interactive yet, we will add them as soon as they become available to us.
Lastly, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios France, we have these short teasers for ‘Disney Universe’ featuring the worlds and costumes of Pirates of the Caribbean, Aladdin and Wall-E.
In honor of International Talk Like A Pirates Day, we have a new video look at the ‘Pirates World’ portion of the upcoming Disney Interactive Studios title, ‘Disney Universe’ which will be available to own October 25 (and now available for pre-order from Amazon.com).
Although we had previously gotten a look at the Captain Jack Sparrow costume from the game’s box art, we also now get a look at the Angelica costume via the newly released screenshots from the playing level, with
hopefully more costumes to be released to us later today. We’ve now added costumes for Jack, Angelica, Mr. Gibbs, Blackbeard and Barbossa!
The Pirates of the Caribbean world joins The Lion King, Alice in Wonderland, WALL-E and Monsters, Inc. as one of six worlds that will come with the game initially, with more promised in the way of Downloadable Content on the PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox platforms in the future.
Included below is our character and screenshot galleries for the game which includes several new screen captures from the ‘Pirates World’ featuring Jack Sparrow and Angelica costumes. We expect to add more costumes inspired by the world of Pirates of the Caribbean later today to the costume gallery, so please check back later.
It appears Halloween has come a day early as new information for ‘Disney Universe’ from Disney Interactive Studios has surfaced today rather than the original anticipated date of August 18, otherwise known as Disney D23 Expo-eve. Although we expect to see more character costumes and screenshots within the next day or so, Disney has released a new gameplay trailer featuring The Lion King, one of six worlds that will come with the game initially, with more promised in the way of Downloadable Content on the PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox platforms in the future. Other previously share worlds include Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. and WALL-E along with Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.
We also have our first look at what would appear to be the official box art, courtesy of Amazon.com (now accepting pre-orders with a promised release date of October 31) which also gives us a look at the Captain Jack Sparrow and Jasmine costumes. In the video, we also catch a player dressed as Rafiki (who provides us with a little humor, using the character battling feature).
The game will be on display at Disney D23 Expo, which runs this weekend, August 19-21, at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Included below is our character and screenshot galleries for the game which now includes The Lion King costumes for Scar, Rafiki, Simba, Timon and Pumbaa.
Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) invites Disney fans and families to step into its pavilion at the D23 Expo—The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—for hands-on fun with the latest interactive entertainment products for video game consoles, mobile devices and online, based on beloved Disney stories and characters. Every day of the D23 Expo, taking place August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center, will be packed with hours of game play, special guests, interactive art contests, giveaways and more!
Guests of the D23 Expo will be able to suit up, power up and team up as they enter Disney Universe, a multiplayer action-adventure video game set in a mix-up of Disney and Disney/Pixar inspired worlds that will be released this fall.
The Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension video game, inspired by the Disney Channel Original Movie, will be available for hands-on gameplay. Fans will be able to play as their favorite Phineas and Ferb characters as they journey through new dimensions to battle the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Guests can also immerse themselves in the recently released and critically acclaimed Cars 2: The Video Game. Inspired by the Disney/Pixar animated film, the game allows players to dive into the Cars 2 universe alongside some of their favorite Cars personalities in exotic locations spanning the globe.
The award-winning video game Disney Epic Mickey will be featured in the DIMG pavilion and the game’s creator, legendary game designer Warren Spector, will be on hand. Mr. Spector will be making special appearances at the booth on August 19 and 20 to meet guests and sign autographs.
Online gamers can play Disney’s latest social games, including this summer’s smash hit Gardens of Time and the popular online virtual world for kids Club Penguin. Guests who want Disney games on the go, can try out the latest mobile games, such as Cars 2 and Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, available for iPhone, iPad and Android.
For aspiring young Disney artists and animators, Disney.com’s Create will offer its newest collection of online creativity tools for making digital paintings, comic books, animated pets, photo mashups, music slideshows and animations. During the D23 Expo, the new Disney Epic Mickey Digital Painter will be featured in the booth and guests will be invited to participate in daily art contests judged by Warren Spector for the chance to win exclusive D23 DIMG prize packages.
UPDATE: 7/25/11 – For those who are curious, we are told that Disneyland Adventures for the Microsoft Xbox Kinect will be represented, but Microsoft has its own booth, which is why it wasn’t mentioned in the press release from Disney Interactive.
The video goes into the world of Wall-E, one of six that will ship with the game, with more to become available via downloadable content on the Xbox and PlayStation 3 platforms. We also get to see one of the players dressed in the Wall-E costume along with a sighting of Buy-N-Large in gameplay.
Although we could expect more screenshots and character designs in honor of San Diego Comic-Con, the next official video release date is August 18, presumably in honor of Disney D23 Expo.
We also have new screen shots from the game which feature Donald Duck, Wall-E and MO costumes in the Wall-E world.
And new costumes from Wall-E including WALL-E, EVE, MO, BURN-E and Cockroach