Although not quite as substantial as its bigger brother, internationally-supported Record Store Day enjoys a second go-around each year in respect to Black Friday. Although Disney’s contributions to Record Store Day have been few in number, they are often substantial and November 28, 2014 is no different. After enjoying CD, digital and even a couple of vinyl releases, the best selling soundtrack to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is returning to where it belongs: audio cassette.
Production has begun on ‘Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,’ an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the hugely popular characters introduced in the record-breaking Marvel Studios film of the same name. The announcement was made today by Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television, at New York Comic-Con. Produced by Marvel Television, the series stars Peter Quill as Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits – fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora and the rough-edged warrior Drax the Destroyer. The series will premiere in 2015 on the Marvel Universe programming block on Disney XD.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment today confirmed that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will be available to own on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, On-Demand and Standard HD on December 9, 2014. Alternatively, the film will be available in both Digital 3D and Digital HD formats on on November 18.
Ahead of any official announcements, Amazon has begun listing Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to be available to own on 3D Blu-ray and Digital Copy on December 9, 2014. Standard Blu-ray editions as well as DVD editions are also listed.
Disney Interactive today unveiled the complete lineup of Power Discs from its upcoming ‘Disney Infinity 2.0′ Marvel Super Heroes and Disney Originals editions, which will launch their first waves on September 23, 2014 and November 4, 2014 respectively. Full galleries of every Power Disc along with sample Toy Box screens will be featured below shortly. In addition, Disney Interactive has released a trailer featuring some of the power discs which you can find embedded below.
There will be a total of 82 new Power Discs released for Disney Infinity 2.0: 40 for Marvel and 42 for Disney Originals. In addition, all of the Disney Infinity 1.0 Power Discs will continue to be supported in the new version of the game.
With less than two weeks left until the launch of ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes,’ Disney Interactive today is offering a first look at two more additions to the Marvel Super Heroes line-up. Joining the already assembled team will be Yondu, from Marvel’s box office hit Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America’s loyal ally, Falcon.
Character highlights include:
Disney Interactive today officially announced the inclusion of two of the stars from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014): Hiro and a fully armored Baymax. Along with the two Toy Box 2.0 figures, a power disc featuring the talents of chemistry wiz Honey Lemon was also announced. You can find additional photos of the figures, concept art, screens (which also include good looks at Medua’s boat from The Rescuers and Jim Hawkin’s surfboard from Treasure Planet), the trailer and more embedded below. The official descriptions (which apparently include a minor spoiler) for the newly announced figures and power disc are as follows:
Disney Interactive today announced that a special Disney-themed Toy Box Starter Pack is set to launch on November 4, 2014, just in time for the holidays. The Disney Infinity: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) gives Disney fans the chance to experience the new and improved Toy Box 2.0 mode, set in the wonderful world of Disney, and is compatible with the game’s Marvel Play Sets.
Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have recently released the mid-credit scene from Guardians of the Galaxy which features a young Groot offshoot secretly dancing to the Jackson Five’s ‘I Want You Back,’ as seen in the clip embedded below.
Amazon has begun listing what it refers to as the Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Premium Value Pack for all consoles at launch for the price of $119.99. In addition to the starter pack featuring the Avengers play set, figures and toy box game discs, the bundle also includes the Spider-Man play set, Captain America figure, Venom figure and Rocket Raccoon figure (as a reminder, Rocket Raccoon is playable inside the Avengers play set once enough tokens are collected during regular game play) as well as a Marvel power disc blind pack.