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News: Spector: Take a "Chill Pill" Over Musical Mickey

Spector: Take a "Chill Pill" Over Musical Mickey

Raised eyebrows

Junction Point gaffer Warren Spector has hit back at critics scoffing at the recently announced Epic Mickey 2’s inclusion of musicals. The video game luminary said in an interview with Eurogamer: When we announced the game, I sort of threw it out there, because I'm so proud and so happy. I saw the look of fear in people's eyes...

News: Disney Universe Does Aladdin In Its Latest Trailer

Disney Universe Does Aladdin In Its Latest Trailer

Disney Universe's roster of represented properties keeps on growing

With stages based on Pirates Of The Caribbean, Alice In Wonderland and the Lion King already confirmed, Disney's turned its attention to Aladdin. We agree, it's still hard to shake the overbearing influences of LittleBigPlanet, but as our recent hands-on testified, the game looks pretty neat.

First Impressions: Disney Universe on PlayStation 3

Disney Universe on PlayStation 3

Someone at Disney Universe developer, Eurocom, has spent a lot of time playing LittleBigPlanet

That's not to say this four-player platforming adventure plays exactly like Media Molecule's 'Play Create Share' adventure, but tonally it's extremely similar. Playing as one of four costumed blue-squibs — we were totally Alice from the Wonderland series — Disney Universe is clearly designed with..

News: Disney Universe Brings Multiplayer Action-Adventure To PlayStation 3

Disney Universe Brings Multiplayer Action-Adventure To PlayStation 3

Still confused after yesterday's teaser trailer? Disney Interactive has officially announced Disney Universe for PlayStation 3 this morning -- a multiplayer focused action-adventure game featuring levels pulled from classic Disney universes

You'll be able to select a range of costumes from classic Disney properties, including Alice In Wonderland, Monster Inc, Tron Legacy and more. Looks like..

News: Disney Interactive Attempted Sale Of Black Rock, No Buyer Found

Disney Interactive Attempted Sale Of Black Rock, No Buyer Found

Eurogamer is reporting that Disney Interactive tried to sell off a portion of Brighton-based studio Black Rock late last year, but couldn't find a buyer

The news follows massive redundancies at the Split/Second developer. "When the new management came in, they tried to sell half the studio and keep half, and they apparently had one buyer interested, but that fell through recently, leading to..

News: Disney Interactive Confirms Lay-Offs At Split/Second Developer

Disney Interactive Confirms Lay-Offs At Split/Second Developer

Disney Interactive has this morning confirmed a "reduction in staff" at its Brighton based studio, Black Rock

The news follows overnight rumours of around 40 lay-offs at the studio behind Split/Second. An anonymous tipsters later clarified that the redundancies were likely to be in the hundreds. “Disney Interactive Studios confirms a reduction of its workforce from its Brighton-based internal..

News: LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean Sets Sail On May 10th

LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean Sets Sail On May 10th

Man, it's like release date central here at PushSquare

Every single press-release we've received this afternoon has included a release date announcement of some kind. This day shall henceforth be known as "the day all major publishers dated their games". Or something. Disney's the latest to join in with the festivities, slapping a May 10th (that's next week!) release date on LEGO Pirates..

News: Disney Announces Cars 2: The Video Game, Same Team As Toy Story 3: The Video Game

Disney Announces Cars 2: The Video Game, Same Team As Toy Story 3: The Video Game

We'd have thrown this press-release regarding Cars 2: The Video Game in the recycle bin if it weren't for a little tid-bit about the developer

"Cars 2: The Video Game is created by the same studio that brought you the acclaimed Toy Story 3: The Video Game last year." Cast your mind back to the hazy days of Summer '10 and you might remember us raving about the excellent Toy Story 3: The..

News: LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean You Say? Sure, Why Not?

LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean You Say? Sure, Why Not?

It feels like Traveller's Tales make a new LEGO game for practically every franchise worth a damn, but who cares when they are traditionally rather good? Take LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean: you have to admire the way the studio's managed to capture Captain Jack Sparrow's rogue charm within a rendered LEGO block

Good work.

News: Tron: Evolution Diary Details Stereoscopic 3D & PlayStation Move Support

Tron: Evolution Diary Details Stereoscopic 3D & PlayStation Move Support

The music

The music. Sure Tron: Evolution looks like a ton of fun, but the soundtrack is going to be the highlight. This developer diary shot by the PlayStation Blog details a number of the game's gameplay mechanics, including the protagonist's acrobatic abilities and persistent unlocks. It also showcases the game's light-cycle PlayStation Move support and stereoscopic 3D technology. As..

News: Disney Announce LEGO: Pirates Of The Caribbean For 2011

Disney Announce LEGO: Pirates Of The Caribbean For 2011

Disney's just announced that Traveller's Tales are hard at work on another entry in their esteemed LEGO: Insert Popular License Here franchise, announcing LEGO: Pirates Of The Caribbean for release on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable next year

The title will tie in with the movie, On Stranger Tides, which is currently slated for release in May. “Pirates of the Caribbean is a globally..

News: Black Rock Studio Set To Task On A New Unannounced Arcade Racer

Black Rock Studio Set To Task On A New Unannounced Arcade Racer

Black Rock Studios, the Brighton-based team that brought you Split/Second and Pure, have set to work on a new unannounced arcade racer according to GamerZines

The news comes via a job advertisement seeking a senior games designer for the new title on PS3 and 360. Do we think it could be a sequel to Split/Second? That game had some serious AI flaws. We'd be on board if they ironed them out for the..

News: Epic Mickey Could Still Come To The PlayStation 3 In The Future

Epic Mickey Could Still Come To The PlayStation 3 In The Future

Disney Interactive's Epic Mickey looks like one of the most promising third-party Wii exclusives in a long, long time

And with the release of the PlayStation Move, there's a possibility that the game could come to the PlayStation 3. Speaking with TVG at the Tokyo Game Show, Epic Mickey's producer Paul Ramirez commented on the possibility for a PlayStation Move port, explaining, "Of course that..

News: Split/Second DLC Due On The PlayStation Store Tomorrow

Split/Second DLC Due On The PlayStation Store Tomorrow

Brighton-based studio, Black Rock, has detailed the Split/Second DLC we can expect to find on the PlayStation Network from tomorrow

There'll be two packs on offer. First up is the Elite Vehicle Livery Pack, which adds a new lick of paint to the Brawn, Vixen and Raptor cars. That one's totally free. Gee, thanks Black Rock. The second helping is called the High Octane Supercar Pack. This adds three..