Disney’s cancellation of its lucrative toy-centric Disney Infinity series is even more shocking given the tantalizing plans for the series that two sources close to the project have shared with Kotaku.
Disney is putting an end to their Disney Infinity toy-game line and discontinuing their “self-published console games business,” the company said today. After June, Infinity will stop getting new updates.
I’ve watched this like ten times today already. It’s both brilliant and unsettling. Happy weekend.
The Haunted Mansion is one of Disney’s greatest creations. It’s also an unfixable, thematic mess, which is part of its appeal. Disney has allowed it to remain imperfect for the past half century, a wise exception to the company’s notorious perfectionism.
Despite Disney and Ghibli being close, this isn’t an official thing. But it’s not strictly a “fan” pipe dream, either.
John Ramirez loves Japan. He’s also a Disney storyboard artist. This is where things get interesting.
It’s a small, blocky world. LEGO has officially unveiled its eagerly-anticipated line of Disney minigiures. The 18 figures will be available in blind bag form this May.
Last night, a member of Kotaku’s editorial team grappled with the fact that Avengers: Infinity War is supposedly going to be stuffed to the gills with, like, 67 characters. This is what happened next.
There are an array of different facial packs featuring different Disney characters. They usually look somewhat silly, but the Pooh bear one looks frightening.
There’s something inherently weird about the “talking animal” genre, especially once it gets seriously anthropomorphic. What if some people in real life were goats and others were alligators? Would you still feel the same way about crime policy and immigration? It raises all sorts of ugly questions, that don’t have…
Rather than release a fourth core game in as many years, the Disney Infinity team is focusing on expanding version 3.0 in 2016, with fresh content coming from all corners of the Disney universe including Star Wars, Marvel, Zootopia and The Jungle Book.
Can’t afford, or don’t have time for an actual cruise? Spend a couple minutes exploring this 1:1 scale recreation of a cruise ship. In Minecraft, of course.
Coming as a surprise to no one who’s seen the original Star Wars trilogy, yesterday the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall for a Darth Vader infant bodysuit that poses a potential choking hazard. Obviously.
Star Wars movies aren’t cheap. They are filmed all over the world and require numerous practical and digital effects. That costs money.
There’s suddenly a storm of outburts about a week-old interview that George Lucas had with Charlie Rose. It’s the one where he compared selling Lucasfilm to Disney as selling his children to “white slavers.” This was a stupid thing to say, but not really a new note for Lucas to hit.
Protoss veteran MC proved once again he’s not just a good player, but one of the most entertaining figures of the StarCraft community.
The Disney Infinity Star Wars: The Force Awakens adventure loosely follows the events of the new movie from start to finish, though one particular dramatic development is glossed over. Spoilers are going to happen here, kids.
If you’ve ever seen Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, you’re already quite aware that it’s a 360-experience in itself. But now you can get even closer to the magic from a centre stage view that’ll have you feeling like it’s the first time again.