Legendary game designer Warren Spector was talking at the DICE convention in Las Vegas today, but didn't want to talk about his departure from Disney and the shuttering of his studio. He wanted to talk about the "graying of gaming" or at least about his journey though gaming. But the elephant is in the room, he said.
Following rumors yesterday, Junction Point, the development studio behind Epic Mickey and its sequel, has shut down.
Rumors are flying that Junction Point, the game studio behind Epic Mickey and its sequel, the recently-released Epic Mickey 2, is facing some issues.
Junction Point—the development studio founded by legendary game designer Warren Spector and later acquired by Disney—made 2010's Epic Mickey all by themselves. That technologically ambitious and mostly pretty game came out exclusively on the Wii. But, now that Mickey and Oswald's next outing will be a multiplatform…
The Internet was abuzz today with rumors about a possible Epic Mickey 2 for Nintendo 3DS following a tweet from France's Nintendo Magazine yesterday afternoon.
Mickey Mouse is no Super Mario. He's the star of a more unusual kind of game on the Nintendo Wii, a game that starts poorly but finishes as one of the best hero stories of the year.
According to Warren Spector, it isn't the story of Epic Mickey that's important; it's how you relate to the story.
Your journey into the Wasteland alongside Warren Spector's take on Mickey Mouse kicks off on November 30 in North America, if you have a Wii.
Any lingering doubts that Warren Spector's new Disney game Epic Mickey was bound for the Wii? Didn't think so. But if you're wondering if it will also be coming to, well, anything else, here's your unfortunate answer.
Normally, we wouldn't pick at the edges of such a translucent title, but this one's super-interesting, so we're picking: CVG say they have some details on Warren Spector's Disney game.
So it looks like Warren Spector's Junction Point Studios are working on a Disney game code-named "Epic Mickey". The concept art looks amazing, but we still have questions. Like what platform is it for?