More Reviews
REVIEWS The Incredible Adventures of Van Review
Van Helsing returns to Borgovia to slay monsters and take revenge. Is the final installment of this popular ARPG series considered a worthwhile conclusion?

Epanalepsis Review
Adventure…?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Preview
The popular puzzle-platforming series moves from 2D to 3D, but will it be a flawless jump or a headlong dive into a bottomless crevasse?
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Class of Heroes 2G
Release date: 06/02/15

LEGO Jurassic World
Release date: 06/12/15

Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess
Release date: 06/14/15

RIDE
Release date: 06/23/15


LATEST FEATURES The Top 10 Beards in Gaming as Magnificent as Geralt's... Almost
From hipsters to burly men to RPG protagonists, beards are in. These ten characters make bushy look beautiful.

Diving Back In: A Rise Of The Tomb Raider Wish List
How this year's Tomb Raider can improve upon its predecessor.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP oblivion437     In all the talk of graphical downgrades no one seems much preoccupied with 'why?'.  Why build something and then proceed to tear it down, piece by piece, in the hope that ever more diminished expectations about the final product won't be severe enough to...

GAMING NEWS

Introducing Disney Infinity

Posted on Tuesday, January 15 @ 12:00:10 Eastern by Keri_Honea


In a Hollywood press conference today, Disney Interactive co-president John Pleasants announced a new video game called Disney Infinity, which will combine the worlds of Pixar and Disney in a sandbox game featuring real, plastic toys. You know... not unlike Activision's quite popular Skylanders. It is currently slated for June, and will initially release on console, branching out to mobile and online later.

"Disney Infinity is not a single game," Pleasants emphasized. Each action figure has its own storyline for players to unravel. These characters can play together, in existing games that Disney has created, or in player-created worlds, something Disney has called "the Toy Box." At launch, Disney Infinity will initially have 17 character figures and 40 collectible interactive pieces that will enable players to customize their gaming experience in their Toy Box.

To integrate the collectibles with the game, players will use the Infinity base connected to their console. Players can also place Power Discs on the Infinity base to power up characters with new powers, toys, and customizations.

"Who would win a race between Lightning McQueen or Dash?" Pleasants asked during the press conference, "Who would win a sword fight between Jack Sparrow and Phineas Flynn? This is the promise and magic of Disney Infinity. It's up to you to unlock the heart and soul of Disney Infinity."

Before anyone asks, all of modes in Disney Infinity will feature a multiplayer component, so with the Toy Box mode, there is literally an infinite number of combinations and worlds the players can create by joining forces.

Upon the June launch, Disney Infinity will have three play sets available based on The Incredibles, Pirates of the Carribbean, and Monsters University (Pixar movie to release in 2013).

Check out the trailer below!



Despite the similarity to Skylanders, are you excited for Disney Infinity? I know I'm going to have to keep this a secret from my kiddo as long as possible.
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.


More from the Game Revolution Network




comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution