Warren Spector's Junction Point
studio, developer of Epic Mickey
and Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
, was shuttered today by Disney. In a statement provided to Joystiq, Disney states that the move is part of its ongoing effort to address the fast-evolving gaming platforms and marketplace.
"It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios," a Disney spokesperson informed us. "We're extremely grateful to Warren Spector and the Junction Point team for their creative contributions to Disney with Disney Epic Mickey
and Disney Epic Mickey 2
Disney's Epic Mickey 2
was a critical
and commercial failure for the company, reportedly selling 270,000 copies
in North America by the end of last year.Update
: New information provided places Epic Mickey 2
sales at 529,000 copies in US
since November 2012 launch.