We got to spend some time with Fantasia at GDC, and we enjoyed every minute of it.
NEW MUSIC AND INTERACTIVE FOREST REALM, "THE HOLLOW" FROM
"DISNEY FANTASIA: MUSIC EVOLVED"
Music from Lorde, David Bowie, Nicki Minaj, White Stripes and Dvorak Announced
BURBANK, Calif. - (March 24, 2014) – Disney Interactive and Harmonix Music Systems today reveal new details about the upcoming "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" video game. Newly revealed details include multiplayer gameplay, an all-new realm, as well as new songs from award-winning artists, including Lorde, Nicki Minaj, David Bowie and White Stripes, and classical composer Antonin Dvorak.
The two-player multiplayer gameplay for "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" is played cooperatively and as part of a friendly competition, allows players to collaborate and engage with the classic hits that they love in an entirely new way. By choosing unique remix paths and discovering musical interactions to create new melodies, beats, and more, "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" gives players an unprecedented amount of freedom to be creative while having fun!
Newly announced tracks that will appear in the game are:
David Bowie - "Ziggy Stardust"
Antonin Dvorak - "Symphony No. 9 from the New World"
Lorde – "Royals"
Nicki Minaj - "Super Bass"
White Stripes - "Seven Nation Army"
Disney and Harmonix also reveal an all-new interactive discovery realm, "The Hollow." This mysterious forest environment comes to life as users perform songs and interact with the world to add light, color, and characters to the scene. From creating their own melody by sprouting musical mushrooms to guiding frolicking fairies through this woodland wonderland, players will be delighted by what they discover in "The Hollow".
A video demonstration of the "The Hollow" can be found on YouTube at http://youtu.be/pvD5-PngOMw.
"Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" is a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney's classic animated film "Fantasia," and will be available for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Kinect for Xbox 360 in 2014. Featuring over 30 tracks – including contemporary hits, classic rock, classical music, and more – "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" transports players to a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform extraordinary interactive landscapes in entirely new and creative ways.
"Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" will be available in 2014 and is currently not rated by the ESRB.
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About Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.
Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, and established in 1995, is the leading developer of groundbreaking music-oriented videogames. Harmonix was founded by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, who formed the company to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience the unique joy that comes from making music and have pioneered music and rhythm gaming in the US. For more information please visit www.harmonixmusic.com.
About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive, one of the world's largest creators of high-quality interactive entertainment across all platforms, is the part of The Walt Disney Company responsible for the global creation and delivery of interactive entertainment, multi-platform video games, and family-focused content across all current and emerging digital media platforms. Disney Interactive produces and distributes a broad portfolio of content from Disney Interactive Games and Disney Interactive Media. Products and content released and operated by Disney Interactive include blockbuster mobile, social and console games, online virtual worlds, #1 kid's entertainment destinationDisney.com and the #1 Family/Parenting portfolio on the Web.
Disney Interactive is the interactive entertainment part of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).