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Activision's Skylanders series is doing big business – big enough for the House of Mouse to take notice and develop a multi-million dollar competitor. The result, Disney Infinity, shares surface similarities with Activision's series, but its gameplay skews toward an older audience, in the hopes of capturing a universal appeal. Disney Infinity makes a lot of...

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Upgrade Disney Infinity Wii to Wii U free of charge

Still on the fence about buying a Wii U? Disney Interactive is offering a new reason to move to Nintendo's latest home console by allowing Disney Infinity players on Wii to upgrade to the Wii U version free of charge. Beginning today, those that own the Disney Infinity Starter Pack on Wii can...

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Disney Interactive marvels at a revenue surge in Q3 2014

Disney Interactive, the gaming arm of Disney's multi-appendaged corporate beast, is performing better than last year in the company's third quarter of 2014. Revenue for the Interactive business is up 45 percent to $266 million, while operating income is up from a $58 million loss last year to a $29...

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Pre-order Disney Infinity Marvel Super Heroes, get a free hero at select retailers

There are a lot of character figurines for Disney Infinity, and we imagine it will be the same story with Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes. At least Infinity fans can save some cash by picking up Marvel Super Heroes through the right store: In exchange for pre-ordering the $74.99 Starter...

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Disney Infinity Toy Box Summit to challenge creators in August

For many of us, imagined adventures with toys are short-lived and typically concluded with 20-minute, WWE-esque brawls between TMNT's Raphael, G.I. Joe and Fashion Model Barbie. The more creative types among us have a knack for crafting tales from a box of ho-hum, mismatched toys, and we imagine...

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Disney Infinity 2.0 Collector's Edition exclusive to PlayStation

Want to SMASH it up as the Hulk in Disney Infinity 2.0? He and his fellow Avengers will appear in a special Collector's Edition that will be exclusive to PS4, Sony announced during their E3 2014 press conference. While Hulk and co. will be available for other platforms, grabbing the Collector's...

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Maleficent finally gets invited to something: Disney Infinity 2.0

Disney's drag-and-drop sandbox has cordially invited Maleficent to the next shindig in Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition. The announcement ties to this weekend's opening of Maleficent, a new fairytale film in which a horned Angelina Jolie puts at least one person to sleep. The villainous mistress that...

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Disney Infinity keeps Interactive division in a whole new profitable world

"To Disney Infinity and beyond!" must be the mantra at Disney Interactive, which enjoyed a second profitable quarter thanks to the game. Disney's Interactive division saw revenues increase 38 percent during the second quarter, with operating income of $14 million, compared to a $54 million loss...

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Disney Infinity 2.0 out in September, says official webcast

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes is soaring onto shelves in September, according to an official weekly webcast. At the 8:28 mark in the video, Executive Producer John Vignocchi says, "Definitely check out all the Avengers that are going to be part of the 2.0 edition of Disney Infinity out...

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Disney Infinity has sold more than 3 million starter packs

At an event revealing Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes, Disney announced it has sold more than 3 million units of the original Disney Infinity. Disney Interactive President Jimmy Pitaro noted that the Disney Infinity franchise has now netted "an estimated $500 million in global retail...

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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes coming this fall; PS4 and Xbox One joining the fight

Update: Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes will launch for previous generation systems as well as PS4 and Xbox One this fall. Watch the trailer above. Original Story: Live in Los Angeles, Disney has announced the next adventure for its popular Infinity franchise. Leveraging its Marvel...

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