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Epic Mickey 2 mouses around on Vita June 18

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two charges onto Vita in a few weeks time. SCE America announced a release date of June 18 this morning. The Vita port of the co-op game is also confirmed for Europe, although that remains undated for now. SCE America says the Vita version, being handled by...

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Disney Interactive down $54 million in Q2

By the end of the second quarter of its fiscal year, Disney Interactive was once again the media conglomerate's only unprofitable sector, reporting a $54 million operating income (read: pre-tax) loss for the three month period ending March 31, 2013. This is, however, a 22 percent year-over-year...

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Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two life-to-date sales 529K in US

Disney's multiplatform Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two sold 529,000 units over November and December of 2012 in the United States, according to new data provided by the NPD group. Joystiq was also informed that sales of Epic Mickey 2, plus Nintendo 3DS title Disney Epic Mickey: The Power of...

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Rumor: Disney shutters Epic Mickey developer Junction Point

Warren Spector's Junction Point studio has reportedly been shut down by Disney. The word comes from Austin-neighbor Roberts Space Industries, who tweeted, "Second 21 gun salute for a studio in 7 days. Fare-the-well Junction Point! We hope that you all find new studios soon!" We've reached out to...

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Report: Epic Mickey 2 sold 270K copies in North America last year

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two reportedly sold 270,000 copies in North America by the end of last year, around a million fewer than its Wii-only predecessor in roughly the same amount of time post-release. That's according to the LA Times, which reports it learned the figure from a person with...

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Disney Epic Mickey 2 - The Power of Two review: Of mice and meh

Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! When an earthquake rattles the denizens of Wasteland, a melancholic dumping ground for Disney creations long forgotten, the Mad Doctor emerges with evil mustache intact – but a nicer public act. He's changed his tune,...

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Epic Mickey 2 trailer shows another messy way to enter magical worlds

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two teaches players about Disney history, friendship and how fun it is to throw paint around your parent's house. Remember kids, popular fantasy teaches us to enter magic worlds by crawling in a wardrobe, following large strangers, or throwing paint everywhere....

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Spector still wants Epic Mickey HD, needs your help

Warren Spector, long-term industry survivor and creative director of Disney's Junction Point Studios, still wants to do a high definition version of Wii-exclusive Epic Mickey for other consoles. "It's been about four or five days since I've asked to get that project greenlit. It's not my call to...

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Epic Mickey 2 dev diary illustrates the power of characters

Oswald isn't just a lucky rabbit in Epic Mickey 2 – he owns one of the best inventions we've ever seen, a remote control that turns foe into friend. If only we had that back in middle school! We could've avoided so many swirlies....

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Disney Interactive is only division running at a loss

The Walt Disney Company saw the largest earnings in the company's history for the quarter ending June 30, which is all sunshine and lollipops until you get down to the interactive (games) division. A year after gutting nearly all its core projects – and shuttering all core studios except...

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