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Epic Mickey 2 on PS3 supports Move, but no Kinect on Xbox

The first Epic Mickey made extensive use of the Wii Remote's pointer, to control the direction of Mickey's paint and thinner. The PS3 version of Epic Mickey 2 will use the PlayStation Move accessory to replicate that experience, though I was unable to see this functionality in my hands-on demo this...

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Rumor: Epic Mickey 2 coming to 3DS, along with 'classic' 2D game

Some kind of "presentation" of Epic Mickey 2 will occur next week, according to a tweet from France's Nintendo Magazine. Being a Nintendo magazine, the publication specifically highlights a 3DS version called "Power of Illusion" – a name that recalls classic Mickey games like World of...

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Warren Spector (note: not 'War Inspector') GDC Lifetime Achievement award video loosed

During GDC this year, Warren Spector was honored with the Lifetime Achievement award for ... uh ... his life, and Mega64 was there with an amazing video to celebrate as much. Starring Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, you'll find out that Spector's name isn't just a guise for his secret job as a "War...

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Warren Spector writing new monthly DuckTales comic

It may not be the DuckTales game he wants to make, but Warren Spector is getting the opportunity to write some stories in the DuckTales universe after all. BOOM! Studios revealed that the Epic Mickey designer has signed on to write an ongoing DuckTales comic series, in which he will most likely...

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Disney Interactive implements mass layoffs; status of Junction Point, Black Rock currently unknown

Beyond Disney Interactive's layoffs today at Junction Point and last week's closure of Propaganda Games, sources tell Joystiq that the division's job cuts go much deeper. We've been informed in this "first round" of layoffs that 250 people have been let go. Numerous attempts to obtain an...

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Source: Epic Mickey dev suffering layoffs

Despite a number six debut on December's NPD charts, Epic Mickey apparently can't save Junction Point Studios from post-launch staff cuts. Sources speaking with Joystiq confirm that Disney Interactive issued layoffs at the Warren Spector-helmed studio today, though exact numbers are unknown --...

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More Disney Epic Mickey easter eggs than you can handle

Though Epic Mickey is pretty obviously rife with Disney lore, there are likely some easter eggs you missed. Maybe the game's camera refused to point at them (sorry, couldn't help ourselves) or maybe you just aren't versed enough in Disneyology to spot them all. Fear not, as Topless Robot has a...

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Epic Mickey trailer recounts how Junction Point made the game so 'epic'

"What went into creating Epic Mickey," you ask? Wow, your timing is, like, impeccable -- we've got a new trailer that focuses on that very subject. Are you psychic? Quick: what color is our underwear?...

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New Era Cap releases Epic Mickey, Tron hats

New Era Cap, which makes the official Major League Baseball hats, has released its first hat design based on a video game: a fitted cap featuring Epic Mickey imagery. The $37 hat came out on November 30 alongside the Wii game, and is available from the company's website or its Flagship stores. ...

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Metareview: Disney Epic Mickey

Disney Epic Mickey has received no small amount of praise for receiving the kind of TLC rarely visited upon third-party Wii titles -- but did that attention actually translate over to, you know, becoming a good game? Or was that TLC simply wasted upon a mediocre platformer? More importantly, why do...

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