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EA Signs Exclusivity Deal With Disney To Make Star Wars Games
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We reported early last month that Disney shut down LucasArts and canceled all the games that the developer was working on. At the time, it was suggested that Disney would farm out future Star Wars games to outside publishers and …

Disney Pulls Out Of “High Risk” Countries Disney Pulls Out Of “High Risk” Countries
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Disney has given the order to cease production of their licensed items in what they call “high risk” countries; namely, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan. Bangladesh is the first to go, with the latter four losing factories by next …

Character Customization Coming To Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic was the subject of countless jokes and TORtantic memes last year after the game started to bleed subscribers. The MMO went free-to-play less than a year after launch, and now EA has to retain players …

Google Taps Donald And Daisy Duck For Cybersafety Education Google Taps Donald And Daisy Duck For Cybersafety Education

Google teamed up with industry associations and public and private partners, including Disney, apparently, to produce 300,000 copies of a special edition of Donald Duck magazine in Norway. The issue focuses on cybersafety, and features Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Huey, …

Mickey Mouse Returns To The Castle Of Illusion This Summer

Disney and Capcom made a lot of people happy at PAX East when they announced an HD remake of the NES classic Ducktales. Now Disney is reviving another classic platformer of ages past. Sega and Disney announced today that they’re …

Space Mountain Closed Over Safety Concerns
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Space Mountain is one of the most well-known attractions in the world, and is almost certainly the most famous in-the-dark roller coaster ever built. However, fans of the attraction will not be able to ride the Disneyland California version of …

Disney Layoffs to Expand to Studios, Consumer Products
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Earlier this week, The Walt Disney Company announced that it has closed down the LucasArts games studio and laid off a large number of employees. While layoffs and studio closings in the games industry have not been rare over the …

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels All Current Projects
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LucasArts, the game publisher and developer subsidiary of LucasFilm, was shut down today by its new overlords at Disney. The brand will remain as the company will look to licensing its crop of franchises out to other developers, but the …

Capcom Is Remaking The NES Classic DuckTales
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DuckTales is fondly remembered as one of the few licensed games that actually got it right. The perfect platforming and the amazing music have inspired countless gamers the world over. Now the classic is coming back and it looks better …

ABC Reportedly Working on a Live Streaming App ABC Reportedly Working on a Live Streaming App

ABC is reportedly working on a live streaming app that will be the first of its kind from any of the major U.S. broadcasters. According to the New York Times, the new app is currently in development. It would allow …

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Coming to PlayStation 3

Square Enix today announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMix will be coming to the PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe. The game will be released sometime “this fall,” but no specific date was given. The original Kingdom Hearts …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment

The last Google Chrome Experiment took us on a journey through the stars of our galaxy. Now Google is partnering with Disney to take users through the world of Sam Raimi’s upcoming film – Oz: The Great and Powerful. The …

Disney And Vevo Team Up On Family-Friendly Music Videos Disney And Vevo Team Up On Family-Friendly Music Videos

Disney and Vevo announced today that the two have teamed up on co-branded destinations on both Disney.com and Vevo. Disney will feature videos from VEVo’s catalog on Disney.com, and Disney will curate family-friendly music videos for Vevo. Presumably, the experience …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Disney Infinity Officially Announced, Sandbox Gameplay Revealed

Disney today officially revealed the details of its ambitious sandbox gameplay title Disney Infinity. The game, will supposedly allow players to create their own gameplay experience using the characters and props from Disney and Pixar movies. Disney Infinity will launch …

HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney

Another day, another battle in the content wars. This time, we can give the victory to HBO. HBO and Universal Pictures have announced an extension of their licensing deal which will make sure that Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ movies …

Wreck-It Ralph Hits Digital Download Services A Month Before The Blu-Ray/DVD Release

Who says that film studios are clinging to an outdated business model? Well, most us are, but some of the larger studios are starting to show some signs of progressiveness. Case in point – Disney will be releasing its best …

Wreck-It Ralph 2 Is All But Confirmed To Be In The Works

Have you seen Wreck-it Ralph yet? If you haven’t, you need to go out to the movies this weekend and see it. It’s by far the best animated film of the year. It captures the kind of Disney magic that’s …

Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal
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Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation …

Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016 Netflix Will Get Disney Films Inside Pay TV Window Starting in 2016
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Netflix has just inked a huge deal that will make it the exclusive source for some of the biggest movies around – Disney films. Netflix and the Walt Disney Company have announced a multi-year partnership that will bring new films …