Disney Interactive has officially announced the closure of Junction Point Studios. Junction Point, known for the hit Epic Mickey series, was established by veteran game designer Warren Spector in 2005 and acquired by Disney in 2007. Spector, with a catalogue of game credits including Deus Ex and System Shock, left fans and family with a few parting words in an open letter on his Facebook account… [ Read More... ]
These days, selling 270,000 copies across multiple systems just isn’t enough. Disney has opted to close the game development studio Junction Point. Junction Point developed both Disney’s Epic Mickey and Epic Mickey 2.
Disney gave the following statement to Gamasutra..
It was with much sadness that we informed our teams today of changes to our Games organization, which include the closure of Junction Point Studios. These changes … [ Read More... ]
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two earned decent reviews upon its release back in November 2012. Epic Mickey 2 is available on WiiU, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Mac, and PC. It received praise for Epic Mickey 2‘s story and surprises, but got some negatives from its jumping mechanics and of course your ‘wonderful’ partner Oswald. However it sold 1 million fewer copies than … [ Read More... ]
As gamers, we all know that most movies based on video games tend to be pretty bad. And most movies about the subject of video games tend to be found in the bargain bin soon after (Grandma’s Boy). Wreck-It Ralph does a lot right and I can’t really find anything it does wrong. Funded by Disney… Directed by Rich Moore (The Simpsons, Futurama, The Critic) … [ Read More... ]