Praise the sun!  Sega has announced that its classic Genesis/Mega Drive Disney platformer, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, will receive generous lashings of HD paint when it gets re-released on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 sometime this summer. The remake of the 1990 classic, which will be a downloadable-only effort for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC, is being handled by Sega Studios Australia who will be working alongside [...]

Well, this isn’t exactly good news is it? Disney has today confirmed that it has ceased all development at Lucasarts, placing Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault in limbo, while the house that Mickey built seeks to embrace a licensing-based business model for their intellectual property.

I never, in a million years, would have guessed that this would have been announced at PAX East, but I am absolutely glad that it has been. Double Dragon Neon and Mighty Switch Force developer WayForward is remaking the classic Disney NES platformer Duck Tales, with Capcom handling publishing duties. The game is due to be released this summer for PSN, XBLA and will also arrive on the Wii U [...]

Square-Enix has literally just confirmed that their Kingdom Hearts HD package, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX is coming to European, PAL and North American territories on the PS3 sometime this autumn/fall. Catch the official Square-Enix blog post on the matter after the break!

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It was only a matter of time until somebody else saw how much paper Activision‘s insanely successful Skylanders IP was making. And so here we are, with Disney hoping to carve themselves a piece of that very lucrative pie with their own cross-medium, parental financial guilt-trip, titled Disney Infinity. We’ve got more, including an announcement trailer, after the break.

Here’s a nice little Yuletide present for all of us Kingdom Hearts fans from Square-Enix this Christmas; the company has released the Jump Festa trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix. We’ve got it for you after the break and, well, in the wake of so many disappointing HD updates, I’ve sort of forgotten how good a true HD update to a classic PS2-era title can really look. Not anymore.  Check the trailer [...]

Now here’s a worthy cause to get behind; if you buy Disney Fairies: Lost and Found for 69p from the Apple App Store for iOS, Disney will donate £1 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (only until 25th Dec). We’ve got more details on this after the break.  Check it out.

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Right, now I know this isn’t strictly gaming news material, but to heck with that. Disney have today confirmed that they now own the house that Star Wars built, Lucasfilm.  The price? A cool four billion bucks. There’s more on this face-shattering announcement after the break:

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With the news of Epic Mickey 2 barely in the dust, the announcement of another Epic Mickey game seemed far off. But a 3DS sequel to the classic Genesis game Castle of Illusion, titled Epic Mickey: The Power of Illusion has also been announced. Developed by Dreamrift, this game will be a platformer with hand-drawn art. Look for it around the same time the console Epic Mickeys come out.

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Thanks to a Tweet by Geoff Keighley, it’s been confirmed that Disney Epic Mickey 2 is real. It has been confirmed to be a co-op third person game featuring both Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. The co-op is drop in/drop out. Oh, one more thing…it’s a musical.