A EULOGY FOR DISNEY INFINITY ONE YEAR LATER

May 10, 2016. It was on this date last year that it was announced that the toys-to-life game, Disney Infinity, a mega project that merged brands from across the Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel Universes into one game where users could create worlds limited only by their own imagination was coming to an end. The following…

ON DISNEY BRANDS COMING TO LEGO DIMENSIONS: WARNER BROS. IS WORKING ON IT

For fans of toys-to-life games and Disney Infinity, the death of the platform is still being felt months later, especially with folks like Infinity Inquirer, Infiniteer Adventures and Kotaku revealing all of the wonderful things that were in the works for the remainder of 3.0 and beyond. Those who love brands like Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel can take some comfort that another toys-to-life…

GOTG VOLUME 2, THOR: RAGNAROK, AND 12-INCH FIGURES ARE SOME OF THE THINGS WE SADLY WON’T SEE FROM DISNEY INFINITY

If the cancellation of Disney Infinity was opening a wound; This latest news is throwing salt on it. Kotaku’s Patrick Klepek dug deep into what exactly led to the closure of Disney Infinity and uncovered a lot of ambitious plans for the game that unfortunately we’ll now never get to see. Had Disney Infinity continued, this fall we would have seen…

WHY DISNEY INFINITY FAILED AND HOW DISNEY CAN STILL HAVE A PRESENCE IN THE TOYS TO LIFE MARKET

This week’s news about the termination of Disney Infinity and the closure of internal Disney Interactive studio Avalanche Software resulting in the loss of three hundred jobs was nothing but tragic. As someone who may have loved the actual toys of Infinity over the game itself, it’s still sad to hear that hundreds of people who were very passionate about…

R.I.P DISNEY INFINITY 2013-2016

In a shocking, sad, and out of nowhere turn of events, Disney has decided to close down its Disney Infinity division, effective June. The axing of the division also spells the end for Infinity developer Avalanche software. From Disney: By now you may have heard the news that we have made the difficult decision to discontinue production of Disney Infinity. From the beginning, Disney Infinity was built for…

IS IT REALLY THAT GOOD? STAR WARS: SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE (NINTENDO 64)

1996. Nineteen years before The Force Awakens, three years before the start of the dreaded “prequel trilogy” and even before the slippery slope of remasters where the phrase “Greedo shot first” got its origin. In 1996 Lucasfilm set to expand the Star Wars canon with a multimedia project that would span a novel, a comic book series, and…

NEW MARVEL CHARACTERS HEADED TO DISNEY INFINITY 3.0?

May the 4th has come and gone and today the third iteration of Disney Infinity has officially been announced which as many had guessed is heavily Star Wars themed. More details are expected to come in this months issue of Game Informer, but one interesting take away from the cover is the inclusion of some…