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Sega releases Castle of Illusion E3 Trailer

by on Jun.15, 2013, under News

Sega has released a new trailer for their upcoming remake of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse.

The trailer confirms that the game is based on the Mega Drive / Genesis version of the game, but will also feature new levels.

It’ll be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Steam in the North American summer. So before the end of September, basically.

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Sega teases return of Castle of Illusion

by on Apr.13, 2013, under News

It would appear that, hot on the heels of the DuckTales remake, Sega and Disney are planning a remake of Castle of Illusion, one of Sega’s finest platformers from the early 1990s.

While no actual media for the game has been shown yet, Sega did put out the above teaser trailer, and the box art for the game has been leaked.

Expect to hear more from Sega on the project soon.

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Video Game Ad of the Day: Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse

by on Aug.12, 2012, under Video Game Ad of the Day

Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse is a platformer where each level is based around a classic Mickey Mouse cartoon released between 1928 and 1990. The game was later updated and brought to the PlayStation as Mickey’s Wild Adventure.

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Epic Mickey for 3DS plays tribute to Castle of Illusion

by on Apr.05, 2012, under News

Disney has confirmed development of Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion for Nintendo 3DS, which sees Mickey Mouse return once again to the Castle of Illusion in a homage to the classic Sega Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear title Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse.

The Castle of Illusion has fallen into the Cartoon Wasteland, an alternate world home to 80 years of obscure and forgotten Disney characters and theme-park attractions introduced in the first Epic Mickey game. Fans of the original title may recall the evil witch Mizrabel, who is back and using the Castle of Illusion to capture currently popular Disney characters and drain them of their ‘cartoon essence’ in an attempt to escape Wasteland.

Players reprise their role as Mickey Mouse, wielding his magic paint brush to draw and erase objects with paint and thinner respectively. The game also has a cool drawing and painting mechanic that lets you create rough versions of objects that magically transform into classic Disney style 2D illustrations. These can then be transformed into full color, fully rendered 3D visuals.

The game is being created by DreamRift (makers of the cult hit Monster Tale for DS) in collaboration with Disney Interactive’s Junction Point, and is scheduled for release alongside Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two later this year.

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