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Disney Universe
Disney Announces Disney Universe, Coming Fall 2011
Written Thursday, May 26, 2011 By Dan Webb
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Disney today announced their latest venture into the video game world, Disney Universe, which puts problem solving and team play at the forefront with its multiplayer orientated action-adventure stylings.

For the first time ever, Disney and Pixar will combine to create a rich action-adventure title where players can suit up in iconic costumes, defeat enemies, explore Disney and Pixar inspired worlds – both from animated and live-action films – and face “legendary challenges” – so getting Sulley from Monster’s Inc into a tutu then?

With Alice (Alice in Wonderland), Mike (Monster’s Inc), TRON (TRON) and Stitch (Lilo & Stitch) costumes already confirmed, Disney Universe is set to be a Disney fan’s wildest dream. Team up with four friends to solve puzzles, defeat enemies and compete for high-scores in a land where mischief, madness and mayhem reign free.

Players will select a character-based costume, with each costume offering a specific tool that changes and grows in power as players adventure through the game, according to the press release. Each of the game’s six worlds will have objectives and missions that follow the Disney and Pixar movie storylines too.

Disney are already promising post launch support as well, including additional worlds, costumes and more. Could this be the current generation Kingdom of Hearts we’re all after? We’ll find out this fall.

Disney Universe is slated for a release in fall 2011. In the meantime, check out the debut screens and announcement trailer below.




 
 

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Comment #1 by AnCafe14
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:00:38 AM
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Little Big Disney Planet?

 
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Comment #2 by AngelsDontKill6
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:02:10 AM
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Hahaha sounds pretty cool actually, who doesn't love Disney movies?

 
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Comment #3 by SSJ4_Haruhi
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:04:45 AM
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This has definitely taken my interest. :)

 
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Comment #4 by ENAYSOFT
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:06:35 AM
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Disney should just stay out of games and keep their (mostly archaic) characters to theme parks and cartoons.

 
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Comment #5 by OstKakan
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:09:16 AM
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@1 Exactly what I thought... Disney's version of LBP?

 
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Comment #6 by archchimaira
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:17:17 AM
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@4 good thing you said mostly, i was about to throw some "tron" in your face!!

 
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Comment #7 by gingerjewfairy
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:18:03 AM
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@1 and @5 same here moment i saw it i was like erm......hello little big planet disney! :L

 
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Comment #8 by trophiehunter
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:20:59 AM
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will this be like dcuo where you pay a monthly fee or a retail game?

 
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Comment #9 by XBOTS SUZORX
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:22:04 AM
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no thanks too juvenile

 
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Comment #10 by rupeeboo
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:22:56 AM
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Probs because Disney had some costumes and Pirates of the Caribbean with Little Big Planet that they realized there was something to it.

 
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Comment #11 by Shido
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:41:52 AM
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looks good to me , I just dont like teh obvious rip off of LBP .

 
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Comment #12 by TastyHalloween
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:59:18 AM
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I'm not sure this is a rip off of lbp like people seem to be saying,if anything this seems like Disney's take on Costume Quest. You, in costumes, doing things. LBP is about creating levels. And I have to admit, that made me giggle. I'm now excited about this. Favorite part is the one in teh stitch costume gets the key and starts using it to beat on chest. *giggles and falls out of the chair*

 
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Comment #13 by yared02
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:08:06 AM
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It looks just like adding ModNation Racers to LBP...

 
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Comment #14 by solo013
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:18:11 AM
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How can blatantly ripping off LittleBigPlanet be legal?

 
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Comment #15 by tridragonNL
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:22:54 AM
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looks also like the new ratchet all 4 one game

 
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Comment #16 by Lara Soft
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:38:17 AM
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it looks like a damn LBP rip off for sure. however.. it's disney "characters" in disney worlds filled with puzzles and action. already sold. #cantwait

 
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Comment #17 by weephilymcvey
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:45:13 AM
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looks shit shuda been so much better i mean costumes, come on fuk that shit

 
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Comment #18 by SilverGriever
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:47:33 AM
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@1 @5 @7
More like Little big ripoff!!!

 
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Comment #19 by ptr362
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:54:58 AM
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@15, I agree. I was about to the level design in the screen shots makes me think of Ratchet & Clank.

 
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Comment #20 by XtremeTornado
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 11:55:10 AM
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How can this be a rip-off of little big planet???? You don't create anything just change costumes to solve puzzles, collect things and "fight" bad guys, how did anyone get anything from LBP from that.... Jeez, people need to learn to read or watch the videos more carefully.

#12 hit the nail on the head by saying it looks more like costume quest, now it can be said it's a rip-off of something....

 
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Comment #21 by archchimaira
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:10:57 PM
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@20 i think they were talking about the look of it, in which case its undeniable the similarities. but then again, how else to you give a cute feel to a videogame without making tiny bodies with over sized heads and ridiculous costumes?

 
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Comment #22 by Aboelsas
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:20:36 PM
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looks nice i love Disney Movies who said i can't love their games !!

 
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Comment #23 by Staman
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:21:02 PM
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I think its gonna be a zelda four swords / kingdom hearts mix up ...haha

 
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Comment #24 by TastyHalloween
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:25:56 PM
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@21, there's been quite a few games that done big heads and such. Costume quest was like that. I think just most people are focusing on the "we wear costumes!" instead of the "costume actually do something other than give us something to wear". People need to read more and post less, just mho

 
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Comment #25 by joeyc138
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:37:54 PM
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+1 Interest

I love Disney and will be keeping an eye on this.

 
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Comment #26 by archchimaira
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:40:29 PM
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@24 yeah thats what i was saying, so many games have that same look so really its not a copy of LBP but moreso just an already established technique to make games look adorable.

 
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Comment #27 by WoodyP
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:45:37 PM
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It's not LittleBigPlanet ripoff, You cannot play online, cannot create levels, cannot share levels… It's just Di$ney ! And they cancelled Split/Second 2 for that ???

 
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Comment #28 by aaron123111
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 12:51:52 PM
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I wantt it!! And yeah I'm 21 lol and what?

 
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Comment #29 by ItIsKimpan
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 01:11:35 PM
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HAKUNA MATATA! Besides, LOL!

 
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Comment #30 by Genshrooms
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 01:45:51 PM
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Sniff sniff,
I smell an easy platinum

 
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Comment #31 by Bucket
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 02:02:52 PM
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The news only mention four confirmed costumes, yet there are clearly others like Pumba and Nemo in the screenshots xD

Also, "Kingdom of Hearts". Of :P?

 
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Comment #32 by aaron123111
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 02:21:45 PM
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@31 . I only see 4

 
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Comment #33 by FatalKrouzer
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 02:43:12 PM
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OMG I love it.


Ending reminded me of the Hangover 2.

 
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Comment #34 by DialgaMarine
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 03:34:33 PM
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Lol, what a bunch of unoriginal failures. Disney has never once made a good video game, and now they have to ripoff of Little Big Planet? Lol!

 
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Comment #35 by The Fallen Darkness
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 04:06:22 PM
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is it me or does this look like LBP?
....oh wait

 
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Comment #36 by Rafie
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 04:48:07 PM
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I'm copping this. I'm 29 and still love Disney and more than likely always will.

 
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Comment #37 by ryandavison
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 07:07:15 PM
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If the game is as comical as that trailer, then I'm definitely getting it. If this is what they canceled split/second 2 for, I say good, this game looks mint.

 
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Comment #38 by osakamitsu
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 09:17:00 PM
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you people dont know this is a little big planet ripoff yet. ::rolls eyes::

 
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Comment #39 by Delta_Dave13
Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 10:21:51 PM
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@34 have you played the disney games on the older consoles? Master system, mega drive, super nintendo?

They were pretty good platforming games. Its only the next generation disney has failed at. Probably because the price point of a ps3 is a bit rich for a little kid. Games like these fair better on the wii.

But seriously play those old games, they are pretty sweet.

Boo yah!

 
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Comment #40 by AnCafe14
Friday, May 27, 2011 @ 10:17:02 AM
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@20 Yeah I just think it looks like LBP. Obviously its not a rip off because it isn't side scroll. However the similarities are undeniable. I didn't say it was wrong or anything, just thought it was funny.

 
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Comment #41 by Bucket
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 05:01:51 PM
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@32: Read the news & watch the video, then compare to the screenshots. You'll notice more than 4 :)
@38: You're silly if you think you're the only one who has noticed similiarities xD


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US October 25, 2011
Europe October 28, 2011

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ESRB: Everyone 10+
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