Tag: Junction Point

  • Video A Look At Project Goliath, An Ambitious Wii Platformer With A Tragic History

    Unseen64 unearths another canned project

    Junction Point is an interesting studio; headed by industry legend Warren Spector, the company produced the excellent Epic Mickey during the height of the Wii, which gained praise and commercial success. Sadly, it stumbled with the sequel and the studio was promptly shuttered by Disney. Had Junction Point...

  • News ​Warren Spector Reminisces About the Development of the Epic Mickey Series

    Learn how the series came together

    Disney Epic Mickey could be argued as being something of a letdown on the Wii. After an initial reveal showcasing remarkably dark concept art and promising a dynamic and choice-driven narrative, many saw it as a bold and promising new direction to take Disney's famous mouse. The resultant game, and its sequel for...

  • News Disney Epic Mickey 2 to Brush with Europe in September

    What a lucky rabbit

    Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is the game on everyone's lips at the moment, and according to Junction Point top dog Warren Spector we'll only have six months to wait to play Mickey's Wii sequel. Nintendo Master — the same site that tipped the Disney Epic Mickey 2 press event — rep

  • News Disney Epic Mickey 2 is Built For Wii

    Not a weak port

    The not-at-all shocking announcement of Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two came with the even less surprising revelation the game's heading to PS3 and Xbox 360 too, leading some to worry Wii owners would get a weak port of the HD versions. Thankfully that's not the case. Junction Point supremo Warren Spector has confirmed his...

  • News Surprise! Disney Announces Epic Mickey 2 for Wii

    Never saw it coming

    After months of speculation, Junction Point's Warren Spector has revealed Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. Coming to Wii as well as PS3 and Xbox 360, the sequel is described as a 'musical', with characters regularly bursting into song. There's co-op play between Mickey and long-lost Disney character Oswald the Lucky...

  • News Junction Point Holding "Epic" Event on 27th March

    What could it be?!

    After months of speculation, rumour and cat-out-of-bag-letting, it seems Junction Point is finally ready to lift the lid on Disney Epic Mickey 2. The developer has scheduled a press event for 27th March, saying nothing more than it will reveal an "epic project". Late last year a Disney newsletter mentioned Epic Mickey 2,...

  • News Disney Newsletter Accidentally Outs Epic Mickey 2

    It's bound to happen

    Rumours of a sequel to Disney Epic Mickey continue to swirl around the Internet like paint in a pot, with a Disney newsletter seemingly outing the game before its official announcement. The email mentions a brand new Epic Mickey 2 in development for Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with a release set for fall 2012: Disney Epic...

  • News Wow, Disney Epic Mickey Sold 1.3m Copies in North America

    Good start for the mouse

    It may have divided players and critics, but Disney Epic Mickey did the business at the cash registers, shifting 1.3 million copies across North America in December. According to figures from the NPD Group, the game was the sixth best-selling title across all formats last month, just behind Donkey Kong Country Returns...

  • News Warren Spector Defends Mickey's Maligned Camera System

    Everybody makes mistakes

    Junction Point's Disney Epic Mickey is finally out and racking up some favourable reviews, but one bugbear appears in the majority of reviews: the camera system, which has drawn the criticism of many. Not studio head Warren Spector, though: he's proud of his team's accomplishment. Speaking to Eurogamer, Spector claims: It...

  • News Disney Epic Mickey Music "Will Make You Cry" says Warren Spector

    But it'll make you smile too

    It's not long until you can see if Disney Epic Mickey lives up to the promise of its title, and this latest behind-the-scenes video might sway you one way or the other as it discusses the game's musical score. Composed by Jim Dooley, the man behind countless scores including The Simpsons Movie and Madagascar, has created...

  • News More Epic Mickey Details: Inspired by Mario and Zelda

    Also includes a dash of Okami and a pinch of Deus Ex

    Epic Mickey was announced back in November but information has been a bit scarce until now. Game Informer had an in-depth preview in the US but details were for their readers' eyes only, but the UK's Official Nintendo Magazine recently got a chance to look at this game and kindly shared their thoughts. Warren Spector is a big Disney fan, but as..