Disney Infinity 3.0 News
News Warner Bros Resurrects Disney Infinity Studio Avalanche For Cars 3 Video Game
Back on track
Warner Bros has announced that it has purchased Avalanche Software, the studio which was shuttered by parent company Disney Interactive last year following the underperformance of its Disney Infinity franchise, which Avalanche developed. Warner Bros has succeeded in re-hiring many of the staffers which were let go last May, including...
News Star Wars Rogue One Toys Were In The Works For Disney Infinity
Ninja Theory was working on the game content
It's a little odd that we had a new Star Wars movie in 2016 but no video game to accompany it, but it has now been revealed that there were plans for interactive content based on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - the trouble is, it was attached to Disney Infinity 3.0, which had its plug pulled early last...
News Online Support is Being Cut For Disney Infinity
Looks like it didn't go to infinity and beyond
A couple months ago, it was announced that the ongoing Disney Infinity project is being shut down, its development studio shuttered, and that Disney is exiting the video game publishing business. Evidently, it was ultimately due to issues with turning profits from the overstock of unsold toys. It was...
News UK Toys-To-Life Market Slumps 12 Percent Year-On-Year
Revenue down despite the addition of Lego Dimensions
2015 was the biggest year yet for toys-to-life products in the UK, with £129m generated from such games and figurines. However, increased competition and flagging interest has forced some outlets to slash prices, so while these toys are still selling, the revenue generated by them has fallen by...
Rumour Details Emerge on Disney Infinity's Canned Future Plans and Cancellation
12-inch figurines were a possibility
No doubt many fans were disappointed by the recent news that the plug has been pulled on Disney Infinity. The ambitious toys to life project brought together numerous franchises from across the Disney portfolio and it seemed to be a moderate success, which made the sudden axing of the game all the more jarring...
News Disney Infinity Has Been Cancelled
Avalanche Software shuttered, as Disney steps away from game publishing
Several years ago, Disney launched the Disney Infinity initiative, a long-term project that aimed to incorporate all kinds of different Disney characters and IP under one video game property. Later on, this also saw the inclusion of characters from the Marvel universe and the...
News No Disney Infinity 4.0 In 2016, But Support For 3.0 Will Continue Via New Play Sets
"We've heard your requests to extend the life of our Starter Packs"
Disney Infinity won't be getting another sequel this year, but the existing Disney Infinity 3.0 will continue to get support in the form of new play set packs. In an official statement, the team behind the series said it had listened to fan feedback before making the decision: We...
News A Play Set Based on The Force Awakens is Coming to Disney Infinity 3.0 on 18th December
Also, a couple new figures and a Power Disc pack
The next installment in the Star Wars Franchise is mere weeks away from release and it's already poised to smash box office records. Indeed, it already has broken records in pre-order sales alone, with sites such as Fandango and Movietickets actually crashing when the tickets were put on sale. It's no...
Rumour Vision May be Coming to Disney Infinity 3.0
Suddenly, everything's 20/20
The toys to life concept is certainly nothing new today, with the rather cleverly disguised DLC causing wallets around the world to cry out in despair when each new wave of figures comes out. Disney Infinity wasn't the first to jump on this bandwagon, but you could very much argue that it's been the strongest competitor,...
News Dinosaurs and New Playable Characters Are Now Available for Disney Infinity 3.0
Disney Infinity 3.0 has been out for a while now and is arguably the best version of the game, yet. Most notably adding material from the Star Wars universe, it certainly isn't lacking interesting things to do and will doubtless be a favorite Christmas game for gamers both young and old. Of course, the game is an ongoing project, with new...
News Super Mario Maker Grabs Sixth Place in NPD US Results and Boosts Wii U System Sales By Over 100%
Over half a million Super Mario Maker sales in the US so far
Though a little later than normal this month, we finally have the NPD US sales for September; though these only represent physical retail sales of new games, they provide an idea of what's performing well in the US market. The big release from Nintendo's perspective was, of course, Super...
News Disney Infinity 3.0's Toy Box Mode Offers Blatant Splatoon Clone
Squid Wars is "Inky fun"
One of the most appealing aspects of Disney Infinity 3.0 is the Toy Box mode, which allows you to create games of your own. To illustrate the power of this mode, the developers behind the game have created a workable version of Splatoon named Squid Wars - and is currently promoting this downloadable offering via Twitter...
News Devil's Third Fails to Hit UK Top 40 in Poor Week for Nintendo Titles
A low point
We suspect that most Nintendo fans in the UK would acknowledge that the company's having a tough time in the country. Splatoon has been an exception in holding its own this summer along with a couple of other evergreen games, and the 3DS remains popular, but in the overall picture the big N is struggling in this particular market. This...
Nintendo Download 27th August (Europe)
Devil's Third! Microtransactions! Senran Kagura! Q.U.B.E! More!
The beginning of another week brings us the European Nintendo Download Update details, with this entry bringing some major releases. We have a much anticipated FPS action game on Wii U, along with a toys-to-life option and some tempting downloads, while the 3DS brings the latest Senran...
News Disney Infinity 3.0 Goes Big With Star Wars Content in Latest Trailer
The nostalgia is strong with this one
In the next month or so we'll have the battle of toys-to-life. Along with Skylanders SuperChargers and LEGO Dimensions we'll have Disney Infinity 3.0; it's going to be a hugely competitive - and expensive - battleground, and a particularly important one for Disney in light of momentum being lost with Infinity...
Video Here Are The Features In The Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box
Now includes farming!
In preparation for the North American release of Disney Infinity 3.0 on 30th August, Disney Interactive has released a trailer showcasing the new features and toys in the Toy Box 3.0. One of the highlights includes the addition of farming, where players can feed, clothe, and nurture townspeople sidekicks and then put them to...
News Disney Infinity Sales Struggling To Maintain Momentum
Disney Interactive revenue falls by $58 million
Prior to more recent releases such as Nintendo’s amiibo line, and even the upcoming heavy hitter, LEGO Dimensions, the toys-to-life category has been dominated by Activision’s Skylanders and the Disney Infinity play sets. With market saturation in the toys-to-life category now at an all-time high,...
News Vote For The Next Character To Appear In Disney Infinity
Twenty fan-favourites to select from
Before LEGO Dimensions and amiibo came along, the toys-to-life category was predominantly occupied by Skylanders and Disney Infinity. With both of these series evolving at a rapid rate over the past number of years; it appears Disney has raised the stakes once again, with news fans will be able to vote for a...
News We Could See Some Cult Lucasfilm Properties Coming To Disney Infinity In The Future
Nothing is off the table, apparently
Disney Infinity will be hitting its third iteration this year and has already covered an incredible amount of ground when it comes to using famous Disney and Lucasfilm IP. We've already seen the likes of The Avengers, Frozen, Toy Story, Cars and much more besides in the Disney Infinity universe, and this year...
News Disney Infinity Producer Brands amiibo Stock Shortages "Irresponsible And Rude"
Says the same mistake won't happen with its own range of Star Wars figures
Nintendo's stock problems with its amiibo range are well documented, with demand vastly outstripping supply on many of the more desirable figures and fans being forced to pay way over the odds on the secondary market in order to complete their collections. Heck, we've even...
News That's No Moon, It's The Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Rise Against The Empire Play Set
The Force is strong in these fresh assets
Disney has just revealed another play set for the forthcoming Disney Infinity 3.0, and this time around it's based on everyone's favourite Star Wars trilogy - the original one. The Star Wars Rise Against the Empire Play Set takes key moments from Episodes IV to VII, placing you in the shoes of Luke...
Hands On Disney Infinity 3.0's Twilight Of The Republic Brings The Star Wars Saga To Wii U
The Force is strong in this one
After much anticipation we finally got our hands on the Star Wars levels in Disney Infinity 3.0 in London last week. There's a little time before launch still but the headline here is that things feel very polished and locked down already - we came away very impressed. Having had a play with the Toy Box game-creator...
Hands On Disney Infinity Toy Box 3.0 Brings A Fresh Mario Kart Rival To Wii U
Sumo Digital works its magic once more
Getting hands-on with the Toy Box for Disney Infinity 3.0 was more than a little interesting, not least because of the Star Wars content and characters therein. At an event in London yesterday we had a chance to experiment with the new game creator as well as try both the Toy Box Takeover adventure and Toy Box...
News Disney Infinity 3.0 is Announced With Star Wars, Marvel and Inside Out, Confirmed for Wii U
We break down the major details
Disney Infinity 3.0 has been announced and features play-sets and characters from every Star Wars movie, alongside improved cross-franchise compatibility and play-sets for Inside Out and Marvel. With a strong announcement from Lego Dimensions and expected news on the next Skylanders game, this is an impressive...