Tag Archive: epic mickey

Warren Spector’s lessons learned from Epic Mickey

Warren Spector has never been afraid to polarize gamers. He is, in many ways, the epitome of the “go big or go home” style of game making – and he’ll be the first… Continue reading

Metacritic taking a toll on game makers

During his lengthy career as a video game developer, Warren Spector has had his share of commercial hits and misses, but he’s rarely had a critical failure. His 2010 release Epic Mickey split… Continue reading

The Money Making Game #5: The Disney Situation

We certainly have no problem getting caught up in the fun of playing games, but the people who create them have their pocketbooks to worry about, too. In this column, finance expert and… Continue reading

Disney’s vidgame topper exits

Graham Hopper, who has guided Disney’s gaming division for the past eight years, is leaving the company. Hopper announced his departure via an internal email Monday afternoon saying “the time has come for… Continue reading

Disney loses its Interactive head

Steve Wadsworth, president of Disney’s Interactive Media Group – the division overseeing video games, online virtual worlds and the company’s mobile efforts – has resigned after an 11-year tenure with the company.  The… Continue reading

Disney becomes a player

While Disney might be one of the biggest forces in the film and television industries, it has always been something of an also-ran in the gaming world. Despite a deep catalog of characters… Continue reading

Epic Mickey gets a comic book

Disney’s reintroduction of Mickey Mouse to the video game world is expanding into other mediums. Beyond the work he is doing on “Epic Mickey,” developer Warren Spector is working on a comic book… Continue reading