Author Archives: Jesse DeRosa

VIDEO: Beauty and the Beast Grosses Over $1 Billion Worldwide

Disney’s latest live-action remake has officially crossed the $1 billion mark globally at the box office, making it 2017’s biggest release thus far. Not only is Beauty and the Beast 2017’s biggest movie, it’s also the highest grossing live-action musical of all time. To celebrate this achievement, Disney has put together a video showcasing the... Continue Reading

VIDEO: ‘Cars 3: Driven to Win’ Releasing This Summer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the upcoming Avalanche Software produced game, Cars 3: Driven to Win will release on June 13, the same day that DisneyPixar’s Cars 3 hits theaters. The new game takes place immediately after the events of the movie and features an all-new story with both old and new characters. In... Continue Reading

Insomniac’s Spider-Man Game Might Release in 2017

Although Insomniac’s upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man game may not have an official title yet, it has been reported that the game will release later this year. Reddit user GamingSince95 managed to capture this clip from a livestream yesterday, where Marvel vice president, Ryan Penagos stated that “there’s more on the horizon for 2017, like... Continue Reading

Club Penguin Island Launches Today

Today Disney has launched their new subscription-based game, Club Penguin Island. Earlier this week the legacy game shut down for good, and now players can embark on the future of Club Penguin. All the activities one would expect are still around in this new game, including customizing characters, sharing food, playing games, and the list... Continue Reading

Disney Executives Show Off New Technologies in Audio-Animatronics

Disney executives from a variety of fields held a panel at the 2017 South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, and discussed how emerging technologies will help the company to innovate and break new ground in storytelling. Disney Imagineering R&D executive Jon Snoddy, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media senior vice president Mike White, and Disney... Continue Reading

Disney Mobile Apps Get ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Makeover

To celebrate the upcoming release of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, Disney is updating some of their most popular mobile apps with new content. The updates have already begun to roll out with Disney Crossy Road and Disney Story Central. In Disney Crossy Road choose a character from the movie such as Belle or... Continue Reading

Circle With Disney Now Supports Amazon’s Alexa and More

Circle With Disney is rolling out a handful of new features, including Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa, making it a more powerful parental control device for families. Known simply as Circle Connections, these updates and features will begin to come out over the course of the year. With this new system, parents will be able to... Continue Reading

REMINDER: Disney Infinity Servers Shut Down Today

This Friday marks the end of an era for many fans of the cancelled Disney Infinity series. On March 3, the servers for all three Disney Infinity games will officially be shut down for good, making players unable to access and download Toy Boxes from the Community Content servers. We have known about this closure... Continue Reading

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