‘Star Wars Kinect’ Videogame for X-Box 360 Video from E3

Here are a couple of videos showcasing the new "Star Wars Kinect" videogame from Lucasarts for the X-Box 360 debuting at this week's E3 trade show. The footage looks great and is expected to hit shelves in 2012. At this time the game is exclusive to the X-Box. Let's hope there are plans to work some cool videogames using this type of gameplay mechanic for the Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3 platforms.For ongoing news about Star Wars and Disney games from 2011's E3 visit … [Read more...]

Big round of layoffs at Disney news week

A person familiar with the matter says The Walt Disney Co. is preparing to lay off under 5 percent of the employees at its studio, or up to about 250 people, next week.Most of the people work in home video distribution, which was merged with the theatrical distribution division late last year, the person said.DVD sales have been plunging industrywide and the studio is looking to cut costs.The person was not authorized to speak publicly since the affected employees won't be told … [Read more...]

Microsoft Kinect Disneyland and Disney World on the way


Big news out of E3 yesterday:So it seems that Microsoft and Disney are pairing up for some new games on the Kinect for the Xbox 360. For those of us like myself who have never been to Disneyland Microsoft is going to make our wish come true. Same thing holds true for those who have never experienced the magic of Walt Disney World.Disney has purchased the following domain names in preparation of their partnership:Kinect Disneyland Kinect Disney World Kinect Disneyland … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends Discounts

Save up to $700 Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios this year will have the opening of Star Tours II - The Adventures Continue. Stay close to the action so you can ride all 54 possible adventures, meet the celebrities from the Star Wars films, and take part in all the extras that make up Star Wars Weekends.Walk or take a short boat ride from Disney's Yacht Club or Disney's Boardwalk Inn Deluxe Resorts to Disney's Star Tours Weekends. We are offering these rooms at 45% off … [Read more...]

Disney gives us a Peek behind the Fantasyland Wall

Soon fans of all ages will have the opportunity to take a trip through the world of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Enchanted Tales with Belle storybook adventure, which is currently under construction as part of the Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom Park.Walt Disney Imagineering is currently building Maurice’s workshop, which will serve as scene one of the experience. The workshop, which is modeled after a French cottage, will be surrounded by a wishing well, footbridges and lush … [Read more...]