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...]

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...]

Disney Channel characters Phineas and Ferb now greet guests of all ages at Disney’s Holllywood Studios


Characters Phineas  and Ferb  from the hit Disney Channel series “Phineas and Ferb” now greet guests of all ages in a new interactive meet-and-play experience at Disney’s Holllywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The characters appear near Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano in the theme park.Gene Duncan, photographer Related articlesComing Soon Phineas and Ferb - Across the Second Dimension Movie ( Disney's Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! ( … [Read more...]

America’s Olympic Gymnastics Star Nastia Liukin Talks About Competing in London 2012 Games, Dallas Mavericks Postseason Run


Reigning Olympic gold medal winner Nastia Liukin of the United States works with young gymnasts Friday during the ESPN RISE Girls Showcase at Walt Disney World and gives her most definitive remarks to date on defending her all-around title at the 2012 Olympics in London.Liukin, 21, gave instruction and encouragement to four Orlando-area gymnasts – including Clermont’s Olessia Dunaeva – at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney.Liukin, who trains in Plano, TX, also interacts with … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends 2011: Hyperspace Hoopla Review

This year's Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios had its ups and downs for my wife and I this year. One event we look forward to every year is the Hyperspace Hoopla, a Star Wars themed dance party, that involves characters from the entire Star Wars Universe competing in an intergalactic dance-off with a few funny skits and choreographed numbers.This year's version did not disappoint. The whole production value of the show was increased with the move from the Jedi Academy stage to … [Read more...]