E3 2014: Bring on the Games (Part 1)

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So E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) 2014 has come and gone, leaving in its wake initial impressions of everything new and upcoming in the world of video games. All the major console companies had their usual gigantic booths displaying the latest in hardware and software… …and of course, no shortage of avid gamers enjoying the various … Continue reading "E3 2014: Bring on the Games (Part 1)"
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Disney-themed ideas for Father’s Day gifts kids can make at home

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Father's Day is just around the corner, which means moms of young children everywhere might be scrambling to finish those homemade gifts featuring handprints and footprints or kids' artwork. We all cherish those, to be sure. But if you're looking for some new ideas for crafts -- especially those with a Disney theme -- let me offer some easy and inexpensive ideas that can be completed in time for Sunday's celebration.
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Disney Infinity 2.0: Here Come the Avengers!

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This week Disney Infinity held an event introducing their next generation of the popular Disney Infinity video game, Disney Infinity 2.0, and some of the new characters, notably Marvel Cinematic Universe’s The Avengers. During the presentation, hosted by Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD star Clark Gregg, various details of “Phase Two,” were shown and described. Among … Continue reading "Disney Infinity 2.0: Here Come the Avengers!"
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Tips for using your Walt Disney World MagicBand with Disney Infinity game

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Disney Infinity fans have known since the game system launched that if they receive and use a MagicBand, they can unlock special theme park content once they get home. With the rollout this week of MagicBands to day guests — meaning everyone has access to the RFID bracelets — I thought it might be a … Continue reading "Tips for using your Walt Disney World MagicBand with Disney Infinity game"
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Disney Infinity’s new characters for the holidays will please both boys and girls

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For many Disney Infinity fans, this weekend just might be more exciting than Black Friday. Don't expect to skip the lines, though, unless you pre-ordered the gaming merchandise being released soon. Several eagerly anticipated pieces are being released, including the first official Disney Princess character and several other popular female figures. Today, players can purchase Rapunzel from "Tangled" (a Wal-Mart exclusive) and Ralph from "Wreck-It Ralph" (a Best Buy exclusive). On Sunday, everyone's favorite computer-game glitch, Vanellope von Schweetz, will be released only at Target. And on Tuesday, the day before "Frozen" hits theaters, a toy pack with the movie's characters, Anna and Elsa, and two related power discs will be available in stores.
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Test drive Disney Infinity at Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney this weekend

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Creativity comes in many forms, and some might speak to youngsters a little more readily. Thankfully for kids who will be at Walt Disney World's signature art festival this weekend, a video game will part of the artistic creations on display as Disney Interactive again has a presence at the Festival of the Masters. The event begins Friday at Downtown Disney. The gaming division of The Walt Disney Company will offer guests the opportunity to play Disney Infinity at its booth at the festival. If you're on the fence about whether to buy the game for a holiday gift, this is your opportunity to take it for a test drive.
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Disney Infinity on sale today with free gift at Downtown Disney

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Those of you who have been counting the days -- um, minutes -- until the release of Disney Interactive's new gaming system Disney Infinity know that Sunday is the day when it goes on sale nationally. But guests at Walt Disney World can pick up the starter kit two days early and get a free character piece with the purchase. Today, a gaming booth is set up at Once Upon a Toy store at the Downtown Disney Marketplace. From 4 to 9 p.m., guests can play Disney Infinity with creators of the game. (However, Disney Infinity will be available for purchase at the store when it opens.)
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Disney Interactive Announces D23 Expo Storytelling

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DISNEY INTERACTIVE INVITES FANS TO PLAY, DISCOVER, AND EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING AT DISNEY’S D23 EXPO, AUGUST 9-11, 2013 Division to offer sneak peek at un-announced projects, including Arena presentation with exclusive performances, reveals and D23 Disney Infinity giveaway July 12, 2013 – Disney Interactive is inviting fans to experience the latest digital … Continue reading "Disney Interactive Announces D23 Expo Storytelling"
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