History VideoGame / EpicMickey

18th Aug '16 10:58:27 PM Eagal
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''Take note:'' It seems how much one will enjoy this game is [[LoveItOrHateIt extremely reliant on taste]]. Its pacing and design is heavily akin to {{Nintendo 64}} platformers like ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'', except ''modernised''. Some will find the whole game brilliant, others will find it sub-par. The only real consensus is that [[CameraScrew the camera can be rather wonky]] ([[Webcomic/NerfNow and perhaps]] [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/431 a bit "Goofy"),]] but even then, some will find it less of a bother than others.

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''Take note:'' It seems how much one will enjoy this game is [[LoveItOrHateIt extremely reliant on taste]]. Its pacing and design is heavily akin to {{Nintendo 64}} platformers like ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'', except ''modernised''. Some will find the whole game brilliant, others will find it sub-par. The only real consensus is that [[CameraScrew the camera can be rather wonky]] ([[Webcomic/NerfNow and perhaps]] [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/431 a bit "Goofy"),]] but even then, some will find it less of a bother than others.
''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''.
31st Jul '16 10:24:48 AM nombretomado
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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: Oswald never became obscure, making cartoons into the late 40's and starring in DCComics in the 50's. From the 60's, ownward, [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff he remained popular in Europe]]. It didn't hurt that ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' paid homage to him with their main characters. Disney reacquired the character in 2011, and the game was a way to reintroduce him to young American audiences. In short, Oswald was only overshadowed by Mickey Mouse.

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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: Oswald never became obscure, making cartoons into the late 40's and starring in DCComics Creator/DCComics in the 50's. From the 60's, ownward, [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff he remained popular in Europe]]. It didn't hurt that ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' paid homage to him with their main characters. Disney reacquired the character in 2011, and the game was a way to reintroduce him to young American audiences. In short, Oswald was only overshadowed by Mickey Mouse.
5th Jul '16 4:45:26 PM nombretomado
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* XMeetsY: While ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' was essentially Disney meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''Epic Mickey'' is, in a sense, [[AmericanMcGeesAlice American McGee]] meets Disney -- OR ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' meets Mickey Mouse, with just a hint of ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''. The thinner/painting feature is basically ''VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}''.

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* XMeetsY: While ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' was essentially Disney meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''Epic Mickey'' is, in a sense, [[AmericanMcGeesAlice [[VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice American McGee]] meets Disney -- OR ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' meets Mickey Mouse, with just a hint of ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''. The thinner/painting feature is basically ''VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine'' meets ''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}''.
26th Jun '16 6:18:18 AM Prinzenick
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** In the original cartoon he hailed from, The Mad Doctor's name was given as Dr. XXX on the door to his castle. [[HaveAGayOldTime Because XXX has a much different connotation today than it did in 1933]][[note]]In the 1930's, a XXX mark was a common marking for jugs of moonshine or alcohol in general, making the original name [[PunnyName a punny one.]] Today, XXX is a shorthand for highly pornographic materials.]][[/note]], he is simply renamed The Mad Doctor here.

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** In the original cartoon he hailed from, The Mad Doctor's name was given as Dr. XXX on the door to his castle. [[HaveAGayOldTime Because XXX has a much different connotation today than it did in 1933]][[note]]In the 1930's, a XXX mark was a common marking for jugs of moonshine or alcohol in general, making the original name [[PunnyName a punny one.]] Today, XXX is a shorthand for highly pornographic materials.materials, making his original name [[AccidentalInnuendo rather unfortunate sounding now.]][[/note]], he is simply renamed The Mad Doctor here.
26th Jun '16 6:16:50 AM Prinzenick
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** In the original cartoon he hailed from, The Mad Doctor's name was given as Dr. XXX on the door to his castle. [[HaveAGayOldTime Because XXX has a much different connotation today than it did in 1933]][[note]]In the 1930's, a XXX mark was a common marking for jugs of moonshine or alcohol in general, making the original name [[PunnyName a punny one.]] Today, XXX is a shorthand for highly pornographic materials.]][[/note]], he is simply renamed The Mad Doctor here.
21st Jun '16 9:23:59 AM AnotherGuy
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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: Oswald never became obscure, making cartoons into the late 40's and starring in DCComics in the 50's. From the 60's, ownward, [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff he remained popular in Europe]]. It didn't hurt that ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' paid homage to him with their main characters. Disney reacquired the character in 2011, and the game was a way to reintroduce him to young American audiences. In short, Oswald was only overshadowed by Mickey Mouse.
14th Jun '16 7:18:42 PM rjd1922
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* XMeetsY: While ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' was essentially Disney meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''Epic Mickey'' is, in a sense, [[AmericanMcGeesAlice American McGee]] meets Disney -- OR ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' meets Mickey Mouse, with just a hint of ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''. the thinner/painting feature is basically super mario sunshine meets infamous

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* XMeetsY: While ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' was essentially Disney meets ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'', ''Epic Mickey'' is, in a sense, [[AmericanMcGeesAlice American McGee]] meets Disney -- OR ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' meets Mickey Mouse, with just a hint of ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''. the The thinner/painting feature is basically super mario sunshine ''VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine'' meets infamous''VideoGame/{{Infamous}}''.
9th Jun '16 2:11:02 PM rjd1922
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''Take note:'' It seems how much one will enjoy this game is [[LoveItOrHateIt extremely reliant on taste]]. Its pacing and design is heavily akin to {{Nintendo 64}} platformers like ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'', except ''modernised''. Some will find the whole game brilliant, others will find it sub-par. The only real consensus is that [[CameraScrew the camera can be rather wonky]] ([[NerfNow and perhaps]] [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/431 a bit "Goofy"),]] but even then, some will find it less of a bother than others.

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''Take note:'' It seems how much one will enjoy this game is [[LoveItOrHateIt extremely reliant on taste]]. Its pacing and design is heavily akin to {{Nintendo 64}} platformers like ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie'', except ''modernised''. Some will find the whole game brilliant, others will find it sub-par. The only real consensus is that [[CameraScrew the camera can be rather wonky]] ([[NerfNow ([[Webcomic/NerfNow and perhaps]] [[http://www.nerfnow.com/comic/431 a bit "Goofy"),]] but even then, some will find it less of a bother than others.
30th May '16 6:00:04 PM eroock
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'''''Epic Mickey''''' is a Creator/{{Disney}} game for the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} developed by Junction Point, spearheaded by Warren Spector of ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' and ''VideoGame/SystemShock'' fame and published by Creator/DisneyInteractiveStudios. In an ambitious effort to help Disney [[WinBackTheCrowd restore Mickey Mouse's iconic status]], it brings back the happy memories of [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Disney's classic short subjects]] and [[Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon feature length films]] from their [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation Golden Age]], [[UsefulNotes/TheSilentAgeOfAnimation Silent Age,]] [[UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation Dark Age]], and [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Renaissance Age]] as well as attractions from the Ride/DisneyThemeParks of old...

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'''''Epic Mickey''''' ''Epic Mickey'' is a Creator/{{Disney}} game for the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} developed by Junction Point, spearheaded by Warren Spector of ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' and ''VideoGame/SystemShock'' fame and published by Creator/DisneyInteractiveStudios. In an ambitious effort to help Disney [[WinBackTheCrowd restore Mickey Mouse's iconic status]], it brings back the happy memories of [[WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts Disney's classic short subjects]] and [[Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon feature length films]] from their [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation Golden Age]], [[UsefulNotes/TheSilentAgeOfAnimation Silent Age,]] [[UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation Dark Age]], and [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation Renaissance Age]] as well as attractions from the Ride/DisneyThemeParks of old...


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* MagicMirror: Mickey passes through one in the opening sequence.


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* StrappedToAnOperatingTable: Mickey Mouse in the opening sequence.
9th May '16 5:06:55 AM erforce
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* SteamPunk: Not ''quite'' as heavily present as the concept art led many to believe, but elements of the style are still there - most notably in the Clock Cleaners level and the animatronic designs for [[DonaldDuck Donald]], Daisy, and {{Goofy}}.

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* SteamPunk: Not ''quite'' as heavily present as the concept art led many to believe, but elements of the style are still there - most notably in the Clock Cleaners level and the animatronic designs for [[DonaldDuck [[Disney/DonaldDuck Donald]], Daisy, and {{Goofy}}.Disney/{{Goofy}}.



* StepfordSmiler: Isn't it weird on how cheerful and optimistic the peoples of [=OsTown=] and [[HubLevel Mean Street]] are when their entire world is nothing but Godforsaken and dead wastelands, ruled by a EldritchAbomination made by paint and dissolving [[BlackMagic Thinner]] and his traitorous right hand of a MadScientist and occupied by [[TheTerminator Skynet's]] death-machines and TheHeartless?

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* StepfordSmiler: Isn't it weird on how cheerful and optimistic the peoples of [=OsTown=] and [[HubLevel Mean Street]] are when their entire world is nothing but Godforsaken and dead wastelands, ruled by a EldritchAbomination made by paint and dissolving [[BlackMagic Thinner]] and his traitorous right hand of a MadScientist and occupied by [[TheTerminator [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet's]] death-machines and TheHeartless?
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