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YMMV: Disney Infinity
  • Awesome Music: The music that plays in trailers for the game.
  • Broken Base
    • There are a few people disappointed at the lack of characters from Disney's renaissance era, with most of the playable characters coming from most of Disney's post-2000 work, like Wreck-It Ralph and Pirates of the Caribbean.
    • Some are disappointed at there are hardly any characters from the Disney Animated Canon at all. The few that are are only from post-2010 CG films. There wouldn't be any 2D animated characters until Stitch, Aladdin and Jasmine were introduced in 2.0.
    • Many Pixar detractors and "classic" Disney fans were upset that the first game's roster was roughly half Pixar characters and half "actual" Disney characters. The fact that more than half of the game's playsets were based on Pixar movies while fan-favorites like Jack Skellington and even Mickey Mouse were toybox exclusives didn't help.
    • The Marvel universe being the main focus of the second game broke the base even further.
  • Designated Villain: Randy is lumped in with Davy Jones and Syndrome in the villains pack even though he does nothing to warrant it the main MU gameplay.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: So far, Jack Skellington and Wreck-It Ralph.
    • Don't forget about Violet. Fans have said she's the most powerful playable character in the game.
    • According to the developers, this is the reason Stitch and Tinker Bell were added in.
  • First Installment Wins: Averted. The majority of the roster is comprised of characters from source material originating from the 2000s. The exceptions are Mickey Mouse (of course), Jack Skellington and Maleficent, and that's not counting the Marvel heroes: the oldest character amongst the latter group is Captain America, who made his debut in 1941. This makes him the second oldest character in the entire game behind Mickey.
  • Funny Moments: Anna's derp face here. Fixed in later shipments of the figure.
  • Periphery Demographic: A report shows that the average age of players for Disney Infinity is thirteen, with a good percent of them over twenty.
  • Porting Disaster: It's long since been patched, but the PS3 version had a save corruption bug for a while.
    • The Wii version doesn't have the online functions the HD consoles do. That means you can't upload or download levels created in the toy box by other users.
  • Scrappy Mechanic: Leveling up a character after it grows past level five is difficult enough, but try doing it with a toy box exclusive character, and THEN try it after you've completed all the feats!
  • Stop Helping Me!: The announcer can REALLY grate on one's nerves after the Umpteenth time he walks you through the "Packs and Tools" and "Mission Log" tutorials. He'll even talk over character dialogue.
  • That One Playset: The Pirates of the Caribbean playset. It's just like Wind Waker... Only more tedious... And glitchier... And MUCH more frustrating.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: All of Disney in one video game? That's awesome! We could have Jack Skellington teaching scaring in Monsters U, or Elsa can freeze the ocean in the pirates playset! The possibilities truly are infinite... Oh, they're all delegated to their own playset? And some of them can only be used in the toybox? Well, I guess that can be fun, too.
  • Uncanny Valley: Phineas is pretty strange looking in three dimensions.
  • Worth It: Is it really worth buying all twenty nine figures just to have your favorite Disney characters wield a Lightsaber? IT'S WORTH EVERY PENNY!

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