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PR: Nintendo’s Third-Party Partners Rolling Out Wii U Games

by Eileen Cruzon April 11, 2013
Nintendo Systems Offer Something for Everyone, Highlighted by Splinter Cell Blacklist from Ubisoft and Exclusive Planes Franchise from Disney Interactive REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nintendo’s third-party partners are bringing an impressive array of great games to the Wii U™ home console, including new games and exclusive information from Disney and Ubisoft®. “Disney, Ubisoft and our other third-party partners have a great lineup of exclusive […]
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Star Wars 1313 Gets Zapped By Death Star Disney

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2013
Disney’s $4 billion purchase of George Lucas’ empire last year claimed another victim as Disney has decided to shut down the video game making arm of LucasArts to focus solely on licensing. This means the death – and unlikely revival – of upcoming shooter game “Star Wars 1313” which was expected to be released later […]

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NY Times on Disney Junior's Pre-School Challenge to Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2013
The New York Times has examined the rapid successes of Disney’s entries into the pre-school market, presenting a major challenge to Nickelodeon’s traditional dominance in that demographic. Within a year of the launch of Disney Junior as a programming block and a separate cable TV network, Disney has taken the top 3 pre-school programs while […]

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PR: Disney Channel Orders Animated Comedy Adventure Series "Star and the Forces of Evil"

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2013
DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS ANIMATED COMEDY ADVENTURE SERIES STAR AND THE FORCES OF EVIL, CREATED BY 2009 CALARTS GRADUATE DARON NEFCY Eden Sher, Star of ABC’s The Middle, to Voice Lead Role of Magical Teen Princess Disney Channel has ordered “Star and the Forces of Evil” (working title), an animated comedy adventure about a fun-loving magical […]


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"Brave" Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar, "Paperman" Wins Best Animated Short

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2013
The Walt Disney Company won big in the animated sector of the 55th Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Brave taking the Best Animated Feature Academy Award and Disney’s short “Paperman” winning the Best Animated Short Oscar. Co-directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for Brave, marking the first Oscar win for each and the […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo - Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]