If you have kids, kiss your money goodbye: Disney Infinity

by: Jeremy -
Not to be out done by Toys for Bob and the Skylanders franchise, Disney Interactive Studios has revealed Disney Infinity. The game, which is scheduled for release this coming June, will take the Skylanders concept but utilize Disney and Pixar characters.

Disney Infinity will be available for nearly every platform that you can imagine: Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and 3DS. As you would expect, the whole business plan for this title revolves around additional purchases after your initial investment. After you pick up the start pack for the game, which will contain the game, three figures, and three playsets for $74.99, addicted gamers will be dropping addition cash to pick up additional character and playpack sets. Character three-packs will sell for $34.99 while single-character packs are $12.99.

If you thought that kids were addicted to collecting Skylander figures, wait until they see the lineup of familiar faces coming with this game. Announced characters for the game include the following:
  • Cars: Lightning McQueen, Mater, Francesco Bernoulli, Holley Shiftwell
  • The Incredibles: Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Dash, Violet, Syndrome, Edna “E” Mode, Mirage, Rick Dicker
  • Monsters, Inc.: Sully, Mike
  • Nightmare Before Christmas: Jack Skellington
  • Phineas and Ferb: Phineas, Ferb, Perry the Platypus
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow, Barbosa, Davy Jones, Joshamee Gibbs, Pintel, Ragetti, Tia Dalma
  • Toy Story: Woody, Buzz, Jessie
  • Wreck-It Ralph: Wreck-It Ralph
You can check out the first screenshots and trailer for the game below and start saving your pennies now, especially if you have children.


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