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User Info: PhaseBlack

PhaseBlack
4 years ago#1
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/185656/Its_official_Disney_shuts_down_Epic_Mickey_studio_Junction_Point.php

Epic Mickey 2 is the cause, despite being available on nearly every platform sales were not enough to Junction Point studio open.

It really sucks how one flop can be the end of a game studio
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User Info: Terotrous

Terotrous
4 years ago#2
They should have left it as a Wii exclusive. Taking Wii titles multiplatform rarely works, because the kinds of games that Wii owners like typically don't appeal to the HD crowd, and when a Wii game is multiplatform with PS3 and 360, Wii owners usually fear they're getting an inferior version and don't buy it. The result is a game that sells to no one.


De Blob met exactly the same fate a couple years ago.
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howdyneighbor25
4 years ago#3
Good childish games are killing the industry
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slymshady
4 years ago#4
Games were ****. I am not shocked

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StrongBad456
4 years ago#5
From: howdyneighbor25 | #003
Good childish games are killing the industry


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mogar002
4 years ago#6
You mean two flops.
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User Info: Kenaue

Kenaue
4 years ago#7
Sad. While the Epic Mickey games weren't great, you could tell they did put a lot of heart into them....
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User Info: Sakurafanboy

Sakurafanboy
4 years ago#8
Its because Warren Spector became an ass ignoring the fans pointing out huge glaring flaws in the first game. He ignored it and didn't fix them for the sequel which had even more glitches. Good ****ing riddance.
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User Info: PhaseBlack

PhaseBlack
4 years ago#9
mogar002 posted...
You mean two flops.


Epic Mickey wasnt a flop, it was a third party Wii game that sold more than 2 million copies. Not many third party games on Wii ever saw that success
PSVita & 3DS

User Info: gjc2007

gjc2007
4 years ago#10
From: PhaseBlack | #001
Epic Mickey 2 is the cause, despite being available on nearly every platform sales were not enough to Junction Point studio open.


Seriously? Wow. I didn't even have a clue it was multiplat.
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