Disney Infinity, Available Now

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The wait is finally over! South African gaming fans of all ages will finally get to welcome Disney Interactive’s launch of Disney Infinity across the country today, 23 August 2013. The release is being celebrated the world over, with the White Cliffs of Dover* and London being lit up this week as Buzz, The Lone Ranger, Sulley and other iconic Disney and Pixar characters took part in the Disney Infinity Digital Parade.

Disney’s largest and most ambitious gaming initiative to date, Disney Infinity will be made available for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 system, WiiU™ system, Wii system and Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. The starter pack features the game software, the Infinity Base, three character figures and Play Sets inspired by the worlds of The IncrediblesMonsters University andPirates of the Caribbean, one Power Disc pack, a trading card with a web code and countless hours of creative play in the groundbreaking Toy Box mode.

At 80 metres high and 500 metres wide, the digital projection on the White Cliffs of Dover became the biggest projection ever in the UK. Images (c) Disney 2013
At 80 metres high and 500 metres wide, the digital projection on the White Cliffs of Dover became the biggest projection ever in the UK.
Images (c) Disney 2013

Disney Infinity allows players the creative freedom to bring to life original adventures that are only limited by their own imaginations,” said John Pleasants, co-president, Disney Interactive. “We are excited to see how our Guests will combine Disney and Pixar characters to create all new stories that they can share with friends and family across gaming systems.”

In a way that only Disney can, each Disney Infinity character figure will come to life and play together in a virtual “Toy Box,” where they can build and customize their own unique virtual worlds using their favorite characters, vehicles, settings and more. The game also includes  story-driven experiences, called “Play Sets,” which allow players to solve challenging puzzles, battle enemies and explore iconic locations from famous Disney properties.

Disney Infinity Starter PackDisney Infinity is available now on Xbox 360, PlayStation  3, Wii, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. The Disney Infinity starter pack carries a suggested retail price of R799.99 and all versions are rated “E10+” by the ESRB. The Lone Ranger andCars Play Sets are available separately for a suggested retail price of R349.99.

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By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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