A Disney newsletter mistakenly announced the existence of Epic Mickey 2, a sequel to the original game that was exclusive to the Nintendo Wii. It was taken down quickly after realizing the game wasn’t officially announced yet, but here’s the info it shared:
“Disney Epic Mickey 2 is the latest game in the critically acclaimed Disney Epic Mickey videogame series. In this all-new action-platforming game available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii, Mickey embarks on an epic journey and is pulled back into a world filled with Disney’s forgotten characters. Players can choose to play single-player as Mickey or for the first time players can also choose two-player split screen mode. In the two-player mode one person can play as Mickey wielding magic paint and paint thinner to dynamically change the world and the second player can play as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit – Walt Disney’s first cartoon star – with the power to fly like a helicopter and use electricity to fight or friend enemies and solve challenges. Team-up and choose your path to save this forgotten world because the choices you make will alter the story and change the end of the game!”
It was also mentioned that the game would be coming to the PlayStation 3, among multiple platforms, Christmas 2012.
Due to the nature of the gameplay in the original Epic Mickey, it’s a safe bet that Epic Mickey 2 will take full advantage of the PlayStation Move. It’s nice to see motion control gaming still getting some love. The critical acclaim for Epic Mickey will make it’s sequel something to look out for.