Disney Epic Mickey Launching in Times Square With Special Celebration

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Disney Epic Mickey and live in New York City, head on over to the Disney Store in Times Square on November 30th at 7:00am because Disney Interactive Studios will be holding a special launch celebration in honor of the game’s release. Special events include custom sketches from the game artists, live music, digicomics, contests, and more. If you’re a fan of Mickey, I’d definitely try to make it out there on the November 30th.

Press Release

November 18, 2010 – Disney Interactive Studios today announced that the launch of Disney Epic Mickey, one of the most anticipated video game titles for 2010, will commence with an exclusive consumer event at the new Disney Store in Times Square.  Fans will have an opportunity to purchase one of the first copies of the game in a celebration highlighting Mickey Mouse’s starring role, as well as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit’s first appearance in a new Disney story since 1928.

The new Disney Store located in Times Square will open its doors early at 7:00 a.m. on November 30th to allow New York residents to be some of the first to own the new Disney Epic Mickey video game.  Renowned game designer, Warren Spector, will be on hand as consumers purchase the game, along with special celebrity guests.

Consumers will be entertained as they wait in line with custom sketch drawings from Disney Epic Mickey game artists, music from the game, “Tales of Wasteland” Disney Epic Mickey Digicomics, gameplay contests and many more surprises.

“Mickey Mouse is the world’s most recognizable character,” said Warren Spector, general manager and creative director, Disney Interactive Studios’ Junction Point.  “It seems fitting to have a celebration of this magnitude to highlight his starring role in the Disney Epic Mickey video game, as well as his first meeting with his long lost half-brother, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.”

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