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Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two only sold 270k copies in the US

Wednesday, 16th January 2013 16:09 GMT By Nick Akerman

Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power Two only sold 270,000 units in the US by the end of 2012, according to a new report from The LA Times. Across a similar length of time in 2010, the original game shifted 1.3 million copies.

The game accumulated an average Metacritic score of 59% on both the Xbox 360 and PS3, whilst receiving a slightly higher score of 64% on the Wii. This obviously wasn’t enough to gain much interest from players, who may have had an impact on the planned four-game series from Warren Spector.

As of yet, no announcement has been made on the franchise’s future.

Disney yesterday revealed a Skylanders-inspired title. Named Disney Infinity, this multiplatform game will throw together a bunch of company favourites to compete with Activision’s juggernaut. The newcomer will also utilise Disney toys and ship in June 2013.

Will this suffer the same fate as Epic Mickey?

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  1. Cobra951

    If “Infinity” is as crappy as EM2, then yes, it deserves to die as unlamentedly.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. RandomTiger

    Perhaps Mickey Mouse isn’t a big enough IP to sell these kind of games.
    Do kids even know who Mickey Mouse is these days?

    #2 1 year ago
  3. OlderGamer

    Trust me Mickey is huge, ipwise. But that game stinks. I bought it for my wife on WiiU. It was so bad it could only be described as broken or unfinished. Rushed to say the lest.

    We actualy got to parts in the game that were dead ends with no way out. The AI was terrible, Oswald couldn’t figure anything out on his own. The version we had was bug ridden and glitchy. It was just terrible.

    The concept is good. The graphics on WiiU were good till half way thro the game when you couldn’t buy a decent frame rate. My wife loved the music, the historic tie ins and the idea. But it was just horrible in its exicution.

    Maybe the WiiU version was just rushed or had some scrapy B team crew deving it. But it was just plan bad. No sequel needed, esp if they can’t put out a better product from a production stand point.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. monkeygourmet

    Epic Mickey : The Power of Two (hundred and seventy thousand)

    #4 1 year ago
  5. xino

    wow man…i feel sorry for the devs:/

    #5 1 year ago
  6. Kabby

    It does run like ass on the WiiU though.

    #6 1 year ago