Disney Epic Mickey screenshot
Disney Epic Mickey screenshot

Disney Epic Mickey could find its way onto the Xbox 360 and PS3, Junction Point's Warren Spector has told MTV's Clutch blog.

When asked if there is a possibility the game will come to the Xbox 360 or PS3, Spector's response was clear:

"Well, now with Kinect and Move, there's no reason why we couldn't do it but that's a decision Disney makes. If they tell me to do it, there's nothing that would stop us from doing it."

That's not all Spector had to say on his latest game. Epic Mickey's camera has been subject to much criticism, but the Deus Ex creator is proud of what his team achieved.

"Third person camera is way harder than I even imagined it could be. It is the hardest problem in video game development. Everybody gets it wrong. It's just a question of how close to right do you get it.

"But here's the deal, what I try to be completely clear about is that this is not a platforming game. This is a game that takes platforming elements and adventure game elements and role-playing elements and merges them. So we couldn't tune the camera perfectly for platforming or for action adventure. It’s a very different camera style."

"The bottom line is that we did the best we could given that we were not trying to make a platform game or an action adventure game, but a game where you get to decide what the game felt like moment to moment.

"And I will go to my grave, imperfect as it is, proud as hell of my camera team."

Disney Epic Mickey has got off to a shaky start at retail, at least in the UK, where it struggled to make any impact on the Top 40. We rather liked it, though, awarding the game a much deserved 8/10 in November.

VideoGamer.com Analysis

We'd love to see Epic Mickey on the PS3, and to a lesser extent on the Xbox 360. A Move compatible version seems like the best fit, but the game could easily be reworked for the Xbox 360, perhaps with Kinect functions.

There's no denying that the camera in Epic Mickey does have problems, but it is manageable once you get hang of the manual control options.

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Game Stats

Release Date: 26/11/2010
Developer: Junction Point
Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios
Genre: Adventure
Rating: BBFC U
Site Rank: 2,476 276
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