Disney Launches Its Gaming Catalogue On Steam, Highlights Include Split Second And Pur

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Disney has finally release its back catalogue of games on Steam. 21 games from Mickey and his pals have been added to the digital distributors library, which includes a couple of pretty entertaining titles, some of which come from studios that have since been shut down.

Highlights include Split/Second, the high octane arcade racer originally released in 2010. This action packed game combined the feeling of ridiculous speed with unexpected and imaginative abilities such as triggering helicopters to drop bombs on opponents and buildings collapsing. Reminiscent of the Burnout series at its peak with its high-octane style, although there's a far more volatile environment to have to navigate. Fans of the Lego franchise will be happy with the Pirates of the Caribbean installment included at long last; though not the strongest in the series, they always provide a bit of light-hearted fun.

The rest of the list consists largely of film tie-ins, so if you’re in the mood to re-live some of the magic of Tangled, Brave and Alice in Wonderland then this is your chance!

Despite quality games being perhaps a bit sparse in the release so far, this does give some hope that some classic LucasArts adventure titles like Full Throttle, Sam and Max Hit the Road and Grim Fandango could find their way onto Steam at some point in the future.

The release coincides with a 10% off sale for all Disney titles, and an additional 10% saving for anyone who opts for the £75.59 Disney Mega Pack which offers a total of 14 titles.

Full List of Disney Steam Release:

  • Split/Second
  • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
  • Tron Evolution
  • Toy Story 3: The Video Game
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two
  • Pure
  • Disney Alice in Wonderland
  • Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Animated Storybook
  • Disney-Pixar Cars 2: The Video Game
  • Disney-Pixar Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales
  • Disney Planes
  • Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure
  • Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell’s Adventure
  • Disney Tangled
  • Disney Universe
  • Disney-Pixar Brave: The Video Game
  • Disney G-Force1112
  • Disney The Princess and The Frog
  • Disney-Pixar Toy Story Mania!

Anything in the list catching your eye? Tempted to pick up the whole bundle for your Disney fix or is the pricing of the £75 Disney Mega Pack taking the mickey? Let us know! 

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22:53 Oct-07-2014

When I first heard about this I thought "urgh... ...disney...", but some of these titles are seriously good!

18:59 Oct-07-2014

Too average games for me... Not that fun, and mostly feel unpolished.

18:01 Oct-07-2014

Good. Now get to work on those Kingdom Hearts ports, fellas.

16:59 Oct-07-2014

Finally I can get Epic Mickey and Toy Story 3!

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16:38 Oct-07-2014

You know it's gonna be bad when Split Second is listed as a highlight. It's pretty much a definition of mediocre racing game. Pure was a fun game tho', especially for quadbike lovers.

16:23 Oct-07-2014

In my opinion, games that are released on steam after their retail release should have the retail release date shown in the steam store.

15:20 Oct-07-2014

the only game I maybe want is lego pirates of the caribbean.


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