Disney Epic Mickey Gets a Remake on Nintendo Switch

The Wii game, Disney Epic Mickey, is getting new life on the Nintendo Switch (and other platforms) later this year thanks to a remake from THQ Nordic!

One of the bigger reveals from this morning’s Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase, was the announcement of Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed. It serves as remake to the fan-favorite action/platformer that originally launched as a Wii exclusive back in the day, that will hit the console later this year.

While the reveal trailer is light on gameplay (meaning none), it’s exciting nonetheless to see this story given a new chance for a wider audience.

Join Mickey Mouse on a colorful adventure as he traverses Wasteland, a world inspired by Disney classic stories. Play the 2010 classic along with a variety of upgrades in this enhanced remake of the action-adventure 3D platformer originally released on the Wii console. Along with updated graphics and other improvements, Mickey Mouse’s abilities have been improved with a whole new set of skills and more.

Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed is
a faithful remake of the beloved classic adventure, is being developed by Purple Lamp in collaboration with Disney Games. The development team was assisted in the remaster by Warren Spector, director of the original Disney Epic Mickey. In this classic action-adventure game, players will send Mickey Mouse, armed with a magical paintbrush, on an epic creative journey to brave the dangerous world of Wasteland. Through exciting levels inspired by classic Disney stories, players will paint their path and face a variety of challenges along the way.


Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed Features:

Explore a reimagined Wasteland, full of Disney’s timeless characters and stories.

Wield the magic brush: Paint to create, thinner to alter. Every choice shapes your story.

Meet Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Disney’s original star, in a rich, narrative-driven world.

Enjoy advanced gameplay with new abilities and enhanced visuals in a classic setting.

Mickey has new moves such as dash, ground pound and sprinting.

High replayability with multiple endings based on your unique playstyle and decisions.

Disney Epic Mickey: Rebrushed will hit Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4|5, and Xbox Consoles at some point later this year.

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