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Platform 3DS Publisher Disney Interactive Developer DreamRift Release Date 2012-11-18



Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion review: pardon the interruption

Within taking the first two or three steps in Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion, its separation from modern platformers is evident. Mickey moves like a sack of potatoes. He doesn't run; he lumbers. His jumps are enormous and sluggish; they feel subject to only the slightest suggestion of gravity. There is hardly any momentum in his motion, but what he lacks in speed, he more than makes up with his diverse set of moves. Mickey can butt-stomp enemies, sending him soaring higher into the air (an important level-traversal mechanic, especially later on). He can fire paint or thinner at his foes, awarding him with health or money, respectively. He can perform a spin attack to topple larger foes. He can use some of his paint to summon a friendly unit to help dispatch distant foes....

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Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Releases
North America
  • Nintendo 3DS
    • Released 11/18/2012
    • Publisher Disney Interactive
    • Developer DreamRift
    • Score 6.0
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