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Edited by BooDoug187

So when do they release the Punisher figure?

Posted by badgandorf

Some strange part of me has wanted Disney Infinity for some time now. This may very well push me over the edge.

Edited by Sammo21

I am buying...ALL OF THESE. I liked everything I saw.

@boodoug187 I bet we'll get one. I mean, any character who's been in that one Marvel kids show is probably easy pickings for these.

Posted by CrystaljDesign

It has begun...

Posted by NoelVeiga

And the sad thing is this is most likely the best Marvel game to come out in a long time. Certainly better than the abysmal ASM2 thing Activision just put out.

Posted by Corwag

Good on them for being backwards compatible with all the old junk from the first game.

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Posted by Rocospi

Holy shit, didn't expect MODOK and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Edited by LarryDavis

@boodoug187:

Actually I wonder if the old playsets are still compatible too, not just the figures. I've bought a ton of crap but the Wii U version is so chuggy that I haven't spent much time actually playing it.

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@noelveiga: Marvel Heroes is pretty good though. It's come a very long way since its pretty poor launch.

Also, MODOK. So awesome. Ryan would've been psyched...

Posted by FonkyMucker

I wonder if they will be able to use X-Men?

Posted by JayCee

Disney MODOK? Ok, ok... I'll buy one for the "kid"

Posted by AngelN7

God damnit ... I want to...buy all of those!

Posted by SunBroZak

That Spider-Man looks just like the one from the Spectacular animated series. I might have to get this.

Posted by Corwag

@jaycee: He might not be a "figure" you can buy. Like for example in the Infinity Toy Story game Rex, the pig and other well known characters are just npc's.

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Edited by Shevar

Guardians of the Galaxy?! Modol?! I'm in!

Posted by PlasmaMachine

WHEN CAN I GET THE DRUNKEN SHIRTLESS JOHNNY V FIGURE?!

Posted by ArcadeHero

So is Jeff Bridges going to be in the game?

Posted by Cybexx

So from the details released it sounds like the 2.0 Starter Pack is all-marvel. It includes Thor, Black Widow and Iron Man. It sounds like there is just one big playset and will launch with 6 Marvel characters.

They will be releasing additional playsets. IGN claims there will be non-Marvel playsets and characters but I'm not reading that from any of the other sources.

Posted by Corwag
@cybexx said:

They will be releasing additional playsets. IGN claims there will be non-Marvel playsets and characters but I'm not reading that from any of the other sources.

Johnny V directly said this on the live stream.

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Posted by ZZoMBiE13

And just like that, I'm interested in Disney's Infinity 2.0. :)

I mean, it couldn't possibly be worse than Marvel Heroes!

Posted by elko84

TAKE MY MONEY...again

Posted by hightopninja

Any chance there's an archive of the live stream announcement anywhere? Google is failing me.

Posted by pluckylump

What did they do to MODOK's face? He looks completely stupid, and not in the awesome way MODOK usually looks stupid. THIS CAN NOT STAND!

Posted by medacris

So if you team up The Incredibles and The Fantastic Four, will the universe explode?

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@boodoug187 said:

So when do they release the Punisher figure?

Whenever a new Punisher movie or show is in the works.

Aside from what was already announced/shown you can expect the Fantastic Four and Daredevil to also be playable characters due to the fact that they're both located in New York and have upcoming live action projects coming out.

@fonkymucker said:

I wonder if they will be able to use X-Men?

Yes, they can. It's extremely unlikely that Wolverine won't part of the "and over a dozen more characters" statement made at the press conference.

I'm assuming you're asking the question because Marvel doesn't own the X-Men movie license, but this has nothing to do with that contract. That contract specifically applies to live action X-Men adaptions, ie movies and TV. Stuff like video games, cartoons, etc, fall under a different area entirely.

Note Spider-Man is in the game even though the movie license is Sony and the game license is Activision, however the current Spider-Man cartoon (Ultimate Spider-Man) airs on Disney XD because that version of Spider-Man, ie animated series, is holey owned by Disney/Marvel. As for why Spidey can appear in this game when Activision owns the game license it's because this isn't a Spider-Man specific game. Nobody has an exclusivity on the Marvel Universe as a whole which is why we've had various Marvel Universe games from different publishers over released in recent years like Marvel Heroes, Marvel vs Capcom 3, etc, etc.

Bottom line is that they can use any and all Marvel characters as long as they do it under the Disney Infinity brand.

Posted by Charlee_CoCo

For those who didn't watch the conference or read up on it yet, here are some of the highlights

- All the existing stuff, figures, discs, pad, toy boxes, etc, works in conjunction with this.

- There are now character classes. Characters play much differently from each other unlike the first game.

- Characters can level up to level 20 and will have skill trees.

- New Power Discs for support characters who will assist you like Iron Patriot and Winter Soldier. There will also be Power Discs that include alternate costumes for characters.

- Interiors now exist in the game proper and Toy Box mode.

- There is character housing where you can display various items/trophies/achievements you've earned.

- A tower defense mode and dungeon crawler mode have been added to the game. Both feature storylines.

- Toy Box has been greatly expanded with new tools including Builders, AI who (if you wish) will build stuff in the Toy Box mode alongside you.

- You can create more detailed missions in the Toy Box mode on the level of the missions found in the game. It's much more robust than what was in the original version.

Posted by gaftra

and now they'll release an infinity gauntlet add on right RIGHT! RIGHT?!

Posted by crithon

that was super geeky, I had to pause it a couple of times to gawk over some of the cameos. Apparently there's ultimate Green Goblin, Stitch and M.O.D.O.K. And man those designs look wonderful, I'd be proud to have that on my desk.

Posted by AltonBrown

Yo where's Dr. Strange?

Posted by Godmil

I'm it was pretty fleeting, but I'm actually super excited by the fact that you can see Stitch, Merida, and Maleficent :)

Posted by scarycrayons

@charlee_coco: Thanks for the summary!

I was hoping for more playsets to use the existing figures in with this 2.0 version, but it seems like any future playsets will just be Marvel themed for Marvel characters only.

This release is still a nice expansion to Disney Infinity, but gosh darn it, I would love playsets to use characters like Vanellope and Rapunzel in, rather than just the Toy Box alone.

Posted by ArmedBear

But does it come with a post credits scene?

Posted by Charlee_CoCo

@scarycrayons said:

@charlee_coco: Thanks for the summary!

I was hoping for more playsets to use the existing figures in with this 2.0 version, but it seems like any future playsets will just be Marvel themed for Marvel characters only.

This release is still a nice expansion to Disney Infinity, but gosh darn it, I would love playsets to use characters like Vanellope and Rapunzel in, rather than just the Toy Box alone.

Yeah me too. Really wish that you could use other characters outside of X toy set in X toy set. Especially since so many of the characters play exactly the same. Maybe someday they'll do an update that enables it. I'm sure someone could mod/hack the PC version to allow it. Obviously certain characters wouldn't work well or at all within certain playsets, ie Cars figures in the Pirates playsets, but it still be fun to screw around with them.

UPDATE:

Even though they didn't announce any new Disney characters at the press conference you can spot

Stich (Lilo & Stitch)

Meredith (Brave)

Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)

in the first 15 seconds of the trailer.

I guess Maleficent isn't really a surprise given the upcoming movie. It's funny how easy it is to predict what figures will for sure show up simply because of cross promotion. For instance it's pretty unlikely that Daredevil won't be a figure given that this is set in New York and because of the upcoming Daredevil show on Netflix.

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MODOK looks terrible in the Disney Infinity artstyle.

Posted by CorruptedEvil

Where's my Howard the Duck figure.

Posted by Mr. Kamikaze

Looking forward to the Star Wars figures when the new movie comes out next year.

I've been avoiding Disney Infinity...dark hole I didn't want to fall into. But these Marvel figures are making me reconsider...damn it...

Edited by FoxMulder

Dammit, I might finally buy Disney Infinity. It was going to be this or Tron that finally made me buy it. Maybe I'll just wait for reviews of the game and just buy the figures because of the Marvel fan in me.

Posted by maimran91

Disney is getting worse than before... I think.

Posted by BBAlpert

WHEN CAN I GET THE DRUNKEN SHIRTLESS JOHNNY V FIGURE?!

This person understands what's important.

Posted by Mr_Creeper

Dammit, John Vignocchi, M.O.D.O.K. almost sold me.

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Posted by DM

Been waiting for this. Looks just as good as i'd hoped.

Edited by Dark_Lord_Spam

Someone who knows Marvel, explain: how do you make Black Widow work without bullets and neck-snapping?

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Posted by BisonHero

I'm amused by how they can never show the Avengers containing Spider-Man or Wolverine because of how chopped up all the Marvel movie rights are.