Infinity is apparently far from limitless. The death of the Disney Infinity video game series marks the end of a (short) era that appeared destined for fiscal success. Disney Interactive Studios has long struggled in developing original games that appeal to mass audiences and turn a profit.
Now, with the demise of Disney Infinity, it looks like efforts to carve out a piece of this seemingly lucrative market have been moot. Disney Interactive Studios will no longer self-publish games, instead licensing their properties to third parties. Infinity‘s discontinuation after a mere three years of existence is a sad conclusion to a franchise that reached for the stars, but could not make it.
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Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite, is not a game for children. Its story, its gameplay, its themes, they’re all very adult aimed, without a doubt. So when you find out the game has been crossed over into the very kid friendly video game Disney Infinity, well…it might just come as a bit of a shock.
Infinite is set in the city of Columbia, which floats radiantly in the skies. And if you own Disney Infinity, you can now download a Toy Box version of Columbia (complete with Carl’s house from Up) for free.
Continue below to check out a video showing off the Infinity version of Columbia.
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