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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes features more than 20 new interactive figures from across the Marvel universe, original storylines penned by award-winning Marvel comic writer Brian Michael Bendis, and an all-new Toy Box mode that makes it easier for players to create and share their one-of-a-kind levels and mini-games with family and friends. In addition, all characters and power discs from last year’s release of Disney Infinity will be compatible with the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Toy Box.
Players can easily swap between characters and adventures or add items to their gameplay simply by swapping out what is on the base. Adventures are pure fun and simple. I caught myself saying “Wow!” the first time I soared through the sky with the Iron Man character. Each adventure comes with roughly five hours of story-driven gameplay, with challenges and collectible game unlocks providing a seemingly endless challenge. Mix that with different characters, each with their own unique powers and feel, and you’ll find yourself lost in their world.
For those avid fans that have already invested heavily in the original Disney Infinity, the good news is the older figures and accessories are all compatible with Disney Infinity 2.0, with the exception of the original play sets. Having pretty much all of the 1.0 characters, I was happy to be able to play the characters in the new toy box worlds including my favorite, Sorcerer Mickey.
In the new Toy Box Mode, players can now build rooms and theme them to their favorite characters using hundreds of furniture pieces and decorations based on iconic Disney and Marvel properties. In addition, players can create any type of game with incredible detail.
It’s a safe bet that kids who are fans of Disney, Marvel and video games will love the new characters and worlds in Disney Infinity 2.0. Older teens and adults will enjoy collecting the physical figures and Building new worlds in the Toy Box mode.
Disney Infinity is an interactive gaming platform where players have unprecedented freedom and endless opportunity to create stories and play experiences starring the beloved characters from across the worlds of Disney. Building on the success of last year’s initial launch, Disney Interactive announced that Disney Infinity’s next chapter, Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, will hit stores this fall. In the all new game, players use real-world interactive figures to activate original storylines (Play Sets) in the virtual game worlds of popular Marvel franchises and create new adventures with other Disney Infinity characters in the Toy Box mode.
Disney Infinity 2.0 is now available for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, the Wii U™ system from Nintendo, PC and iOS tablets and smart phones.
Disney Infinity 2.0 has also released 82 new Power Discs. These discs unlock powers, abilities, and various items and themes. They are great for enhancing your game play. New Toy Box game discs give players new structured gamplay modes to the Toy Box where players engage in classic Dungeon Crawler and Tower Defense gameplay using any Infinity character.
Additional play set bundles sell for about $34.99 – Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man sets are the first to be released for Disney Infinity 2.0 – and additional figures are $13.99 each. So if you want the full Guardians of the Galaxy team to add to your collection, you’re looking at $74.99 for the starter kit, $34.99 for the play set that comes with Star-Lord, Gamora and the Guardians of the Galaxy play set, and $13.99 each for the separately sold Groot, Rocket and Drax.
One last comment, this review was done playing the PlayStation 4 Starter Pack, and a copy was provided by Disney Interactive.