At the upcoming D23 Expo, "The Ultimate Disney Fan Event," to be held from August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Disney Interactive Media will invite the Disney fans to have hand-on fun with the latest Disney interactive entertainment products.
Guests will get a chance to:
- Review Upcoming Video Games
- Compete in Interactive Art Contests on Disney.com’s Create
- Meet Legendary Video Game Designer, Warren Spector, Creator of Disney Epic Mickey
Here is the official Press Release:
BURBANK, CA –July 25, 2011 – Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) invites Disney fans and families to step into its pavilion at the D23 Expo, The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, for hands-on fun with the latest interactive entertainment products for video game consoles, mobile devices and online, based on beloved Disney stories and characters. Every day of the D23 Expo, taking place August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center, will be packed with hours of game play, special guests, interactive art contests, giveaways and more!
Guests of the D23 Expo will be able to suit up, power up and team up as they enter Disney Universe, a multiplayer action-adventure video game set in a mix-up of Disney and Disney•Pixar inspired worlds that will be released this fall.
The Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension video game, inspired by the Disney Channel Original Movie, will be available for hands-on gameplay. Fans will be able to play as their favorite Phineas & Ferb characters as they journey through new dimensions to battle the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Guests can also immerse themselves in the recently released and critically acclaimed Cars 2: The Video Game. Inspired by the Disney•Pixar animated film, the game allows players to dive into the Cars 2 universe alongside some of their favorite Cars personalities in exotic locations spanning the globe.
The award-winning video game, Disney Epic Mickey will be featured in the DIMG pavilion and the game’s creator, legendary game designer, Warren Spector will be on hand. Mr. Spector will be making special appearances at the booth on August 19 and 20 to meet Guests and sign autographs.
Online gamers can play Disney’s latest social games, including this summer’s smash hit, Gardens of Time, and the popular online virtual world for kids, Club Penguin. Guests who want Disney games on the go, can try out the latest mobile games, such as Cars 2 and Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, available for iPhone, iPad and Android.
For aspiring young Disney artists and animators, Disney.com’s Create will offer its newest collection of online creativity tools for making digital paintings, comic-books, animated pets, photo mashups, music slideshows and animations. During the D23 Expo, the new Disney Epic Mickey Digital Painter will be featured in the booth and Guests will be invited to participate in daily art contests judged by Warren Spector for the chance to win exclusive D23 DIMG prize packages.
About D23 Expo 2011
The D23 Expo—The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—brings the entire world of Disney under one roof, providing attendees with unprecedented access to Disney films, television and theme parks as never before. Tickets for D23 Expo 2011 will fall into three different pricing tiers, based on purchase date (visit www.D23Expo.com for details), and D23 Members can enjoy additional savings plus members-only benefits. Multi-day money-saving tickets are also available for both D23 Members and the general public.
The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his fledgling studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official community for fans in Disney’s 88-year history. D23 gives its members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three; a rich website at www.disney.com/D23; a new collectibles line, the Walt Disney Archives Collection; and special events for D23 Members throughout the year, highlighted by the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, August 19-21, 2011.