D23 Expo Gives Fans A Look At Upcoming Games With Level Up! Panel

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 15, 2017 – Today, during a presentation at D23 Expo 2017, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media revealed new details about the biggest games in its upcoming slate, and offered first-looks at never-before-seen digital experiences. Hosted by YouTube stars JackSepticEye and Strawburry17, the presentation included discussions with developers from Star Wars Battlefront™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, Marvel’s Spider-Man, plus groundbreaking VR and AR gaming experiences for Marvel and Star Wars™.

“It’s our mission to bring the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans around the world and, when it comes to games, we’re working with the best developers in the world to create experiences that put fans at the center of the story,” said Jimmy Pitaro, chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. “Gamers and fans of our stories have never had more to look forward to—and our slate has never been stronger.”

·       KINGDOM HEARTS III: Square Enix’s famed game director Tetsuya Nomura, revealed KINGDOM HEARTS III will feature the franchise’s first-ever Disney•Pixar world, “Toy Story,” featuring an original story developed exclusively for the game. Disney and Square Enix also surprised fans with the news that the game will release in 2018.

 

·       MARVEL Powers United VRMarvel and Oculus announced MARVEL Powers United VR, a first-person, multiplayer, action virtual reality game where players team up with friends to engage in immersive, explosive cooperative fights from across the Marvel Universe. YouTube star Markiplier made a surprise appearance, as he and Head of Oculus Studios, Steve Arnold, offered the crowd a first look at gameplay. Fans can demo the game next week at San Diego Comic-Con by visiting the Marvel Booth.

·       Star Wars Augmented Reality Experience: A new chapter in Star Wars experiences was introduced, as Disney and Lenovo gave a first glimpse at a new augmented reality product designed to give fans an opportunity to recapture some of their favorite moments from Star Wars films in ways never before possible. Fans can sign up to learn more by visiting http://jedichallenges.com. The sneak peek video can be found here: Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Sneak Peek.

 

·       Star Wars Battlefront II: Star Wars Battlefront II is bringing an all new hero into the fold with the introduction of Iden Versio, Commander of the Imperial special forces team known as the Inferno Squad. Fans were treated to an appearance by the game’s lead actress Janina Gavankar, who plays Iden, and a member of the Lucasfilm Story Group, Steve Blank. In addition to discussing the single player campaign that tells a story from the unique perspective of the empire, Janina and Steve introduced a new behind-the-scenes look at the development of this original Star Wars story featured in the game. The behind-the-scenes look at Star Wars Battlefront II can be found here: Star Wars Battlefront II: Behind The Story.

Learn more here: https://www.ea.com/games/starwars/battlefront/battlefront-2

·      Marvel Entertainment: Bill Rosemann, Executive Creative Director, Marvel Games, showcased Marvel’s strong portfolio of games, including a behind-the-scenes look at Marvel’s Spider-Man with Bryan Intihar, Creative Director at Insomniac Games, a new character in LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2, and highlighted gameplay opportunities in the Marvel Pavilion from other popular games, including Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Marvel Future Fight, Marvel Puzzle Quest, Marvel Heroes Omega, and more.

 

D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JIMMY PITARO (CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
BRYAN INTIHAR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR, INSOMNIAC GAMES, BILL ROSEMANN, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MARVEL GAMES
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
BILL ROSEMANN, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MARVEL GAMES, BRYAN INTIHAR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR, INSOMNIAC GAMES, STEVE ARNOLD, HEAD OF OCULUS STUDIOS, STEVE BLANK, JIMMY PITARO, CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA, JANINA GAVANKAR, MIKE GOSLIN, VP, ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA, TASHA SOUNART, ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, JASON KATZ, STORY SUPERVISER, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, KAORI TAKASUE, TETSUYA NOMURA, GAME DIRECTOR, SQUARE ENIX
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
BILL ROSEMANN, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MARVEL GAMES, BRYAN INTIHAR, CREATIVE DIRECTOR, INSOMNIAC GAMES, STEVE ARNOLD, HEAD OF OCULUS STUDIOS, STEVE BLANK, JIMMY PITARO, CHAIRMAN, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA, JANINA GAVANKAR, MIKE GOSLIN, VP, ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA, TASHA SOUNART, ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, JASON KATZ, STORY SUPERVISER, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, KAORI TAKASUE, TETSUYA NOMURA, GAME DIRECTOR, SQUARE ENIX
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
LEVEL UP! THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY’S VIDEO GAME SHOWCASE
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
TETSUYA NOMURA, GAME DIRECTOR, SQUARE ENIX, KAORI TAKASUE, TASHA SOUNART, ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS, JASON KATZ, STORY SUPERVISER, PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS,
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
TETSUYA NOMURA, GAME DIRECTOR, SQUARE ENIX, KAORI TAKASUE
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
MIKE GOSLIN, VP, ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT, DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA
D23 EXPO 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event, which takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. (Disney/Image Group LA)
JOHN BOYEGA, STEVE BLANK, JANINA GAVANKAR
Caitie Bear

Caitie Bear

Caitie is a lover of Disney, coffee, and all things geeky. She can be found in front of the camera on Geeks Corner or behind a camera around Disneyland. She is always eager to jump into new things, and is frequently finding more events to cover for DAPs Magic.
Caitie Bear

Share your thoughts!

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE