Disney have released a new batch of screenshots for the upcoming sequel to Epic Mikey on the 3DS. Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion has been billed as a spiritual successor to the classic Mickey Mouse Castle of Illusion from the 1990s.
The game will also apparently “a special drawing and painting function that allows players to create rough versions of objects that magically transform into classic Disney-style 2D illustrations” featuring dual screen integration that will allow players to move their creations to the top screen where they are further transformed into full-colour, fully-rendered 3D visuals (see the screenshot with Peter Pan in it above for an example of this).
The official press release also has these story details to share:
The evil witch Mizrabel, villainess from the classic Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, finds herself an unwilling inhabitant of Wasteland, and unleashes a plot to escape using the Castle of Illusion to imprison and drain the cartoon essence from currently famous Toons. Players will take on the role of Mickey Mouse as he utilises his magical brush to wield paint and thinner to confront Mizrabel and save the Toons.
We don’t have an official release date yet, but as soon as we hear something concrete we’ll let you know.