Disney Infinity Correction

Disney Infinity 2.0

Disney has issued a statement on the D23 website correcting the information that appeared on their site on April 15th and then was removed….

From D23 –

“In D23′s News Briefs published April 15, 2014, we erroneously reported about the launch of the next chapter of Disney Infinity. This information was incorrect. More news about Disney Infinity will be shared on April 30, and we hope you will check back for that update. “

Join Disney’s Digital Easter Egg Hunt

Disney Digital Easter Egg Hunt

Are you a fan of the Disneyland Resort or Walt Disney World Resort on Facebook? If so, you can join in on a digital Easter egg hunt across a variety of Disney Parks Facebook pages this Sunday, April 20. Simply visit different pages to collect different Disney Parks-themed Easter graphics. Each “found” Easter egg will also offer you a hint as to where you can find another one.

The “hunt” starts will begin on the Disneyland Facebook page. Happy hunting!

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Earth Month at Downtown Disney

Earth Month DLR Downtown Disney

Guests coming to Disneyland Resort  on April 19, and on Earth Day, April 22, can celebrate Earth Month at the Downtown Disney District! Be sure to check out the Wyland Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience, where guests can participate in a Clean Water Challenge and solve disturbances to the nation’s water habitats via a 4D theater experience. DJ Wendy also will provide “atmosphere” music.

On April 19, learn about the environment with our friends from Inside the Outdoors Foundation, Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Orange County Water District, and more. On April 22, guests can interact with an exhibit hosted by the Disneyland Resort about reducing, reusing and recycling, clean commuting and connecting with nature, paint an environmental mural with the Wyland Foundation and participate in interactive demonstrations with the Southern California Edison Mobile Energy Unit. MUZEO also will display art made completely out of recycled materials.

All offerings take place near the main stage by ESPN Zone from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on April 19 and 2 – 6 p.m. on April 22.

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny to Visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Easter Sunday

Disney Easter Bunnies

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny will be visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Easter Sunday, April 20th.

The meet and greet opportunity will be taking place on Discovery Island 9 AM to 2 PM.

Downtown Disney Food Truck Moves to Epcot’s World Showcase This Weekend

World Showcase of Flavors Truck

Epcot guests will see the “World Showcase of Flavors” food truck from Downtown Disney visiting this weekend.

The food truck to be parked near World Showcase Plaza at the entrance to World Showcase.  The truck will be serving food from 11 AM until park closing from April 18 through to Sunday April 20 2014.

Easter Egg Hunt to be Held at Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion

United Kingdom

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny will be hosting Easter Egg Hunts and Egg Relays on Easter Sunday April 20th at Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion.

All guests ages 3-9 will be able to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt, while the Easter Egg Relay will be open to all children ages 8-12.  There will be a smaller Easter Egg Hunt available for children 3 and under.

The Egg Hunts will be held every 10 minutes from 11 AM until 3:30 PM and the Egg Relay will be held every 40 minutes from 11:40 AM until 3:40 PM

Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will also be available fore meet and greet pictures from 11:30 AM until 3 PM.

“Maleficent” Sneak Peak to Debut in Disney Parks

Maleficent

Beginning April 18, guests at Disney Parks on both coasts will be able to enjoy an exclusive sneak peek at Walt Disney Studios’ “Maleficent,” which opens in theaters May 30.

This special extended sneak peek will play daily in RealD 3D at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the ABC Sound Studio and at Disney California Adventure park.

The film stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning in the lead roles of Maleficent and Aurora, respectively, and tells the “untold” story of Maleficent and the betrayal that ultimately turned her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge, Maleficent places an irrevocable curse upon the king’s newborn infant, Aurora. As she grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the conflict between a place she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy.

 

Little Orbit And Disney Interactive Team Up To Bring Planes: Fire and Rescue And Violetta To Nintendo Game Platforms

Planes2

Little Orbit announced today it is working with Disney Interactive to bring Planes: Fire & Rescue, based on Disney’s highly anticipated feature film of the same name, to North AmericaEurope and Australasia on Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo 3DS™ and DS™ this fall.  The collaboration also includes the launch of a Violetta video game based on the successful tween telenovela, Violetta, from Disney Channel.  The musical rhythm game will launch across European territories and in South America for Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo 3DS™ and DS™ this summer. 

“Teaming up with Disney Interactive to expand the worlds of Planes: Fire & Rescue and Violetta on video game platforms is a great honor for us,” said Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit.   “We know fans are going to love seeing their favorite characters come to life in these fun-filled adventures.”

Planes: Fire & Rescue will extend the storyline of the film, taking fun to the skies with action-packed fire-fighting. Players can embark on adventures with all their favorite characters from the movie.

Violetta will take players on an all-star experience as they experiment with music and rhythm and to become a star performer.  Players will collect points to unlock costumes, art and more to customize their musical experience.

The games arising from this collaboration will be distributed in EMEA and Australasian territories by leading video game publisher and developer, BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S.

Disney Infinity 2.0 Rumored to be Coming Out in August

Disney Infinity 2.0

According to Infinity Inquirer

Disney Infinity 2.0 is coming in August 2014, and a teaser trailer can be viewed at Marvel.com.  The teaser promises such Marvel-ous additions to the game as familiar Marvel characters, objects, and vehicles-the possibilities are infinite. 

This was noticed earlier on the D23 website by Infinity Inquirer and since it was discovered D23 has removed moved it from the website.

D23 Holds Steamboat Willie Commemorative Coin Sweepstakes

Steamboat Willie

For the first time, New Zealand Mint is producing commemorative gold and silver coins featuring beloved Disney characters. The first coin to debut is Mickey Mouse as Steamboat Willie, and to mark the occasion, D23 Members have a chance to win one gold or one silver coin from this priceless collection. Each coin is limited edition, and the winners will receive coin number 23 from each collection!

Two winners will be selected, with one receiving the gold coin and one the silver coin:

  • New Zealand Mint ‘Steamboat Willie’ ¼ Ounce Gold Commemorative Coin

With a worldwide restricted mintage of only 1,000 coins, this coin features the 1928 image of Mickey Mouse as he appeared in Steamboat Willie in 99.99% gold. The coin is non-circulating legal tender released under the licensing authority of the nation of Niue. Winner will receive the number 0023 gold coin. The retail price of this coin is $700 US.

  • New Zealand Mint ‘Steamboat Willie’ 1 Ounce Silver Commemorative Coin

With a worldwide restricted mintage of only 10,000 coins, this coin features the 1928 image of Mickey Mouse as he appeared in Steamboat Willie in 99.99% silver. The coin is non-circulating legal tender released under the licensing authority of the nation of Niue. Winner will receive the number 00023 silver coin. The retail price of this coin is $95 US.

Each coin comes individually packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Good luck!

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Enter for a chance to win a gold or silver commemorative coin from New Zealand Mint! Click here to enter. Winner will be notified via email within 48 hours after the end of the sweepstakes. Click here for complete legal rules.

NOTE: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 5/16/14. Open to all D23 Members (guest may join D23 for free), in good standing, who are legal residents and physically located in the 50 U.S. or D.C., 18 or older. Only one (1) entry allowed per D23 Member. There are two (2) Prizes available to be won (limit one (1) Prize per person/household). D23 Members will be required to provide their D23 Membership number when accepting their prize. See Official Rules for complete details including entry requirements and conditions. Void where prohibited. If you have any questions regarding this sweepstakes, please contact GuestRelations@D23.com.