2011 D23 Expo Xbox 360 Kinect Disneyland Adventures
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2011 D23 Expo Xbox 360 Kinect Disneyland Adventures

A few weeks ago we published the Press Release for the upcoming Xbox 360 Kinect: Disneyland Adventures game. Last week at the D23 Expo I got to see the game first hand.  While some information is not being released at this time, what they did show us at the Expo was pretty impressive.

There will be 20 attractions/games in Kinect: Disneyland Adventures being released November 15th. Six game were confirmed and being shown at the D23 Expo. Those games were:

  • Matterhorn
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Big Thunder Railroad
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Jungle Cruise

I did ask about Star Tours being part of the game. Unfortunately it seems Star Tours is one of those things they are not commenting on at this time. However we were shown some of the characters  and scenery in Fantasyland and Main Street U.S.A..Monstro the whale at the entrance to Storybookland was a cool surprise!

I shared time touring the game with Mark Goldhaber from Mouseplanet.com. Jen Yi, Global Product Marketing Manager had us choose a couple attractions to play/tour. We selected Big Thunder and the Matterhorn. On Big Thunder you will see familiar scenes and characters like the famous dynamite chewing goat. While playing the Matterhorn game you will guided down the mountain by a skiing Goofy (inspired by the 1940s cartoon)  and trying to avoid several Yeti.

  • Kinect: Disneyland Adventures is controller free.
  • You can change the appearance of your avatar.
  • Shopping at Disneyland is part of the game.

If you have any questions about the game please post them in the comments and I will forward them along and try to get answers for you.

Mark and Jen playing the Big Thunder game.

Mark interviews Jen Yi, Global Product Marketing Manager

Special thanks to Alyssa Odle, Breanna Wilson and Jen Yi

The Author: Brian Curran

A Star Wars Fan since 1977 when he was just 2. Brian grew up in California where his family would often make trips to Disneyland. In 1987 he took his first “Trip to Endor” and doesn’t pass on a chance to go back! He also enjoys going to Conventions and meeting the actors from the Star Wars films.

Comments 2

  1. Jason
    Sep 2, 2011

    I see that Mr. Toad appears, is it just for show or do you really do something in there? like a minigame or something?

  2. Brian
    Sep 4, 2011

    Jason this video from Insidethemagic at D23 explains a lot of the game:
    http://youtu.be/iorVtsA6eA0

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