Nintendo Switch Exclusive Disney Illusion Island Revealed
Disney announced alongside Dlala Studios a new game called Disney’s Island of Illusions, a platform game that will arrive exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. The announcement came as a surprise among several other expected appearances from different Disney games, but island of illusions still managed to capture viewers’ attention with its unique art style. It stars Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, and while we know it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch, it doesn’t yet have a confirmed release date beyond “soon”.
The first trailer for the game featuring these iconic characters can be seen below thanks to the Disney account created for its D23 Expo event taking place this weekend. As one would expect given that there are four main Disney characters in this platformer, the game will support up to four players at a time. Nintendo’s eShop page for the game, however, clarifies that this multiplayer is played via couch co-op and not online, so don’t expect to team up with others. island of illusions online players.
Join the Fab Four on an all-new quest to explore the mysterious islands of Monoth and collect three mystical books to save the world from disaster. Disney Illusion Island debuts exclusively on the Nintendo Switch in 2023. Wishlist on Nintendo eShop today. #D23Expo pic.twitter.com/14MLKwhhlz
—Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) September 9, 2022
“Choose your favorite character – Mickey, Minnie, Donald or Goofy – and embark on a grand adventure solo or hire up to three friends in this 2D cooperative adventure platformer,” said the preview of the Disney game. “Run, swim, swing and jump through the beautifully handcrafted world and discover rich biomes and environments as you try to save the world from disaster! Unlock powerful abilities, solve fun puzzles and battle epic boss battles, uncover secrets, and meet a cast of quirky characters as you journey across the never-before-seen island of Monoth.
Those interested in this game may recall that Dlala Studios was the same group that created the most recent battle toads game, so the studio already has some experience running classic properties that people have become attached to over the years.
Besides this game, Marvel also announced an untitled game featuring Captain America, Black Panther, and more. In the midst of this revelation and others, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was a no-show, however, which was quite frustrating for those who were convinced that the sequel to Marvel’s Spiderman would be presented although there is no indication that it would happen.
Disney’s Island of Illusions doesn’t have a release date yet but will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.