Mickey Mouse returns to star in Castle of Illusion, a fantastical reimagining of the Sega Genesis classic. With all-new HD graphics and gameplay, Castle of Illusion brings Mickey and his world to life in this magical Disney adventure!
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Release Date: Sep 4, 2013

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Mickey Mouse returns to star in Castle of Illusion, a fantastical reimagining of the Sega Genesis classic. With all-new HD graphics and gameplay, Castle of Illusion brings Mickey and his world to life in this magical Disney adventure! When the evil witch Mizrabel kidnaps Minnie, it’s up to Mickey to brave the dangers of the Castle of Illusion to rescue Minnie. Gather your courage and traverse enchanted forests, take on hordes of rebellious toys and navigate mazes of living books. Play as Mickey and save Minnie from Mizrabel’s evil clutches!

Features:
- Play as Mickey Mouse in this reimagining of the classic Sega Genesis.
- Experience a world of wonder, brought to life with all-new graphics and magical adventures.
- Journey across five magical worlds filled with Mizrabel’s powerful minions.
- Complete hidden challenges to customize Mickey with classic costumes!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP2+
    • Processor: 2.8 Ghz Dual Core (minimum)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI 2600/Nvidia 8600 (minimum)
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Quad Core (recommended)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI 4850/Nvidia 8800 (recommended)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9xxx series, NVIDIA 3xx series and NVIDIA 1xx series.
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.9.3
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9xxx series, NVIDIA 3xx series and NVIDIA 1xx series.
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
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captainregenold
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
If you have a powerful enough computer, then this is easily the best version of the game to get ~

Aside from that though, the game itself is a fun enough platformer with plenty of charm. As someone who got his jollies with the Original the Remake is about as good if not better! Only downside is that it's a bit on the short side.
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Adam
( 5.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
This game is beautiful to a fault. It's wonderful to look at, especially if you're a big Disney fan, but the slick looks can make platforming difficult. Sometimes it's hard to see what is and isn't a platform, and the controls are a little too loose for accuracy. It's also a very short game that I 100%'d in less than six hours. Get it during a sale and have a little fun, but expect to get a little frustrated along the way.
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Hoppimike
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
From what I've played this is a simple, cute, charming game that feels polished and well-made. Great for kids or anyone who is fond of old-school or simple platforming gameplay.

Not the world of depth, but it's hard not to be impressed by how clean and polished the whole experience is.
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mesonw
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
Not bad if you didn't pay too much for it. Took me 5 hrs to complete the lot, including all collectibles and achievements, and I am certainly no speed demon with games. Those 5 hours were fun though, which is what counts surely.
The platforming works, the graphics are nice enough, and the whole thing feels like a trip down memory lane with natty 3D thrown in. The bosses are the only real (fairly light) challenge, but each are defeatable with a little memorising (hey, this is old school remember). Despite the easiness, the repetition of redoing levels to find the collectibles is what evokes feelings of days gone by. Sail through without a care for those and it'll be over sooner, and with less of the impact. You make your own choice.
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Tabascofanatikerin
( 5.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
In "Castle of Illusion" you - Mickey Mouse - save your girlfriend Minnie from the evil and ugly witch Mizrabel. So your goal is as basic as it gets.
You wander through various worlds inside the Castle of Illusion (like a giant library, a magical forest or a toy world) in order to collect seven gems that will make a bridge to the witch and Minnie.

This is a 2013 reboot of the 1990 Sega Genesis classic of the same name (which I like btw).
How does it hold up, as a game in general and as a reboot?

As a game in general it is pretty good. It is mostly a 2D platformer with 3D graphics, which means that you mostly jump and run from left to right or the other way round. In special parts of the game you have use all key arrows in order to jump on platforms around you or just to run to every corner of a room or bigger platform (like in boss fights).
You need to end three acts of a level and collect diamonds and other items as well as you can (certain amounts of diamonds are needed to get access to future levels).
You defeat enemies by jumping on them or by throwing stuff at them.

So as you can see it is pretty basic and it can be fun for adult players as well as for children. The gameplay also is basic and easy to learn.
However, prepare yourself for a few frustrating moments, especially for quite tricky jumping parts (a good example: the milk shake river and cookies or the final boss fight) and for cutscenes that cannot be skipped (not even the long end credits).

As a reboot it is alright, not something like the "Ducktales" reboot that amazed and entertained me very much but it is still noticeable that the SEGA team put some work and love for details into this. This also goes for the soundtrack and the lovely voice acting (like when Mickey comments the levels from time to time).

All in all I would call "Castle of Illusion" alright. Not quite awesome - and some flaws really could have been avoided - but good enough to try out. It's definitely something for Disney/Mickey fans.
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L3GNAA
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
As a huge fan of the iconic mouse, I took a lot of pleasure in diving into to this nastaugic funhouse especially when its coming right off the heels of the moderately-well recieved Epic Micky Titles. The campaign contains just the right amount of platforming goodness that kept me entertained as the story unfolded itself. After playing the demo's on xbox360 and PS3 I notice the control skeam was a tad bit difficult to control. For the PC version on the other hand I am unhappy to say that this control issue is still problematic making the gameplay sometimes a chore to play through. It's ashame Mickey delivered another game which was hindered by a technical aspect. You would think a mascot as successful as Mickey Mouse, the controls should have been be tested more carefully especially with a corporation as wealthy is Disney.
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Omar3li
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Overlooked gem
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DrNick
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
Childhood strikes back.
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donny trumpet
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
this one's a toss-up for me, personally.

i beat this game in about two hours, which is ridiculously short, but i could forgive the game for that if it was memorable. it's got really charming visuals, but that's all there really is here. collecting is kinda pointless, the story is average, and the platforming and bosses feel way too simple.

overall, i'd play the original if i were you. or buy this on sale like me, because i had enough fun to justify the five or so dollars i spent here.
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samuri_chicken
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 11
As a long time gamer, I had the dubious distinction of owning and completing this on both the Master System and Mega Drive versions (couldn't do it now - age gets us all!) and so was curious as to what level of remastering/reimagining this is and I was pleased to find a genuinely entertaining new game heavily inspired by the old. Everything that was great about the original, the locations, the sense of whimsy had been successfully carried across to this new version along with a fully orchestral soundtrack and a friendly sounding narrator adding the level of Disney gloss that just wasn't possible in the cartridge era. As much as I enjoyed this game however, there is a feeling of sadness when you realise that the developers where planning to do similar remakes of a lot of Sega properties from that era including Streets of Rage and Golden Axe which will alas never be as Sega shuttered ther studio. Still, if your looking for a pleasantly challenging old-school platformer with a modern look, this could be ideal.
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NottBrandon
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 2
Good platforming game for a quick speed-run completion. Takes about 90-120 minutes to complete first run ever, so definitely not a very long game. Speedrun could easily be sub 30 minutes.

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Tori
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
The conrtols were awful and often didn't respond which meant a lot of stupid deaths and restarts. It makes it frustrating to even attempt to complete the game.
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Alweer Snot Beertjie
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
This game is best appreciated by people with fond memories of the original.

The graphics are a bit simple and the game a bit short, but it manages to strike just the right balance between love for the original and innovating upon its concepts. Good music too, most of them arrangements from the MegaDrive classic. There's some replay value in trying to get all the collectibles and messing with the time attack mode, but I don't care much for that myself.

Be warned, this game features some very corny voices. But if you're a fan of Mickey Mouse that shouldn't bother you.
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MustardRice
( 3.3 hrs on record )
Posted: March 25
Comfy game
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Jonah the Commando
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: March 23
For $15 I would say hell no

For $3.74 it was worth playthrough
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martellthacool
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 18
This game needs a update badly as it doesn't run so well on my lap,
doesn't run smoothly at all, got bad frame rates and it doesn't feel right. Disney needs to fix this.
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Mr. Valonic
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 14
A fun platformer for Disney fans or for people who liked the original. A bit short, but fun.
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Space is the Place
( 5.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 14
This is a 2,5 hours game, replaying levels to get all secrets may get you some more hours but non-completionist will probably stay in those 2 hours.

I would recomend the game at full price if it had BOTH Castle of Ilusion AND World of Ilusion (or even allowing to play the classic version would be nice), but as it stands I can only recomend this buy on sale and if you played the game as a kid and always wanted to finish it or want to revive the memories and see the ways the upgraded the game.
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Shagmeister
( 6.3 hrs on record )
Posted: March 13
Awesome! Like playing it back in the days. It feels great playing a platfomer in which the environment doesn't make sense at all. You don't feel the need to explain why there are letters "A" attacking you. LOL! What I like the most is that they stuck to the original game and upgraded it a notch in its Level Design. The only problem I had with it was the floaty controls and it isn't such a good idea to have that in a platformer. Especially when it switches from a 2D sidescroller to a 3D platformer. If you can get passed that, the game is quite fun and entertaining.

I hope they remake World of Illusion! *_*
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Nazz The Rabbit
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: March 13
Another remake, another review. Simple, right?
Most remakes tend to screw things up, and this one... didn't screw up too much. The graphics are good, for a Disney game, the boesses were fun to face, the levels were somewhat well designed. The only mistake; The narrator.
Seriously. I feel like a kid when listening to that guy talk, which is kinda embarrassing.
Overal rating: 7.3/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
From what I've played this is a simple, cute, charming game that feels polished and well-made. Great for kids or anyone who is fond of old-school or simple platforming gameplay.

Not the world of depth, but it's hard not to be impressed by how clean and polished the whole experience is.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
If you have a powerful enough computer, then this is easily the best version of the game to get ~

Aside from that though, the game itself is a fun enough platformer with plenty of charm. As someone who got his jollies with the Original the Remake is about as good if not better! Only downside is that it's a bit on the short side.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
Overlooked gem
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
Awesome! Like playing it back in the days. It feels great playing a platfomer in which the environment doesn't make sense at all. You don't feel the need to explain why there are letters "A" attacking you. LOL! What I like the most is that they stuck to the original game and upgraded it a notch in its Level Design. The only problem I had with it was the floaty controls and it isn't such a good idea to have that in a platformer. Especially when it switches from a 2D sidescroller to a 3D platformer. If you can get passed that, the game is quite fun and entertaining.

I hope they remake World of Illusion! *_*
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
This is a 2,5 hours game, replaying levels to get all secrets may get you some more hours but non-completionist will probably stay in those 2 hours.

I would recomend the game at full price if it had BOTH Castle of Ilusion AND World of Ilusion (or even allowing to play the classic version would be nice), but as it stands I can only recomend this buy on sale and if you played the game as a kid and always wanted to finish it or want to revive the memories and see the ways the upgraded the game.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
This is an absolutely beautiful remake on the 1990 Sega Classic of the same name. I used to spend hours playing this game as a kid on our Sega Console and despite the fact that I found it incredibly difficult I loved it none the less.

This remake fails to disappoint. They have rebuild it exactly like it's original down to the last pixel. The same music, the same enviroments, the same sound effects, with the only differences being a beautiful 3D enviroment, Mickey having a voice and having a Narrator to give you extra information along the way and when you get stuck.

For anyone who used to play the original back on a Sega, this should be a must have for you. The challenge of the original is still there and you won't be sorry you have it.

10/10, gorgeous!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 6
The game is overall pretty short (storyline+all collectibles) but it is extremely fun and entertaining. It has a simple but enjoyable storyline and you can earn 3 different skins for Mickey Mouse by collecting everything in the game. It also has a time-mode in which you can do online records.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
For $15 I would say hell no

For $3.74 it was worth playthrough
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2015
A fun platformer adventure with Mickey Mouse

Pros:

Fluid controls
Pleasing visuals and animations
Decent Voice/Audio
Leaderboards
Achievements; adds a bit of replay value

Cons:
The game is fairly short it took me about 3 hours to complete
There were some difficult moments but overall its was a fairly easy game
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 1
Easy, fun and therapeutic. An excellent way to spend three hours. Do not hesitate especially if, like me, you are bedridden on a Sunday afternoon.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
PRO:
Its a really nice remake from the original Sega Genesis classic game.
It has full Controller support tested with Xbox 360 Gamepad.
Its working on Windows 7 and Windows 10 without problems.

CON:
The only thing that i found is the price when its not on sale because 15$ for 3 hours of gameplay is too much.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
A decent game, not nearly as good as I thought it would be from the youtube videos I had watched prior to buying it. The reasons being that it was very easy and extremely short. I beat it in 2 hours so it barely was worth the $3.60 I paid for it on sale. It actually probably took me about an hour and a half not including the time it took to retry parts. The only part that was even slightly challenging was the last part of the last boss fight. It took me four or five tries to get the pattern down to beat the last boss. One thing that I really liked were the graphics which are pretty good.

If you can get it even cheaper than I did, it might be worth your time. Otherwise, skip it.

6/10
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2015
Castle Of Illusion is one of those games you thought would never be remade or even thought of. It's an early nineties video game for the Sega Genesis. Most children that are into video games now weren't even born when it was released. I remember going into an A and Z video store and seeing the title always rented out, but they always had a ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ copy of paperboy, I digress. Castle Of Illusion Remake is a short sweet game that captures the sprite of the original. In terms of length it should take no more than one hour to complete, again, this hearkens back to the original 8bit/16bit days in terms of completion. The only thing with this port of the game, is that you cannot turn off fxaa, so the game has a slight blur to it, and it's not really optimized, I was getting slight frame drops on a 980ti. I bought this game for $4 bucks, and it was worth every penny. So if you are in the mood for a trip down memory lane, or you just want a cute platformer, I would highly recommend this game.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Pros:

- Good graphics;
- Excellent design for a platform game;
- Enchanced experience using a controller;

Cons:

- Silly storyline (it's a Disney game folks, remember?);
- Not good to be played using the keyboard.

Rating: 80/100 - Worth it!

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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
Castle of Nostalgia/10
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95 of 106 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 16, 2013
+ Every level has it's own unique style and features
+ Beautiful art style
+ Really enjoyable and imaginative platforming

+/- Very short, but satisfactory overall
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88 of 101 people (87%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 12, 2014
Faulty's scorecard :-

1) Essential purchase
2) Recommended purchase
3) Recommended purchase during a sale
4) Not recommended unless heavily discounted
5) Not even recommended for Steam game collectors

Old-school trickery

Disney was no stranger to the late eighties and nineties consoles back when it was Nintendo waging a console war with SEGA. Arguably two of the most memorable titles for each system were Ducktales for the NES and Castle of Illusion for the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis. Ducktales had the edge - being more fiendishly difficult than Mickey Mouse's SEGA outing but both exuded charm and were bestsellers on either system.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=285326866
Cut forward 25+ years to the year 2013 as both popular titles re-emerged in full HD glory for a new generation of gamers and for the first time ever - debuting on the PC. I can see that the more modern gamer will probably find the gameplay on display here a bit antiquated and Castle of Illusion will possibly hold very little appeal for them (outside of the Mickey Mouse and Disney connection) but it's clear the intention here - Castle of Illusion is a love letter to the gamer that cut his/her teeth on these kind of games in the past. While Ducktales: Remasterd is a scene by scene remake (with newly implemented graphical cut-scenes), Castle of Illusion is more of a re-imagining taking the five levels of illusion Mickey must traverse in order to save his dearly beloved, Minnie Mouse, from the clutches of the evil witch Mizrabel and giving each of them a modern spin and a completely new lick of paint. Each of these worlds, like the original, are split into two relatively short levels with the third housing a boss battle for Mickey to overcome.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=285328277
I had great fun playing this game as a child back in the early nineties so it was pure nostalgic delight exploring these redesigned levels that pay due homage to the levels from the old SEGA classic. While I never found the game on the Mega Drive to be particularly challenging it was certainly a fun romp for my childlike sensibilities back then and this remake of Castle of Illusion fits the bill quite nicely. Most experienced platform gamers will breeze through Castle of Illusion in a jiffy but the controls are tight (except for the swimming sections where it feels like one is trying to maneuver a tank through a mouse hole) and for the most part the game plays and looks beautiful on modern systems.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=284863991
Castle of Illusion is a simple platformer and when put under scrutiny one can see how mechanically game development has moved along in leaps and bounds - you just have to compare this title with the recently released Rayman Legends to see that Castle of Illusion is nothing more than a nostalgic time-capsule that embraces an age when games were far more simpler and innocent without all the moral grey areas that encapsulates modern gaming today.

If you have fond memories of playing through Castle of Illusion as a child, I wouldn't hesitate to encourage you to pick it up. Chances are you will probably have families and kids of your own now so this is a great way to introduce them to the kinds of games you used to play as a kid. At $14.99 it's priced just about right for the amount of adventure time held and its a great way to spend an afternoon with an old friend from the past.

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59 of 63 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 9, 2013
As a fan of the original Genesis/MegaDrive game, this was everything I wanted from a remake. Great gameplay and music, levels and bosses reworked enough to keep it fresh, and beautiful, fluid, cartoon-like graphics.

There are, however, issues with this game being a sloppy port stuck at 720p/30fps. Luckily the resolution and framerate have been fixed/hacked by the community. It's also been updated a couple times since I last played, so the issues might have been fixed by now. Regardless, the PC Gaming Wiki page should have any info you need to get it running right and it looks incredible at 1080p/60fps. As I recall you might want to force AA and AF through your video card for optimal visuals.
http://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Castle_of_Illusion
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56 of 62 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 8, 2014
Perhaps I'm just a cynical bigot blinded by nostalgia, but in my eyes Disney has lost quite a bit of its magic in recent years. Instead of the delightfully imaginative works of their glory years, we've been "treated" to an abundance of derivative shovel-ware and cash grabs, all relying on their branding and marketing instead of actual quality to make them a success. A remake of the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive classic, Castle of Illusion could have very well been just another mediocre licensed game, but to my absolute surprise and delight it is anything but; a whimsical joy of a platformer that pays homage to Mickey's past, while bringing him into the modern day just as enjoyable as we remember him.

Opening like the typical fairy tale it is, Mickey and Minnie are just setting out for a picnic when the witch Mizrabel spies the pair and gets jealous, swooping in and kidnapping Minnie, with the goal of using the damsel's youth and beauty to rejuvenate herself from the old hag she is. Mickey will have none of this however, and thus enters the titular Castle of Illusion to obtain the seven magic gems, cross the rainbow bridge, and get his girl back!

Like the 1990 original, CoI is a basic platformer whose strength lies in its imaginative levels and environments. Each stage is unique and bustling with creativity, from a giant library full of bouncing letters and slinking bookworms, to a world made entirely out of sweets that has you swimming through jello and bouncing on cookies floating in a milkshake river. There are so many charming little touches in every location you traverse that I couldn't begin to name them all (and doubt I saw even half of them). Sega perfectly captured the happy-go-lucky mannerisms of Mickey, right down to the trademark hop in his step and chip of his voice, an attention to detail which extends to every secret area and extra path, and makes for an immensely enjoyable game. I gleefully made my way through every level never once tiring of the seemingly endless stream of fantastical places I was sent to, but alas every good thing must come to an end and CoI does so all too soon.

For all its wonder and the many things it gets so very right, CoI is over in a heartbeat (around 2-3 hours to be exact). This short-live adventure seems to end even more abruptly, do to how easy it is to jump from one level to the next and how quickly and seamlessly they flow together. In a sense it's about as long as the average animated movie (which almost seems intentional, opening and ending with the camera panning out to a theater), but for a $15 game it had me wanting more.

I say that however with the caveat of wanting more because I loved my brief time with Mickey so much. Castle of Illusion is a pleasure and has given me hope that Disney is still capable of creating something with as much heart and wonder as what made them a household name in the first place. If Mickey Mouse has ever meant anything to you, you owe it to yourself to play this lively tribute that does as much for giving the icon a proper video game outing, as it does a starting point for what could (and hopefully does) come out in the near future. It's pure childish fun that capitalizes on its goal of being a lighthearted game that almost anyone can enjoy, recapturing the magic of yesteryear for the new and old generation alike.

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46 of 47 people (98%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 16, 2015
tl;dr
A heart-felt and beautiful remake of the 1990 SEGA classic: Mickey Mouse and the Castle of Illusion. I had high expectations for this modern reimagining of what is ultimately my favourite game of the Fourth Generation.

PROS
+Every level, every detail lovingly recreated and updated
+Stunning art and music design
+Smooth and responsive at 1080P/60FPS
+Full controller support
+Brilliant take on the old Mega Drive classic
+Two music schemes to choose from (original soundtrack or modern soundtrack)

CONS
-Does not include the original 1990 game that is included with the retail console version. It's sad to see it missing from the PC release.
-Three to eight hours to complete depending on how completely you explore each level

For Disney fans, platforming fans, and fans of whimsy, this game is a buy!

(Suitable for all ages and skill levels)
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