Disney Classic Games: Reviving Aladdin and The Lion King for PS4, Xbox One and Switch

Disney brings nostalgia with its classic games, Aladdin and The Lion King, revived for modern platforms such as Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. …

Disney's Classic Games Await You this Fall

Disney brings back nostalgia with two of its most timeless classics, Aladdin and The Lion King. These childhood favorites are returning on modern gaming platforms, including Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The release date is October 29, with a price tag of $29.99.

A trailer has been released showcasing a glimpse of what we can expect from these revivals. The motive? It's not just a mere rehash of the original games!

The Classic Games: A New Twist with Several Versions

Added spice to the beloved classics – Disney offers multiple versions of Aladdin and The Lion King.

On the one hand, for Aladdin, along with the original Sega Genesis and a Game Boy version, the collection will introduce a new, mysterious title named Disney's Aladdin: The Final Cut. Also in the lineup is Aladdin's trade show demo version, last seen in 1993. Fans of the Super Nintendo version of Aladdin should note that it has not been included in this announcement.

On the other hand, The Lion King will feature the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, and the Game Boy versions. An exciting feature for the Game Boy versions of both these games is the Super Game Boy color options to lend vibrancy to the game.

Digital Eclipse: The Name Behind the Games

Digital Eclipse, renowned for its successful endeavors such as the Mega Man Legacy Collection and Disney Afternoon Collection, is the brainpower behind the revivals of these classic games. They uphold their reputation by including several quality-of-life elements and additional features in these games. Noteworthy is their Watch Mode feature, which allows players to bypass challenging levels by observing gameplay and stepping in whenever ready. Apart from that, updated graphics, rewind features, original artwork display, and a music player are among the attritional standard capabilities offered by Digital Eclipse.

Disney's classic games aren't the only ones to see a repackaging. News of a compilation of Mega Man Zero and ZX is floating around, and a launch is expected around the onset of 2020.

As we gear up for the trip down memory lane with Disney's Classic Games, we look forward to seeing more games from yesteryears brought back to life with captivating features, adding icing to our fond memories.