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With the next big Disney Infinity event coming up in less then a week, I would like to give everyone a chance to revisit the first Disney Infinity 2.0 event that revealed Marvel Super Heroes. Three weeks ago I was given the chance to attend the event as a guest. It was a lot of fun and excitement just to be in the presence of so many fans and media. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the event through my eyes and the lens of my camera…………….

 

It was a thrilling day at the Disney Infinity 2.0 presentation in Hollywood. My feeling going in to the event was not only excitement, but it was also full of optimism and joy that Disney Infinity would only be getting better. All I had leading up to the event was a trailer that hinted Captain America and the Rescuers water vehicle. Although I knew it would be Marvel in some shape or form, I didn’t exactly know what to expect.

We started our day at the Palladium, a block and a half away from the actual presentation. We were received with valet service for our cars, a nice continental breakfast, and many friendly Disney event staff that made my experience enjoyable.

 

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No hints to reveal what DI would announce to the public.

No hints to reveal what DI would announce to the public.

 

Valet parking our cars making us feel fancy. I should have washed my car! ;P

Valet parking our cars making us feel fancy. I should have washed my car! ;P

Many tasty goodies to enjoy while we waited for the event to begin.

Many tasty goodies to enjoy while we waited for the event to begin.

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Check-in tables with very cool guest representatives.

 

While inside, I enjoyed many great conversations with several fans just throwing out theory after theory  of what could be announced. My favorite rumor was possibly seeing Darkwing Duck join the line up, although highly unlikely. Once we had about 10 minutes until show time, we all took a 1 1/2 block walk down to the Pacific Cinerama “Dome” Theater where the presentation would be held. It was all decked out with Disney infinity logos.

All the guests walking to the Cinerama.

All the guests walking to the Cinerama.

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Once inside we were greated by many of the concession stand and theater employees. They had complementary popcorn and soda for everyone. We grabbed our treats and headed upstairs to our seats. Once seated, you could see the entire front half of the theater was filled with Media representatives of all sorts.

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Since there was plenty of media personnel, all guests had to sit in the balcony seating area. Due to this distance, these were the best pictures I could get. Since many of you saw the presentation online or have been reading about it, I will spare the long narration and have you take a look at all these pictures. Enjoy!

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The infamous DI figure box. Last time I saw this thing was at D23 Expo holding our TBO and Toy Story Characters.

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A little bit of Walt in the intro.

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Nick Fury interrupts our broadcast asking for our help with the Infinity Initiative.

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In comes Agent Coulson taking over for Nick Fury.

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President of Disney Interactive James Pitaro takes the stage to talk about Infinity’s accomplishments and to give us our reveal.

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Notice how ever franchise here exists in DI except Stitch and Brave. Wonder why they are up there???

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Lots of gasps in the audience when this picture came up. It does look a little violent, but Rapunzel does look pretty bad ass! lol!

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The big reveal!

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They look incredible. I love the Captain America the most! They did a good job making them look DI-ish!

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Big Marvel man Joe Quesada comes to talk about Marvel joining the DI family!

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Nothing had me more excited then the movie poster right in the middle!

 

Cool new concept art.

Cool new concept art.

Brian Michael Bendis, Marvel legend and genius, joins the floor. He is also the main writer of the Marvel Super Heros stories in DI.

Brian Michael Bendis, Marvel legend and genius, joins the floor. He is the main writer for the Marvel Super Heroes stories in DI 2.0.

New figure reveal time! :)

New figure reveal time! :)

First reveal... IRON MAN!

First reveal… IRON MAN!

Next a cool looking HAWKEYE!

Next a cool looking HAWKEYE!

Our very first hint this year at what was new in DI, CAPTAIN AMERICA!

Our very first hint this year at what was new in DI, CAPTAIN AMERICA!

Natasha Romanoff herself, BLACK WIDOW!

Natasha Romanoff herself, BLACK WIDOW!

Johnny V's favorite, THOR!

Johnny V’s favorite, THOR!

Smash it up with HULK!

Smash it up with HULK!

And behind Iron Man we find the Avengers playslet piece. Its the Avengers Tower.

And behind Iron Man we find the Avengers playslet piece. Its the Avengers Tower.

And there you have it! Your first six new figures for DI 2.0!

And there you have it! Your first six new figures for DI 2.0!

Johnny V. and John Blackburn take the stage.

Johnny V. and John Blackburn take the stage.

They reveal DI 2.0's starter pack. Free of traptanium!

They reveal DI 2.0’s starter pack. Free of traptanium!

Major Toy Box enhancements coming.

Major Toy Box enhancements coming.

Johnny V showing off the new figures.

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Coolest new feature in the game. Level up your characters how ever you like with talent trees!

Coolest new feature in the game. Level up your characters how ever you like with talent trees!

Introduction of structured gameplay into the Toy Box.

Introduction of structured gameplay into the Toy Box.

Cribs Marvel style?? New Hall of Heroes?? Now you can go inside a building through a door way with a new "customize your pad" feature. Its pretty awesome!

Cribs Marvel style?? New Hall of Heroes?? Now you can go inside a building through a door way with a new “customize your pad” feature. Its pretty awesome!

New structured play feature in action.

New structured play feature in action.

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New Power Discs will change the way your figure looks.

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Hulk before he turns dark!

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Best new vehicle disk, the mini Helicarrier!

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Final thank you from everyone.

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And thats the end of the presentation.

 

Overall, my final thoughts about the event were a bit overwhelming.  Although I didn’t get more news regarding what playsets were coming or what Disney features we will be getting in this new rendition of the game, they did give us so much more we weren’t expecting. Like the new talent trees, the auto playset builders that will help the little guys build a toy box, the structured play, the new dungeon style challenges, the new power disc features, and so on. It was definitely a lot of great stuff. Plus, the trailer hinted great things to come, like a possible spider man figure/playset,  plus Groot and Rocket Racoon figures/playset. And of course, there were some hidden Disney characters too (Stitch, Merida, and Maleficent). It was a fun day and I enjoyed being there for this group.

Next up is the D23 event in San Francisco for the screening of Maleficent and the reveal of our next two DI figures. Although I am uncertain whether I can attend this event, be sure that I will be bringing you a wealth of information come June at E3. See you all then!

 

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