Train2Game News: Epic Mickey 2 video discusses Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Learn about the origins of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and what Creative Director Warren Spector wants to achieve with him in Epic Mickey 2 in a new behind the scenes video from Junction Point and Disney.

Spector discusses planning the game around Oswald, how he’s a great character and how Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two can have Oswald and Mickey’s relationship develop like it hasn’t before.

The video also features Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline who discusses the history of Oswald. She shows footage of the character that’s over 80 years old and discussing how this has been used to give him certain abilities for Epic Mickey 2.

Watch Epic Mickey 2 – Meet Oswald the Lucky Rabbit below, right here on The Train2Game Blog.

The Train2Game Blog recently reported how Warren Spector struggled when trying to make Deus Ex perfect.

There’s more about Epic Mickey 2 here, while be sure to stay tuned to The Train2Game Blog for developer diaries which take you behind the scenes of game development.

What are your thoughts on Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and his role in Epic Mickey 2? What does it say about video games in being the medium to bring it back?

Leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or here on the Train2Game forum.

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