Meteos: Disney Magic was a puzzle video game released in 2007 for the Nintendo DS console. It was published by Buena Vista and co-developed by Q Entertainment and Aspect. It is the sequel to a previous video game, Meteos, except hosting Disney characters in replacement for tiles.
The Nightmare Before Christmas[edit | edit source]
The game features The Nightmare Before Christmas characters and environments, notably Jack Skellington, Sally, and Oogie Boogie. The environments show the Spiral Hill, Jack's House, and Christmas Town.
The tile images show pictures of the toys Jack Skellington and others crafted in the movie, such as the cat-in-a-box, evil duck, and evil teddy. There are also tiles with pictures of Lock, Shock, Barrel, and Oogie Boogie. While not appearing in-game, there also tiles with faces of Jack Skellington and Sally on the game's cover page. There are also images of Oogie Boogie's dice on the screen.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Meteos: Disney Magic is a puzzle game where players can move tiles horizontally and vertically in order to gain points for their score. During the game, sliders may lock. As the game progresses, it switches to different scenes where the player can continue progressing, one of them being The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Objectives / Product Details[edit | edit source]
- Brand new gameplay and themes tie into the Disney world
- Interact with characters and environments from Pirates of the Caribbean, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Lion King, Disney/Pixar Toy Story and more.
- Play alone or challenge up to three friends in head-to-head Vs. modes
- Various difficulty settings and adjustable rules
- Play horizontally or vertically; control gameplay on the touch screen while interacting with the story on the other screen
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- There are arguments as to whether or not this game does justice to its predecessor, Meteos. Critics argue about the Disney additions as well the new gameplay, some even complaining about the lack of online play and "lackluster unlockable content".
- Buena Vista Games was apart of Disney Interactive Studios, which was soon replaced by Disney Mobile after being closed by its parent company.