Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King launches in October

by on August 28, 2019

Nighthawk Interactive and Digital Eclipse have today announced that Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King will release on October 29, 2019. The collection of classic games will be coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. It will also be released digitally for PC on Steam. There will be multiple versions of these classic titles to choose from. And what’s more, you can pick between original visuals or upscaled graphics for high definition displays. Furthermore, there are also various support options to help with the difficulty of the games should you need them.

Check out the official blurb below for more details:

  •  Authentic Game Content with Modern Improvements. Fans old and new can enjoy the original game builds, upscaled graphics and customizable controls. There’s also special filters for visual enhancement.
  • Variety of Game Versions. The collection includes multiple playable platform versions of the games including their Sega Genesis, Game Boy and Super Game Boy releases. There’s also The Lion King SNES version.
  • A Helping Hand. Players who want to experience the Disney magic in true “Hakuna Matata” fashion can use the Interactive Game Viewer, Rewind feature and cheat codes to aid gameplay progression.
  • Curated, Explorable Museum. A treasure trove of behind-the-scenes development assets. These include interviews, an art gallery and a music player shares the rich history behind the Aladdin and The Lion King 16-bit games.

If you want more detail on what to expect, check out the trailer below:


It certainly looks like a great blast of retro fun, with plenty on offer. It should hit all the right nostalgia buttons for fans of the original games and also help garner some new younger players.

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King will launch on PC, PS4, Xbox One an Nintendo Switch on October 29, 2019.

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