Calling all 90s babies: “Aladdin” and “The Lion King” coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One

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Attention 90s babies — get ready for this. Remember the vintage “Aladdin” and “The Lion King” video games? Well, what if I told you they are making a comeback?

It was just confirmed that the re-release collection featuring Disney’s “Aladdin” and “The Lion King” will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC. “Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King” will be getting a boxed retail version for these consoles on top of digital versions. Xbox and Playstation will also release physical versions.

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Originally released in 1993 and 1994, “Aladdin” and “The Lion King” were popular games launched on the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo consoles.

Take a look at the full current game list for “Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King”:

  • “Disney’s Aladdin” – SEGA Genesis version
  • “Disney’s Aladdin” – Game Boy version (also includes “Super Game Boy version”)
  • “Disney’s Aladdin” Final Cut
  • “Disney’s Aladdin” Trade Show Demo
  • “The Lion King” – SEGA Genesis version
  • “The Lion King” – Super Nintendo version
  • “The Lion King” – Game Boy version (also includes “Super Game Boy” version)

Here is a sneak peak of screenshots and box art of the all-new “Disney’s Aladdin” game.

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aladdin game
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aladdin game
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We can also take a look at what’s to come in the all-new “Disney’s The Lion King” game.

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the lion king game
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the lion king game
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What should we look for that may differ from the original games? Some of the features that have already been confirmed for “Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King” are:

  • Upscaled graphics
  • Filters for visual enhancement
  • Customizable controls
  • Interactive Game Viewer
  • A rewind feature (Just in case you mess something up while fighting off Jafar or Scar).
  • A “behind-the-scenes development assets including interviews” which can be accessed in the all-new “explorable museum”
  • Art gallery
  • Music player

Though no actual release date has been revealed, we can look forward to the “Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King” collection this fall. It will retail at $29.99 USD.

Are you excited to see some of the classic 90s video games make a come back?

Source: IGN

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