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Here’s the next batch of game franchises that Disney should rip off

Mickey Mouse upstages the legendary K.K. Slider. Saturday nights will never be the same.

Above: Mickey Mouse upstages the legendary K.K. Slider. Saturday nights will never be the same.

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Disney Interactive Studios is running out of ideas.

It’s no secret that Disney “borrowed” a few concepts from Activision’s Skylanders when they made Disney Infinity. Who wants to play as a boxing shark with steel claws when you can run around as Johnny Depp with a dead bird on his head, anyway?

Now Mickey Mouse and pals are emulating Animal Crossing in the form of Disney Magical World. This title is actually published by Nintendo, so it’s not a complete rip off, but still … . Wouldn’t you rather jam with K.K. Slider than have to endure Frozen’s Let It Go for the zillionth time?

It’s only a matter of time before Disney copies other famous video game franchises, so we came up with a few suggestions that will make everyone happy – except anyone who has worked on the original titles, or have enjoyed them.

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The Legend of Arthur (The Legend of Zelda)

Young King Arthur (The Sword in the Stone) has a lot in common with Link (The Legend of Zelda); they’re both blonde, wear funny clothes, and pull legendary swords out of stones. Tinker Bell (Peter Pan) makes a cameo appearance as Navi, the world’s most annoying fairy.