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"Marvel vs. Capcom vs. Disney" anyone?
If that allows me to beat the hell out of those annoying Disney characters, I'd love to see that.
I frequent Disney very often. I am sure there is going to MANY, MANY crossovers (sort of like Disney has done with Star Wars) where Disney characters will be dressed as Marvel Superheros to market new rides, toys, etc.
It's pretty crazy. I found another article someone wrote today regarding the brewing Theme Park wars over this acquisition.
What makes this story particularly interesting is that on the other side of town from Disney's theme parks in Orlando, is a theme park owned by Universal…which happens to feature characters licensed from Marvel. So what fate will befall Universal's Islands of Adventure? We find it hard to believe that Universal will gladly hand over a licensing check to Disney for visitors to its own theme park. But would Islands of Adventure maintain its appeal if the roller coasters got a fresh coat of paint and had "generic" themes? And was this a calculated move by Disney to put Universal in its cross-hairs, or just a well-time acquisition of a marketable property?http://current.newsweek.com/budgettravel/2...et_the_the.html