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This is the first Mickey Mouse game for Sega consoles. In this game the famous Disney character must face the dangers of weird fantasy lands such as an enchanted forest and a toy world. Mickey must rescue his girlfriend Minnie who's been kidnapped by the evil witch Mizrabel.

The game play follows the traditional 2D hop 'n' bop platform style.


Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Mickey built a rainbow bridge to the final boss
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Giant cobwebs are in the background
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Soldiers level
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "アイラブミッキーマウス ふしぎのお城大冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "I Love Mickey Mouse: Fushigi no Oshiro Daibōken" -- Japanese title
  • "Castle of Illusion Estrelando Mickey Mouse" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

One of Sega/Disney's Best Games. Guy Chapman (2001) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Excellent early Genesis platformer Paul Jones (290) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
A Magical Gem ETJB (450) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1991 96 out of 100 96
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1990 36 out of 40 90
1UP! Jun 12, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Quebec Gamers Aug 26, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Megablast 1992 81 out of 100 81
Deeko 2004 8 out of 10 80
Interface 1991 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Feb, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Ação Games May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75 Feb 12, 2010 13 out of 20 65


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Mumm-Ra (410) added Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse (Genesis) on Mar 10, 2003