Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse (Genesis)

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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 in both 8-bit and 16-bit versions. Apart from the story and the music, which is the same, all the rest (including controls, moves, stages and, obviously, graphics), are totally different.


Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Forest level. If you eat those apples, you can throw them at enemies afterwards
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Jumping over bugs
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Clock tower - where's Simon Belmont when you need him
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis The practice mode is completed

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 (1744) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Excellent early Genesis platformer Paul Jones (275) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
A Magical Gem ETJB (447) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Nov 24, 2012 10 out of 10 100
Player One Apr, 1991 98 out of 100 98 Sep 13, 2008 93 out of 100 93
Raze Mar, 1991 92 out of 100 92 Jun 24, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Lens of Truth Dec 04, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Quebec Gamers Aug 26, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Deeko 2004 8 out of 10 80
Interface 1991 80 out of 100 80 Feb 12, 2010 13 out of 20 65


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Mumm-Ra (379) added Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse (Genesis) on Mar 10, 2003