Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse (Genesis)

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Description

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.

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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 Level completed
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Swimming with the fishes
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis In Toy land the world can go upside down

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 (1743) 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

VideoGame Jun, 1991 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Player One Apr, 1991 98 out of 100 98
VicioJuegos.com Sep 13, 2008 93 out of 100 93
Raze Mar, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1990 36 out of 40 90
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 9 out of 10 90
1UP! Jun 12, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Deeko 2004 8 out of 10 80
Interface 1991 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 12, 2010 13 out of 20 65

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Awards

  • Retro Gamer
    • Issue #37 – #25 in the "Top 25 Platformers of All Time" poll

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