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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 A dark level with mushrooms and birds
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Minnie mouse is trapped in a bubble
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Clown boss
Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Genesis Mickey is jumping and avoiding the green thing

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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

The Video Game Critic Oct 04, 1999 A 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1991 96 out of 100 96
Mean Machines Feb, 1991 95 out of 100 95
Génération 4 Feb, 1991 92 out of 100 92
1UP! Jun 12, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1990 36 out of 40 90
HonestGamers Dec 19, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Feb, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Ação Games May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75


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