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  • Summary: Two Disney games make their long-awaited return to modern consoles in Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King. This package of Disney classics is filled with tons of new features, enhancements, game modes, and display options, plus multiple versions of the games. Join Aladdin and hisTwo Disney games make their long-awaited return to modern consoles in Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King. This package of Disney classics is filled with tons of new features, enhancements, game modes, and display options, plus multiple versions of the games. Join Aladdin and his sidekick, Abu, as they race through the marketplace toward their date with destiny. Relive Aladdin’s classic adventure as you travel through Agrabah, the Cave of Wonders and more to defeat Jafar and rescue Jasmine. Jump, fight, dodge and carpet-ride your way through this adventure, collecting gems along the way. The Lion King brings to life the majesty and mystery of Africa through the tale of Simba, a lion cub faced with the challenging transition to maturity. Now, you too can be part of the adventure. Driven into the wilderness by his evil uncle Scar, Simba finds salvation and Hakuna Matata with Pumbaa the warthog and Timon the meerkat. Tackle heinous hyenas in the elephant’s graveyard, avoid the trampling hooves of stampeding wildebeest as you battle through 10 levels to ensure Simba claims his rightful place as The Lion King. Expand
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  1. Oct 29, 2019
    85
    Not content to simply remake these games, this collection offers a nearly complete (sorry SNES Aladdin fans) look into these games and what made them so special. If you weren’t a fan in the 90s, you won’t be persuaded now, but for older players looking to tap into some sweet nostalgia or a new generation discovering these for the first time, this collection hits all the right notes.
  2. 85
    I had just as much fun playing through Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King in my thirties as I did 25 years ago as my eight-year-old self. And yes, I finally completed The Lion King; albeit with some assistance from the rewind function! Hakuna Matata. It means “no worries.”
  3. Nov 13, 2019
    85
    Two games that people of any age will love.
  4. Oct 29, 2019
    80
    Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King is a prime example of how a retro game collection should be assembled. The included games are both great games from the 16-bit era.
  5. Oct 29, 2019
    79
    Retro game compilations are rarely as fully featured as Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and the Lion King. Although it basically just contains 2 short but sweet games, the amount of extras and care put into this package make it something truly special.
  6. Nov 13, 2019
    77
    A nice retro collection with two Disney oldies still delivering while offering a steep challenge. But even with all the bonus content it has a hefty pricetag.
  7. Oct 29, 2019
    70
    Disney Classic Games is a perfectly preserved opportunity for anyone looking to explore the video game movie tie-in culture of the 1990s.

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  1. Nov 9, 2019
    7
    Nice old school games .. but its too short and too hard for my kids ^_^ it take us to the old days..
  2. Nov 1, 2019
    0
    This game is pure trash not only did they not make it fit on the full screen they left it as a small little box surrounded by artwork, theyThis game is pure trash not only did they not make it fit on the full screen they left it as a small little box surrounded by artwork, they omitted the SNES versions which in my eyes were superior to the Genesis versions which is a friggin sin as they got every other version including hand held's all in all this game is not even worth 10 dollars let alone 40 do yourself a favor and skip this if you're a SNES fan as you will be as disappointed as I was.... Expand