Apple Highlights 'Disney Melee Mania' Apple Arcade Exclusive, Shares 'Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock' Teaser

Apple today announced that "Disney Melee Mania," a new game featuring iconic Disney and Pixar characters, will soon be coming exclusively to Apple Arcade.

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Developed by Mighty Bear Games, Disney Melee Mania brings a large number of Disney and Pixar characters together to battle in a virtual arena. Characters from "Wreck-It Ralph," "Frozen," "The Incredibles," "Toy Story," and more battle against each other in three-versus-three matches as they compete to become Disney champions, in the first-ever Disney game of its kind. More characters will be added regularly, each with their own set of moves and unlockable cosmetics.

Apple also highlighted other games coming to ‌Apple Arcade‌ soon, such as "LEGO Star Wars: Castaways" and "NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition."

In addition, Apple today shared a teaser trailer for the Apple TV+ original series "Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock."

All of the original Fraggle Rock TV episodes became available to stream on ‌‌Apple TV+‌‌ in May 2020 in preparation for the launch of the reboot, which is set to arrive on January 21, 2022.

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gaximus Avatar
33 months ago
Mickey's Smile?!?
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TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
33 months ago
Kids will love this.
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MrTangent Avatar
33 months ago

I don't think Disney and violence is a good match. ?‍♂️
Agreed. It’s the BEST match.
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thenewperson Avatar
33 months ago

So we're making cute Disney characters fight to the death. And THIS is a huge announcement for Apple Arcade???
Yes.
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apparatchik Avatar
33 months ago

This makes me wonder, what's the best third party controller for an iPhone? Especially one that will likely not be obsolete in a few years? I've never done the third party controller thing, but I might for something like this.
DS4 (PS4) or Dual Sense (PS5) are good choices, they work across iOS / Android / Mac / Windows (and obviously PlayStation), they don't require disposable batteries like the Xbox controller does so micro-usb / usb c cable suffices to charge, and they're pretty good quality.

The Dual Sense one is fairly new so expect it to stay current for at least 5 years if not more.

You can buy an inexpensive mount to dock your iPhone to the gamepad if you so wish:

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MysticCow Avatar
33 months ago
So we're making cute Disney characters fight to the death. And THIS is a huge announcement for Apple Arcade???
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