Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse is official. Sega posted the news in their blog along with screenshots and a trailer. Sega claims the remake is a “complete re-imagining” of the cult-classic Sega Genesis game that was released in 1990. The post also states Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse has “stunning visuals and new gameplay mechanics” and also that “Fans will enjoy the original storyline as they help Mickey save Minnie from the evil witch, Mizrabel.
Last month Castle of Illusion was seen on Australian and Brazilian Classification rating boards, suggesting a remake was coming. The game was rated for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PS Vita. The post by Sega however states the game will be released on the Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network, and Windows PC in summer 2013.