Over the years, Disney really built up a penchant for some amazing games, starting with its NES legacy and moving up to other platforms like the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo. This generation, however, it’s been a bit dormant.

True, it was rockin’ for a while there with the amazing Disney Infinity games. But lately, it’s been playing it safe with licensed classics and a couple of deals with third-parties. However, the company is missing out on a big opportunity – and it just teased exactly what it is in a new movie made for Disney+.

Spotted In Disney’s Chip ‘n Dale’s Rescue Rangers

Last Friday, Chip ‘n Dale’s Rescue Rangers made its feature-length debut on the service, from the guys that brought us The Lonely Island. It’s a lot of fun, and filled with plenty of jokes, cameos, and other nostalgic goodness from the classic era of Disney. But during the end credits, something caught our eye – an advertisement for a non-existent game called Disney Afternoon Fight Fest.

You can see a glimpse of the poster above. It shows Chip ‘n Dale front and center, along with a smorgasbord of characters from other shows. DuckTales’ Scrooge McDuck! Gargoyles’ Goliath! Baloo from TaleSpin! For crying out loud, even the Goof Troop is here.

And that got us thinking…why not? I mean, maybe Disney isn’t one to have its characters beat up one another for superiority, but at this time, when the company is still trying to find that nostalgia kick to make gamers love them again, why not take a chance?

The MultiVersus Factor

If you need an idea of just how popular a game Disney Afternoon Fight Fest would be, you need only look at one current example – MultiVersus.

Warner Bros.’ star-studded game was merely teased at first. However, now the game’s in open beta, headed for a free-to-play release sometime later this year. It features a who’s who of WB stars, from Tom and Jerry to Bugs Bunny to Batman to Shaggy from Scooby-Doo! And that’s just off the top of our heads. More than likely, the game’s roster will be bustling, almost to the impressive length of what Super Smash Bros. Ultimate did with its group of fighters.

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So far, feedback from the beta is impressive, even if it seems silly that someone like Velma can possibly stand a chance against Harley Quinn. It’s pretty insane, and great for anyone of any age to grasp. Plus there’s no bloodshed, just good ol’ fashioned beat-em-up hilarity. And that’s something Disney Afternoon Fight Fest could benefit from.

A Good Way For Disney To Step Back In

All Disney would have to do is find a good developer – maybe the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale guys, maybe? – and then set up the roster. And we mean really go all out, throwing in fan favorites like LaunchPad McQuack and maybe even Aladdin and the Genie (they did have that animated series once), and then run wild. There’s a lot of potential here to make serious cash, provided the game is dialed in just right with its gameplay and the action is both frenetic and fun. Again, not overkill – though it would be hilarious for Goofy to fend off Goliath with some custard pies. “Garsh!”

It may seem like a pipe dream, but the artwork looks really devoted, so we can’t help but dream. Besides, MultiVersus is getting some huge attention right now, even to the point that it’s getting its own official tournament at EVO (a big move considering that Smash is going to be a no-show). So maybe the company might give it some serious thought, especially with the nostalgia and great characters that are attached to it. Besides, it’s been years since we’ve seen Darkwing Duck in the fighting arena. He’s due.

What do you think? Should Disney Afternoon Fight Fest be a thing? We totally think so.