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Aladdin and other iconic 16-bit Disney platformers are now available online

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They've all been 'meticulously updated' by GOG.com

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GOG.com is exclusively releasing updated, computer-playable versions of three classic Disney platformers: Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book. All three games were originally released for 16-bit consoles between 1993 and 1994, and their GOG.com versions aren't remasters or upscaled originals. According to a press release, "all three titles have been meticulously updated to be compatible with modern operating systems while preserving the original graphics, sound, and gameplay." Each of the games playable on Linux, Mac, and Windows systems, and they're being sold individually for $9.99 USD. They're also available in a bundle for $19.99 USD until August 8th.

The release of Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book is the latest fruit of GOG.com's partnership with Disney, a relationship that began with the release of six Lucasfilm-affiliated games in October 2014. The site has since released over two dozen classic Disney games for modern play, though it's hard to beat the titles being released today in terms of name recognition. I never played The Lion King or The Jungle Book, but watching Aladdin jump around and grab those apples revived some toddler-era memories I didn't know I had. If you want to experience that kind of powerful nostalgia, the games are ready and waiting on GOG's website.