StickSkill said, "Most surprising was my reaction upon finishing the demo: I wanted to play more. My cautious interest in the game has turned into legitimate investment. It’s kind of a bummer that it’s so short, but it also seemed to cover most of the bases. It’s surprising that after the number of times I got irritated over the course of the demo I still left satisfied. It speaks to the charm and character of Warren Spector’s world and shows that he still knows how to masterfully construct atmosphere. I think if Junction Point can spend the last hours crunching out some mechanical issues, Epic Mickey 2 will turn out to be significantly better than its predecessor."