Birth by Sleep retains the same look and feel of previous games. The visuals are easily on par with the PS2 entries, and might look just a little better. Technical praises aside, however, it's the little things that make Birth by Sleep shine. The new worlds dig deep into Disney's past, pulling out classics like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. The translations from 2D aren't perfect (Sleeping Beauty doesn't look quiet as good as I'd hoped), but it's great to see how close the art team was able to get.
While digging around in the options, I noticed the option of switching to a 32-bit color mode, as well as the opportunity to run your system's processor a little faster. Enabling the two is supposed to offer a visual boost at the cost of battery life, though I didn't notice much of a difference. Additionally, you can also choose from three install options, which cut down on load times.
A number of familiar tunes find their way over to Birth by Sleep, including a few remixes. The game also features a solid voice cast, though Disney fans may have trouble adjusting to one or two voices. It's not that characters sound bad, they just sound different from what you're used to hearing.