by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2014 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under
Hangar 13 is a new 2K Games development studio led by veteran game developer Haden Blackman, and is working on an unannounced next-generation title.
by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under
GOG.com is teaming up with Disney Interactive to bring more than 20 classic Lucasfilm titles to the DRM-free digital distribution service.
by Rainier on April 3, 2013 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under
What many had feared last year
when Disney announced it had acquired LucasArts has come to pass. Disney has laid off over 100 employees and in the process canceled Star Wars: First Assault
and Star Wars 1313.
by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction.
by Rainier on April 26, 2011 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts and Epic Games. announce a long-term, studio-wide agreement for LucasArts to develop multiple projects using Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 for the engine's supported platforms.
by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2010 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Fearless Studios announced its formation, co-founded by award-winning writer and game director Haden Blackman, creator and Senior Executive Producer of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and noted technology leader and strategist Cedrick Collomb, formerly Director of Engineering at LucasArts.
by Rainier on Oct. 13, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Autumn Games has entered into a multi-game publishing agreement with newly formed Famous Games, founded by former President of LucasArts and the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Studios for THQ Jack Sorensen.
by Rainier on July 12, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts will be holding two panels, one each for The Force Unleashed II and The Old Republic, as well as have the first public showing of Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures.
Check out the following new screens from LucasArts' E3 2010 lineup:
by Rainier on July 6, 2009 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Today LucasArts announced a new initiative in its effort to revive its classic and beloved franchises by making its games available for the first time ever as digital downloads online on Steam. Starting Wed., July 8 you will be able to download classic adventure titles like LOOM and The Dig and hit action games including Star Wars Battlefront II and Star Wars Republic Commando.
by Rainier on July 4, 2009 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts has been pumping out quite a few Star Wars and Indiana Jones titles in the past few years, with Fracture
as an exception, but with the recent Monkey Island announcements
, it seems the once-adventure-focused publisher/developer is looking into reviving old classics. On Monday, LucasArts plans to announce something "amazing" and "awesome news for our old school fans." Nothing but teasing so far, but we'll have more for you after the weekend.
by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2009 @ 7:19 a.m. PST | Filed under
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today released additional details about the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo), including a preliminary list of exhibitors. Last year's absentees Activision and Atlus are back on the floor...
by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2009 @ 6:21 a.m. PST | Filed under
Gatheryn is an interactive massive multi-player world of adventure, mystery and romance. You assume the role of a Victorian themed character as you explore, socialize and quest your way through the world.
by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2008 @ 12:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Check out the following new screens & trailers from LucasArts' E3 2008 lineup:
by Rainier on May 16, 2008 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under
When it rains, it pours! Ever since Activision revealed it would not be renewing its ESA membership nor attending E3, several other companies announced they would not be attending (NCSoft, Foundation 9, Her Interactive), while others confirmed their presence (D3P, Warner Bros., Majesco, Bethesda, EA, etc.). One name still missing from either list was LucasArts, and today PR director Margaret Grohne announced that while LucasArts will no longer be an ESA member, it would still be attending the E3.
by Rainier on April 2, 2008 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Lucasfilm President Micheline Chau announced today that former EALA COO Darrell Rodriguez has been named president of its videogame division, replacing longtime LucasArts executive Jim Ward who resigned in February 2008.
by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2008 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under
Telltale announced that industry veterans Mike Stemmle (known for Monkey Island and Sam & Max Hit the Road/Freelance Police), Justin Chin (known for EA's The Simpsons Game), and Brett Tosti (know for Rogue Squadron, Lair) have joined the company as part of a sustained wave of growth that has nearly doubled the studio's size since this time last year.
by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2007 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts and BioWare announced that they have entered into an agreement to create an interactive entertainment product. The product, details of which will be unveiled at a later date, will push the boundaries of the gaming market by utilizing the strengths of both companies to deliver an innovative, high-quality experience.
by Rainier on June 28, 2007 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under
At the Hollywood and Games Summit, LucasArts head honcho Jim Ward confirmed earlier rumors
that it is working on a lightsaber enabled game for the Wii, "internally we have already played a lightsaber game on the Wii. It’s a lot of fun, and we’ll get there." Whether this is in addition to the Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga was not clear, but the LucasArts will be having "some stuff out this Fall."
by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2007 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under
Loaded with dozens of minigames and a variety of music from leading artists, Traxion sucks you in as the music not only provides the soundtrack, but also changes the way the games are played! LucasArts confimed
it will no longer publish Traxion, leaving the future of Kuju's music rhythm game in limbo. Whether or not another publisher will pick it up was not clear...
by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Check out the following new screens from SEGA's Games Convention 2006 lineup:
by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2006 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts today announced an agreement with Free Radical Design to develop a new video game for next-generation console platforms. Product and release details will be unveiled at a later date.
by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2006 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts signed an agreement with Day 1 Studios to develop a new IP for release on next-gen consoles with an emphasis on ground-breaking gameplay, and focused on interactivity.