LucasArts News


Review: Full Throttle Remastered: When I'm on the Road, I'm Indestructible

By David Craddock, Apr 17, 2017 9:01pm PDT

One of the shorter point-and-clicks from the genre's golden age, Full Throttle remains one of its finest.


"I'm actually a little shocked they didn't alter Old Mine Road and presumably the demolition ..."

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Star Wars Humble Bundle III Offers Up Classic LucasArts Goodness

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 08, 2017 12:05pm PST

Humble Bundle gives you the chance to pine over how great LucasArts was in this Star Wars bundle.


"Probably because so many people bought them in the last bundles."

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Day of the Tentacle Remastered is free on PlayStation Plus during January

By David Craddock, Jan 06, 2017 1:51pm PST

Titan Souls, The Swindle, and This War of Mine: The Little Ones are up for grabs, too.


Top 10 Point and Click Adventure Games

By Shack Staff, Sep 30, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with a list that better have Day of the Tentacle at #1, or he is fired.


"It would probably be a licensing nightmare to get that game rereleased. The only way to get it ..."

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More Star Wars Battlefront 3 alpha footage emerges

By John Keefer, Sep 19, 2016 9:31am PDT

The video shows off dated graphics and placeholder art and sounds for a training mission in the game cancelled in 2008.


LucasArts-like point & click adventure, Shardlight, tells its post-apocalyptic tale on March 8

By Daniel Perez, Feb 19, 2016 9:33am PST

The world of Shardlight is much darker than what we've seen in any old-school point & click adventure.


"I actually really enjoyed Primordia and Gemini Rue. Just looked up their other games for the ole ..."

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 gets a big update along with Mac/Linux release

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 21, 2015 10:16am PDT

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is still king among games for many Star Wars fans and today, its sequel has received a big-time update on PC.


"Well, not 'everything' from what I've read. They are picking through some bits of the EU to ..."

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GoG adds Monkey Island 2, The Dig, Loom, and more Lucasfilm games

By Daniel Perez, Mar 19, 2015 8:25am PDT

A total of six new Lucasfilm games have been added to GOG today, which includes games like Monkey Island: LeChuck's Revenge and Loom.


Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: a Shacknews retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 16, 2015 12:00pm PST

With Star Wars headlining the most recent Humble Bundle, the time is ripe to take a look back at one of the final gaming entries into the Star Wars Expanded Universe.


"I played through this whole game this past weekend. I swear, they'd have had a masterpiece if ..."

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5 LucasArts Classics Ripe for Remakes

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 27, 2015 11:00am PST

With the launch of Grim Fandango Remastered and the upcoming release of Day of the Tentacle Special Edition, the time has come for classic LucasArts games to make a big comeback. Here are five games that should be updated for a new generation of gamers to enjoy.


"As much as I like full throttle, I don't think its worth a remake. The other ones, sure. "

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Star Wars Rogue Squadron 3D, Jedi Knight, and Rebellion added to GoG's catalog

By Daniel Perez, Jan 22, 2015 8:30am PST

Six new Star Wars games are being added to GoG's catalog in the coming days, which includes Jedi Knight and Rogue Squadron 3D.


"i remember i got rogue squadron 3d for the pc with the logitech tilt controller was an ..."

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Monkey Island creator announces new point-and-click adventure game

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2014 12:00pm PST

Miss the glory days of old-school adventure games? Well, Thimbleweed Park is here to fill that vapid hole in your very existence.


"Not even that, this just looks like more of the same. Maniac Mansion was a neat game but this is ..."

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X-Wing and Tie Fighter special editions headline new GOG deal with Disney

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 27, 2014 3:30pm PDT

As part of a new deal with Disney/Lucasfilm games, GOG.com will offer 30 new games, including the first-ever downloadable versions of the classic X-Wing and Tie Fighter.


"Do y'all mind if I point out what I feel is the super big huge point missed by folks so far? ..."

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LucasArts canceled game starring Darth Maul

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2014 10:30am PDT

Developer Red Fly (TMNT: Out of the Shadows) was at work on a game starring Darth Maul in 2010, but a failed buyout had LucasArts shutter the project.


"Lucasarts is the proverbial childhood friend you used to play with and hang out then as you got ..."

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Grim Fandango mod adds point-and-click mouse controls

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 24, 2014 6:00am PST

Even if you could wrench a copy of Grim Fandango away from those who fiercely guard the remaining few, and get over potential technical difficulties, the awful controls might stop you from playing. No more! A new mod adds traditional point-and-click controls to LucasArts' ad...


"It was truly fantastic. Funny as hell, but I still remember the last scene with Glottis, there ..."

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