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LucasArts Hit By Another Round of Layoffs

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 16, 2010 7:00pm PST

Joystiq has received confirmation from LucasArts that the company has made a "minor adjustment in staffing" in the form of some company layoffs...

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"Wow, how far Lucasarts has fallen by making the console its lead platform. Return to PC gaming ..."

- samduhman see all 43 comments

LucasArts Hit With Layoffs, The Force Unleashed 2 Team Rumoured to be Among Targets

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 02, 2010 6:02am PDT

LucasArts has confirmed laying off an unspecified number of staff, Kotaku reports. Rumours say that the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 team is...

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"Are you kidding? Just buy the damn thing. Good sales vindicate the team and look good on their ..."

- wedgeski see all 60 comments

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 Executive Producer Haden Blackman Leaves LucasArts

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 29, 2010 4:30pm PDT

Haden Blackman, producer and writer for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and executive producer for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, tendered his...

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"Lucas Arts stands for *caps lock fake* need to rerelease Outlaws!"

- socom8271 see all 18 comments

LucasArts Brings Classic Adventures to Steam Mac

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2010 9:53am PDT

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Loom, and The Dig will be among the titles available through Steam for...

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"Do these games use DOSBox or are they native Mac apps? Pretty much any DOSBox title can be ..."

- jason bergman see all 15 comments

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition Coming in Summer, Packing Audio Commentary

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 11, 2010 5:40am PST

LucasArts' hallowed adventure game Monkey Island 2 will be revamped this summer in Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge, the...

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"The reason you play Monkey Island is for the humorous script. The mechanics are largely ..."

- davereyn see all 45 comments

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 08, 2010 7:04am PST

Traveller's Tales and LucasArts today announced the latest fruit of their long-running plastic platonic relationship, the cartoon-inspired LEGO...

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"It would be nice to see some of the expanded universe, but not in lego style. Lego style is ..."

- haysoos see all 25 comments

LucasArts Developers Talk Star Wars Game Development Strategy

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 04, 2010 6:00pm PST

Will Freeman of industry news site Develop recently interviewed several LucasArts employees about the process of developing games set in the Star...

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"I played through all of Wing Commander on the 3DO. The controls worked quite well for most ..."

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 Revealed

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Dec 13, 2009 8:57am PST

The first Force Unleashed (2008)A sequel to LucasArts' Jedi-tastic action game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was just unveiled on the Spike Video...

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"I noticed that as well. It happened so precisely and consistently that I have often wondered ..."

- SeraphielX see all 37 comments

Star Wars Jedi Knight Games Arrive on Steam, LucasArts Bundles Now Available

By Chris Faylor, Sep 16, 2009 12:37pm PDT

As promised, LucasArts today re-released the entirety of its Star Wars-based shooting and saber-swinging Jedi Knight series through digital...

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"I remember playing this as a kid and never actually getting past that stupid sewer level :( haha"

- shizzam8 see all 105 comments

Dark Forces Pack Hitting Steam, D2D on Wednesday

By Nick Breckon, Sep 14, 2009 4:02pm PDT

LucasArts' catalog of Dark Forces/Jedi Knight action titles will be available to buy on Steam and Direct2Drive starting this Wednesday, the company...

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"That's true, Harrison Bergeron. Hopefully they disable fast computers and larger monitors and ..."

- jet-poop see all 54 comments

LucasArts Planning Many More Retro Remakes, Re-releasing Jedi Knight Next Week

By Chris Faylor, Sep 11, 2009 9:30am PDT

With LucasArts' recent remake of Monkey Island having "surpassed all of our expectations," studio president Darrell Rodriguez has now confirmed...

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"Both XFire and Windows Messenger can support making lobbies for the game."

- DeathStrikeVirus see all 163 comments

New LucasArts Game 'Lucidity' Revealed (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Sep 11, 2009 7:38am PDT

Update: More details and the first screenshots of Lucidity have arrived, with LucasArts specifying that the downloadable game will hit PC and Xbox...

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"Tie Fighter was an exceptional game, that's why people harp on it, not because it's the SWars ..."

- abrasion see all 14 comments

LucasArts Announcing New Game This Friday

By Nick Breckon, Sep 09, 2009 3:00pm PDT

A new game by developer LucasArts will be announced this Friday, according to GTTV's Geoff Keighley. Keighley says the "brand-new original...

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"I agree with you, but on the rehash part, they really have to do a better job than what they ..."

- JackAxe see all 18 comments

Rumor: Sony Prepping Casual Star Wars MMO

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2009 12:25pm PDT

Star Wars Galaxies maker Sony Online Entertainment may be crafting another MMO set in the popular sci-fi universe, provided that Ten Ton Hammer is...

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"Sony: Yes Gamer, I will be producing the new SW MMO! Gamer: Nooooooooooo!!!!!! Sony: ..."

- richm74 see all 33 comments

More LucasArts Classics Headed to Wii

By Chris Faylor, Aug 10, 2009 11:00am PDT

Today's Virtual Console re-release of Super Star Wars (SNES) was only the beginning, as publisher LucasArts today vowed that it will be bringing...

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"I think it's a recent trend as of late. Fresh blood in the right places can change the world."

- matrixneo42 see all 29 comments