LucasArts News


Star Wars Galaxies shutting down

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 24, 2011 2:45pm PDT

It seems that this universe is only big enough for one Star Wars-themed MMO. Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts is shutting down Star Wars Galaxies with a "galaxy-ending event."


"Suits did not ruin this game. The game had a fatally flawed design from the very start. You ..."

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Nintendo 3DS Launch Window and In Development Software Round-Up

By Xav de Matos, Jan 19, 2011 8:30am PST

Between the March 27 launch of the Nintendo 3DS in North America (as well as its March 25 European launch) and E3 2011, Nintendo promises "more...


"I didn't mean to seem nitpicky. :) I didn't catch that bit in the post."

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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