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LucasArts Bringing Classics to Steam

By Chris Faylor, Jul 06, 2009 10:34am PDT

LucasArts has partnered with digital distributor Steam to bring "digital adventurey goodness" to the masses, with the first batch arriving...

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"no, you might be retarded, and the OP might be right. X-Wing/Tie Fighter remake + original ..."

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Telltale Talks Possible Day of the Tentacle Revival

By Chris Faylor, Jun 19, 2009 2:20pm PDT

With LucasArts recently noting a desire to revisit more of its classic franchises, Telltale Games--the studio behind the recent revivals of...

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"I agree, if they price it right it could sell quite well too."

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LucasArts Might Revamp More Classic Adventures

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2009 8:59am PDT

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition could be but the first in a string of classic LucasArts adventure game revivals if the sales figures...

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"It'll only work if: - it's 2D (not 3D like telltales), - story/dialogue is written with care ..."

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Tales of Monkey Island Announced, Secret of Monkey Island to Be Revamped

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 01, 2009 9:12am PDT

LucasArts' classic Monkey Island adventure series is to continue with Tales of Monkey Island, a new episodic series by Telltale Games, the...

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"Nobody's perfect. Put some more tape on your glasses, lift your head high and go get shoved in a ..."

- FlamingPeasant see all 112 comments

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 Arriving This Fall

By Chris Faylor, May 29, 2009 9:28am PDT

Following the accidential revelation of both LEGO Harry Potter and LEGO Indiana Jones 2 earlier this year, developer Traveller's Tales and...

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"I'd be interested in knowing how they plan to make Indy 2 different from Indy 1. I love these ..."

- Mrc32 see all 2 comments

New Star Wars Battlefront Heads to Nintendo DS, PSP

By Chris Faylor, May 26, 2009 10:03am PDT

While the fate of Star Wars Battlefront III remains unclear, publisher LucasArts today announced a new entry in the third-person shooter series for...

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"Yeah. Whenever Lucasarts wants to raise the bar in terms of gameplay/experience against all ..."

- dookiebot see all 5 comments

BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO Revealed

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Oct 21, 2008 3:09pm PDT

Ending years of silence and rumors, BioWare and LucasArts today revealed that they have joined forces to produce a Star Wars massively multiplayer...

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"Someday, someone will make an mmo focused on small, player hosted servers... where your ..."

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BioWare's Star Wars MMO to Be Revealed on Oct 21?

By Nick Breckon, Oct 06, 2008 11:40am PDT

Following rumors that BioWare will be unveiling its new Knights of the Old Republic MMO later this month, BioWare and LucasArts have announced that...

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"Not sure how well that would work. Everyone playing is presumed force sensitive, yes?"

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Sells 1.5M in 5 Days; Named Fastest Selling LucasArts Game Ever

By Chris Faylor, Sep 23, 2008 3:15pm PDT

A near-simultaneous launch on six platforms across four regions helped LucasArts sell 1.5 million copies of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and set...

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"Does it have any multiplay? Or is it singleplayer only? Jedi Knight fan here... missing the ..."

- Wilhuf see all 76 comments

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings Revealed

By Chris Faylor, Aug 28, 2008 8:37am PDT

A new game based off the adventures of Indiana Jones is headed to Nintendo DS and PSP, according to a listing from European game rating board PEGI....

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"A new adventure for the DS would be great. I miss the old Lucas Arts before they turned into a ..."

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BioWare's Star Wars MMO Confirmed

By Aaron Linde, Jul 17, 2008 1:43pm PDT

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has confirmed that celebrated developer BioWare is at work on a MMO based on the Star Wars: Knights of the Old...

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"Idiot, I was saying it was trying to be like EQ and WoW.. aka It tried to be a 'item ..."

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E3 LucasArts Screenshots

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 16, 2008 2:24pm PDT

LucasArts doesn't have a very big lineup, but here are screenshots from Fracture, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Lightsaber Duels & Jedi Alliance.

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"The Dark Forces / Jedi Knight series IMO went downwards since they switched to the quake engine ..."

- razorblade79 see all 9 comments

Star Wars Lightsaber Duels Coming to Wii and DS; LucasArts Not Making Any Announcements at E3

By Chris Faylor, Jun 19, 2008 8:41am PDT

Two new Star Wars games inspired by the upcoming Clone Wars film and TV series are slated to hit Wii and Nintendo DS, publisher LucasArts has...

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"Humans will correct the disconnect on their own due to conflicting visual input. Make it ..."

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Source: LucasArts to Halt Internal Development (Update: LA Affirms Internal Commitment)

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2008 8:11am PDT

Update 2: Speaking with Shacknews, LucasArts representative Margaret Grohne reaffirmed the company's commitment to its internal studio and noted...

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"This. *spoilerish* the clone wars were pretty much over by the end of the game, but they could ..."

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Massive Job Cuts at LucasArts Confirmed, Rumors of Knights of the Old Republic MMO (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Jun 06, 2008 12:19pm PDT

Update: A LucasArts spokeswoman has confirmed the reports of layoffs, noting that the workforce reduction is not indicative of troubled times at...

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"The reason for the success of the LucasArts adventure games was the people working on them such ..."

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