LucasArts News


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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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....


"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...


"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.


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


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

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