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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.

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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.

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

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 65 comments

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.

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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.

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

- Dunwich see all 8 comments

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.

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

- daggot see all 77 comments

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.

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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.

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

- flagg209 see all 4 comments

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.

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

- baron calamity see all 37 comments

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.

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

- Chandler55 see all 10 comments

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.

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

- kartooner see all 8 comments

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.

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"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.

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

- dookiebot see all 12 comments

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...

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

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Disney abandons Star Wars 1313 trademark

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 18, 2014 1:00pm PST

The trademark for Star Wars 1313 has officially expired, perhaps spelling an end to the final LucasArts-helmed Star Wars game, once and for all.

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"It's insane how much valuable IP Disney has now. Oh what I would do if I was a top executive ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 18 comments

Report: Day of the Tentacle remake was '80% done' before canceled by LucasArts

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2013 11:30am PDT

Classic adventure game Day of the Tentacle was being remade a la the Monkey Island special editions.

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"That's nuts. Definitely need to get this and 1313 restarted and released."

- pizzaput see all 55 comments