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Historical LucasArts Exhibit to Showcase Games and Postmortem Discussion at GDC 2014

Historical LucasArts Exhibit to Showcase Games and Postmortem Discussion at GDC 2014

The closure of LucasArts hit home for many people last year, not just the employees. Many gamers who grew up in my generation had experienced one or more of LucasArts’ Star Wars games. ...Read More

Star Wars 1313 Trademark Abandoned by Disney

Star Wars 1313 Trademark Abandoned by Disney

In the wake of LucasArts’ closure, Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm, and the subsequent deal made with EA to exclusively produce Star Wars games for the next 10 years, ...Read More

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star Update Will Spread Holiday Cheer

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star Update Will Spread Holiday Cheer

Brian Nelson of Disney Communications took to Disney Interactive’s Tumblr page to announce that Star Wars: Tiny Death Star has been updated with new content to celebrate the holidays. ...Read More

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star Charms With 8-Bit Humor and Evil Schemes

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star Charms With 8-Bit Humor and Evil Schemes

Much of geekdom love the Star Wars franchise as it is (a few movies and characters debatable), but leave it to Disney to make it genuinely cute and ...Read More

Rogue Leaders: The Story of LucasArts Outs 20 Unproduced Star Wars Titles Including Episode VII and Jedi Knight III

Rogue Leaders: The Story of LucasArts Outs 20 Unproduced Star Wars Titles Including Episode VII and Jedi Knight III

For people in my generation (those born in the 80s), the shuttering of LucasArts earlier this year was a sad day. Since then, EA has signed a five-year ...Read More

Gameplay of Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront III Leaked

Gameplay of Cancelled Star Wars Battlefront III Leaked

Killzone 2: $45 million. Final Fantasy XII: $48 million. Gran Turismo 5: $80 million. Grand Theft Auto 4: $100 million. What do they all have in common? They ...Read More

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The Adventure Genre Revival is Coming

Clearly, the adventure genre took a turn for the worst. Though there were some small number of adventure games released after their decline, many had declared the adventure genre dead. It's time to tell you how the adventure genre will soon come back and reclaim its former glory.
Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Star Wars 1313 Effectively Cancelled

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Star Wars 1313 Effectively Cancelled

Following an initial report by Game Informer, word has swept through the industry that the publisher of every major Star Wars ...Read More

The Walt Disney Company Acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd.

The Walt Disney Company Acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd.

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction worth $4.05 billion. Disney will also acquire LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, ...Read More

Descend into the Underworld with Star Wars: 1313

Descend into the Underworld with Star Wars: 1313

LucasArts give us a glimpse into the grim, criminal underworld of 1313 in this brief web documentary. 1313 appears to be a much darker and hellish place than ...Read More

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II Appears on Steam

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II Appears on Steam

Together with the first title of the series Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: the Sith Lords is one of the most prestigious titles of the ...Read More

LucasArts Nabs Intriguing New Domain Name, Rumors Abound

LucasArts Nabs Intriguing New Domain Name, Rumors Abound

LucasArts may have a trick up its sleeve, something that many in the gaming community have suspected since their announce of StarWars 1313 at E3 this year. On ...Read More

LucasArts Shows Off New Game: Star Wars 1313

LucasArts Shows Off New Game: Star Wars 1313

Now, if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering what the hell is the 1313 for? Apparently District 1313 is the part of the Coruscant underworld where Star ...Read More

LucasArts to Reveal Unannounced Title at E3

LucasArts to Reveal Unannounced Title at E3

At this point, I could plaster my floor, walls, and ceiling three times over with all the articles and rumors – including those I have written – circulating ...Read More

Get Kinect Star Wars DLC with your Brisk Iced Tea

Get Kinect Star Wars DLC with your Brisk Iced Tea

Are you a fan of Kinect Star Wars? How about delicious Brisk tea? If you answered yes to one of or both of these questions, have I got ...Read More

Look Forward to 10 More Years of Lego Star Wars

Look Forward to 10 More Years of Lego Star Wars

It seems we’re awash in Lego and Star Wars announcements today. Whereas there’s a new line of Star Wars-themed Lego sets on their way, LucasArts and ...Read More

Here’s a Final Set of Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Screens for Your Perusal

Here’s a Final Set of Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Screens for Your Perusal

As anyone looking forward to Star Wars: The Old Republic knows, today is the day that the game officially goes live in BioWare’s “head start” program. This is ...Read More

BioWare Will Release New Star Wars: The Old Republic Music Each Day Until Launch

BioWare Will Release New Star Wars: The Old Republic Music Each Day Until Launch

In an effort to get people even more hyped for Star Wars: The Old Republic than they already are, BioWare will be releasing one new music track from ...Read More

BioWare Shows Off the Jedi Consular in New Video

BioWare Shows Off the Jedi Consular in New Video

Giuseppe and myself have been playing Star Wars: The Old Republic for the last couple weeks, however throughout that time, I don’t think either of us have played ...Read More

Preview: Star Wars: The Old Republic – Republic

Preview: Star Wars: The Old Republic – Republic

There haven’t been a lot of MMOs that I’ve really, truly looked forward to in quite some time. Star Wars: The Old Republic represents an interesting conflux of ...Read More

BabyGamer: Grim Fandango, End of an Era

BabyGamer: Grim Fandango, End of an Era

If you’ve been following this site for the past few months, you’re probably already aware that I have a bit of an affinity for old-style adventure games. They ...Read More

Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Weekends to Start on September the 2nd

Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Weekends to Start on September the 2nd

If you’re eager to get your hands on Star Wars: The Old Republic you may want to start to frantically check your mailbox every five minutes for a beta invite. ...Read More

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An Open World Star Wars RPG? Sure Looks That Way

The developers of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed are looking for someone to fill in the shoes for a gameplay engineer for an open-world role-playing game. Right about ...Read More

Here’s a Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Info Video

Here’s a Star Wars: The Old Republic Jedi Consular Info Video

Today LucasArts and BioWare released a new class video for Star Wars: The Old Republic, this time focusing on the Jedi Consular. That’s a fancy name for a ...Read More

E3 2011: Star Wars: The Old Republic – Opening Cinematic Trailer

E3 2011: Star Wars: The Old Republic – Opening Cinematic Trailer

E3 2011 is finally here and a brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been released that gives us over six minutes of cinematics. From ...Read More

Watch Jedi Knight Progression in This New Star Wars: The Old Republic Video

Watch Jedi Knight Progression in This New Star Wars: The Old Republic Video

Watch your Jedi Knight go from boring to badass in this new trailer that BioWare released today. It focuses on the character progression path of this particularly class ...Read More

Star Wars: the Old Republic Bounty Hunter Video

Star Wars: the Old Republic Bounty Hunter Video

BioWare and LucasArts new Star Wars MMO, The Old Republic, is getting nerds (including myself) all up in a tizzy. Check out their new video spotlighting the bounty hunter class. ...Read More

TRAILER Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 Launch

TRAILER Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 Launch

It is truly sad to say, but I am looking more forward to this game than I was for Episode III. On 10-26, the ...Read More

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Demo Planned

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Demo Planned

According to Joystiq, Lucas Arts has confirmed that they intend on releasing a demo for Star Wars: the Force Unleashed II ...Read More

E3 2010: EA, Bioware Unveil New Star Wars: The Old Republic Trailer

E3 2010: EA, Bioware Unveil New Star Wars: The Old Republic Trailer

As much as I hate trailers of games that are all CG, this one is pretty cool, and I’m a huge Bioware ...Read More

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