Tag archive for "LucasArts"

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LucasArts’ Star Wars: Battlefront II Gets Multiplayer Support Restored; Features Crossplay Between GOG and Steam

The 2005 classic Star Wars: Battlefront II has had its multiplayer services brought back from the brink thanks to the folks at GOG. ...Read More

on October 2, 2017 3:27 PM
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Star Wars Republic Commando Lead Developer Brett Douville Discusses What Could Have Been

Speaking to Cinelinx in an interview, Brett Douville, who was the lead developer on Star Wars Republic Commando, divulged details on the possible sequel being pitched at the time. ...Read More

on February 14, 2016 6:19 PM
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Anakin Fights the Dark Side in New Trailer for Disney Infinity 3.0’s Twilight of the Republic Campaign

2015 has already proven itself as the year of Star Wars between numerous new game releases based on the franchise and leading up to this December's release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters: luckily for ...Read More

on August 19, 2015 10:29 AM
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Hands-On Preview: Disney Infinity 3.0

In the past two iterations, Disney Interactive Entertainment brought players into a whole new world of interacting with the numerous and beloved characters in its Disney universe through Disney Infinity, the "toys-to-life" sandbox title filled with more ...Read More

on June 17, 2015 9:00 AM
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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

on March 13, 2014 10:06 AM
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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, hopes for Star Wars 1313's eventual release dwindled. This ...Read More

on January 18, 2014 2:05 PM
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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

on December 22, 2013 1:18 PM
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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 comedic. Disney Mobile and LucasArts are introducing Star Wars: ...Read More

on November 7, 2013 2:17 AM
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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 agreement with Disney (new owner of Star Wars and ...Read More

on July 29, 2013 1:20 PM
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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 are considered to be some of the ...Read More

on May 5, 2013 5:32 PM
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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. ...Read More

on April 25, 2013 3:03 PM
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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 game for the past 20 years, LucasArts, has been shut down by its new owner, Disney. ...Read More

on April 3, 2013 1:52 PM
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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, and Skywalker Sound, with the present intent being ...Read More

on October 30, 2012 6:17 PM
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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 Star Wars enthusiasts are used to, located deep underground, ...Read More

on August 23, 2012 5:57 PM
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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 RPG genre on PC. Unfortunately it has been very ...Read More

on August 23, 2012 2:21 PM
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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 May 6th, 2012, a domain brand protection agency by ...Read More

on July 1, 2012 4:30 PM
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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 Wars 1313 will take place. This will be one ...Read More

on June 1, 2012 2:30 PM
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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 about this game or that game that is being ...Read More

on May 25, 2012 9:29 AM
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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 some news for you! 7-Eleven and Lipton have joined. ...Read More

on April 13, 2012 8:30 PM
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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 everyone's favorite building block company have inked a deal renewing the ...Read More

on February 13, 2012 6:10 PM
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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 a one week time period before the "real" launch ...Read More

on December 13, 2011 7:00 AM
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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 the game from today until the game releases officially ...Read More

on December 1, 2011 3:53 PM
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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 a Jedi Consular. If you're as out of the ...Read More

on November 25, 2011 8:00 PM
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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 ideas, especially for an MMO. While most games in ...Read More

on November 24, 2011 1:00 PM
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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 were my gaming bread-and-butter growing up, back when I ...Read More

on November 6, 2011 3:30 PM
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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

on August 29, 2011 1:00 PM
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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 now, we can assume that Chad Awkerman, our Reviews ...Read More

on August 23, 2011 9:09 AM
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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 healer, I guess, because one of their class paths ...Read More

on August 5, 2011 6:00 PM
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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 the moment that the music begins, you know that ...Read More

on June 6, 2011 9:54 PM
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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 in Star Wars: The Old Republic. If you're into ...Read More

on March 28, 2011 6:10 PM