Entries in 'lucasarts' (91)

Dungeon Defenders studio hires former LucasArts president as new CEO

Dungeon Defenders studio hires former LucasArts president as new CEO

Dungeon Defenders developer Trendy Entertainment has hired on ex-LucasArts president Darrell Rodriguez as the indie studio's new CEO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:28AM in News
VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

LucasArts, prior to its closure last year, was working on a Star Wars game starring Sith Lord Darth maul.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:57AM in News
Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Disney has opted against renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

This year saw LucasArts, one of the industry’s best loved games studios, close its doors.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 24th 2013 at 9:00AM in News

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Star Wars + Tiny Tower = Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

Star Wars + Tiny Tower = Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

Tiny Tower creator NimbleBit has joined forces with Disney for a Star Wars-themed take on the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
Star Wars Episode VII: Shadow of the Sith was an actual thing

Star Wars Episode VII: Shadow of the Sith was an actual thing

A host of former LucasArts game projects have been named in a book chronicling the history of LucasArts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
EA signs 'exclusive' video game rights to Star Wars

EA signs 'exclusive' video game rights to Star Wars

EA will be going to a galaxy far, far away again more often, following a major publishing agreement with Disney.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2013 at 10:45PM in News
Will games miss out on annual Star Wars movie blitz?

Will games miss out on annual Star Wars movie blitz?

Disney has confirmed plans to release a new Star Wars film every year from 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 11:50AM in News

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Star Wars 1313 had been reimagined as a Boba Fett title... before it was scrapped

Star Wars 1313 had been reimagined as a Boba Fett title... before it was scrapped

As if the news wasn’t bad enough for Star Wars fans…

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2013 at 4:08PM in News
Disney kills off LucasArts

Disney kills off LucasArts

LucasArts is to be disbanded by new owner Disney.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 6:32PM in News
Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

A digital-only precursor to the ill-fated Battlefront III is in development at LucasArts, but may not now ever be released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
Disturbance in the Force leaves Star Wars 1313 facing uncertain future

Disturbance in the Force leaves Star Wars 1313 facing uncertain future

There are concerns about the future of LucasArts’ promising looking next-gen action title Star Wars 1313.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 9:44AM in News

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Obsidian pitching for a new Star Wars RPG

Obsidian pitching for a new Star Wars RPG

Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic II creator Obsidian is planning to pitch a brand new Star Wars RPG to Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront 3 claims erupt into public war of words

Star Wars Battlefront 3 claims erupt into public war of words

Despite never making it to market, the ill-fated Star Wars Battlefront 3 has caused a public dispute between Free Radical co-founder Steve Ellis and an anonymous LucasArts employee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Disney acquires LucasFilm for $4bn; Star Wars VII confirmed for 2015

Can you feel that great disturbance in the Force? Disney has swooped to acquire LucasFilm in a $4.05bn move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 8:01PM in News
The Force is strong with Angry Birds: Star Wars

The Force is strong with Angry Birds: Star Wars

Two massive IPs look set to unite for a brand new Angry Birds outing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 10:03AM in News

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Star Wars: First Assault releasing on XBLA, still unannounced

Star Wars: First Assault releasing on XBLA, still unannounced

Star Wars: First Assault appears to be heading to XBLA despite the fact that it hasn’t been announced yet.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2012 at 6:20AM in News
Star Wars: First Assault trademark filed

Star Wars: First Assault trademark filed

Another Star Wars game appears to be in the works, though not much concrete info to pass along beyond that.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 30th 2012 at 8:23AM in News
LucasArts boss steps down

LucasArts boss steps down

Paul Meegan has quit his post as head of LucasArts. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 10:08PM in News
LucasArts hiring for unannounced FPS

LucasArts hiring for unannounced FPS

LucasArts has posted several job listings indicating a new, yet to be announced FPS is in the works from the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2012 at 5:59AM in News
VIDEO: 56 mins of Battlefront III footage

VIDEO: 56 mins of Battlefront III footage

Information about the cancelled Battlefront III isn’t exactly hard to come by, but a new video shows more detail than ever before about the lost title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2012 at 2:49PM in News
Clint Hocking quits LucasArts

Clint Hocking quits LucasArts

LucasArts developer Clint Hocking has left the firm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 29th 2012 at 10:27AM in News
WATCH THE VIDEO: Star Wars 1313 gameplay trailer

WATCH THE VIDEO: Star Wars 1313 gameplay trailer

LucasArts has shown off the first ever gameplay video of its gritty sci-fi action title Star Wars 1313.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 12:41PM in News
"Dark and mature" Star Wars game unveiled

"Dark and mature" Star Wars game unveiled

LucasArts has lifted the lid on its mysterious new Star Wars game – and it's not your typical Force-wielding fare.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 1st 2012 at 10:19AM in News
New Star Wars game nears announcement

New Star Wars game nears announcement

LucasArts will reveal a brand new game based in the Star Wars universe on May 31st, it has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 10:35AM in News