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Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Disney has opted against renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark. The game, once in development at the now defunct LucasArts, was not only one of the as-of-then unannounced next-gen’s poster boys but was also the galaxy’s best hope for a Star Wars game that finally fulfilled the IPs destiny. However, …

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REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Disney kills LucasArts

This year saw LucasArts, one of the industry’s best loved games studios, close its doors. The firm still exists, but rather than developing its own titles, it now works as a licensing business. The studio being disbanded was the result of Walt Disney’s $4bn purchase of LucasFilm at the end …

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UPDATED: Disney pulls Christmas videos from Amazon

The film studio has decided to take down all of its Christmas videos from Amazon for the festive season. This not only affects those wanting to buy or rent films such as The Muppet Christmas Carol, but those who have already bought such content, too, who have seen it disappearing …

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Disney Hidden Worlds lands on Facebook, mobile platforms

Disney has released Disney Hidden Worlds, a new hidden object game available to download now on iOS, Android, and Facebook. The game features stills from various Disney films with certain items removed from each image. Players must search scenes for these missing objects, craft them, and have them returned to …

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Disney bringing new Infinity toys to stores for Christmas

New Disney Infinity figures and power discs are headed to stores. The company is adding Rapunzel, Wreck-It Ralph, Vanellope and Frozen’s Anna and Elsa to the popular toys-to-life series. Each character has his or her own unique abilities and will be in stores on November 29th. In addition, there are …

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EA is not planning a Star Wars VII movie game

Star Wars VII: The Game looks unlikely to be gracing release schedules in late 2015. EA has said that a condition of its Star Wars licensing agreement with Disney was that it was not required to make what it describes as movie games”. We’ve done movie games over the years …

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Disney deploys first Star Wars game

Fans of Tiny Tower and the Death Star are in for a treat. Disney has revealed its first shot at a Star Wars game having acquired the intergalactic license earlier this year. Developed by Tiny Tower maker NimbleBit comes Tiny Death Star. Similar to Star Wars’ fellow spin-off of the …

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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. It’s called Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. It sees players constructing floors in the not quite fully armed and operational battle station and will feature a host of recognisable characters. Live life on …

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Disney "extremely happy" with early Disney Infinity performance

Chief financial officer Jay Rasulo has said Disney is extremely happy” with the early commercial performance of Disney Infinity. Polygon reports that the exec told an audience at the 2013 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference that hopes are incredibly high heading in to Christmas. "I don’t want to be definitive …

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EA wants to emulate Batman Arkham success with new Star Wars games

Publisher EA has said it wants to mimic the successful reinvention of the Batman video games franchise with its fresh take on the Star Wars universe. "The most important thing for me is that we take the Star Wars license and come up with games where peoples’ jaws drop," EA’s …

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