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Lucas rejected Wookie superhero game

In one of the brainstorming sessions that eventually lead to the commercially successful Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, the series’ creator George Lucas reportedly rejected a proposal that would have seen hairy superstar Chewbacca taking centre stage in his own game. Specifically, the game that was being considered would have …

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The Force Unleashed II dated

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II will be released on October 26th. The release date was revealed by the game’s official Facebook page yesterday, with a status update reading: May The Fourth by with you, since it will be Unleashed Oct 26th, 2010!” Given that the date is a Tuesday, …

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LucasArts excited about lightsaber game

From the first moment Wii was revealed it’s the game that we all envisioned – a motion sensitive lightsaber simulator where players could take on the likes of Darth Vader and Obi Wan Kenobi. There have been titles that have promised to fulfil the dream, but none – perhaps due …

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Old Republic heading to Xbox 360?

BioWare’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is being lined up for a release on Xbox 360 – that’s the claim of VG247, which reports to have obtained a GAME release schedule detailing a host of unreleased announcements. The information points to a 2011 TBC release for the as-of-yet unannounced …

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Force Unleashed hits 7m sales

LucasArts’ third person action adventure Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has now sold 7m units worldwide, the publisher has confirmed to GameSpot. The game was first released in September 2008 and shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, enjoying the biggest ever release …

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US: Star Wars invades PS Home

As is demonstrated by the premium price of the lightsaber prop on the Xbox Live Avatar marketplace, Star Wars has an unusual command over its followers’ wallets – so the arrival of Star Wars props and clothes on PlayStation Home is no surprise. Thanks to an agreement with LucasArts, a …

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LEGO Star Wars III announced

Having pillaged all six films for its first two LEGO Star Wars titles, LucasArts has confirmed that animated TV series The Clone Wars will provide the setting for the freshly confirmed LEGO Star Wars III. The game will again be developed by UK studio Traveller’s Tales though it does promise …

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