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INTERVIEW: Paul Meegan

This year at E3, two of the hottest titles on show will be Star Wars-based. A Kinect game that finally marries motion controllers with Jedi skills and lightsaber battles, and the MMO The Old Republic. However neither of them are developed or published by the ‘house of Star Wars’ itself …

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LucasArts eyes return to form

LucasArts boss Paul Meegan has told MCV he feels people look at the firm ‘and wonder why it hasn’t done better’. In his first interview since becoming president of the firm a year ago, Meegan says he wants to reverse that perception with a focus on decent Star Wars games. …

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EA pumping $80m in SWTOR?

The total amount of money EA has so far ploughed into BioWare’s still delayed Star Wars: The Old Republic could be near to $100m, according to estimates from a leading US analyst. As part of EA’s deal with rights holder LucasArts, as well as paying a loyalty EA has to …

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LEGO Star Wars III delayed

LucasArts has delayed the release of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, according to GamersHell. The game had originally been scheduled for release on February 18th, but will now hit UK shelves on March 25th. No reason has been given for the delay, though Eurogamer speculates that it could …

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Layoffs at LucasArts and Budcat

It was by all accounts a Black Tuesday for games development yesterday as job cuts were confirmed at two studios and one of the industry’s most respected developers faced up to a very uncertain future. Though the numbers are yet to be reported, LucasArts has confirmed a minor adjustment in …

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EA assumes greater Old Republic control

Publisher EA has announced that it has updated the terms of its global publishing agreement with LucasArts that will see it assume extra responsibilities toward the title. The company will now handle additional publishing, marketing and distribution responsibilities that LucasArts was previously handling. It claims the move has been made …

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