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LucasArts confirms new layoffs

Star Wars developer LucasArts has issued redundancy notices to an unspecified number of staff at its San Francisco studio, the company has confirmed. The news adds to a wider picture of a group subjected to tumultuous policy change and swift restructuring, with key executives and longstanding designers quitting unexpectedly. A …

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George Lucas suing Jedi Mind control firm

Star Wars creator and IP owner George Lucas is suing a company called Jedi Mind Inc which manufactures a thought-controlled PC and gaming device. The firm makes a wireless headset that is able to detect a user’s brainwaves and in turn allow them to control software applications simply by will. …

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Force Unleashed II ditches PSP

LucasArts has confirmed to IGN that it has scrapped plans to release Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II on PSP this October. A version for the Sony handheld was due to arrive alongside the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PC and iPhone version on October 29th in the UK (and …

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LucasArts loses Force Unleashed dev

LucasArts admitted last night that one of its most important developers has walked out on the company. Haden Blackman yesterday brought an end to his thirteen year spell at LucasArts by saying that now is the best time to explore new creative challenges”. His distinguished career at the company culminated …

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