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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LucasArts’

Star Wars Assault Team Out Today On Mobile Devices

When it comes to Star Wars games, you generally think of titles like Jedi Knight or Rogue Squadron. In other words, action games that reward quick thinking over drawn out strategy. Disney is experimenting with turn based combat in the latest Star Wars game to hit mobile devices. Star Wars Assault Team, out today on mobile devices, tasks players with …

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Star Wars Deal Hands Video Game Rights Over To EA

Star Wars is a pretty big deal. The video games based on the classic franchise is an even bigger deal. Some of the best video games ever made have come from the franchise, and now Disney has signed a deal to put Star Wars in the hands of EA. As per the terms of the deal, all of the core …

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Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels All Current Projects

LucasArts, the game publisher and developer subsidiary of LucasFilm, was shut down today by its new overlords at Disney. The brand will remain as the company will look to licensing its crop of franchises out to other developers, but the development staff has been let go. Projects currently being worked on at the studio, like Star Wars 1313, have also …

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode 7 Coming in 2015

This is real. All the information that follows (except the speculative final paragraph) comes from a Disney statement released this afternoon. The Walt Disney Company today announced that it will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas, who owns the entirety of Lucasfilm. In addition, Disney announced that Star Wars: Episode 7 will be targeted for a 2015 release, with more …

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Angry Birds Star Wars Game Out November 8

Just before the weekend, Rovio started an Angry Birds Tumblr blog and used it to tease an Angry Birds/Star Wars event at the Toys R Us in Times Square. Today, the official announcement has been made: the Angry Birds Star Wars crossover game is on its way. Rovio’s newest release, Bad Piggies, was released just two weeks ago and has …

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Star Wars 1313 Gameplay Shown at E3

When Star Wars 1313 was announced last week, the excitement and discussion was mostly based on speculation. This week, in the midst of all the E3 festivities, GameTrailers and Spike TV were able to get hold of some gameplay footage from the demo that debuted this week at E3. Dominic Robilliard, the creative director at Lucas arts, was on-hand to …

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Star Wars 1313: New 3rd Person Game Revealed

Star Wars 1313 has had rumors slung its way for a while now, as every Lucasarts fan has been awaiting its arrival amid tales of a Mature rating and a player-controlled Boba Fett. And while Star Wars based games haven’t always fared well in the interactive department, first looks at the latest in the series is building anticipation for something …

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Star Wars 1313 Video Game Announced

E3 is beginning next week and already some big game announcements are being made. Game companies are releasing collector edition pre-orders and bawdy trailers at hyperspeed. Speaking of hyperspeed, LucasArts made what could be the biggest pre-E3 announcement yet. The company has officially announced Star Wars 1313, a new Star Wars video game franchise that will officially debut at E3 …

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