Tag Archive: lucasarts

10 awesome video games you’ll never play

Whether due to poor execution, game-crashing bugs, or corner-cutting development, sometimes the game you’ve been looking forward to the most turns out to be a waste of time and money. But nothing’s more… Continue reading

Disney shuts down LucasArts

Gamers who felt a great disturbance in the Force Wednesday — as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced — weren’t imagining things. Disney has shuttered LucasArts,… Continue reading

What does the Disney/Lucas deal mean for gamers?

While there are roughly fifteen trillion (a conservative estimate) debates and arguments raging online about whether Disney taking over the Star Wars franchise is a good or bad thing, George Lucas’ prominent video game arm… Continue reading

Beyond Films, Here’s How Disney Will Cash in on Lucas Deal

The surprise acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney Tuesday will certainly shake up the film world, but the deal also looks set to have substantial ripple effects in other parts of the entertainment industry. Disney and Lucasfilm… Continue reading

Gritty new ‘Star Wars 1313′ has fans buzzing

LucasArts is turning to the Dark Side for its next Star Wars game. Not the Dark Side of the Force, mind you. It’s done that several times already. Nope, this time the publisher… Continue reading

EA launches Star Wars: The Old Republic

When the clocks strike midnight, the rush will be on into EA’s newest massively multiplayer online game – and the only title around that has any chance of giving “World of Warcraft” any… Continue reading

Former Lucasfilm exec departs HP after 8 months

Richard Kerris, the former chief technical officer of Lucasfilm who hopped over to Hewlett-Packard in February, is on the move again. Kerris, who was head of worldwide developer relations at the Silicon Valley… Continue reading

Game review: LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 3D

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 3D is a game that comes so, so close to being terrific. The story is fun, even if you don’t follow the cartoon series and don’t grasp… Continue reading

Lucasfilm exec to HP gig

Lucasfilm’s chief technical officer has given up Hollywood for Silicon Valley. Richard Kerris has taken over as head of worldwide developer relations at Hewlett-Packard, where he will be in charge of boosting developer… Continue reading

Former LucasArts prez loses bid for U.S. House

When Jim Ward left LucasArts in 2008, it caught pretty much everyone off guard.  That surprise was compounded a year-and-a-half later when Ward announced his intention to run for a Congressional seat in… Continue reading