LucasArts

Ron Gilbert shares original Maniac Mansion design document

Legendary game designer Ron Gilbert has posted the original design document for Maniac Mansion, his seminal 1987 point-and-click adventure game that kicked off LucasArts' golden age.

Gaming

A lapsed trademark signals the end of Star Wars 1313

After a triumphant debut at E3 2012, Star Wars 1313 disappeared along with its developer LucasArts following Lucasfilms' sale to Disney. Now the property seems to officially be dead.

Gaming

LucasFilms’ new mo-cap technology would have made ‘Star Wars 1313’ awesome

A proof-of-concept package for the now-cancelled LucasArts game 'Star Wars 1313' shows of new tech from Lucasfilm that allows for motion capture to be done in real time.

Gaming

‘Star Wars 1313’ would have starred Boba Fett before Disney disintegrated it

'Star Wars 1313' made waves at E3 2012, one of the first games clearly built for the PlayStation 4 and Next Xbox to get a public demonstration. With studio LucasArts gone, the mysterious game is done for but now we know more about what it would have been: a…

Gaming

A million Star Wars fans cry out, and are silenced as Disney closes LucasArts

After a few rough years, video game developer LucasArts was readying a comeback with games like Star Wars 1313 but Disney has throttled those plans and closed the studio after 31 years. Lucasfilm's new parent company plans to license out the Star Wars name to…

Gaming

Disney and LucasArts star in: The Curse of the unfinished Star Wars game

Since acquiring Lucasfilm in October, Disney has talked plenty about its plans for the Star Wars film franchise. It's been almost entirely silent about the future of video game studio LucasArts. A source within the studio says that Disney is sitting on a…

Gaming

Sony says Star Wars 1313 is coming to PlayStation 3, Lucasarts says slow down

One of the "next-gen" games that made headlines in 2012 may make it to the current generation of video game consoles after all, as Sony's German office claims that Star Wars 1313 is coming to PlayStation 3.

Gaming

Star Wars: 1313 may be LucasArts’ last big Star Wars game as Disney turns brand to social and mobile

Disney acquired a veritable media empire when it purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion, including stories video game development house LucasArts. What's in store for Star Wars 1313 and the Star Wars gaming brand under its new master?

Gaming

Free to play caveats outlined for Star Wars: The Old Republic

BioWare has outlined the benefits to be given to subscribers once Star Wars: The Old Republic fully transitions to free to play, and the rewards for shelling out cash are pretty substantial.

Gaming

A closer look at the gameplay of Star Wars 1313

Check out the newest trailer for LucasArts’ Star Wars 1313, as well as three clips highlighting the gameplay.

Gaming

LucasArts president Paul Meegan quits following Star Wars 1313’s hyped debut

LucasArts is once again a ship without a captain as designer Paul Meegan steps down as company president. How will the effect Star Wars 1313?

Gaming

Star Wars 1313 will be the product of an evolved LucasArts

We sit down with Dominic Robilliard, the creative director on Star Wars 1313 at LucasArts, to talk about the game's unusual development process and the changing of the executive-level guard at the studio in recent years.

Gaming

As Star Wars: The Old Republic continues to struggle, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Collection coming in July

BioWare's original Star Wars RPG and its Obsidian-made sequel will be re-released on July 17th on PCs according to online retailers.

Gaming

E3 2012: Star Wars 1313 mixes Hollywood futuretech and mature themes

We snag an early look at LucasArts' next Star Wars video game, the bounty hunter-focused, mature-themed third-person action title, Star Wars 1313.

E3

LucasArts’ Star Wars: 1313 has the potential to do Star Wars action right

Star Wars' spotty history with action games makes Star Wars: 1313 a source of consternation rather than excitement.

Gaming