05/07/2013, Yesterday we reported that Disney had licensed Star Wars games production to EA. Just last month Disney announced that it was shutting down LucasArts, the game development arm of the studio. At the time, it was said that they were moving from a developing to a licensing model. EA will be putting DICE and Visceral Games on this development job and it has just been learnt that the new Star […]
05/06/2013, In the first week of April, Disney announced that it was pulling the plug on LucasArts. The studio said that it had made up its mind to shift LucasArts from a developing model to a licensing model. What this meant was that other developers would be allowed to create Star Wars games under license from Disney. Electronic Arts has now officially been confirmed as the exclusive developer of new Star […]
04/11/2013, Star Wars: Battlefront 3 is something that was meant to be, but it does not look too likely that it will ever be realized, in this age as well as the next. Still, this does not mean that we fans cannot dream or fantasize about it, and will have to make do with scraps from the table, including leaked footage of the secret Star Wars: Battlefront 3 project, also known […]
04/04/2013, Disney’s announcement yesterday of it pulling the plug on LucasArts sent shockwaves throughout the video game industry as their game development studio seemed like it was just about to take off with its upcoming release of Star Wars 1313, whose future was uncertain during yesterday’s announcement. It looks as though the news isn’t looking good for the game as a LucasFilm representative confirmed the production for Star Wars 1313 has […]
04/03/2013, Disney acquired Lucasfilm back in October last year. Today it announced that it is pulling the plug on LucasArts, which was the game development arm of Lucasfilm. The studio says that it has decided to shift LucasArts from a development model to a licensing model. This ensures that the risk in brought down to a minimum, while licensing entails a broader portfolio of Star Wars titles from various developers it […]
01/17/2013, Earlier this morning, the online gaming community was abuzz with news that Star Wars 1313 has been listed for a release this year on the PS3 platform by PlayStation Germany, and it certainly lifted the spirits of many. Well, we hate to play the role of party pooper, but it is rather unfortunate that LucasArts has stepped in to claim that PlayStation Germany’s Facebook page gave out inaccurate information. Here […]
01/14/2013, Word on the street (in particular, online portfolios and CVs) do point towards the possibility of LucasArts coming up with an unannounced title – where hopefully, it will not remain that way for too long. Timothy Longo would be the project’s Creative Director, and this is a role that he stepped into after he left Crystal Dynamics as the Tomb Raider Franchise Director. Since then, he has been hard at […]
06/06/2012, A few days ago, LucasArts announced Star Wars 1313 but unfortunately apart from a brief backstory about the game and the character that the player would be playing as, not much else was known about the game, not even screenshots or artwork – at least until now. At E3 LucasArts finally took the wraps off their upcoming Star Wars 1313 game and provided a couple of screenshots and a gameplay […]
06/01/2012, The other day we reported that LucasArts was set to debut a new Star Wars game under the codename, 1313. Well if you’re a fan of the franchise and you’re looking forward to seeing what LucasArts is capable of churning out under its new leadership of Paul Meegan, the good news is that Star Wars 1313 has officially been announced!
05/30/2012, Earlier this month, LucasArts registered the trademark for a certain “Star Wars 1313”. Given its name it was safe to assume that the Star Wars 1313 would be an upcoming Star Wars video game and if the idea of a new Star Wars video game sounds like a great idea to you, LucasArts revealed on the Star Wars Facebook page that an announcement of the game will be made on […]
08/25/2011, Were you excited at the prospect of being able to get your hands on the Star Wars R2-D2 edition Xbox 360 as a Christmas present for yourself or a loved one? The bad news is that it appears that the Star Wars inspired gaming console has been delayed to possibly next year.