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  • Star Wars-themed Tiny Death Star mobile game teased, Disney Mobile and NimbleBit team up for 8-bit title
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    Star Wars-themed Tiny Death Star mobile game teased, Disney Mobile and NimbleBit team up for 8-bit title

    By 4 October 2013

    Imagine, if you will, the following names jam-packed into one 8-bit mobile game: Disney Mobile, LucasArts, Star Wars and NimbleBit. Now, pick your tongue up from off the ground, because this is happening. The official Twitter account for Star Wars has...

  • Star Wars 1313: Here's what we're missing thanks to Disney's Lucasfilm takeover
    Gaming

    Star Wars 1313: Here's what we're missing thanks to Disney's Lucasfilm takeover

    By 23 September 2013

    Star Wars 1313 was set to be a graphical boundary pushing game until Disney bought Lucasfilm and canned it along with LucasArts. The trailer alone had Star Wars fans and gamers alike slack jawed with its stunning visuals and impressive set pieces. And...

  • EA new home for Star Wars games
    Gaming

    EA new home for Star Wars games

    By 7 May 2013

    Electronic Arts is the new publisher for Star Wars PC and console games. Although Disney will itself publish mobile, social, tablet and online games based on the franchise it acquired from George Lucas, all other titles will be developed and released...

  • Lucasarts to focus on mobile and social gaming rather than console
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    Lucasarts to focus on mobile and social gaming rather than console

    By 31 October 2012

    Disney has revealed that once its acquisition of George Lucas's Lucasfilm and all subsidary companies is complete, games arm Lucasarts will focus on mobile and social gaming rather than console or PC action titles. Instead, Star Wars games for Xbox 360,...

  • Star Wars 1313 gameplay footage demoed at E3 (video)
    Gaming

    Star Wars 1313 gameplay footage demoed at E3 (video)

    By 6 June 2012

    Lucas Arts confirmed before gaming conference E3 that it was working on a new Star Wars video game - called Star Wars 1313 - that would be for the mature video-gamer rather than just another under-10s fest. Now at E3 the developers have shown off their...

  • Kinect Star Wars detailed, coming in April
    Gaming

    Kinect Star Wars detailed, coming in April

    By 7 February 2012

    We played Kinect Star Wars back at E3 in 2011 and now LucasArts and Microsoft have given us a launch date and lined up what you can expect from the latest Star Wars game. Launching on 3 April 2012, Kinect Star Wars will cost you £39.99 and give you five...

  • Kinect Star Wars delayed until 2012
    Gaming

    Kinect Star Wars delayed until 2012

    By 25 August 2011

    Bad news Star Wars fans; you're gonna have to wait until 2012 to get your lightsaber living room action on the go with the Star Wars Kinect game. "Microsoft and LucasArts have elected to move the launch of Kinect Star Wars beyond holiday 2011 to ensure...

  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II review

    By 29 October 2010

    Say what you will about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, but it’s far from the worst Star Wars game ever made. Is it as wretched as the licensed game of Episode III? Not on your nelly. As rotten as The Clone Wars or Super Bombad Racing? How on Earth...

  • First Look: Star Wars - The Force Unleashed II review
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    First Look: Star Wars - The Force Unleashed II review

    By 13 August 2010

    While the success of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed made a sequel inevitable, its storyline made it anything but. The fastest-selling Star Wars game of all time finished with its hero dead, the empire still ascendant and the seeds of the Rebellion sown;...

  • Monkey Island 2 gets swish makeover
    Gaming

    Monkey Island 2 gets swish makeover

    By 17 June 2010

    Tarting up its Secret of Monkey Island for noughties consumption turned out to be a rather profitable move for LucasArts, after all, the gameplay and quality of writing on the original adventure game made it a good fit for several new platforms. Now the...

  • Activision whips up Lego Indiana Jones for second installment
    Gaming

    Activision whips up Lego Indiana Jones for second installment

    By 31 May 2009

    Everyone's favourite archaeologist Indiana Jones is to make a comeback on the Wii, DS, PS3, PSP and Xbox 360 console later this year Activision has announced. Traveller’s Tales, the developer that created the first instalment, LEGO Indiana Jones: The...

  • Dutch teenagers get convicted for "virtual theft"
    Gaming

    Dutch teenagers get convicted for "virtual theft"

    By 23 October 2008

    Two teenagers from Holland have been convicted of stealing virtual items in the children's MMO, RuneScape. Yes, its seems gone are the days where bullies would steal your lunch money - the 14 and 15-year-old culprits instead pressured a 13-year-old boy...

  • LucasArts confirms Star Wars MMO
    Gaming

    LucasArts confirms Star Wars MMO

    By 22 October 2008

    LucasArts and BioWare have confirmed that a new Star Wars MMO is being developed for the PC. Called Star Wars: The Old Republic, we've been told to expect "immersive storytelling" and "dynamic combat" and interestingly, "intelligent companion characters"....

  • Nintendo Wii Star Wars game with Wiimote Lightsaber gets official
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    Nintendo Wii Star Wars game with Wiimote Lightsaber gets official

    By 19 September 2007

    LucasArts has announced that Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will come to the Wii next Spring. Nintendo will offer Wii owners the "unique chance" to live out their Jedi fantasies by wielding the Wii Remote as a lightsaber while using the Nunchuk controller...

  • Lego Indiana Jones whips into action
    Gaming

    Lego Indiana Jones whips into action

    By 30 July 2007

    The team behind the Lego Star Wars games have moved on to its next Lucas Arts franchise; Indiana Jones. Announced at the Comic-Con International in San Diego, the next project for old time partners Traveller’s Tales and LucusArts has been confirmed...