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  • Blog Post: Grim Fandango Has A Release Date On PlayStation 4 And Vita

    The remastered version of Tim Schafer's classic point and click title for PlayStation 4 and Vita has a release date. The game will be available on January 27. You can check out the latest trailer for the game below, as well as a brief look at Double Fine's setup at the PlayStation Experience... More
  • Blog Post: This Neuroscientist Wants To Use Video Games Like Medicine

    Games may have their roots in entertainment, but the technology powering the $90 billion industry has the capacity to make in impact outside of fun and artistic value. Dr. Adam Gazzaley is harnessing the concept of "neuroplasticity" (the brain's ability change in response to behavior, environment... More
  • Blog Post: [Confirmed] X-Wing And Other LucasArts Games Arriving On GoG

    Update : GoG has confirmed a partnership with LucasArts that will bring more than 20 of the publisher's games to the platform. The first six of these titles were revealed via a leak last night. Pricing ranges from $5.99 to $9.99. No further information is available regarding which LucasArts titles... More
  • Blog Post: Thirty Minutes Of Footage From Free Radical’s Canceled Star Wars Battlefront III

    A YouTube User has uploaded nearly 30 minutes of pre-alpha footage from the canceled Star Wars Battlefront 3. According to the notations, the game is running on Xbox 360 hardware. The game was under development at Free Radical, before LucasArts canceled it. In executive editor Andrew Reiner’s exposé... More
  • Blog Post: Grim Fandango A PlayStation Console Exclusive

    Sony announced that an HD remake of Tim Schafer's classic adventure game Grim Fandango would be coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita during its E3 stage presentation . Today, we learned that the game will be a PlayStation console exclusive. Gio Corsi, head of Sony's Third Party Production tweeted... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Kind Of Star Wars Game Do You Want From Amy Hennig And Visceral?

    A number of exciting Star Wars projects are currently in the works, but one of the most mysterious and exciting is Amy Hennig's and Visceral's untitled Star Wars game. After leaving Naughty Dog, it seems as though Hennig had a lot of opportunities from competing developers, but the offer of Star... More
  • Blog Post: Lucasfilm Jettisons The Star Wars Expanded Universe (Games Included)

    Which stories are included in the official Star Wars canon has been a source of debate for years, but in light of the new upcoming films, Lucasfilm has made a statement regarding what it considers to be the true timeline. In short, all of the Expanded Universe – including video games, comics, and... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Meets Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In New Animated Short

    YouTube animator James Farr has delivered the second and third parts in their animated Nintendo and Star Wars mash-up series. You can check out the first part by heading here , which covers Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope . Each video is about five minutes long, and hits all the major story beats... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Dumps Star Wars 1313 Trademark

    Last April, Disney closed down the LucasArts game studio, and it looks like Disney is finally giving up on the developer's last big project by not renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark. Even after Disney laid off most of the LucasArts staff, it looked like there was a chance that Star War 1313 project... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars 1313 Director Returns To Sony

    IGN tracked down the news today of Robilliard’s return to Sony via an update to the developer’s LinkedIn profile. Prior to working at LucasArts on titles like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and more recently as creative director on the canceled Star Wars 1313, Dominic Robilliard worked... More
  • Blog Post: New Star Wars: The Old Republic - Galactic Starfighter Screens, Art, And Trailer

    BioWare has released a flood of new information, screens, concept art, and a trailer for Galactic Starfighter, the upcoming DLC for it's Free-to-Play MMORPG, Star Wars: The Old Republic. Galactic Starfighter pits players against one another in 12v12, free-flight dogfights between the Empire and the... More
  • Blog Post: NimbleBit’s Tiny Death Star Available Now

    Building on the success of Tiny Tower and Tiny Planes, Nimblebit has teamed up with LucasArts and Disney to create the adorable sim game, Tiny Death Star. The title is free and it’s available now. Tiny Death Star puts players in charge of building their own massive battle station with floors named... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars Attack Squadrons Domain Names Registered By Disney

    Disney has gone on a registration spree grabbing a collection of domain names for something called Star Wars Attack Squadrons. Fusible reports that yesterday Disney registered 24 domain names that were all some version of the name Star Wars Attack Squadron. Outside of the name, there is no indication... More
  • Blog Post: Rovio Teases Angry Birds Star Wars Prequels

    A recent tweet from the official Angry Birds Twitter account seems to indicate that we can expect more Star Wars-themed Angry Birds, and we'll learn more very soon. The image that was shared shows an Angry Birds parody of one of Star Wars: Episode 1's movie posters , along with the date July... More
  • Blog Post: LucasFilm Registers A Number Of Star Wars Websites

    The first hints of Disney's plans for its part of the interactive Star Wars universe could be coming soon. The company has registered a number of website domains that might be video game related. Per the company's agreement with EA , Disney retains control of publishing Star Wars titles in the... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars: Battlefront III Live Stream Appears Online

    Twitch user PtoPOnline just ended a livestream of Star Wars: Battlefront III gameplay. The live stream has already ended, but you can head here and here to see the archived videos. The Twitch channel, and its corresponding website, ptoponline.com, specializes in the coverage and streaming of pre-release... More
  • Blog Post: Former LucasArts Composer Jesse Harlin Eulogizes The Publisher

    In a touching post on Facebook and with a photo gallery on Imgur , former LucasArts composer Jesse Harlin has eulogized the company and its now former employees. It's a very sweet post that humanizes the workforce of LucasArts in a way carefully worded press releases would never be able to. "LucasArts... More
  • Blog Post: Raven's LucasArts Tribute Is The Jedi Knight II And Jedi Academy Source Code

    Today has been filled with touching LucasArts memories in the wake of the publisher's almost complete elimination. We've shared with you the heartfelt thoughts of Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer , and our own editors compiled their fondest memories . Raven, developer of Star Wars titles Jedi Knight... More
  • Blog Post: Tim Schafer Waxes Poetic On LucasArts, Dumpster Diving

    Following the warm thoughts offered by Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert , Tim Schafer has passed along a note to Game Informer about today's LucasArts layoffs. While most recently known for bringing video games and Kickstarter together, Schafer's storied career includes the Monkey Island series... More
  • Blog Post: Ron Gilbert Shares His Thoughts On The End Of A LucasArts Era

    [Update] Ron Gilbert has posted a more in-depth note on his own blog that details more about his experiences at Lucasfilm Games.Additionally, Tim Schafer has offered his thoughts to Game Informer here . [Original Story] Today has been filled with sorrow and touching memories in the wake of LucasArts'... More
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