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  • Blog Post: One Of The Best Classic Star Wars Games, Rogue Squadron, Is Available On Steam

    Disney has been slowly dusting off the Star Wars video game back catalog, bringing older titles to contemporary gamers. Now that we've gotten past the junk (sorry, Star Wars: Rebellion), we can get some more of the good stuff. The latest game to hit Steam is 1998's Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D... More
  • Blog Post: Former LucasArts Dev Envisioned Star Wars: Episode VII Game Starring Luke’s Son

    Before the expanded universe was wiped out of existence. Even before Disney acquired all things Lucas, there was a game idea for what Star Wars seventh episode might be. A one-sheet, which is a basic concept, some art, and a logo, was created by Mafia III creative director Haden Blackman while he was... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Delays Star Wars Episode VIII From Summer 2017 Until December

    Disney and Lucasfilm are about to Force choke your Summer 2017 plans. Episode VIII has been delayed until the end of next year. The film has been dated for December 15, which also happens to be the current release date for the film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One . Also scheduled... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is Now The Third Highest-Grossing Film Of All Time Internationally

    Update: The Force Awakens just doesn't know when to stop breaking records. Variety has reported that not only has the film crossed the $800 million US box office threshold but it also had a huge opening in China, netting $53 million in its opening weekend. This means that the film has the highest... More
  • Blog Post: Did You Know Gaming Runs Down Star Wars' Canceled And Unreleased Video Games

    The latest from Did You Know Gaming feeds into the Star Wars hype by looking at the assorted titles that never saw release. Titles include Star Wars: Battlefront III, Knights of the Old Republic III, First Assault (which was modeled after Call of Duty), Jed Knight sequels, and Imperial Commander –... More
  • Blog Post: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Offers Spark Of Hope For Canceled Star Wars: 1313

    When Disney closed LucasArts in 2013 , one of the projects dropped to the cutting room floor was the highly anticipated Star Wars: 1313. We don’t know if that was just a project name for the prototype footage shown the year before at E3, but it quickly became something fans were excited about.... More
  • Blog Post: George Lucas Has A Question For J.J. Abrams

    Watch Star War's creator ask its current caretaker a question about Darth Vader's Grandchildren.The fun doesn't end there. Vanity Fair had J.J. Abrams answer a bunch of questions from celebrities like Lena Dunham, Katie Couric, and George Lucas. After you watch that video check out our breakdown... More
  • Blog Post: What A Star Wars Podracing Game Might Look Like Today

    Say what you will about George Lucas' Star Wars prequels, but I think we can all agree that, from a conceptual level, The Phantom Menace 's podracing was pretty damn cool. And it made for a great deal of fun in video games, too. LucasArts' Star Wars Episode 1: Racer delivered a great sense... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars Concept Artist Stephen Chang Shares Visions Of Futuristic Flight

    Stephen Chang has worked on Star Wars games at LucasArts for 7 years, and is likely working on Visceral's new project now that he's at EA, but his own personal concepts are much more down to earth. Chang, an aviation enthusiast, has put together a set of futuristic takes on commercial airliners... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Showcases Its Boba Fett And Storm Trooper Variant Figures

    Square Enix and Play Arts have some Star Wars figures in the works, and it recently showed off its Boba Fett and Stormtrooper variant figures. You can check out the impressive figures above and below as well as in the gallery below. Each comes with an assortment of interchangeable hands and weapons.... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron And More Join GoG LucasArts Library Today

    As if this week’s announcement from GoG didn’t generate enough Force-powered excitement, there are even more LucasArts titles available now. Among them is the much anticipated Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. The title offers more arcade-style action than the X-Wing series, allowing players to... More
  • Blog Post: GoG Welcomes Six More Star Wars Titles, Including Three Digital Premieres

    In October, GoG became home to six classic LucasArts titles , including X-Wing and TIE Fighter. Today, six more games join the library. All six of the titles come from the Star Wars universe. X-Wing Alliance, Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Saga, and X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter: Balance of Power see their... More
  • 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
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