Remembering LucasArts One Year Later

by Mike Futter on Apr 03, 2014 at 09:08 AM

Just one year ago today, the gaming industry lost one of its oldest and most respected publishers. On April 3, 2013, we broke the story that LucasArts had been shut down.

What followed throughout the day were calls and emails to many well-known developers who had worked with the publisher throughout the years. Our own editorial team shared thoughts and fond memories about the games carrying the iconic logo.

In remembrance of LucasArts, we’ve compiled our coverage from the day the publisher closed. Below, you’ll also find stories related to the company’s most popular franchises.

Disney Closes Game Publisher LucasArts - April 3, 2013

Ron Gilbert Shares His Thoughts On The End Of A LucasArts Era - April 3, 2013

Tim Schafer Waxes Poetic On LucasArts - April 3, 2013

Remembering Lucasarts - Editors share their memories - April 3, 2013

LucasArts Developer Wishlist - As LucasArts focuses on licensing, we share our thoughts about great matches for the publisher's franchises - April 3, 2013

EA Signs Exclusive Publishing Deal With Disney For Star Wars Games - May 6, 2013

New Star Wars: Battlefront Announced At E3 - June 10, 2013

EA Will Not Be Making Star Wars Movie Games - November 20, 2013

Disney Dumps Star Wars: 1313 Trademark - January 17, 2014

Fall Of The Empire: How Inner Turmoil Brought Down LucasArts - First appeared in Issue #250

Uncharted Creative Director Amy Hennig To Lead Star Wars Project At Visceral Games - April 3, 2014