Lucasarts' Star Wars Creations Return For X-Wing Tabletop Game

The X-Wing miniatures game is almost the perfect tabletop experience. At least if you like Star Wars and fun things. About the only thing that could make it better would be to start introducing more units based on video game starfighters and oh what's this? » 2/18/14 10:30pm 2/18/14 10:30pm

They Couldn't Make Star Wars 1313. They Made This Strategy Game Instead.

What do you do when the beloved video game studio you worked at gets closed down? You get to work on that side-scrolling ancient Rome strategy game you’ve always wanted to do. And not just any side-scrolling ancient Rome strategy game. Super Roman Conquest has a pretty clever twist that'll change how you look at it. » 10/24/13 12:30pm 10/24/13 12:30pm

Tour The Too-Cute-To-Blow-Up Tiny Death Star

NimbleBit, Disney and LucasArts are about to unleash the ultimate weapon on our unsuspecting planet — Tiny Tower, only set on Star Wars' Death Star. Disguising myself as an Australian, I infiltrated the adorable Imperial base, hoping to save my people from destruction. Is there no hope left? » 10/16/13 2:30pm 10/16/13 2:30pm

An Escape From Monkey Island Retrospective from a former LucasArts…

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I got my break into the game industry as a game tester at LucasArts back in 2000. One of my favorite titles to test was the fourth game in the Monkey Island franchise, Escape from Monkey Island. It was a year of long hours checking every aspect of the game from the dialogue to the difficulty of the puzzles. I must… » 7/16/13 3:00pm 7/16/13 3:00pm

LucasArts Might Be No More, But They're Still At EA's Press Conference

Looks like there's a chance that we might be seeing what something with regard to EA's exclusive license to develop Star Wars games at the company's E3 press conference today. Kotaku's Jason Schreier snapped this pic and said that about 10 seats are reserved for LucasArts folk at the venue for EA's press event. » 6/10/13 3:44pm 6/10/13 3:44pm

LucasArts Characters Are Hilarious In This Butt Kicking Tribute

LucasArts might be gone, but the characters from its classic adventure games live on. In YouTube user Felipe Machado's video, the worlds of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, Indiana Jones and almost everything else LucasArts did in the 90s collide for terrific a mini-adventure. » 5/08/13 8:00am 5/08/13 8:00am

In 30 Tender Portraits, LucasArts Remembers LucasArts

The closure of LucasArts as a video games developer this week hit many right between the eyes. None staggered harder than those who worked for the studio, all of whom were laid off. Gamers and fans took the news personally thanks to nostalgia, remembering the good times playing great games, or because of a keen… » 4/07/13 2:00pm 4/07/13 2:00pm

Before It Was Cancelled, Star Wars 1313 Was Going To Be About Boba Fett

We've learned a great deal about Star Wars 1313 over the past few months, and today we've got one more huge detail thanks to a reliable Kotaku source: last year, just before E3, LucasArts shifted focus and turned it into a game about the masked bounty hunter Boba Fett. » 4/04/13 11:00am 4/04/13 11:00am