There’s suddenly a storm of outburts about a week-old interview that George Lucas had with Charlie Rose. It’s the one where he compared selling Lucasfilm to Disney as selling his children to “white slavers.” This was a stupid thing to say, but not really a new note for Lucas to hit.
At a certain point in life, you learn about pleasure in moderation. A lot of something is great, until you get sick of it. A slow, steady enjoyment has always worked though and as a Star Wars fan, the aggressive plan for the franchise may sound good—but it also scares the living shit out of me.
In June of 2011, then-LucasArts president Paul Meegan spoke publicly about his plans for turning the company around.
I’ve never even heard of LucasFilm’s Habitat, a Commodore 64 virtual world. It was practically an MMO before they’d been invented, letting thousands of players inhabit and govern a digital world. Now, someone’s trying to bring it back.
UPDATE (6:58pm): And the video's now gone, presumably removed for copyright reasons.
Wow. Lucasfilm just announced the cast of Star Wars Episode VII, and it's full of surprises. Andy Serkis! Max von Sydow!
The Star Wars universe as we know it is changing.
On April 3, 2013, the executives of Lucasfilm gathered the staff of LucasArts in a big room and dropped a bomb: Disney had decided to shut down the iconic video game studio.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts might have the rights to make real Star Wars games, but Disney is still milking that social/mobile/free-to-play online cow. Today they officially announced Star Wars: Attack Squadrons, an online space game set in the iconic sci-fi universe.
Mickey Mouse now owns both Han Solo and his whip-bearing twin Indy—Disney has purchased the rights to the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount, the film group that distributed the first four films in the beloved action/adventure series.
Episode VII of Star Wars will be out on December 18, 2015, LucasFilm just announced. Just 771 days left.
"Through the Force, things you will see. The future, the past, old friends long gone." Someone has just found a disc full of behind the scenes, never before seen footage from Return of the Jedi. Two clips were uploaded to a Facebook page yesterday: a silent 59 seconds of R2-D2 repairing Luke’s X-Wing on Dagobah, and a…
Yesterday the upcoming film Jurassic Park IV officially became Jurassic World, coming to theaters on June 15, 2015. Despite sharing the same name and featuring dinosaurs, this trailer has nothing to do with that film.
Reeling from the recent cancellation of Star Wars: The Clone Wars? You may or may not be pleased to know that Disney/Lucasfilm just announced a new animated series in the massive sci-fi universe.
In November, just after purchasing LucasFilm, Disney CEO Bob Iger held a company-wide meeting.
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.
Over the past few days, I've been talking to multiple sources about Star Wars: First Assault, the troubled multiplayer shooter that could be LucasArts's downloadable take on Battlefield and Call of Duty.
Yesterday we told you about Star Wars: First Assault, the troubled multiplayer shooter that may never see the light of day thanks to uncertainty at the development studio LucasArts.