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 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

A Thousand Voices Cry Out for LucasArts, in Eulogies of 140 Characters

LucasArts, a nearly 30-year-old cornerstone brand in video gaming, said today it would cease all development. It was more than a publisher of Star Wars video games, like Dark Forces or X-Wing. LucasArts gave us point-and-click adventures from the halcyon days of the genre, like The Secret of Monkey Island, Grim… » 4/03/13 2:30pm 4/03/13 2:30pm

The Most Beautiful Cartoon-Style Adventure Games

After LucasArts' brilliant 1993 game Day of the Tentacle, cartoon-style point-and-click adventure games slowly became their own sub-genre. Although the genre has had its ups and downs, these games are still around: Think Gemini Rue or the new Broken Sword. » 3/21/13 9:00pm 3/21/13 9:00pm