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

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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 Fandango, Maniac Mansion and Full Throttle (pictured above).

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So it's not much of a surprise that LucasArts is a globally trending topic on Twitter right now as those in the games industry, those who write about it, and fans who play them, take to social media to pay their respects, and make known their regrets about LucasArts' end as a developer of games. Here are several.

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Republic Commando didn't get the attention it deserved, and it's still a solid shooter to this day.