Submitted by Makasu 722d ago | opinion piece

Disney shuts down LucasArts. Sad day in gaming history

A look back at what made LucasArts great. (Disney, LucasArts, PC, PS3, Retro, Xbox 360)

Anthotis  +   722d ago
Lucasarts gave us The Old Republic MMO, so i'm happy to see them burn.
they also gave us Monkey Island, Maniac Mansion, Grim Fandango, Indiana Jones: Fate of Atlantis, Day of the Tentacle, The Dig, Full Throttle, Sam & Max
SilentNegotiator  +   722d ago
I'd be curious to know how many of the employees involved in those projects were even around at this point.
aliengmr  +   722d ago
Factually, LucasArts had very little to do with that beyond the license. In fact I think they pulled whatever support they had and left it to EA/Bioware.
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Objective  +   722d ago
Ah Monkey Island...
rulparra  +   722d ago
lo mejor que hicieron, no ha pasado nada eso no es noticia.
starcb26  +   722d ago
I still want another battlefront game! Or at least give me an hd remake of the first two.
USMC_POLICE  +   722d ago
Join the club man I've wanted HD remakes of socom 1 & 2 for years and still no luck.
Yodagamer  +   722d ago
Considering assets from the game were found on resident evil: ORC, i think it's probably a good thing we don't have it. It doesn't seem like it was a high priority of lucasarts at the time. The pc version plays on most modest pc so there is that.
barb_wire  +   722d ago
The Eidolon, Rescue on Fractalus, Ballblazer - on the C64/Atari XL, superb games.. and let's not forget their classic adventure games either..

Silly Disney..
aliengmr  +   722d ago
Keyword being "classic". As in a long time ago.
aliengmr  +   722d ago
Not sure why people are upset by this. The franchise isn't dead, just the company that clearly forgot how to use it.

As a huge fan of Star Wars, this is great news for the franchise. At least now there is a small chance for good SW games.

I don't know what Disney plans to do, but LucasArts has been irrelevant for years now.

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