160°
Submitted by IamTimO 379d ago | article

Disney Closes LucasArts: A Look Back At The 30 Year Old Company

Super PolyPixel - LucasArts had been in the midst of developing its newest title, Star Wars 1313. They had first announced it at E3 2012. It was probably the game that Star Wars fans were looking for: a game revolving around a bounty hunter in the underworld of Coruscant. Kotaku later revealed concept art image featuring Boba Fett…and much of the world wept at what could have been. Although, there is some speculation that Star Wars 1313 might be revived through external development or licensing. But it’s best we don’t hold our collective breath.

We should instead take some time to remember LucasArts, a game company that was founded in 1982 and has probably been around longer than most of the gamers today have been alive. Many of the current generation of gamers, like myself, cut their teeth on early LucasArts games. Ballblazer and Rescue on Fractalus! were the earliest games from the company and were released in 1984. (Arcade, Disney, GameCube, Industry, LucasArts, PC, PS3, PS4, Star Wars 1313, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

TheSuperior  +   379d ago
I was really looking forward to 1313. RIP :(
guitarded77  +   379d ago
Me too... and I still had hope that a new Battlefront would eventually come out. F Disney :( and the people that say LA shutting down is "good".
If only it was April 1st... :(

1313 was looking good too...
violents  +   379d ago
Whatever, since disney bought the starwars rights they are probably going to rape the bejesus out of it anyway. It brings a tear to my eye because starwars has been one of my favorite movies/games since I was a child.

And Ill agree with 1313 looking awsome, I WAS looking forward to it. key word "was"
CourierSix  +   369d ago
Same, i loved the games, movies and even some of the books. I knew nothing good would come of Disney taking over Starwars, but this is just F***ed. I'm more than a little sad and totally pissed at Disney.
pissed999  +   379d ago
They suck now away. The awsome pc games they made and now shitty console titles.
UbungaNabandu   379d ago | Spam
SonyStyled  +   379d ago
star wars bounty hunter. fav lucasarts game of all time, followed by the naboo fighter and all the other star wars flight games

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Work on Half-Life 2: Episode 1 VR is almost complete

1h ago - Nathan Andrews has been working sine last year on his personal virtual reality project of Half-Li... | Xbox
20°

Always Sometimes Monsters interview: Finding truth between good and evil

2h ago - RPG Slayer talks to Justin Amirkhani, Creative Director at indie developer Vagabond Dog. His debu... | PC
30°

Defining Moments - “It is good day to be giant man"

2h ago - Continue Play: "You’re dead and down. Don’t worry though, you’ll respawn in 10 seconds time. Afte... | PC
20°

FGS: Fragging Gamer Stereotypes Panel

2h ago - DualShockers' Tony Polanco writes: "At this year’s PAX East I got the chance to be part of a p... | Culture
Ad

Enter to Win a PS4 and More!

Now - We are buying one lucky N4Ger a PS4 just for commenting on any N4G story! | Promoted post
20°

Front Towards Gamer -- Grim Dawn Preview: Clone Saga

2h ago - Grim Dawn is a Diablo clone, pulling a few a new things pushing player experimentation. Still ear... | PC
Related content from friends