RIP LucasArts

Monkey Island, Grim Fandango, The Force Unleashed and many more.

Those games were created by the internal developers at LucasArts, a company that had been going since 1982. I use the word ‘had’ as today Disney have confirmed that LucasArts will be no-more, with development of future branded titles from IPs like Star Wars will instead come from third-party devs.

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Star Wars 1313 has been laid to rest, amongst other games

The tech demo from last year entitled Star Wars 1313, which many had tipped to be a new next generation console title, has been canned along with a number of other projects that were in various stages of development. In turn the majority of staff working for LucasArts have all been made redudent.

For the full news story check out this MCV article posted earlier today.

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