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Disney closes LucasArts

Disney, which acquired Lucasfilm and LucasArts last year in a $4.05 billion deal, has shut down the legendary LucasArts division. "After evaluating our position in the games market, we've decided to shift LucasArts from an internal development to a licensing model, minimizing the company's risk whi...

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Rumored 'Star Wars: First Assault' footage storms the web

LucasArts never officially announced Star Wars: First Assault, but it was scheduled to launch this spring as a multiplayer shooter, according to Kotaku. First Assault is still in production, but it's caught up in a company-wide freeze following Disney's purchase of LucasFilm in September, according...

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Rumor: Star Wars: First Assault is a multiplayer shooter

Star Wars: First Assault, an unannounced game from LucasArts, was a multiplayer shooter designed to test interest in Battlefront 3, Kotaku reports. First Assault was going to host a closed beta in September, with a launch scheduled for this spring, but when Disney bought LucasFilm in September the ...

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Zen Studios launching Star Wars Pinball this month

Whether you're playing Pinball FX 2 on Xbox Live Arcade or Windows 8, Zen Pinball 2 on PlayStation Network or Mac, or Zen Pinball on iOS or Zen Pinball HD on Google Play, you'll be able to supplement your virtual table collection with a trio of new Star Wars-themed tables later this month. These t...

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy enrolls in Mac App Store, cross-platform on Steam

Aspyr has ported Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy to Mac, available today through the Mac App Store or as a cross-platform Steam Play game. Tuition for the Jedi Academy will set Padawans – and whatever the Sith equivalent of a Padawan is – back $9.99. Of course, if you've already pur...

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Star Wars 1313 coming to PS3 in 2013, says PlayStation Germany [Update: Nope!]

A PlayStation Germany post on Facebook says Star Wars 1313 is coming to PS3. The post, which links to a gallery of previously released images, reads "Star Wars 1313 erscheint 2013 für PlayStation 3," and you don't need a degree in German to know that says the third-person action game is headed...

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Rumor: Star Wars Battlefront Online concept art leaked out

Slant Six, developer of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, was rumored to be working on Star Wars: Battlefront Online before being hit with layoffs in April 2010 (not to be confused with the studio's layoffs from June of this year). The rumored project was canceled, and leaked concept art piece...

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Disney's mobile, social push improves its bottom line

Disney Interactive, the arm of Walt's empire that handles video games, saw an operating loss of $216 million for the fiscal year 2012, which ended on September 29. Loss for the quarter came to $76 million, an improvement of $18 million from Q4 2011. Revenue for the year decreased 14 percent from 20...

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Angry Birds Star Wars has droids, works on Droid

Angry Birds Star Wars – now a collaboration between developer Rovio and the Walt Disney Company – jettisoned its latest trailer today, featuring everyone's favorite droid life partners. ABSW will use the force of fingers on November 8 across iOS, Android, and Windows 8 PCs....

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Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, LucasArts included

Disney has just announced its purchase of Lucasfilm Limited, the umbrella corporation responsible for all things Star Wars, Indiana Jones and pretty much anything else George Lucas has ever had his hand in. The purchase will set ol' Walt back $4.05 billion. Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker S...

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