Lucasarts

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Name: Lucasarts
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Dungeon Defenders Developer Picks Ex-LucasArts President Darrell Rodriguez as New CEO

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trendy Entertainment, creators of the multi-platform tower defense meets action-RPG hit, Dungeon Defenders, announced today a prominent transition in leadership, hiring Darrell Rodriguez, a former LucasArts president and Electronic ... [Published Benzinga.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Weep at footage from the Star Wars Darth Maul game that almost was

A game starring Star Wars: The Phantom Menace bad guy Darth Maul was in development back in 2010, but now all that remains is a leaked clip containing a bit of gameplay. The game was commissioned by LucasArts and under development at indie dev Red Fly ... [Published Digital Trends - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Canceled LucasArts Darth Maul Game Surfaces

We may try to forget that 'The Phantom Menace' ever existed, but we were also hoping for more of Darth Maul.Continue reading… ... [Published Arcade Sushi - Apr 09 2014]
Entities: Lucasarts
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

My Dream Space Game Is Actually Happening

So last year we got a look at a game called Enemy Starfighter. By combining the space action of Lucasarts' classic X-Wing series with both the visual style and strategy of Homeworld, it looked too good to be true. Read more...     ... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 4 reports

Amazon's recruitment drive cements gaming ambitions

Amazon has continued to make its intentions towards videogames clear and picked up for its current projects. Clint Hocking after a year and a half during which he was thought to be working on Left 4 Dead 3. Prior to that, Hocking spent time at LucasArts, ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

One Year Ago Today, Disney Shut Down LucasArts

On April 3, 2013, the executives of Lucasfilm gathered the staff of LucasArts in a big room and dropped a bomb: Disney had decided to shut down the iconic video game studio . Read more...         ... [Published Kotaku - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Amazon Game Studios Is Packing Some Serious Talent With Experience Across All Genres

Amazon made games a big part of its Fire TV announcement today – it unveiled a dedicated gaming controller, but more importantly, announced the creation of original content for the platform through its Amazon Game Studios. Amazon Game Studios has reportedly ... [Published Telemanagement - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Video Games Could be the Prescription Drug of the Future

At GTC 2014, drummer Mickey showed us his brain.Adam Gazzaley, founder of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at the University of California, San Francisco, was Nvidia's third keynote speaker during GTC 2014 last week. The goal of this center is not to extend ... [Published Tom's Hardware UK - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Disney Interactive Partners LucasArts

Disney Interactive today launched “Star WarsTM: Assault Team” for iOS, Android and Windows Devices. In this new interactive turn-based combat game with card battle elements, players will collect and assemble a powerful team of heroes to battle enemies ... [Published Maxit Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

BioWare and LucasArts to Partner on Galactic Strongholds Digital Expansion

BioWare, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc., and LucasArts announced Galactic Strongholds, a new Free-to-Play Digital Expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, coming this summer. According to a release, to celebrate the announcement of the Digital Expansion, ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Star Wars forbidden to LucasArts and other stories from shuttered dev’s early days

LucasArts wasn’t allowed to make Star Wars games when it opened, nor to spend any of parent Lucasfilm’s money on making games, former staff revealed in a GDC session this ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Reveals Brand-New Digital Expansion, Galactic Strongholds

AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Today, BioWare™, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA), and LucasArts announced Galactic Strongholds, a new Free-to-Play Digital Expansion for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, coming this summer. Galactic ... [Published EON Consumer - Mar 19 2014]

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...Rodriguez, on what first drew him to the studio. "AAA doesn't belong to AAA anymore, and finding fellow video game industry veterans who understand this is an exciting proposition. Trendy has some of the brightest, most capable developers in the industry who have created a platform that enables other independent developers to expand upon and create games they otherwise could not. I am thrilled to be joining the team to help them realize their vision."
Speaking of portfolios, Rodriguez also insisted that Trendy isn't a one-trick pony with Dungeon Defenders. There will be new IP in the future. "I can tell you we are certainly not a single game company. Dungeon Defenders is just the beginning" he said, noting that other properties will be built on Playverse as well
..."We weren't applying film grain digitally," executive producer Simon Whalley explained to us. "We were putting film grain on by shooting it out to film and then putting it back in. Richard's very very particular about that. He can really tell the difference."
"Grey Goo is remarkable not for what it has added to the RTS formula, but what it has stripped away" PC Gamer wrote in its reveal of Grey Goo , a new real-time strategy game from the veterans at Petroglyph...

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Game publishing should be driven by fun, not sa... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Apr 10 2014]
Canceled Star Wars Darth Maul Project from Luca... [Published Softpedia - Apr 10 2014]
Canceled LucasArts Darth Maul Game Surfaces [Published Arcade Sushi - Apr 09 2014]
Footage from cancelled Star Wars game shows Dar... [Published Metro.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
My Dream Space Game Is Actually Happening [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
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Games Inbox: Mario Kart 8 retro, Amazon Fire TV... [Published Metro.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
Going Narbacular: Amazon Hires Kim Swift, Clint... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 03 2014]
One Year Ago Today, Disney Shut Down LucasArts [Published Kotaku - Apr 03 2014]
Amazon hires two high-profile game designers in... [Published TechSpot - Apr 03 2014]
Amazon has reportedly hired two gaming industry... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Apr 03 2014]
Amazon's recruitment drive cements gaming ambit... [Published Wired.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
Kim Swift and Clint Hocking have joined Amazon ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 03 2014]
Amazon hires Portal, Far Cry 2 game designers [Published SlashGear - Apr 03 2014]
VIDEO: Amazon Game Studios Is Packing Some Seri... [Published Telemanagement - Apr 03 2014]
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Amazon hires Swift, Hocking [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Apr 02 2014]
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Video Games Could be the Prescription Drug of t... [Published Tom's Hardware UK - Apr 01 2014]
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New Star Wars Will Reportedly Film in Morocco, ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 11 2014]
Star Wars: Episode VII is set to include scenes on Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine, The Hollywood Reporter reports — but Disney is unlikely to return to the Earth-bound set where scenes on that planet were first shot for 1977′s Star Wars: ...
My Dream Space Game Is Actually Happening [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
So last year we got a look at a game called Enemy Starfighter. By combining the space action of Lucasarts' classic X-Wing series with both the visual style and strategy of Homeworld, it looked too good to be true. Read more...     ...
One Year Ago Today, Disney Shut Down LucasArts [Published Kotaku - Apr 03 2014]
On April 3, 2013, the executives of Lucasfilm gathered the staff of LucasArts in a big room and dropped a bomb: Disney had decided to shut down the iconic video game studio . Read more...         ...
Video Game Music: 2014 GANG Apprentice Award Wi... [Published TIME.com - Mar 27 2014]
I once aspired to write music for games. This was in 1995, and I’d submitted some sequenced tunes composed on a monstrously heavy 16-track Korg 01/W Pro X workstation to game developer Konami on a whim. The company responded with a letter asking for ...
EA Games Star Wars titles to follow Batman “Ark... [Published SlashGear - Mar 24 2014]
We may be living in an age when LucasArts is dead, but EA Games are not about to let the Star Wars gaming universe fall to the wayside. This week … Continue reading ...
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