If only it was official
Long before EA got the rights to create Star Wars video games, LucasArts and Factor 5 produced the Rogue Squadron trilogy. The first game was released on the Nintendo 64 and PC in 1998 and the second and third game landed exclusively on the GameCube a number of years later. While Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader and...
54 new levels of spooks
If you're a big fan of LucasArts classic Zombies Ate My Neighbors, there is a good chance you have done and seen it all, alone and with a friend, on plenty of occasions; the game is a true classic that somehow never fails to entertain even twenty four years later. If like many others you never acknowledge Ghoul Patrol as the...
Three's a crowd
Factor 5 struck gold when it released the sublime Star Wars: Rogue Squadron for the Nintendo 64 way back in 1998/1999. Then, in 2001/2002, the development studio topped this already impressive feat with the astounding Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader. So when it announced that it had a third Rogue Squadron game in the works...
Tour de Force
While it wasn't quite the workhorse that Rare was during the Nintendo 64 era, Factor 5 developed a handful of third-party games that arguably matched Nintendo's own efforts in terms of technical quality. The studio had a knack for getting underneath the hood of the system and exploiting its raw power to create fascinating visual...
Star Wars titles will be licensed out to third parties
It has been confirmed that Disney has shut down LucasArts. The company's publishing and internal development businesses will now close for good. Disney picked up the company as part of its deal to acquire LucasFilm but has since decided to disband it. Star Wars games will still be made, they'll...
The OFLC seems to think so.
In the latest OFLC update, fans of LucasArts will find that one of their most requested games seems to be on its way to the Virtual Console at long last. Zombies Ate My Neighbors is an awesome SNES and Mega Drive game in which you play as one or two teenagers attempting to rescue their neighbors from zombies, mummies, vampires, aliens and other classic movie monsters..
Let the talented folks at LucasArts know what you want.
It's great to finally see another western publisher supporting the Virtual Console - LucasArts has just released Super Star Wars, and has already promised that both of its sequels, plus other games, will follow in the future. Being the official game development team for a famous movie...
LucasArts speaks about the Lego Indy sequel.
The sequel to Lego Indy will apparently be an all-new experience, however, similar to the first game, it will feature action from the original adventures. "Nothing is recycled for LEGO Indy 2," said project lead Kellam Eanes. According to Official Nintendo Magazine UK, Traveller's Tales has gone about re-telling the original adventures while..