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Old 03 April 2013, 22:47   #1
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Lucasarts - Dead

http://kotaku.com/disney-shuts-down-lucasarts-468473749
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Old 03 April 2013, 23:09   #2
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Old 03 April 2013, 23:46   #3
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booo "quality star wars games" - that's all Disney think about? What about Ballblazer, Monkey Island, Rescue on Fractalus, Zombies ate my Neighbours, Grim Fandango, Loom, Pipemania, The Eidolon, Zac Macracken... grr!

Disney bought "That Star Wars company" not Lucasfilm/Lucasarts. Expect nothing non Star Wars ever again. Unless they plan to rinse Indiana Jones at some point too...
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Old 03 April 2013, 23:47   #4
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Such a shame, all these iconic names being dumped
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Old 04 April 2013, 00:59   #5
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this is just business... U know, recession and other bullshit things as reasons...

None of the decision takers ever met Guybrush Treepwood, nor Sam and Max, possibly haven't seen the Death Star ever... Of course they should... especially the laser beam...
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Old 04 April 2013, 02:04   #6
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At least we can all play these classics games thanks to the ScummVM team
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Old 04 April 2013, 02:56   #7
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No... we will never know the Secret of Monkey Island now!
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Old 04 April 2013, 02:57   #8
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Well, it's a secret, innit.

Wouldn't be a secret if we were meant to know.
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Old 04 April 2013, 03:15   #9
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sad but predictable after purchase by Disney
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Old 04 April 2013, 09:44   #10
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think about the good side of it. since the company is now closed, they won't forbid us to download their games.
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I do not regret it so much, I liked their 90s adventires, but I was absolutelly not interested in anything newer from LA, not my cup of tea. Fed up with all those Star Wars games. For me LucasArts died with The Dig.
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Old 04 April 2013, 11:41   #12
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Lucasarts was already 'dead' to me, ever since they quit makiing aventure games, and decided to pretty much only focus on Star Wars games instead.
Still, it used to be one of my absolute favourite game companies back in the good, old days... they made some absolutely brilliant games.
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Old 04 April 2013, 11:55   #13
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Not a good news for me too, it's always sad for people who worked there.
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Good riddance to 'em! How dare they leave the Amiga scene so early
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Old 04 April 2013, 12:51   #15
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Saddening news.
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And another one goes - Disney shuts down LucasArts

Sorry if anyone has already posted about this! Im kinda grabbing 5minutes spare time to check stuff and just found this on my email login page:

http://uk.games.yahoo.com/blogs/plug...194516133.html

Kinda gutted as the Monkey Island series of games were brilliant!
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Old 04 April 2013, 15:20   #18
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Re: Lucasarts - Dead

Double fine are the spiritual successors to what we loved about lucasarts with ron gilbert at the helm.check out some of their stuff.

Not to sad about this news as they haven't made a good game for over 10 years now
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Double fine are the spiritual successors to what we loved about lucasarts with ron gilbert at the helm.check out some of their stuff.
I guess you missed this news, then.

Back on topic, saddening news, as the Psygnosis one has been just last year.
Another childhood hero gone: so long, Lucasfilm/arts, and thanks for all the memories.
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Arggghhhh that is some really f@*ked up news
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