LucasArts-Back-Catalog-Announcement-On-Monday

According to Kotaku who got word through a un-named LucasArts source, Disney has shut the doors on the long-time game developer, also canceling Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault. We are filing this under rumor until a reliable source can be located.

*UPDATE: Sadly, this is official, folks. Here is the official statement from Disney received by GameInformer:

“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 while achieving a broader portfolio of quality Star Wars games. As a result of this change, we’ve had layoffs across the organization. We are incredibly appreciative and proud of the talented teams who have been developing our new titles.”

While they were not very active in recent years, back in the 1990s, LucasArts was a VERY important game-maker, with titles like X-Wing, Tie Fighter, Full Throttle, The Dig, the awesome Indiana Jones point-and-click adventures, and a ton more. We at GamingShogun are sad, both as gamers grieving over the loss of an important studio in the history of PC gaming, and as people for the 150 employees who have been laid off. We hope everyone lands on their feet soon.

Just for a fond look back, here is a list of LucasArts games from Wikipedia:

Game First Edition Year Platform(s)
Afterlife 1996 MacintoshMS-DOSWindows
Air Combat Classics 1994 MS-DOS
Angry Birds: Star Wars (with Rovio) AndroidArcadeiOS
Armed and Dangerous 2003 WindowsXbox
Ballblazer 1984 Amstrad CPCApple IIAtari 8-bitAtari 5200Atari 7800Commodore 64MSXNESZX Spectrum
Battlehawks 1942 1988 AmigaAtari STMS-DOS
Big Sky Trooper 1995 SNES
Day of the Tentacle 1993 MacintoshMS-DOS
Escape from Monkey Island 2000 MacintoshPlayStation 2Windows
Fracture 2008 PlayStation 3Xbox 360
Full Throttle 1995 MS-DOSMacintoshWindows
Ghoul Patrol 1994 SNESVirtual Console
Gladius 2003 GameCubePlayStation 2Xbox
Grim Fandango 1998 Windows
Herc’s Adventures 1997 PlayStationSega Saturn
Indiana Jones and His Desktop Adventures 1996 MacintoshWindows
Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb 2003 MacintoshPlayStation 2WindowsXbox
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992 AmigaFM TownsMacintoshMS-DOSWiiWindows
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis: The Action Game 1992 AmigaAmstrad CPCAtari STCommodore 64MS-DOSZX Spectrum
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine 1999 Game Boy ColorNintendo 64Windows
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Action Game 1989 AmigaAmstrad CPCAtari STCommodore 64Game BoyGame GearMS-DOSMSXNESSega Master SystemSega Mega DriveZX Spectrum
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure 1989 AmigaAmiga CDTVAtari STFM TownsMacintoshMS-DOS
Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings 2009 Nintendo DSPlayStation 2PSPWii
Indiana Jones’ Greatest Adventures 1994 SNESVirtual Console
Kinect Star Wars 2012 Xbox 360
Koronis Rift 1985 Amstrad CPCAtari 8-bitCommodore 64MSXZX Spectrum
Labyrinth: The Computer Game 1986 Apple IICommodore 64MSX2
Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures 2008 Nintendo DSMacintoshPlayStation 2PlayStation 3PSPWiiWindowsXbox 360
Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues 2009 MacintoshNintendo DSPlayStation 3PSPWiiWindowsXbox 360
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga 2007 MacintoshNintendo DSPlayStation 3WiiWindowsXbox 360
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game 2005 Game Boy AdvanceGameCubeMacintoshPlayStation 2WindowsXbox
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy 2006 Game Boy AdvanceGameCubeMacintoshMobile phoneNintendo DSPlayStation 2PSPWindowsXboxXbox 360
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 2011 MacintoshNintendo DSNintendo 3DSPlayStation 3PSPWiiWindowsXbox 360
Loom 1990 AmigaAtari STFM TownsMacintoshMS-DOSSteamTurboGrafx-16
LucasArts Classic Adventures (Compilation) 1992 AmigaMS-DOS
Lucidity 2009 WindowsXbox 360
Maniac Mansion 1987 AmigaApple IIAtari STCommodore 64MS-DOSNES
Masterblazer 1990 AmigaAtari STMS-DOS
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction 2005 PlayStation 2Xbox
Metal Warriors 1995 SNES
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge 1991 AmigaFM TownsMacintoshMS-DOS
Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion 1996 MacintoshWindows
Night Shift 1990 AmigaAmstrad CPCAtari STCommodore 64MS-DOSZX Spectrum
Outlaws 1997 Windows
PHM Pegasus 1986 Amstrad CPCApple IICommodore 64MS-DOSZX Spectrum
Pipe Mania (Also known as Pipe Dream) 1989 Acorn ArchimedesAcorn ElectronAmigaAmstrad CPCApple IIApple IIGSArcadeAtari STBBC MicroCommodore 64Game BoyMacintoshNESMS-DOSSam CoupéWindowsZX Spectrum
RTX Red Rock 2003 Playstation 2
Rescue on Fractalus! 1984 Amstrad CPCApple IIAtari 5200Atari 8-bitCommodore 64Commodore 128TRS-80ZX Spectrum
Sam & Max Hit the Road 1993 AmigaMacintoshMS-DOSWindows
Secret Weapons Over Normandy 2003 PlayStation 2WindowsXbox
Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe 1991 MS-DOS
Star Wars (American & European version) 1987 Famicom
Star Wars (Japanese version) 1991 Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame BoySega Master SystemSega Game Gear
Star Wars Arcade 1993 ArcadeSega 32X
Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron 2009 Nintendo DSPSP
Star Wars Battlefront: Mobile Squadrons 2009 Mobile Phone
Star Wars Chess 1993 MS-DOSSega CDWindows
Star Wars Episode I: Racer 1999 DreamcastGame Boy ColorMacintoshNintendo 64Windows
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 1999 PlayStationWindows
Star Wars Galaxies: Episode III Rage of the Wookiees 2005 Windows
Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed 2004 Windows
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II 1997 Windows
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith 1998 Windows
Star Wars: Racer Arcade 2000 Arcade
Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader 2001 GameCube
Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike 2003 GameCube
Star Wars: Battlefront 2004 MacintoshMobile phonePlayStation 2WindowsXbox
Star Wars: Battlefront: Renegade Squadron 2007 PSP
Star Wars: Battlefront II 2005 PlayStation 2PSPWindowsXbox
Star Wars: Behind the Magic 1998 Windows
Star Wars: Bounty Hunter 2002 GameCubePlayStation 2
Star Wars: Dark Forces 1995 MacintoshMS-DOSPlayStationPlayStation Network
Star Wars: Demolition 2000 DreamcastPlayStation
Star Wars: Empire at War 2006 MacintoshWindows
Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption 2006 Windows
Star Wars: Episode I: Battle for Naboo 2000 Nintendo 64Windows
Star Wars: Episode I: Jedi Power Battles 2000 DreamcastGame Boy AdvancePlayStation
Star Wars: Episode I: Racer 1999 DreamcastGame Boy ColorMacintoshNintendo 64Windows
Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 2005 Game Boy AdvanceHandheld TV gameMobile phoneNintendo DSPlayStation 2Xbox
Star Wars: Force Commander 2000 Windows
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds 2001 MacintoshWindows
Star Wars: Galaxies 2003 Windows
Star Wars: Imperial Ace 2006 J2ME
Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy 2003 MacintoshWindowsXbox
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast 2002 GameCubeMacintoshWindowsXbox
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter 2002 PlayStation 2Xbox
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2003 MacintoshXboxWindows
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords 2004 MacintoshXboxWindows
Star Wars: Lethal Alliance 2006 Nintendo DSPlayStation Portable
Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi 1998 Playstation
Star Wars: Obi-Wan 2001 Xbox
Star Wars: Racer Revenge 2002 Playstation 2
Star Wars: Rebel Assault 1993 3DOMacintoshMS-DOSSega CD
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire 1995 MacintoshMS-DOSPlayStationWindows
Star Wars: Rebellion 1998 Windows
Star Wars: Republic Commando 2005 Mobile phoneXboxWindows
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 1998 Nintendo 64Windows
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire 1996 Nintendo 64Windows
Star Wars: Starfighter 2001 PlayStation 2XboxWindows
Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing 2001 Playstation 2
Star Wars: TIE Fighter 1994 MacintoshMS-DOS
Star Wars: The Best of PC (Compilation) 2006 Windows
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2002 GameCubePlaystation 2Xbox
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes 2009 Nintendo DSPlayStation 2PlayStation 3PSPXbox 360WiiWindows
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Jedi Alliance 2008 Nintendo DS
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Lightsaber Duels 2008 Wii
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Atari Games) 1985 Arcade
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (JVC) 1992 Game BoyNES
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2008 iOSMacintoshMobile phoneN-GageNintendo DSPlayStation 2PlayStation 3PSPXbox 360WindowsWii
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II 2010 iOSNintendo DSPlayStation 3Xbox 360WindowsWii
Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011 Windows
Star Wars: X-Wing 1993 MacintoshMS-DOS
Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance 1999 Windows
Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter 1997 Windows
Star Wars: Yoda Stories 1997 Game Boy ColorWindows
Strike Fleet 1987 AmigaApple IIAtari STCommodore 64MS-DOS
Super Star Wars 1992 SNESVirtual Console
Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 1994 Game BoyGame GearSNESVirtual Console
Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 1993 SNESVirtual Console
Tales of Monkey Island 2009 iOSMacintoshPlayStation 3WindowsWii
The Curse of Monkey Island 1997 Windows
The Dig 1995 MacintoshMS-DOS
The Eidolon 1985 Amstrad CPCApple IIAtari XL/XECommodore 64MSXZX Spectrum
The Secret of Monkey Island 1990 AmigaAtari STCDTVFM TownsMacintoshMS-DOSSega CD
Their Finest Hour 1989 AmigaAtari STMS-DOS
Thrillville 2006 PlayStation 2PSPXbox
Thrillville: Off the Rails 2007 Nintendo DSPlayStation 2PSPXbox 360WindowsWii
Wrath Unleashed 2004 PlayStation 2Xbox
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 1992 NES
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders 1988 AmigaAtari STCommodore 64FM TownsMS-DOS
Zombies Ate My Neighbors 1993 Sega Mega DriveSNESVirtual Console
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