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News: Disney Shuts Down LucasArts

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts

All current projects terminated...

It seems like Disney doesn't have much interest in video game endeavours, both Epic Mickey games flopped spectacularly, and now the mouse-fronted corporation have closed the established LucasArts studio and laid-off 150 employees in the process. While the future of Star Wars: 1313 was already in question, this...

News: Star Wars 1313 'On Hold'

Star Wars 1313 'On Hold'

"I've got a bad feeling about this..."

The highly anticipated Star Wars 1313 may be ‘on hold’ according to sources close to the developer. Despite claims that Disney would not interfere with existing LucasArts projects following their 2012 acquisition of the Star Wars visionaries, that appears to be exactly what has happened in this situation...

News: Bulk Up Your Xbox with 320GB Hard Drive

Bulk Up Your Xbox with 320GB Hard Drive

Get a free game too

Kinect doesn't require a huge amount of storage, but if you're finding your 4GB or 250GB Xbox 360 S is bulging at its digital seams you might want to consider upgrading to the new 320GB HDD, just announced by Microsoft. As well as being the biggest official hard drive for Xbox 360, the add-on (or plug-in) also comes with a...

News: Microsoft Delays Kinect Star Wars Until 2012

Microsoft Delays Kinect Star Wars Until 2012

Trouble afoot?

Microsoft has announced one of its biggest titles for Christmas, Kinect Star Wars, will now not make it to shelves in time for Christmas. A spokesperson confirmed to Official Xbox Magazine that the title will now miss its 'holiday 2011' release window, though did not reveal any further information about release date. Here's the full...

News: "Exciting" Kinect Star Wars Announcement Due Next Week

"Exciting" Kinect Star Wars Announcement Due Next Week

Happening at Comic Con

Last week we brought you our Kinect Star Wars preview, and while it wasn't completely positive we'd still encourage you to take the chance to play the game for yourself if the opportunity arises. Anyone attending Comic Con in San Diego next week will have exactly that chance. Kinect Star Wars will be playable on Wednesday 20th...

First Impressions: Kinect Star Wars

Kinect Star Wars

No Jedi mind tricks here

Last week, guest writer Ian Higton of Platform32 attended Xbox's Christmas showcase in the UK. After taking a good look at Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier and Kinect Sports: Season Two, the final Kinect game on the agenda was the big one: Kinect Star Wars. Does it live up to the hype? Over to you, Ian. Kinect Star...

News: First Kinect Star Wars Details Do the Kessel Run

First Kinect Star Wars Details Do the Kessel Run

Very quickly, too

We're just hours away from Microsoft's big E3 show, and one of the biggest titles on display is bound to be Kinect Star Wars. Well, Entertainment Weekly has just gone live with the first preview of the game, announcing brand new information about the Force-powered game. The story mode will be titled "Jedi Destiny", and...

News: Expect Lots of Kinect Star Wars at E3 2011

Expect Lots of Kinect Star Wars at E3 2011

Event invite drops hints

Last year we caught the briefest of glimpses of Kinect Star Wars, but this year it looks likely we'll see much more of the upcoming sensor lightsaber fest, as it features heavily on Microsoft's E3 2011 invite. The image, posted by Kotaku, name drops Luke Skywalker and features a lightsaber icon too, pointing to more...

News: Sense Kinect Star Wars' Christmas Presents in 2011

Sense Kinect Star Wars' Christmas Presents in 2011

Dark Christmas next year

When the Kinect Star Wars trailer was shown at E3 2010, it provided a glimpse of what's in store for gamers who are partial to a bit of lightsaber-waving. It's still launching in 2011 and Kinect's creative director, Kudo Tsunoda, has confirmed to BBC Newsbeat that a Christmas 2011 release is on the cards. We have a Kinect...