Lucasfilm Games

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Lucasfilm Games
TypeSubsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
FoundedMay 1, 1982 (Lucasfilm Games Group)
1984 (Lucasfilm Games)
1990 (LucasArts)
2014 (Lucasfilm Games)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, US
Key peopleGeorge Lucas, founder
IndustryVideo games
ProductsVideo games
Employees10
Websitehttp://www.lucasfilm.com/games/

Lucasfilm Games is a division of Lucasfilm, which is itself a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.

History

In 1982, George Lucas started the Lucasfilm Games Group, part of the Lucasfilm Computer Division, the latter of which was a division that was started in 1979 when George Lucas wanted to branch out into computers.

The Lucasfilm Games Group became known Lucasfilm Games when it began releasing games in 1984. The Lucasfilm Graphics Group was sold to Steve Jobs in 1986 and became known as Pixar. What remained of the Lucasfilm Computer Division was retained as part of Industrial Light and Magic.

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In 1990, Lucasfilm consolidated Lucasfilm Games, along with Industrial Light and Magic and Skywalker Sound, into LucasArts. The next year, Lucasfilm Games became the only division to be known as LucasArts, and the other LucasArts divisions were consolidated into Lucas Digital.

In 2006, Disney purchased Pixar. In 2012, Disney purchased Lucasfilm and its subsidiaries, including LucasArts and Industrial Light and Magic. This brought the three parts of the original Lucasfilm Computer Division together under the same parent company once again. In April 2013, Disney halted all development at LucasArts, leaving less than ten employees so LucasArts could continue to act as a licensor and digital publisher.

In 2014, Disney ceased using the LucasArts brand name and resumed using the Lucasfilm Games brand name.

Games developed by Lucasfilm Games

Title System Release Added to Museum Notes
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure Linux
macOS
Windows
1989 Linux, macOS, Windows: June 16, 2017
Loom Linux
macOS
Windows
1990 Linux, macOS, Windows: March 20, 2015
Maniac Mansion Linux
macOS
Windows
1987 Linux, macOS, Windows: March 22, 2018
The Secret of Monkey Island Windows 1990 Windows (Special Edition): March 20, 2015
Star Wars Flashback Blast! 1991 Flashback Blast: December 6, 2020 Co-developed with Beam Software
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Flashback Blast! 1992 Flashback Blast: December 6, 2020 Co-developed with Sculptured Software
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders Linux
macOS
Windows
1988 Linux, macOS, Windows: March 20, 2015

Games developed by LucasArts

Title System Release Added to Museum Notes
Afterlife DOS
Windows
1996 Windows (DOS): March 22, 2018
The Curse of Monkey Island macOS
Windows
1997 macOS, Windows: March 22, 2018
Day of the Tentacle Linux
macOS
Windows
1991 Linux, macOS, Windows (Remastered): October 26, 2017
The Dig Linux
macOS
Windows
1995 Linux, macOS, Windows: March 20, 2015
Escape from Monkey Island Windows 2000 Windows: November 23, 2018
Full Throttle Linux
macOS
Windows
1995 Linux, macOS, Windows (Remastered): December 13, 2018
Grim Fandango Linux
macOS
PS4
Windows
1998 Linux, macOS, Windows (Remastered): November 29, 2015
Linux, macOS, Windows Bundle (Remastered): April 22, 2016
PS4 (Remastered) Digital: September 24, 2016
PS4 (Remastered) Retail: June 20, 2019
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis Linux
macOS
Windows
1992 Linux, macOS, Windows: January 20, 2015
Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine Windows 1999 Windows: October 4, 2018
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge Windows 1991 Windows (Special Edition): March 20, 2015
Sam & Max Hit the Road Linux
macOS
Windows
1993 Linux, macOS, Windows: October 28, 2015
Star Wars: Dark Forces DOS
Windows
1996 Windows (DOS): April 30, 2015
Star Wars Episode I: Racer Windows 1999 Windows: October 13, 2018
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Windows 2008 Windows: March 13, 2018
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Windows 2010 Windows: March 13, 2018
Star Wars: Rebel Assault DOS
Windows
1993 Windows (DOS): May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II Windows 1995 Windows: May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire Windows 1996 windows: November 10, 2016

Games published by LucasArts

Title Developer System Release Added to Museum Notes
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Traveler's Tales Windows 2006 Windows: June 18, 2018 (Complete Saga) In 2007, it was compiled with Lego Star Wars I into The Complete Saga.
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga Traveler's Tales Windows 2007 Windows: June 18, 2018 Compilation of Lego Star Wars I and II.
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Traveler's Tales Windows 2011 Windows: October 13, 2018
Star Wars: Battlefront Pandemic Studios Windows 2004 Windows: May 4, 2019
Star Wars: Battlefront II Pandemic Studios Windows 2005 Windows: October 13, 2018
Star Wars: Empire at War Petroglyph Games Windows 2005 Windows: October 13, 2018
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Raven Software Windows Windows: 2003 Windows: April 30, 2015
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Raven Software
Vicarious Visions
Windows Windows: 2002 Windows: April 30, 2015
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic BioWare Windows 2003 Windows: April 30, 2016
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords BioWare Windows 2004 Windows: April 30, 2016
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Ensemble Studios Windows 2001 Windows: May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Rebellion Coolhand Interactive. Windows 1998 Windows: May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Coolhand Interactive. Windows 1998 Windows: May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Starfighter Blitz Games Windows 2001 Windows: April 30, 2015
Star Wars: Tie Fighter Totally Games DOS
Windows
1994 Windows (DOS): May 7, 2016
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star Disney Mobile
NimbleBit
Android 2013 Android: April 18, 2018
Star Wars: X-Wing Totally Games DOS, Windows 1993 Windows (DOS): May 7, 2016
Star Wars: X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter Totally Games Windows 1997 Windows: May 7, 2016
Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance Totally Games Windows 1999 Windows: May 7, 2016

Games licensed by LucasArts

Title Developer System Release Added to Museum Notes
Angry Birds Star Wars Rovio Entertainment iOS 2012 iOS: November 8, 2012
Tales of Monkey Island Telltale Games macOS
Wii
Windows
2009 macOS, Windows: November 25, 2014
Wii: December 18, 2018
Five chapter episodic adventure game.