Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Summary
Starkiller, across the universe.
Lucasfilm was caught red handed registering domains for something called 'Star Wars: Identities', leading some to speculate that this could be their upcoming RPG game.
A job post for LucasArts spilled the beans earlier this year that they're making an open world RPG. However 'Identities' is "not a video game," says the company. Something for TV?
Releasing today for Xbox Live Arcade is Burnout Crash! and Rotastic for 800 MSP a piece, while Fallout: New Vegas - Lonesome Road launched yesterday.
As did the NBA 2K12 demo for Xbox 360. Resident Evil 4 and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 join Games on Demand, as will Crysis 2 Sept. 27th.
Former environment artist Patrick Doran of Nintendo Wii developer Red Fly Studio mentions a "next-gen Star Wars title" was in the works but it ended.
Earlier this month the studio made redundant 30 staff, which CEO Dan Borth said was due to a "large high-profile project" getting canned, to their surprise.
Paul Meegan, current boss of LucasArts, admits they've not be doing the best they can when it comes to videogames, and he vows that will change in the future.
E3 2011 will play host to Star Wars Kinect and BioWare's MMO The Old Republic. LucasArts has "tremendous potential," with "beloved and powerful brands".
LucasFilm has trademarked 'Detours' for use with Star Wars, which gives them ownership of the name for interactive entertainment products, aka videogames.
There's another filing though which suggests it could explode as a franchise, or at least expand into merchandising. LucasArts has a Star Wars Kinect game.