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Old April 4 2013, 09:36 AM   #907
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Re: Star Wars The Clone Wars Season Five News and Discussion

Mr. Adventure wrote: View Post
Disney just shut down the LucasArts gaming division which makes me wonder about the fate of Lucasfilm Animation.
Only a few hours later they also announced layoffs at ILM (resources shared between Lucas' companies, like HR, IT, ...).

Mr Light wrote: View Post
According to the article I read, they haven't had a successful game since 2008 and their heydey was in the 90s...
In recent years they mainly handled licensing. The actual game development was done by different companies (e.g., Bioware developed the current MMORPG).
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
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