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Subject:  Re: Disney is shutting down LucasArts Date:  4/4/2013  12:53 AM
Author:  esxokm Number:  48513 of 50486

W.D., I think you are correct. This brings up a whole host of questions.

I've always said that Disney should license its video games and not make them itself, but, I have to admit, I was puzzled by the Lucasarts announcement. One would have figured that, since the company paid $4 billion for the acquisition and since George Lucas presumably sold his business with the intent of keeping the Star Wars franchise alive,Disney would have utilized Lucasarts to not only produce more Star Wars games but perhaps take over Disney's video-game production, scaled-down though it is.

I don't have a problem with gettig rid of Lucasarts, but I never thought the company would. However, as you imply W.D., Disney is almost obligated at this point to get rid of Playdom if Lucasa