What if LucasArts never existed? What if the irascible filmmaker, beloved (and despised) the world over for his invaluable contributions to the pop-culture lexicon, had stuck to making space operas and juvenile fantasies about archeologists in fedora hats? What if George Lucas never entered the arena of gaming 30 years ago?
The Walt Disney Company hasn't spent much time producing high-end games recently and instead focuses on a mobile and social strategy. It's admitted it wants to do the same with Star Wars.
Who says that time is a healer? Stainless Games certainly don’t think so, as they’ve demonstrated by lovingly digitizing Double Fine Production’s Tim Schafer for their Carmageddon Kickstarter campaign, then running him over. Three times.
Update: Double Fine Adventure collects over $680,000 within first day
As of 9 a.m. PST, more than 16,000 backers had pledged a total of $686,000 to the project (way over the $400,000 goal). Double Fine Productions mentioned that additional funds …