LucasArts Strikes "Gold" By Signing Off On Four Games In One Week
COMPANY'S WEEK HIGHLIGHTED BY SIMULTANEOUS RELEASE TO MANUFACTURING OF MULTIPLE TITLES ACROSS VARIETY OF PLATFORMS
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - November 6, 2000 -- Gold fever has hit LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC with the release to manufacturing of four titles across three platforms in the same week. The titles include Star Wars Demolition® for PlayStation; Escape from Monkey Island® for PC; Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine® and Star Wars: Episode I Battle for Naboo® for Nintendo 64. Each game is expected to be available in the November/December 2000 timeframe.
"The company has been in overdrive finishing four titles at the same time and getting them out the door," says Mary Bihr, vice-president, worldwide sales and marketing for LucasArts. "This achievement really speaks to the dedicated team we have at LucasArts."
Star Wars Demolition features vehicular combat in that galaxy far, far away. Developed by Luxoflux, the creators of Vigilante 8, Demolition will release for PlayStation in November, and will be followed soon after with the release of a version for Sega Dreamcast.
Escape from Monkey Island, the fourth piratey adventure in the critically-acclaimed Monkey Island graphic adventure series, sails into stores in November.
Battle for Naboo challenges players to fight the evil trade federation on ground, air and sea. Co-developed with Factor 5, Battle for Naboo for Nintendo 64 is expected to be available in December.
Grab a whip, and your fedora as the ultimate adventure comes to the Nintendo 64 in mid-December with the classic action adventure, Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine.
LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is a leading international developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of computer and console platforms. Based in San Rafael, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts is one of five companies in the Lucas group which include Lucasfilm Ltd., Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC, Lucas Licensing Ltd., and Lucas Learning Ltd. Lucasfilm is one of the leading film and entertainment companies in the world. Lucasfilm's businesses include George Lucas' film and television production and distribution activities as well as the business activities of the THX Group. Lucas Digital, which consists of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Skywalker Sound, provides visual effects and audio post-production services to the entertainment industry. Lucas Licensing is responsible for the merchandising of all Lucasfilm's film and television properties. Lucas Learning creates engaging interactive entertainment products that provide learning opportunities through exploration and discovery.