The sudden closure of Lucas Arts raised a few questions, like why we’re still talking about a studio that hasn’t done much of note in a decade. Slashdot posted a link to a developer’s musings. I’ll talk about it from a fan perspective.
From time to time on classic computing and/or videogaming forums, the question of how to track down the current copyright holder to a particular given title comes up. Sometimes someone knows the answer. Frequently they don’t.
This week, when George Lucas announced he’d sold Lucasfilm to Disney, illustrated precisely how this kind of thing happens.