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Darrell Rodriguez, who served as president of LucasArts between 2008 and 2010, will now lead Dungeon Defenders developer Trendy Entertainment as its CEO, the studio has announced. Rodriguez, who most recently served as Chief Creative Officer at casino game creator International Game Technology, sai...

April 19th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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LucasArts has found a new president in Epic Games China CEO Paul Meegan. IGN reports that Meegan will take over the studio in mid-June -- wait, that's nowish. Ouch. Taking over a major publisher during E3 sounds like a special brand of executive hell, but we're sure he's well compensated. Although...

June 9th 2010 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Kotaku reports on the sudden resignation of Lucasarts president Darrell Rodriguez, along with several unnamed members of his executive team. Lucasfilm board of directors member Jerry Bowerman will be filling the void on a temporary basis while the company searches for a permanent replacement. Rod...

May 7th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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LucasArts president Darrell Rodriguez has resigned, prompting the company to begin a search for new leadership. Kotaku reports that several members of Rodriguez's executive team have also departed. A LucasArts representative confirmed the change to IGN, noting that Lucasfilm's Jerry Bowerman will l...

May 7th 2010 at 8:31am 0 Comments
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He actually said that out loud. When asked whether LucasArts' classic lineup -- recently unearthed for Steam release -- could wind up on portable platforms such as the iPhone, DS or PSP Go, company CEO Darrell Rodriguez told Joystiq, "On iPhone, you know Apple's policy that we can't talk about a re...

July 6th 2009 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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digg_url = 'http://www.joystiq.com/2009/07/06/breaking-lucasarts-classics-coming-to-steam-this-wednesday/'; LucasArts is poised to deliver a one-two ... err, three punch for classic gaming fans, beginning with tomorrow's PC release of the first chapter of Tales of Monkey Island, titled "Launch of...

July 6th 2009 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/gaming_news/Episodic_Tales_of_Monkey_Island_coming_to_WiiWare_PC'; The tale of Guybrush Threepwood and his ascent through the pirate ranks is one of the most-loved stories from the adventure games of yesteryear, and now you can get ready for a whole lot more of it....

June 1st 2009 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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Following the very sudden departure of LucasArts president Jim Ward two months ago, the company announced today that Electronic Arts LA's Chief Operating Officer, Darrel Rodriguez, will take the job in mid-April. Rodriguez is currently in charge of overall operations, product development and strate...

April 2nd 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments