Synopses & Reviews
In 1982, George Lucas saw potential in the fledgling videogame industry and created his own interactive-entertainment company. Twenty-five years and dozens of award-winning games later, LucasArts has earned a prestigious place in the industry and in the hearts of gamers everywhere. Rogue Leaders is the first substantive survey of a videogame companya deluxe compilation that traces its history through never-before-published interviews. In addition, more than 300 pieces of concept art, character development sketches, and storyboards have been lavishly reproduced to showcase the creative talent behind such videogame classics as The Secret of Monkey Island, Grim Fandango, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, as well as games that were never publicly released. A thrill for millions of videogame and LucasArts fans around the world.
...this is the best possible kind of fan service: That which is richly deserved
Fans of the classic LucasArts games (Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, Full Throttle, etc) will not be disappointed.
THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS BLOG
Coffee table books are sadly rare for us gamers, and one as well-crafted as this deserves a place in any gamers home.
The book is packed with info and concept art, and is in many ways a nice blast from the past.
Selected as one of 2008's Best Non-Fiction Genre Books!
About the Author
Rob Smith is the editor-in-chief of PlayStation: The Official Magazine. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
George Lucas is the creator of the Star Wars saga and the Indiana Jones series. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.