LucasArts Closed by Disney

One of the developer teams you knew is no more
Kotaku is reporting that that 150 LucasArts employees have been laid off by Disney. Here is the official statement from Disney posted on GameInformer: "After evaluating our position in the games market, we've decided to shift LucasArts from an internal development to a licensing model, minimizing the company's risk while achieving a broader portfolio of quality Star Wars games. As a result of this change, we've had layoffs across the organization. We are incredibly appreciative and proud of the talented teams who have been developing our new titles."
GameInformer also have word that Star Wars 1313 has not been cancelled just yet - the game is "under evaluation".