Craig Derrick | Creative Director & Executive Producer

Chad Vader Unboxes and Plays Kinect Star Wars

Posted on April 11, 2012

A hilarious video from Chad Vader as he opens TWO boxes to get to his Limited Edition Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360:

And see what happens when Chad Vader takes on his brother Darth in the Galactic Dance Off:

Kinect Star Wars Released!

Posted on April 3, 2012

 

The coolest photo EVER by Eli Luna

Today is release day for Kinect Star Wars and the Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360!  What a journey this one has been.  We really hope you enjoy the game with your friends and family.

Kinect Star Wars Developer Video

Posted on March 13, 2012

Take my hand as I lead you on a journey through the different game modes in Kinect Star Wars.  Jedi Destiny, Podracing, Rancor Rampage, Galactic Dance Off and Duels of Fate.  That's five games in one!

Kinect Star Wars Trailers

Posted on January 30, 2012

"Duel" w/Chris Pratt

"Girly Vader"

"Launch"

CES 2012: Kinect Star Wars in 3D!

Posted on January 20, 2012

Kinect Star Wars was back in action and this time in glorious 3D at the 2012 Las Vegas CES.  Here are Microsoft's Major Nelson and Glenn Gregory to show how it's coming along.

Extra Bonus Footage: My buddies Drew Skillman and Tim Schafer's latest game Double Fine Happy Action Theater.

 

Buttonless: Bringing Monkey Island to iOS

Posted on January 11, 2012

Check out this new book called "Buttonless: Incredible iPhone and iPad Games and the Stories Behind Them" for an interview with me about the development of both Monkey Island 1 & 2 Special Edition and what it took to bring these games over to iOS. You can buy the book on Amazon here.

Monkey Island Special Edition Collection Released

Posted on August 24, 2011

Available now for PS3, X360 and PC in Europe-only (sorry America!) is the Monkey Island Special Edition Collection! With this game you get both Monkey Island Special Edition titles, the full soundtrack for both games and for the first time ever all of the storyboards created for the Curse of Monkey Island movie previously in development at Industrial Light & Magic! How cool is that!???

X-Play’s Preview of Kinect Star Wars

Posted on July 26, 2011

X-Play host Morgan Webb and I show off the Limited Edition R2-D2 Xbox 360 and discuss the new Podracing mode revealed at Comic-Con 2011.

 

Comic-Con 2011 Panel: Kinect Star Wars

Posted on July 24, 2011

Gamespot has added the complete video of our session at Comic-Con 2011 moderated by Mike Snider of the USA Today where we discuss the making of Kinect Star Wars, the introduction of the Podracing mode and announce the Limited Edition R2-D2 Xbox 360!

Giving my best stump speech.

Kinect Star Wars Panel @ Comic-Con 2011

Posted on July 7, 2011

Cool Logo!

Only two weeks until I share the stage with my buddy Jorg to talk about all of the NEW stuff coming in Star Wars Kinect!  You'll definitely want to stick around until the end to hear about something really cool and special, plus we're giving away free posters.  Yes, you heard me right -- FREE POSTERS!

Here's the official word on Thursday's panel:

10:00-11:00 Kinect Star Wars Panel— Enter the Galaxy with studio head Jorg Neumann (Kinect Publishing) and lead producer Craig Derrick (LucasArts) as they discuss the highly anticipated title with USA Today's Mike Snider, sharing new game play from the iconic Star Wars universe, revealing an all-new mode, and unveiling an exciting announcement. All attendees will receive a limited-edition poster. Room 32AB

You can check out the rest of the schedule here