LucasArts Presents Star Wars®: Behind The Magic The Most Entertaining Multimedia Guide To Star Wars In This Or Any Other Galaxy
DEFINITIVE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO STAR WARS INCLUDES NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN FOOTAGE AND A SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE LONG-AWAITED STAR WARS: EPISODE I
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- September 18, 1998 -- Experience all the memorable sights, sounds and wonders from a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Behind the Magic, an entertaining insider's guide to the Star Wars universe from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC. Behind the Magic delivers an in-depth look at the Star Wars phenomenon, including rare, unseen footage, behind the scenes images, and insight into the characters, vehicles, technologies, and talent which shaped the unique scripts and storylines.
Through literally thousands of entries, Behind the Magic presents an engaging and all-encompassing interactive celebration of Star Wars. The two CD collection is organized into easy-to-navigate sections comprising all the details Star Wars fans would want, including scene- by-scene reviews of each classic film in the Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition. Additional sections include film and story timelines, and a look at the fascinating extended world of Star Wars novels, comics, games, and more.
"Behind the Magic will appeal to virtually everyone who enjoys the Star Wars Trilogy," says Joel Dreskin, product marketing manager for LucasArts. "As the premier guide to one of the world's great cultural icons, this set presents an incredibly rich exploration of the vast universe of Star Wars."
As the definitive Star Wars resource, Behind the Magic's incredible depth of information offers an unparalleled opportunity for exploration and discovery. Nine interactive sections highlight a wealth of imagery, trivia, behind-the-scenes facts and figures, useful cross-links and lots of surprises. Sections breakdown as follows:
Scene by Scene -- Details each of the three motion pictures, Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, through facts and images, up-to-date screenplays, trivia, and dramatic never-before-seen footage.
Characters -- Provides complete descriptions of all primary characters, prominent groups, as well as creatures and aliens.
Locations -- Describes various worlds and locales throughout the Star Wars universe.
Technology -- An overview of weapons, vehicles and devices, a complete 3D walk-through of the interior of the Millennium Falcon (with commentary supplied by C-3PO) and 3D models of many other vehicles.
Events -- Illustrates through a comprehensive timeline the chronology of events that have occurred in the Star Wars universe.
Behind the Scenes -- An in-depth look at the cast, crew, personnel, special effects, publicity, actor screen tests and Star Wars culture.
Expanded Universe -- A synopsis of Star Wars sources outside of the films, along with a look at the expansive world of Star Wars merchandise, written by noted Star Wars expert Stephen J. Sansweet.
Star Wars: Episode I Preview -- A sneak peek at the production of the long-awaited Episode I motion picture.
Glossary -- A searchable database with more than 700 entries accompanied by detailed descriptions and imagery.
LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is a leading international developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of computer and console platforms. Based in San Rafael, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts is one of five companies in the Lucas group which include Lucasfilm Ltd., Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC, Lucas Licensing Ltd., and Lucas Learning Ltd. Lucasfilm is one of the leading film and entertainment companies in the world. Lucasfilm's businesses include George Lucas' film and television production and distribution activities as well as the business activities of the THX Group. Lucas Digital, which consists of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Skywalker Sound, provides visual effects and audio post-production services to the entertainment industry. Lucas Licensing is responsible for the merchandising of all Lucasfilm's film and television properties. Lucas Learning strives to create an "uncommon learning" experience by offering engaging interactive software products that provide learning opportunities through exploration and discovery.