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Star Wars: The Old Republic News

Latest Headlines for Star Wars: The Old Republic

  • The Jedi Trooper

    Some Star Wars: The Old Republic controversy began shortly after PAX East when it was revealed that players would be able to put on any 'wearable' armor even if it changes the look as created in the pre-existing lore. MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton has a few thoughts to share about this issue. Read on!

    Reported on Apr 06, 2011
  • For Better or Worse

    MMORPG.com Managing Editor Jon Wood has a thought or two about Star Wars: The Old Republic. The amount of money being used in the game's development will either serve as a warning for developers and publishers about the folly of big money investment should the game tank or it will be a shining example of what big money can do if it succeeds. Check out all of Jon's reasons behind these thoughts and then add your own voice to the mix in the comments.

    Reported on Apr 05, 2011
  • Localized for Wookiees

    The Bioware and Star Wars: The Old Republic teams have announced that a localized version of the game will be produced for Wookies. In a pair of dramatic videos, devs how off the powerful efforts of the voice acting team.

    Reported on Apr 01, 2011
  • Does Size Matter?

    In a recent discussion on the official Star Wars: The Old Republic forums, the issue of world size came up. In today's SWTOR column, MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton wonders if the size of a game world really matters...or not. Check out Mike's thoughts and then leave a comment or two with your opinion.

    Reported on Mar 30, 2011
  • Jedi Knight Progression Trailer

    Bioware and the Star Wars: The Old Republic team have released a new trailer featuring the Jedi Knight. In this video, you'll get a sneak peek at how the Jedi Knight can evolve in The Old Republic. This is just a small sampling of the armors and skills available.

    Reported on Mar 25, 2011
  • Guild Headquarters= Awesome

    Not too long ago, Bioware and the Star Wars: The Old Republic dev teams announced that guilds could pre-register on the official site. This allows guilds to get set up and running as well as gives them the ability to take advantage of cool guild features on the site. MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton says this is AWESOME! Find out why and then leave us your comments.

    Reported on Mar 23, 2011
  • Beware the Scammers

    Bioware devs have posted a new warning for fans thinking they're receiving a beta key or buying a Star Wars: The Old Republic account. The team reminds fans that the procedure for beta invites and key giveaways have been outlined on the official site and those are the only authentic methods.

    Reported on Mar 22, 2011
  • Studio Insider - Cinematic Animation

    Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes to see how animations are created for the in-game cinematics that have become so prevalent in games these days? Of course you have! In the latest Studio Insider, BioWare animator, Andrew Lauretta takes us behind the scenes!

    Reported on Mar 19, 2011
  • Flashpoint Thoughts

    During last week's PAX East, new information was revealed about flashpoints in Star Wars: The Old Republic. While MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton was not able to attend in person, he devoured all available information about flashpoints and has some thoughts to share. Check it out!

    Reported on Mar 16, 2011
  • Not Before July 1st

    In a speech at Lazard Capital Markets Technology and Media Conference, EA's Chief Financial Officer Eric Brown revealed that Star Wars: The Old Republic would not be published prior to the end of the fiscal year. This information places publication sometime after July 1st.

    Reported on Mar 16, 2011
  • Taral V & Jedi Guardian Impressions

    Going hand in hand with Garrett Fuller's impressions of Star Wars: The Old Republic at PAX East, MMORPG.com Lead Writer Bill Murphy has some thoughts about Taral V and the Jedi guardian. See what Bill has to say about these two aspects of SWTOR after his hands on time with SWTOR and then add your own comments.

    Reported on Mar 14, 2011
  • Game Play Impressions

    At last weekend's PAX East, MMORPG.com Industry Relations Manager Garrett Fuller experienced Star Wars: The Old Republic first hand, something that many of us envy in a very green-eyed way. Garrett's got a few thoughts about SWTOR to share with our readers. See what he's got to say and then add a few of your thoughts in the comments.

    Reported on Mar 14, 2011
  • The Way Back Machine: BioWare at E3, 2006

    In this week's Way Back Machine, Drew Wood takes a look back, waaaaayyyyyyyy back, to an article written by Dana Massey after an opportunity to sit down with BioWare's Richard Vogel and Gordon Walton to discuss a then unspecified MMORPG. Check it out.

    Reported on Mar 13, 2011
  • Taral V Developer Walkthrough

    Couldn't make it out to PAX East this weekend? Is Star Wars: The Old Republic making you ache with anticipation of its release? Check out this Developer Walkthrough that visitors at PAX East were lucky enough to play through.

    Reported on Mar 13, 2011
  • PAX East Trailer

    Those hungering for more Star Wars: The Old Republic will want to head over to the official site to check out the brand new trailer unleashed at PAX East just a few moments ago. The trailer features both cinematic and in-game footage.

    Reported on Mar 11, 2011
  • Pre-Launch Guild Program

    The official Facebook page for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been updated, as has the official website, with new information for guilds. The Bioware team has now provided the tools and a place for guilds to get registered and to reserve names prior to SWTOR's launch.

    Reported on Mar 09, 2011
  • PAX East Primer

    As PAX East nears, MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton turns his eye towards Star Wars: The Old Republic and what fans might see during the convention as devs show off the game. Check out what Mike hopes to find out during PAX East then let us know what you hope will be shown in the comments below.

    Reported on Mar 09, 2011
  • Novel Trailer Released

    In a second update to the Star Wars: The Old Republic site, devs have announced the release of a new trailer based on the upcoming Old Republic novel "Deceived" by Paul S. Kemp. The book is scheduled to hit store shelves on March 22nd but fans can whet their collective appetite with the trailer revealing a bit of history about Darth Malgus.

    Reported on Mar 04, 2011
  • Bounty Hunter Report

    The Bounty Hunter has been a known character class for awhile now but the Star Wars: The Old Republic team has updated the official site with a compilation of all things Bounty Hunter. Included is a look at Mako, the Bounty Hunter's companion, the Rattaki and why they're so suited for the class, and the Kuat Drive Yards D5-Mantis Patrol Craft.

    Reported on Mar 04, 2011
  • Gotta Go Sell

    "OH LOOK! Junk! Let's pick it up!" Every game is filled with it and for some inexplicable reason, players pick up every gray (or useless) item to sell in town for ridiculously low prices. Would that happen in real life? In today's Star Wars: The Old Republic column, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton climbs up on his soapbox to discuss the needless tedium associated with selling grays. Check out his thoughts and weigh in with your own in the comments below.

    Reported on Mar 02, 2011