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Star Wars: The Old Republic News

Latest Headlines for Star Wars: The Old Republic

  • The Treaty of Coruscant

    For some players, the lore, or the story, behind a game is crucial to their enjoyment. Creative minds work quite hard to make sure the lore is entertaining and, in the case of Star Wars: The Old Republic, symbiotic with existing background lore. Check out MMORPG.com Community Manager Mike Bitton's thoughts about a recent discussion on the SWTOR forums about the Treaty of Coruscant. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below.

    Reported on Jan 26, 2011
  • EA Investors Not Betting on SWTOR

    Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey is not betting on EA investors having a lot of confidence in Star Wars: The Old Republic. With the rocky launches of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning and the less-than-successful launches of recent MMOs in what some call "unfinished" states of completion.

    Reported on Jan 24, 2011
  • Quesh, the Toxic Treasure

    Quesh is the latest planet to be profiled on the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site. Called 'the toxic treasure', Quesh is a constant battleground between the Republic and the Empire. At stake are powerful adrenals that both sides crave for the wealth they can bring.

    Reported on Jan 21, 2011
  • The Quiz: SWTOR Edition

    Think you know Star Wars: The Old Republic? If so, you'll want to test your mettle against The Drew Wood Quiz Power Hour and his tough questions about SWTOR. Take The Quiz and let us know how you did in the comments below.

    Reported on Jan 19, 2011
  • Speaking Up

    Updates to favorite games in development are things that keep communities active and alive. When the news gets thin, the community gets restless. In his latest column about Star Wars: The Old Republic, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton takes a look at SWTOR's efforts and just why keeping quieter than expected might be a good thing. Check it out and then let us know your thoughts below in the comments section.

    Reported on Jan 19, 2011
  • How To Create a Star Ship

    The latest Inside the Studio article has been published on the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site. The latest edition deals with how the development team goes about creating those awesome player star ships that will be featured in the game and is penned by enior Concept Artist Ryan Dening and Senior Environment Artist Christopher Reeves. The featured ship is the Agent Starship, the X-70B Phantom.

    Reported on Jan 14, 2011
  • Are Mounts Important?

    Mounts are one of the core features in most MMOs on the market today and are the subject of MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton's latest Star Wars: The Old Republic column. While Bioware has indicated that basic MMO features will be included SWTOR, not much has been said about mounts. Check out Mike's ideas about SWTOR mounts and then weigh in with your own opinion in the comments below.

    Reported on Jan 12, 2011
  • Biographies Updated!

    The creative team over at Bioware have been busy putting a few more character biographies up for the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Old Republic.

    Reported on Jan 08, 2011
  • The Republic Trooper

    In his latest Star Wars: The Old Republic column, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton takes a look at the Republic Trooper. While announced early on, the Bioware dev team recently expanded the available information about the Trooper. Mike takes a look at the new information and offers a few thoughts. Read on and then be sure to leave us a comment or two below.

    Reported on Jan 05, 2011
  • The Year In Review

    In this week's Star Wars: The Old Republic column, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton runs down all of the major news stories related to SWTOR in 2010. Make sure you haven't missed anything of great import by checking out Mike's article. Be sure to leave a comment or two below.

    Reported on Dec 29, 2010
  • Trooper Revealed

    A new character class has been fleshed out on the official Star Wars: The Old Republic site. The Trooper is a front line specialist that can refine his or her skills wit the Vanguard and Commando advanced classes. Troopers also have Tanno Vik as a companion, one of those demolition experts who loves his dangerous and life-threatening work.

    Reported on Dec 27, 2010
  • Community Q&A Thoughts

    Last week, the dev team for Star Wars: The Old Republic produced a short Community Q&A that raised several intriguing questions for MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton. Check out Mike's thoughts and then leave us a comment or two below.

    Reported on Dec 22, 2010
  • Studio Insider - Experience Cosuscant

    SW:TOR Designer Eric Young walks us through the process of building the City World of Coruscant and the Bioware team gives us some answers from their extensive Community Q&A section.

    Reported on Dec 19, 2010
  • Deceived Novel: Preview

    You watched him destroy the temple on Coruscant in the "Deceived" trailer, and you watched him lead an attack on Alderaan in the "Hope" trailer. Now you can know the story that made the man in this novelization of Darth Malgus' rise to power in "Deceived"!

    Reported on Dec 19, 2010
  • PvP in the Old Republic

    At a recent Bioware event, MMORPG.com's Ben PerLee had the opportunity to talk PvP with Gabe Amatangelo, Lead PvP Designer. Called warzones, each PvP area offers unique and special elements to keep things fresh, as well as remind players of the universe of The Old Republic. Amatangelo had a lot to say about this, so read on more for his side of The Old Republic. Be sure to let us know what you think below.

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • Daniel Erickson Interview

    At a recent event held at Bioware, MMORPG.com's Ben PerLee sat down with Daniel Erickson, the Lead Writer for BioWare and the man in charge of the story behind Star Wars: The Old Republic. He had a lot to say about what players will discover once they're in the galaxy of The Old Republic, and he offered a little insight to what they will find. Check it out and then leave us a comment or two.

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • A 6-Hour Preview

    Recently, MMORPG.com writer Ben PerLee had the opportunity to spend quality time with Bioware's Star Wars: The Old Republic. In this new feature for MMORPG.com, Ben and fellow journalists had the chance to play as Jedi Knights and Jedi Consulars on their origin planet of Tython. Check out Ben's thoughts about his six hours with SWTOR and then weigh in with your impressions below.

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • Wearing Your Heart on Your Face

    In his latest column about Star Wars: The Old Republic, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton has a few words to say about a recent thread on our SWTOR forum where the discussion centered around one's face reflecting one's alignment. Check it out and comment below!

    Reported on Dec 15, 2010
  • Rebirth of the Sith Empire

    The official Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated with a new lore piece called "Rebirth of the Sith Empire". The update marks the continuation of the Timeline record narrated by Lance Henriksen.

    Reported on Dec 10, 2010
  • This Weapon is Your Life

    In his latest Star Wars: The Old Republic column, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton gives readers a bit of history behind the importance of the lightsaber, both to individuals and to the overall lore behind the game. In addition, Mike ponders how the acquisition of lightsabers will be accomplished. Check out Mike's thoughts and then add your own to the mix in our comments section.

    Reported on Dec 08, 2010