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Rumor: Star Wars 1313 starred Boba Fett

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Before it was canceled, Star Wars 1313 was reportedly to star Boba Fett. Sources say the hero of the game was altered to be Fett just before the last E3, at the request of George Lucas.

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"I always wanted a Stat Wars game where you played a bounty hunter but there was no linear story ..."

- dookiebot see all 33 comments

Disney closes LucasArts, cancels current projects

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 10:40am PDT

Disney has shut down publisher LucasArts and canceled current projects, moving into a licensed model for future Star Wars game development.

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"Too many suits were @ Lucasarts calling the shots. Fun games got lost in the process. "

- dookiebot see all 72 comments

BioWare expected reaching Old Republic end-game to take 3-5 months

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2013 2:45pm PDT

The team at BioWare expected players to take 3-5 months to reach Star Wars: The Old Republic's end-game, and were caught unprepared when they took only one month, according to creative director James Ohlen.

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"Never finished my characters arc. Stalled around level 42, saw the FTP revenue model then ..."

- coyoterys see all 19 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic's Hutt Cartel expansion warps in on April 14

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 12:30pm PDT

If you want to boldly go and tease those husky Hutt, or simply spark a non-heterosexual romance, draw a big red ring around April 14 on your calendar (floating hearts optional). That's when Star Wars: The Old Republic's digital expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel will launch, ...

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"You forgot to mention that ppl who pre-ordered get to play the game starting April 9th. "

- mrnails see all 9 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic gained two million players since free-to-play transition

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2013 3:30pm PDT

It's been nearly half a year since Star Wars: The Old Republic transitioned into a free-to-play game. So, how did it go? Pretty darn great, if you asked Jeff Hickman, executive producer on the game.

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"I've only played Empire so far, and I thought the Inquisitor stuff was alright. I would take it ..."

- Firefly1985 see all 39 comments

Star Wars: First Assault is a downloadable precursor to Battlefront 3

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 11:05am PDT

Star Wars: First Assault would have been a downloadable precursor to Battlefront 3--before it disappeared.

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"Wrong, it was great. They just never bothered to release more maps for it because they are stupid."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 12 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic changing login procedure

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2013 5:00pm PST

In an effort to upgrade security, BioWare is changing the way that players will be able to login to their account for Star Wars: The Old Republic. As of April 2, instead of using your email address to access your characters, you will need to login with your screen name inste...

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"I subscribe but only because for £9 a month, it would be rude not to :P I also speak from the ..."

- rottdcorpse see all 13 comments

Rumor: Star Wars 1313 on hold

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2013 9:45am PST

Star Wars 1313 has reportedly been put on hold to focus LucasArts' attention on Episode VII.

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"This was going to be Lucasrts best SW game since Yoda Stories and Bombad Racing. Too bad. "

- dookiebot see all 38 comments

Star Wars: The Old Republic teases 1.7 update

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 9:30am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic is preparing to release its 1.7 update, consisting of two major additions: the "Relics of Gree" in-game event running through February 26, and the new "Galactic Reputation" system.

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"I really hope they wise up and restructure the f2p model. Star Trek Online has a much better ..."

- vertdang see all 4 comments

Obsidian pitching new Star Wars RPG

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 9:35am PST

Obsidian Entertainment pitched a Star Wars RPG concept to LucasArts before the Disney deal, and is currently hoping to get the ball rolling again once the dust settles.

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"That was the very issue. It would have been a great game and a worthy successor if not for the rush."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 41 comments

Star Wars Pinball bouncing onto everything this month

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 05, 2013 4:15pm PST

"Star Wars Pinball." It's pinball. But with Star Wars. And it will be available on pretty much every video gaming device imaginable later this month.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Hutt Cartel' pre-orders detailed

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 2:15pm PST

BioWare unveiled a first look trailer at the upcoming "Rise of the Hutt Cartel" expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and announced pre-order bonuses.

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"does it delineate how the expansion is received by the 3 tiers of players? "

- Downforce see all 6 comments

Same sex romance still planned for Star Wars: The Old Republic

By John Keefer, Jan 03, 2013 6:30am PST

BioWare's latest State of the Game blog for Star Wars: The Old Republic has revealed plans for more end-game content for level 50 players, as well as an ongoing effort by the developer to add same gender romance between players and NPCs.

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"George Lucas made the universe not me. It takes place in what is likely our past, and is really ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 62 comments

Angry Birds Star Wars now on Facebook

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2012 12:30pm PST

Angry Birds Star Wars has launched on Facebook as a free-to-play game with in-app purchases.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic getting 'Hutt Cartel' expansion

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2012 7:30am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic is getting its first full expansion next year, titled "Rise of the Hutt Cartel." It will be out in spring, and cost $19.99 regularly or $9.99 for subscribers.

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"That I could understand, I gave up on warzones after my initial month of playtime. So I guess my ..."

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