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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.


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

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BioWare responds to Star Wars: The Old Republic F2P complaints

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 05, 2012 6:45am PST

When a subscription-based MMORPG turns free-to-play, as they almost inevitably do, it's very important to strike a balance between what's free and what players must pay for. Star Wars: The Old Republic kind of cocked that up. Responding to complaints, BioWare is still trying...


"Oh ok I C wut U did Dere /old fogy who hates using numbers in words"

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Star Wars: The Old Republic writer says free-to-play transition allows more stories

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic lead writer Hall Hood talks about plans for the story now that the game has gone free-to-play.


"It's absolutely worth it to play through at least one character for the story."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play on November 15

By John Keefer, Nov 08, 2012 9:05am PST

In a move Electronic Arts has been prepping for months, Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play on November 15 in a effort to renew interest in the MMO that has seen its subscriber base dip below 1 million.


"did it? seems like I read that Turbine just laid off a bunch of people. Seems to not be working ..."

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Angry Birds Star Wars trailer shows much more gameplay

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2012 3:30pm PST

A new Angry Birds Star Wars trailer gives a much longer look at gameplay, including new characters and powers, and the Angry Birds Space-styled stages.


"Should be called "Angry Cows" cause they're milking it dry. That said Day 1 please. :p"

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Angry Birds Star Wars trailer shows first gameplay

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 12:45pm PDT

We got our first brief glimpse of Angry Birds Star Wars gameplay today in a new trailer.


"Where's the high fantasy one since every freaking game has to be that nowadays"

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Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play multiplayer limited to 3 PvP missions a week

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2012 11:45am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has outlined which features will be free and what you'll have to pay for when it switches to a free-to-play model later this fall.


"This might get me to play it again. The main stories for some classes are quite good, and I'd ..."

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Angry Birds Star Wars revealed, coming in November

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2012 7:30am PDT

Angry Birds Star Wars has been revealed, set for a release date of November 8.


"Reall? People here spend most of their day making dick and fart jokes. What are you talking about?"

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Angry Birds Star Wars crossover teased

By Steve Watts, Oct 05, 2012 9:00am PDT

An Angry Birds image teases a partnership with Star Wars, and promises more details soon.


"Should start light blue colored and the slogan can be "Goes in Light Side, comes out Dark Side!!""

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Report: Star Wars: First Assault coming to Xbox Live Arcade

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2012 7:30am PDT

A purported leaked box art from Xbox seems to indicate that Star Wars: First Assault, which was trademarked a month ago, will be on Xbox Live Arcade.


Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.4 now live

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 9:30am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has updated to version 1.4, offering a new Operation, an improved Group Finder tool, and some cosmetic features.


"There's nothing stopping you from playing through all of the class story lines once it goes F2P. ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic moves players onto bigger servers

By John Keefer, Sep 19, 2012 9:30am PDT

BioWare had been testing higher capacity servers= with the thought of consolidation, but they finally made it live over the weekend, moving players from low population realms to ones that will hold much larger numbers.


"same here, though it did start to get tiresome near the end and I had very little interest in ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic testing high-capacity servers

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 3:45pm PDT

BioWare has started testing higher-capacity servers, as a first step toward closing some of the origin servers and moving players to ones with higher loads.


"So they are basically going to move all players to one server? Last time played it felt so empty."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'major update' due every six weeks

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT

BioWare has promised a "major update" roughly every six weeks to keep players interested in the game, including new Warzones, Operations, Flashpoints, and events.


"I'm also looking forward to the F2P. I bought the game, but never activated it, because I was ..."

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'Star Wars: First Assault' trademarked, domains registered

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2012 4:30pm PDT

LucasArts has registered domain names and trademarks for "Star Wars: First Assault," pointing to another possible franchise on the way.


"There are so many ways to make this game suck, and based off LucaseArts record for the past 10 ..."

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