Star Wars Series News


Star Wars 1313 preview

By John Keefer, Jun 07, 2012 6:30am PDT

Bounty hunters in the Stars Wars universe are nothing new, but playing one without have to worry about Jedi or the Force? Sacrilege, you say? LucasArts doesn't think so.


"that's the point, dark forces was a straight up FPS. no jedi/force stuff."

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The Old Republic plans world of new content

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2012 4:00pm PDT

BioWare's showing of Star Wars: The Old Republic was grand on promises, but offered little in the way of actual new content except an interesting hands-on look Hero mission coming later this year.


"I tried SWTOR since launch and the first two or three weeks found it great. But again, the big ..."

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The Old Republic 1.3 beta test starts tomorrow

By John Keefer, Jun 05, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic is starting a public beta test for its new 1.3 content patch tomorrow.


"Their plan is to supposedly merge into higher capacity "super servers." Why they didn't do this ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to level 15

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 1:43pm PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic is going free-to-play through level 15 in July.


"For someone like me who has limited time to play, I hardly ever reach endgame before I move on ..."

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Star Wars 1313 announced

By Andrew Yoon, May 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT

There's a new Star Wars game coming, and as expected, it's dubbed 1313. The third-person shooter has you controlling a deadly bounty hunter finding targets in the Coruscant underworld.


"Fine, then resurrect/reimagine the Jedi Knight series. Could be amazing with today's tech as ..."

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Report: Average Old Republic server has less than 350 players online

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT

How many players are playing The Old Republic at any given time? The numbers are shockingly low.


"<continued> So if you look at his data, you might estimate that... Light is less ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic team hit with layoffs

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 10:30am PDT

BioWare is laying off members of the Star Wars: Old Republic team. "Sadly, we are bidding farewell to some talented, passionate and exceptionally hard-working people who helped make SWTOR a reality."


"Same. They are too addictive for me. I cant come any close to any of them."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'not a top 5 game' for Electronic Arts

By John Keefer, May 07, 2012 3:45pm PDT

Star Wars the Old Republic has lost more than 400,000 subscribers, and while EA maintains the game's 1.3 million subscriber base is within it expectations, the company said it is not considered in it's top five franchises.


"I think it has reached a tipping point, MMOs can be a great genre, but we haven't had a whole ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Allies' update announced

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2012 1:30pm PDT

While the SWTOR 1.2 update ("Legacy") launched only a month ago, Electronic Arts and BioWare have announced plans for the next content update, titled "Allies."


"Oops, sorry, I missed that this was Q4 call! Darn my customer calls."

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Kinect Star Wars demo on Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Microsoft has announced that a demo for Kinect Star Wars is up on Xbox Live, in case you want to try it out for some reason.


Star Wars 1313 trademarked, will be a game

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2012 8:00am PDT

Last week, LucasArts bought a number of domains regarding "Star Wars 1313," which has many fans wondering what this mysterious project could be.


"it was rubbish. i played it because you were jango fett, but the game sucked."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic expanding free time offer

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2012 8:45am PDT

Looking increasingly desperate, or perhaps considerate, EA has expanded its offer of 30 days free game time for Star Wars: The Old Republic so players needn't have necessarily hit level 50 to get it.


"I never could quite put my finger on what was lacking in the game... but somehow after level 15 ..."

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Star Wars: The Old Republic update rewards level 50 players

By Steve Watts, Apr 13, 2012 9:00am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has released the "Legacy" update, with some perks that seem aimed at attracting new players, bringing back old ones, and rewarding the most loyal with free game time.


"The "hardcore" had a level 50 after the first week and probably unsubbed a month or two ago. ..."

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Old Republic Legacy 1.2 update hits tomorrow

By John Keefer, Apr 11, 2012 8:15am PDT

A new content update is coming tomorrow for Star Wars: The Old Republic that will, among other things, allow players to "relate" all their alts in a family tree system.


"It really depends on the sever, i never understood the anger because my server was always fine ..."

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Kinect Star Wars review

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 09, 2012 9:00am PDT

Yes, it really isn't designed for the hardcore Star Wars audience, but Kinect Star Wars will have you gesturing at your Kinect in ways it wasn't meant to recognize.


"During the review, I stopped at "Asian stereotype Nute Gunray", and said, "Wait, WHAT?! Who is ..."

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