Layoffs Hit Star Wars: The Old Republic Developers

It's been a roller-coaster ride for the sprawling Star Wars-based MMO from EA Bioware. The Old Republic's solid debut couldn't help the game from losing a sizable chunk of players. Now BioWare Austin is losing some of the developers that helped build the game, too, according to a statement issued today by BioWare… » 5/22/12 1:15pm 5/22/12 1:15pm

Animated Star Wars: The Old Republic Makes Hilarious Light of Unpredictable Dialogue

Have you ever played a BioWare game where a dialogue option you chose resulted in a completely unexpected response? I certainly have. In fact, I distinctly recall cursing into the night, "Dammit, that's not what I meant to say!"

So has Redditor TerminalMontage, who made this hilarious and cute video on his… » 3/08/12 12:20pm 3/08/12 12:20pm

The More They Keep Telling Me Star Wars: The Old Republic Isn't Like World of Warcraft, the Less I Want to Play

I just had a hands-on demo with the hugely anticipated massively multiplayer role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic, but after an hour of watching self-described sizzle reels of prerendered and in-game footage, showing casually pirouetting Jedi and environments full of foxfire and crepitating tails of energy,… » 6/10/11 12:00pm 6/10/11 12:00pm