I got restless after waiting three months with little to do in Star Wars: The Old Republic since the launch of the expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Initially, the idea of continuing its story through monthly episodes seemed compelling. The first of those episodes, Chapter X: Anarchy In Paradise, came out this…
Star Wars: The Old Republic’s new 4.0 update changes everything, as does a fresh expansion to one of the most controversial massively multiplayer games in recent memory.
With the new Star Wars movies, Disney basically tossed out everything in the Extended Universe. At last week’s fan convention, someone asked what it meant for BioWare’s games.
An interesting teaser for fans of Knights of the Old Republic, for sure, presumably whetting appetites for The Old Republic MMO's next big update.
Yes, the Galactic Empire, the one from the movies, was pretty bad. They dressed liked nazis, were super racist and sexist, blew up planets, etc. but it could have been worse. And thousands of years earlier, it was.
Sure, running around with a lightsaber or blaster pistol is a cool and integral part of the Star Wars experience. But, for the longest time, Star Wars: The Old Republic has been lacking one of the best things from the mythology: big honking space battles.
In case you just hopped on the MMO bandwagon with the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic, it's not a massively multiplayer party until the anthropomorphic animals arrive. The original EverQuest had the Vah Shir, World of Warcraft has Worgen and now Pandas, and The Old Republic has the Cathar, a race of…
Yesterday in New York City, Electronic Arts held a special event focused on queer issues in gaming. And it happened mostly because the company itself was willing to face its own stumbles in presenting gay characters in its video games.
In September, 2011, the folks behind online role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic promised to add same-sex romance after the game had launched.
MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic is officially going free to play on November 15, EA confirmed today.
Games take us to all manner of fantastical, unlikely places. But as good as video games have gotten at accurately recreating a space-marine shootout or a mountaintop dragon battle, there's one thing developers are still learning how to create: A dance club.
The Game Developers Choice Online awards exist to give folks in the gaming industry a chance to highlight and celebrate the work of their peers in online games. This year's award ceremony took place last night in Austin. The full list of winners includes nods to Diablo III for best audio and League of Legends for…
Rich Vogel, a longtime game designer who most recently served as executive producer on BioWare's online RPG The Old Republic, is joining Bethesda, the publisher behind games like Skyrim and the upcoming Dishonored.
BioWare's massively multiplayer online RPG Star Wars: The Old Republic will go free-to-play this fall, publisher Electronic Arts said today.
If you've been curious about Star Wars: The Old Republic but haven't felt like spending money to find out if you like it, today's a good day for you.
Back in December BioWare's dueling doctors told us they couldn't see their newly-launched massively multiplayer online Star Wars role-playing game going free-to-play in the foreseeable future. Then BioWare botched several free game updates and lost a good chunk of the game's subscribers. Suddenly free-to-play isn't…
Who is waging the public opinion battle between anti-gay "family values" groups and the video game creators who dared to allow same-sex romance in their massive new Star Wars game? The anti-gay crowd says the Star Wars defenders are getting help from spam-bots. (Would they be spam-droids?)
MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic has been churning along pretty well since its launch late in December of last year. Developer BioWare is now preparing to release update 1.2 for the game, which will add a rather significant amount of content.
The past year has seen a great deal of discussion about the existence of same-sex romance options in EA and BioWare's Mass Effect franchise and their MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic.