All across the video game galaxy, players are gathering to memorialize Carrie Fisher, who died yesterday following a massive heart attack.
Star Wars: The Old Republic is celebrating its five year anniversary right now and has added some major changes. BioWare’s narrative heavy online experience keeps expanding. Last year, they began a large storyline that’s continuing forward in the new Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion. I sat down with producer…
Knights of the Eternal Throne, a new story heavy expansion for BioWare’s Star Wars MMO will release on December 2. It will continue the story set in the previous expansion, Knight of the Fallen Empire. The announcement featured one kickass trailer.
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.
At E3, Bioware announced a new expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, dubbed Knights of the Fallen Empire. At its start, players will be frozen in carbonite for five years and when they’re thawed out will find that something called the Eternal Empire came out of nowhere to smash both the Republic and Sith Empire…
Brother battles brother in Star Wars: The Old Republic—Knights of the Fallen Empire, a free expansion pack coming later this year that promises a return to BioWare-style storytelling. Expect epic adventures, a new companion character and a website that says all of this and has since it accidentally leaked over the…
The hero/villain/it's complicated who launched Star Wars' distant past setting in 2003's Knights of the Old Republic gets another shot at the spotlight in Shadow of Revan, a digital expansion for MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, launching in December.
Teased earlier this month, Galactic Strongholds is the next major free expansion pack for Star Wars: The Old Republic, allowing players of the MMORPG to set up swanky digs across the galaxy.
It appears that player housing is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic, or so this teaser video for SWTOR's SSHP seems to promise.
Are we killing each other in space yet? Not yet. Star Wars: The Old Republic's skies don't fill with fire until the subscriber early start of the Galactic Starfighter expansion on December 3, but you can see them now via this handy video dealio. So many lasers.
Star Wars: The Old Republic couldn't have Darth Vader, so it got Darth Malgus. Now that I've got him standing 20 inches high on my desk in the form of Sideshow Collectibles' Darth Malgus Premium Format Figure, he might be my favorite Sith Lord ever.
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.
Looks like I'll have to go around. Damn, I'm gonna be late for work.
The latest foofaraw in Star Wars: The Old Republic—an MMO that exists primarily to make people complain, it seems—concerns an Ewok. Yes, a cuddly Ewok, the action figure picked last (after Mon Mothma, even) when you were choosing up sides for battle.
In the war between MMO developers and shady players looking to exploit the system, the innocent often get caught in the crossfire. Such was the case yesterday, when somewhere under 150 honest, hard-playing Star Wars: The Old Republic players had their accounts banned from play. BioWare is sorry, you guys.
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.
The Star Wars orchestra is telling me I'm about about to go on an epic adventure. But I'm not. I'm at my desk, on hold.