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Star Wars Expanded Universe (including games) no longer canon

Many bothans died to bring us this information: The Star Wars Expanded Universe - or EU for short - is getting cut from Star Wars canon like hands get cut from the Skywalker family. In a news post on the official Star Wars site, Lucasfilm announced that only the six Star Wars films and the...

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Knights of the Old Republic falls to $5 on iOS

Like Darth Maul moments after angering Liam Neeson, the price attached to the iOS version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has been sliced in half. Originally $10, the surprisingly faithful remake of the classic BioWare roleplaying game will now set you back $5. The only caveat being...

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Knights of the Old Republic 3 was in pre-production at Obsidian

Another installment in the ever-popular Knights of the Old Republic series was in pre-production at Obsidian, creative director Chris Avellone told Eurogamer. Avellone said KOTOR 3 would have featured the character Revan more than KOTOR 2, from which the character was largely absent. "I always...

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New Bioware universe coming from Mass Effect and KOTOR creators

That new fictional universe in production over at BioWare Edmonton has some pedigree behind it, namely the folks responsible for critically acclaimed Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. "Most of our core team that worked on SWKOTOR has been together throughout the Mass Effect...

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More iOS App Store anniversary goodies: Angry Birds Star Wars, Dead Space, KOTOR and more

Apple's celebration of the iOS App Store's five year anniversary continues with more free/discounted games with which to smudge up that capacitive touchscreen. In addition to the stuff that was made free yesterday, Chopper, Peggle, Dead Space, Mirror's Edge, Flight Control and Angry Birds Star Wars...

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic arrives on the iPad, and the Force is with it

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic is the kind of game that's almost too big to be playing on the iPad. It's easily 30 hours long, with extensive attribute, skill, and combat systems, and it has some of the best...

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic coming to iPad [Update]

Classic BioWare RPG Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to iPad, as revealed by a review that came seemingly out of nowhere on IGN. The site mentions the pause-and-play combat works great, while character movement is clunky. No price or release date is mentioned. We're awaiting...

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Celebrate the day before Cinco de Mayo with Steam's Star Wars Collection sale

It's May 4, which means we're only one day away from Cinco de Mayo. What other reason would there be for Steam to put a collection of Star Wars games on sale? May the fourth day of this month be remembered as the day you could buy 14 games for $50 on Steam, a 50 percent discount on a bundle that...

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Steam Holiday Sale day 14: Dark Souls, Tomb Raider, Knights of the Old Republic

You probably haven't spent enough money today. Yes, even though you got a late start and snatched up the games of yesterday's Steam sale today, there are still 36 hours of wallet plundering left. Today is no different and you are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. Just give in already. Day 14 of...

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How Morrowind and KOTOR defined modern RPGs

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. In the early 2000s, two Western role-playing games grabbed the genre and shoved it into new and surprisingly...

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