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Star Wars: The Old Republic's 1.3 update arrives today

Star Wars: The Old Republic's patch 1.3 has been in the news for a while, but the wait for it is finally over. After extended maintenance on the game from midnight to 4am PDT last night, the "Allies" update is up now. Those new features include the Group Finder tool, which is something that SW:TOR ...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic takes a trip to Hoth

Click to warm yourself with some hot new screenshots. It was inevitable, right? You can't have a Star Wars game without a Hoth level and Star Wars: The Old Republic will indeed feature the Tauntaun-able tundras that permeate the ice planet. The news comes via the game's site, which points out the...

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BioWare shoots first to kill Star Wars: The Old Republic Xbox 360 rumor

There was a great disturbance in the rumor-Force yesterday when VG247 acquired a memo from UK retailer GAME with an alleged upcoming release list for Xbox 360 -- a docket that included a listing for Star Wars: The Old Republic. While the better part of the day was spent hypothesizing about which bu...

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SWTOR is EA's most expensive project yet

Surprise! Major MMOs cost batty-bonkers-cuckoo amounts of money to produce. Eurogamer reports that Electronic Arts CFO Eric Brown said as much today, describing Star Wars: The Old Republic as the "largest ever development project, period, in the history of the company." EA is apparently betting big...

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BioWare considers storytelling challenge of multiplayer experiences

Outside of the MMO genre, solitary experiences are de rigueur for role-playing games, most of all those emerging from the venerable story specialists at BioWare. Speaking to VideoGamer.com, BioWare CEO and co-founder Dr. Ray Muzyka offered some insights into the company's considerations for co-op ...

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LucasArts seeking testers for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Be still, beating, midichlorian-infused heart -- LucasArts is looking for players to test its story-driven MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The official call to action deftly avoids the use of the B-word and stipulates that the testing will be executed on an extremely limited scale. If you're hopi...

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New Star Wars: TOR planet revealed - Coruscant, galaxy's 'greatest civilization'

During yesterday's completely packed Star Wars: The Old Republic demo at PAX, fans were rewarded for their hours of waiting (seriously, you had to be there really early) with not only a free copy of Knights of the Old Republic but with the very first glimpse of an entirely new area, located at hype...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic's 'Trooper' class detailed

BioWare has declassified data on the Trooper class that'll be fighting alongside the Jedi in its upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO. Yes, as you can see on the class' data page, they do look surprisingly similar to the troopers who fought in the Clone Wars -- but hey, those were wicked cool,...

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BioWare and Dark Horse release first issue of Old Republic webcomic

If you're chomping at the bit for scraps of information regarding BioWare and LucasArts' upcoming long ago and far, far away MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, you'd be wise to turn your attention to the first issue of the game's Dark Horse-produced online comic, "Threat of Peace." With writing from...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic built from HeroEngine

You can add one more item to the short list of details we know about Star Wars: The Old Republic, as Simutronics let slip that BioWare's inaugural MMO will be built upon the middleware firm's MMO tech, HeroEngine. Simutronics, itself a developer of such online games as CyberStrike and GemStone IV...

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