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Ease the pain of server queue times with this Old Republic rap song

Since there's a good chance you can't actually play Star Wars: The Old Republic right now – or even log into the website, for that matter – why not listen to this sweet hip hop track based on the game's theme music? You can head over to artist Richie Branson's site for a free...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic launch doc recounts years of development

This week, Star Wars: The Old Republic finally launches after years of development -- and it's those years that are the focus of this eight minute launch documentary. Believe it or not, in eight minutes you can pretty much cover every aspect of a major MMO launch....

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BioWare docs explain how to stay true to your roots while expanding massively

With eight (eight!) studios around the globe as of the end of 2011, BioWare label heads Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk have kind of a lot going on at any given time. When I spoke with them earlier this week at Times Square's NASDAQ building, though, they were remarkably calm after ringing...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic a big risk for EA, say analysts, everyone else on Earth

It's no secret that EA has a lot riding on the success of Star Wars: The Old Republic. What is a secret, however, is just how big a risk the recently launched MMO poses for the company. As reported by Reuters, Robert W. Baird & Co analyst Colin Sebastian believes that EA may have sunk more...

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The Joystiq Show - Star Wars: The Old Republic roundtable

Star Wars: The Old Republic is now available. We've been playing it for weeks, but when it comes to MMOs that just isn't enough time for a review. Even with more time, reviewing MMOs is a tricky prospect, and that's where this roundtable comes in. Part 1 (1:00) - Star Wars: The Old Republic ...

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BioWare looking into Star Wars: The Old Republic server queues

If you're tired of being denied in your attempts to boldly go where no man has gone before in Star Wars: The Old Republic, take heart! BioWare has done the Vulcan mind-meld with you, heard your distress and is trying to figure how where they need to jam more dilithium crystals to solve the...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic early access starts today

It's time to put your regimented dragon-killing schedule on hold for a while, replacing it completely with an all new Jedi-killing routine -- early access for Star Wars: The Old Republic opens up today. If you pre-ordered the game through a traditional retailer or virtually through Origin, you'll...

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Paper, Scissors, Stone registered by LucasArts and BioWare in Australia

Ryan Langley is a level designer at Halfbrick Studios, so he's used to putting secret rewards in hard-to-find places, but in this case he found one. He discovered that both LucasArts and BioWare have filed for a classification in the Australian government for a computer game called Paper,...

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The Old Republic's Jedi Consular progression tree

With under a month to go before BioWare employees working on Star Wars: The Old Republic lose out on holiday relaxation, here's a Jedi Consular progression trailer....

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Star Wars: The Old Republic unboxed by the Force

WoW may be the big announcement today -- and Diablo 3 the big special edition news -- but EA would like to remind you about another huge MMO coming out, and another special edition. In this video, the collector's edition unboxes itself. It's actually a bit creepy....

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