Star Wars: The Old Republic

Published : LucasArts

Developed : Bioware

Genre: Sci-fi

Release Date: Dec 20, 2011

Monthly Fee: $14.99


Star Wars: The Old Republic Overview

Star Wars: The Old Republic is the second Star Wars MMORPG, this time being developed by BioWare. SWTOR takes place thousands of years before the movies during a time when the Jedi and Sith Empires battled for power.

Players in Star Wars: The Old Republic will be able to choose to become Jedi, Sith or one of many other classes available.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Review

SWTOR…and I’m Done (Sort of Review)

Posted on Feb 02, 2012

I was planning on writing a full review for SWTOR, but Pherephassa did such a great write-up on her SWTOR reivew, that I figured I’d skip mine and get straight to my likes and gripes. I’ll give you a hint, it’s going to be mostly gripes. Undoubtedly the best part of game is the journey to endgame, after [&hellip

YASWTORR: Yet Another SWTOR Review :)

Posted on Jan 31, 2012

It’s been a little over a month since the launch of Star Wars: The Old Republic, I have multiple characters at level 50, have seen all 4 empire stories, and the string of colds and flu that have been kicking my ass since the holidays is finally on its last legs, so it’s time for me [&hellip

SWTOR First Impression Review

Posted on Dec 20, 2011

Now that SWTOR has officially launched, I figured it would be a good time to give my first impression review for Star Wars: The Old Republic. While I had the opportunity to get into the last two beta weekends, I wasn’t able to due to other obligations, so my first real taste of the game was [&hellip

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Latest Articles on Star Wars: The Old Republic

A Genre A Long Time Ago: Wedgeantilles Joins the Ranks of TOR

Posted on Jun 30, 2014

Having recently celebrated Star Wars Day, and getting caught up in the recent barrage of updates and rumors on Star Wars Episode 7, we’re bringing you a new column focused on one of the biggest sci-fi franchise. We all had to start somewhere, and our resident Star Wars fan-boy Wedgeantilles began his MMOG experience with Star Wars: The [&hellip

Star Wars: The Old Republic ‘Domination’ Dogfighting In Spaaace Trailer (Video)

Posted on Nov 14, 2013

Alright. Awesome enough to skip the wordsmithing and head right to the video pornography of dogfighting in Star Wars: The Old Republic

Changes to Star Wars: The Old Republic’s F2P Restrictions

Posted on Oct 26, 2012

Having to take a title designed as a subscription game from the start and morph it into a free-to-play game cannot be easy. Nothing can be shoehorned or half-assed. You don’t want to alienate customers – new, old or current – yet you can’t have the game be too open or two velvet roped. BioWare [&hellip

Rumor: BioWare Employee Blames Fans for SWTOR Failure; Confirms F2P & SWG Shutdown to Remove Competition

Posted on Jul 24, 2012

As posted on GamerTechTV, an anonymous  Bioware Austin employee has lashed out against Star Wars fans blaming them for the failure of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The employee also confirms that SWTOR is being converted to free-to-play and confirms that Star Wars Galaxies was shut-down for no other reason then to remove it as a competitor for SWTOR. The [&hellip

LoreHound Crier: Week 7/13 At a Glance

Posted on Jul 13, 2012

It’s been a busy week! The Secret World continues to keep me entertained, as can no doubt be seen in all the blurbs I put up about it. Next week I’ll be putting up the second and final section of my review, as well as starting a weekly TSW-related article. I’ve flopped around on it [&hellip

Star Wars: The Old Republic ‘Going to embrace free’ Model

Posted on Jun 18, 2012

After a rather poor cover-up by Electronic Arts/BioWare, the original GamesTM story breaking the news of a F2P Star Wars: The Old Republic has been confirmed from the highest ranks of Electronic Arts. EA Labels president Frank Gibeau clarified the company’s intentions as a long term standpoint. Meaning the company will make whatever changes necessary to keep [&hellip

Star Wars: The Old Republic Investigating F2P Transition; Or Is it?!

Posted on Jun 15, 2012

With BioWare and Electronic Arts reassuring players and analysts that Star Wars: The Old Republic is doing fine – both in terms of content and growth – the company has shown quite the opposite. Actions like free time, server mergers and layoffs generally point to disgruntled players and underpopulated servers. Clearly, the companies have taken actions to [&hellip

E3 2012: EA Unveils New Content for SWTOR

Posted on Jun 04, 2012

The E3 EA conference presentation is still going on, but Star Wars: The Old Republic fans already got the info they’ve been looking for. EA announced information about the next major content update which includes the following: New Planet Makeb: Story revoles around the Hutt Cartel New end-game Operation: Terror from Beyond New playable race: Cathar [&hellip

SWTOR Mega-Servers just more Spin?

Posted on May 24, 2012

In an interview with PC Gamer, Lead Game Designer for Star Wars: The Old Republic Daniel Erickson, replied to a question about the group finder and whether or not it will support cross-server searching at launch. Daniel replied stating, “They will not be cross-server as we are coming up on a huge move to servers with massively [&hellip

Bioware Restructures SWTOR Development Team

Posted on May 22, 2012

BioWare announced today, via the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums, that they are restructuring the development team and laying off workers. The post was made by BioWare co-founders Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka who had the following to day about the restructuring.  Sadly, we are bidding farewell to some talented, passionate and exceptionally hard-working people who helped make SWTOR a reality. We [&hellip

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