star wars the old republic

Official Site: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Studio: BioWare/Electronic Arts
Launch Date: December 20, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Stream Team: SWTOR’s companion date nights

Are you a fan of date nights? How about in SWTOR? No, we don't mean having a date night to play SWTOR with your...

The Daily Grind: What’s the first thing you do when returning to a long-neglected MMO?

I admit that I have a weakness to MMOs that woo me back into playing them. So when SWTOR changed hands to Broadsword and...

Global Chat: What should we be thinking about Guild Wars 3?

The surprising (and not surprising) news that ArenaNet has the go-ahead from NCsoft to develop Guild Wars 3 sent ripples of interest, confusion, and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 464: Guild Wars 3 is a go

Justin and Bree discuss NCsoft, Guild Wars 3, DCUO, Monsters and Memories, Hellgate, and the LOTRO downtime, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, and Valheim, plus a mailbag topic on Palia.

Star Wars The Old Republic plots new story content, Lane Vizla missions, and a spring event in GU 7.5

With Game Update 7.4 already out the door, the Star Wars: The Old Republic dev team is already looking ahead to releasing Game Update...

Working As Intended: The top 10 hot tubs in MMORPGs

It's been a running joke for a few years that I always put hot tubs in my MMO houses whenever possible, and once that...

One Shots: Pollen attack!

There are many ways to kill a man. A dagger in the back. A sifter full of poison. A smothering pillow. A duel at...

Global Chat: EverQuest hits the quarter-century mark

There's no way that The Ancient Gaming Noob would miss out on EverQuest's 25th anniversary: "So there is a lot going on if you...

Perfect Ten: MMOs with live-action media tie-ins

Every so often I think to myself that a video game should get some kind of media adaptation before I come to my senses....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 462: Awaiting Brighter Shores

Justin and Bree discuss EverQuest's 25th birthday, Brighter Shores' announcement, Star Citizen's 1.0 tease, SWTOR's date night patch, Elder Scrolls Online's DLC, and LOTRO's Update 39, with adventures in ESO and LOTRO, plus two mailbag topics relating to the crafting show.

SWTOR’s Building a Foundation update arrives today with date nights and a new stronghold

Couldn't get a date to the prom in high school? Weirdly enough, Star Wars: The Old Republic has you covered as it brings good...

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s date night patch goes live on Tuesday

Don't be deceived by the over-abundance of decimal points -- Star Wars: The Old Republic's Update 7.4.1 will be fully operational and chock-full of...
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Perfect Ten: MMOs where you can play as robots and cyborgs

Robots are, let's face it, very important. You might say that's not true, and to that I say: When you get to write the...

One Shots: Slice me a chunk of that moon cheese, would ya

You have to love the absolute hubris of Jedi in Star Wars because there's no object that they don't think they can levitate, smash,...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with interesting Guinness World Records

I never quite know how much stock to put in Guinness World Records. I guess it's somewhere between "for amusement value" and "stone cold...

SWTOR initiates a pirate-laden PvP season as S5 Pirate’s Plunder begins

Star Wars has had its fair share of pirates and scoundrels over the years, and for 12 weeks this winter, SWTOR players are invited...

One Shots: What am I looking at here?

Sometimes a screenshot ends up in my lap that I stare at for a long time and still have no idea what's going on...
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Vague Patch Notes: What does the future of MMORPGs look like?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the history of MMORPGs as a market and PC gaming in general, suggesting at...

Star Wars The Old Republic releases a teaser trailer for its upcoming lovey-dovey Date Night missions

We're not sure how many Star Wars: The Old Republic fans had "repeatable cinematic romance missions" on their bingo cards when the MMORPG traded...

One Shots: The mosh pit of friendship

I don't know about you, but when I get together with 75 of my closest friends, I like to crowd right up on them...