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

SWTOR’s Rishi stronghold and PvP tweaks are live today with the 5.9.2 update

Multiple goodies are coming to Star Wars The Old Republic today via its previously delayed but now launching 5.9.2 update. The...
all by my seeeeeelf

BioWare explains more about Anthem’s split between MMO and single-player portions

Is Anthem a single-player game or an open-world MMO? The short answer is that it's both, but the split is a bit different...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR is testing huge changes for the Rishi stronghold

I know I took more than a moment to explain why I liked the new Rishi stronghold coming to Star Wars: The...

Hyperspace Beacon: Making roleplay events deeper in SWTOR (or any other MMORPG)

From time to time, I like to break from talking about the latest news from Star Wars: The Old Republic to talk about...
it's okay take your time

Star Wars: The Old Republic bumps its next patch to August 7

Public test servers exist for a reason. Not just because unleashing your players on the game gives you access to a free and experienced...

The Stream Team: SWTOR’s KOTET plot twist

Plot twist! This was the only thing Massively OP's Larry and MJ could say after the revelation that ended the last episode of SWTOR's...

Perfect Ten: The best expansions for specific MMOs

Looking over the past two decades or so, MMORPGs have grown by leaps and bounds with regular releases, events, and (of course) expansion...

Former BioWare lead James Ohlen regrets not pushing SWTOR towards ‘Knights of the Old Republic Online’

Earlier this month, BioWare's James Ohlen announced that he was retiring from the company where he'd worked for more than two decades, part...

Star Wars: The Old Republic lists Season 9 ranked PvP rewards

Grab that lightsaber or blaster and get to making war on your fellow player, because Star Wars: The Old Republic is about to...
And on and on and on...

Perfect Ten: Endless dungeons in MMOs

Most MMO dungeons are normal songs. You start out and you have a pretty clear picture of the beginning, middle, and end; they don't...

Former SWTOR creative lead James Ohlen departs BioWare, former Hearthstone boss Ben Brode announces new company

Some industry news this morning: James Ohlen announced that he's retiring from BioWare after more than two decades at the company. MMORPG fans...

Hyperspace Beacon: Take your SWTOR PvP to Rishi!

OK, I'll come right out and say it: I love the Rishi stronghold. The Star Wars: The Old Republic developers have outdone themselves....

Perfect Ten: Best MMO debuts by year, 2007-2017

Continuing from my previous column, I'm going to be running through the second decade of graphical MMORPG launches and picking the best title to...

The Stream Team: Conquering KOTET’s Chapter IX in SWTOR

Once Massively OP's Larry and MJ finish the final scene, Chapter VIII of SWTOR's Knights of the Eternal Throne will be wrapped up,...

SWTOR tests the new Rishi Hideout and Battle Ring arena

Is there a new hope for entertainment in a galaxy far, far away? At the end of this month on July 31st, Star...

The MOP Up: Warface is coming to console this summer (July 8, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
This seems like more of a half-move.

Vague Patch Notes: On balance and differentiation in MMOs

Do you like fighting games? I don't. Let's talk about fighting games. But bear with me because you'll get where this is going. While I...

The Stream Team: Ending SWTOR’s End Times

End Times has not ended. The Odessa base in SWTOR is still under attack, and Massively OP's Larry and MJ have quite a bit of...

Hyperspace Beacon: Memorable moments in Star Wars Galaxies, the original Star Wars MMORPG

Yesterday, the game that solidified my place in the MMO space would have turned 15 years old, and MJ, Bree, and I took...

Hyperspace Beacon: Future plot points for SWTOR and other unanswered lore questions

Last night, BioWare Creative Director Charles Boyd and Community Manager Eric Musco were guests on the Passionately Casual Podcast to discuss the lore of...

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