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 will start releasing info on Knights of the Fallen Empire ‘very soon’

Players frustrated with BioWare's relative silence about Star Wars: The Old Republic's rapidly approaching fall expansion will have to wait just...

The Stream Team: Giving away the SWTOR Zakuul Knight armor set

Larry breaks out solo for this Star Wars: The Old Republic stream. MJ is on vacation and out of the country (jealous), but...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR datamining and guild building

Usually, I don't combine two topics into one article, but these two things are important and I don't want to go another week without...

One Shots: They’ll swallow your soul

Sometimes you can't help but take a screenshot of what is otherwise nightmare fuel, because perhaps in freezing a scene in its tracks, you...

Massively Overthinking: How seriously do you take MMO lore?

Kickstarter donor Alien Legion has proposed an intriguing question about lore in MMORPGs. "Back in my World of Warcraft days, I mentioned to a friend that I...
Wow, positive.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO futures that never were

One of the things I spend a lot of time thinking about is Operation Unthinkable. For those of you who don't feel like...

Global Chat: Guild Wars 2 needs to get its act together

Hunter's Insight is a long-time fan and player of Guild Wars 2, but recently he had some pretty harsh words to say...

Hyperspace Beacon: Eight misconceptions about SWTOR’s Knights of the Fallen Empire

The actual information coming from BioWare's camp about Star Wars: The Old Republic's next expansion has thus far been more sparse than fans...

Perfect Ten: Clever features that should be in more MMOs

MMOs are built on the backs of many interlocking systems, some more crucial to the experience than others. While I have great appreciation for...

Gamescom 2015: SWTOR’s Knights of the Fallen Empire gallery

Did you miss the big Star Wars: The Old Republic news from Gamescom at the crack of (US) dawn this morning? Massively...

The Daily Grind: What have you regretted doing in MMOs lately?

I did a dumb thing. A week or so ago, I splurged with real-world cash to pick up the new Yavin stronghold in Star...

Gamescom 2015: SWTOR expansion news and trailer

In Cologne, Germany, EA began its press conference for Gamescom 2015 with the typical action sequence montage from single-player games, but what MMO...

Hyperspace Beacon: Ten SWTOR sites worth visiting

As regular readers surely know, I really enjoy the Star Wars: The Old Republic community. And I don't mean the community team led...

One Shots: Abstract art

Every once in a while I receive a One Shots email that makes one of my eyebrows climb super-high while the other one...

The Daily Grind: Are MMO morality systems impossible to get right?

I know it's an old hat at this point, but I'm still quite appreciative that Star Wars: The Old Republic made an effort...

The Daily Grind: Has multiguilding hurt MMO communities?

Earlier this week, several Massively OP staffers were debating the best way to set up MOP guilds in games where we were already in...

Windows 10 and your favorite MMORPGs

If you're upgrading to Windows 10 this week, congratulations! You're brave! You might be in for a week of tech headaches and busted...

The Daily Grind: How much money have you spent on MMOs this month?

I bought EverQuest II's latest expansion yesterday, and along with my SOE Statio... er, my Daybreak All-Access pass and my Star...
No longer.

FFXIV, SWTOR, and Guild Wars 2 fall in Raptr’s June rankings

Raptr has published its stats roundup for the month of June. It turns out that people are still playing games online. You can close your...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 23

Justin and Bree discuss Smed's resignation, Project Gorgon, Guild Wars 2's Tempest, Camelot's tribute, SWTOR's Togrutas, and WildStar's stat overhaul, with a buncha mailbag questions on Marvel Heroes.