I got restless after waiting three months with little to do in Star Wars: The Old Republic since the launch of the expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Initially, the idea of continuing its story through monthly episodes seemed compelling. The first of those episodes, Chapter X: Anarchy In Paradise, came out this week, and it unfortunately wasn’t worth the wait. Read more...
Meet STAR WARS' newest mercenary, Firebrand.
Long-time BioWare David Gaider (Baldur's Gate II, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Dragon Age) recently departed from the role-playing game studio in search of a "new challenge." As of this week, he has joined the Edmonton-based...Show More Summary
If I had to name the greatest achievement of writing in human history, I would say that honor should go to the person responsible for the character HK-47 in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. I think developer Beamdog might agree with that. The studio announced this morning that it has hired writer and […]
Dragon Age: Origins marked the point at which western RPGs properly moved into the spotlight. Knights Of The Old Republic laid the groundwork, combining a surprisingly geeky implementation of Dungeons and Dragons rules with its direct player control and swishy lightsabers. Show More Summary
It’s been too long since I last updated this thread of TOR posts, so I feel like I’ll just say it – I’m done with Star Wars: The Old Republic. I was over the moon, I wanted to love it. I played the hell out of it for a short amount of time, and despite [&hellip
Like millions of other people, I’ve had a surge of Star Wars nostalgia thanks to the release of The Force Awakens. The film was, against all odds, pretty amazing, nitpicks aside, and as such it sparked something in me to go out and simply consume…more Star Wars. I read new-gen “expanded [...]
David Gaider, famed for his work on Knights of the Old Republic and the Dragon Age franchise has departed Bioware after almost 20 years with the company. David Gaider announced his exit on Twitter, stating that last Friday would be his final day after 17 years with the studio responsible for Mass Effect, Baldur's Gate, and several other fan-favorite titles.
The writer behind Dragon Age and Knights of the Old Republic leaves BioWare after a long tenure.
A possible link between Kylo Ren's Lightsaber in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the decade-old Knights of the Old Republic video games, has been found. If the link holds true it would seem to cement those games in Star Wars film canon. Show More Summary
With Knights of the Fallen Empire, the latest expansion for SWTOR, Bioware tried something different, and right now I’m not talking about all the gameplay changes I applauded back when it first hit in October. The game is in a better place than it was. Now it has to keep improving. Read more...
A new Subscriber Rewards program has been announced for Star Wars: The Old Republic. Players will be handed a series of monthly in-game reward items themed around the HK-55 Assassin Droid, which will be handed out as a permanent personal companion. Here’s the full rundown: Players who are Subscribers on January 11, 2016 will receive […]
Starting February 11, EA and BioWare will release Star Wars: The Old Republic's next chapter in the ongoing Knights of the Fallen Empire saga. The newest chapter features a brand new companion along with some bonus rewards for subscribers. Click To Continue Reading
The next chapter of Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire, titled Anarchy in Paradise, will be made available next month. It is the first chapter in a series of seven which will cover the personal story of the Outlander. Anarchy in Paradise also introduces a new ally known as Firebrand. […]
Star Wars: The Old Republic's Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion is getting a new chapter - the first of seven - with Anarchy in Paradise, due 11th February. Subscribers of The Old Republic will receive all of the content in Knights of the Fallen Empire for free, so long as they maintain their subscription. Show More Summary
Part of a new series telling the personal story of the Outlander, the first chapter is coming early next month.
Star Wars: The Old Republic began the first part of a whole new story back in October, fast-forwarding the game's timeline and putting players in an all-new role. But Knights of the Fallen Empire has not ended. There's still more toShow More Summary
For over a thousand generations the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times. Before the Empire. And what an Empire it was! Just as the Star Wars universe is lauded and loved for its heroes, those heroes would have no way to prove their bravery and valor without the best bad guys in the galaxy. Show More Summary
5) There Are No Political Parties in the Old Republic's Senate If there are actually political parties in the Galactic Senate, they really don't play much of a role. And they're fairly important for a democracy (as noted by the National Democratic Institute), even if certain members of these parties annoy us. Show More Summary
For over a thousand generations the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. And for almost 40 years, Star Wars has captured the imaginations of men, women, and children from... well, not a thousand,Show More Summary