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

Party down.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 425: A disturbance in the Force of SWTOR

Justin and Bree discuss the SWTOR move to Broadsword, news from the Summer Game Fest, the Reddit blackout's impact on the MMO community, anniversaries for Neverwinter and Marvel Heroes, and patches for EVE Online and No Man's Sky, plus adventures in LOTRO and Diablo IV.
Shoot to wound!

Star Wars: The Old Republic launches Old Wounds today with new story content

We're going to warn you ahead of time that anyone with at least a cursory knowledge of Simon and Garfunkel will be absolutely intolerable...

All your favorite MMORPG subreddits went dark over Reddit’s ruinous anti-app plans

Discord must be loving this: All the big MMORPG subreddits have been flagged private right now in protest over Reddit's planned API switcharoo, with...
My old wounds are acting up and stuff.

Star Wars: The Old Republic will launch Old Wounds on June 13

It's just about time to head back to Voss in Star Wars: The Old Republic. No, not because you're leveling another alt through the...

Global Chat: MMO players’ reactions to Diablo IV’s launch and SWTOR’s studio move

As the online community once again gets swept up into the hellscape of Diablo, there are no shortages of opinions about the quality of...

The Stream Team: A foray to the Fingers in SWTOR

Makeb has its share of problems in SWTOR, not the least of which is the fact it is ready to blow apart! Massively OP's...

Fans and game devs alike react to Star Wars The Old Republic’s move to Broadsword

Yesterday saw the 100-ton news bomb of Star Wars: The Old Republic changing hands from BioWare to Broadsword Games drop on the genre's collective...

Star Wars: The Old Republic development is moving from BioWare to Broadsword

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, BioWare poured an insane amount of money, developers, and voice talent into making Star...

The Daily Grind: What do you hope Amazon’s LOTR MMO does differently from LOTRO?

In the comments of our pieces on Amazon's second go-round with the Lord of the Rings IP in the MMO space, multiple MMO gamers...

The Stream Team: Liberating Makeb for SWTOR lore

Now that the Hutt Cartel has taken over Makeb in SWTOR, Massively OP's Larry and MJ must help liberate it! OK, so they are...

Star Wars The Old Republic players hold in-game vigil to commemorate the passing of actor Ray Stevenson

This past weekend saw an all-too-soon passing of actor Ray Stevenson, which prompted fans of Star Wars: The Old Republic to honor his work...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 422: Two Lord of the Rings MMOs to rule them all

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's new LOTR MMO (again), LOTRO's King's Gondor, WoW's Fractured in Time, official WoW Classic hardcore, Diablo IV, FFXIV, and financials for NCsoft, Square, and Pearl Abyss, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, and SWG Legends.

The Stream Team: Another round of Republic for finishing SWTOR’s Galactic Loremaster

Although at the end of the last adventure Massively OP's MJ discovered she might be bugged from obtaining SWTOR's Galactic Loremaster achievement, she's willing...

The Daily Grind: What can SWTOR do to improve its future?

I can't help but feel that Star Wars: The Old Republic's been treading water (at best) or slipping away (at worst) in recent years....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 421: Beyond time and space

Justin and Bree discuss Star Trek Online Unraveled, SWTOR Old Wounds, Gamigo's move out of MMOs, Chrono Odyssey's reveal, EVE's 20th anniversary, LOTRO's new raid, and Villagers and Heroes' housing patch, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW Classic, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on WoW's wild lore.

Star Wars The Old Republic puts Update 7.3 on the public test server

Now is the time for players of Star Wars: The Old Republic players to get their first peek at the MMORPG's next update and...

Star Wars Day around the MMO galaxy: SWTOR, SWG, and more

It's May the Fourth, the modern celebration of Star Wars when the internet erupts with memes and the MMOs run events and nobody's madder...

Star Wars The Old Republic unveils GU 7.3 Old Wounds in time for Star Wars Day

Star Wars fans readying their sabers for May the Fourth have something tangible to look forward to thanks to Star Wars The Old Republic....

The Soapbox: MMO housing is so much more than a frivolous feature

When The Sims launched in 2000, what seemed like a dull and laughable concept on paper proved to be one of the most compelling...

Star Wars The Old Republic celebrates the launch of Star Wars Jedi Survivor with a free mini-pet

One of the bigger gaming releases over this past weekend has been EA and Respawn's Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, the sequel to the acclaimed...