Entries in 'star wars' (152)

INTERVIEW: Kinect boss Kudo Tsunoda

INTERVIEW: Kinect boss Kudo Tsunoda

Kinect Star Wars finally arrived on shelves earlier this week, standing as a flagship for the new generation of Xbox 360’s motion controlled titles. MCV speaks to Microsoft’s Master Yoda ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 6th 2012 at 2:30PM in News
'Star Wars will be evergreen seller'

'Star Wars will be evergreen seller'

Xbox hopes Kinect Star Wars will become a Wii-style evergreen seller.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 6th 2012 at 12:00PM in News

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Blockbuster holding midnight Star Wars Kinect event

Blockbuster holding midnight Star Wars Kinect event

Ahead of the release of Kinect Star Wars next week, Blockbuster has confirmed its intention to run a special midnight event on the night of Monday April 3rd. ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2012 at 12:39PM in News
IN PICTURES: LEGO Old Republic toys land this summer

IN PICTURES: LEGO Old Republic toys land this summer

The LEGO Group is building on its range of Star Wars products with the first toysets based on The Old Republic.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 16th 2012 at 11:10AM in News
UPDATE: GAME blocked from stocking Star Wars Xbox 360 console

UPDATE: GAME blocked from stocking Star Wars Xbox 360 console

The upcoming Limited Edition Star Wars themed Xbox 360 hardware SKU will not be stocked at GAME, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
Last chance to vote for GAME BAFTA Award

Last chance to vote for GAME BAFTA Award

GAME is urging UK consumers to vote for their favourite game of 2011 before March 13th by giving away a Star Wars Xbox.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 4:49PM in News

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Ten more years of LEGO Star Wars

Ten more years of LEGO Star Wars

Lucas Licensing has renewed its Star Wars deal with The LEGO Group, extending it by another 10 years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 13th 2012 at 1:31PM in News
April release date confirmed for Kinect Star Wars

April release date confirmed for Kinect Star Wars

Microsoft has confirmed news revealed by MCV last month that Kinect Star Wars will be released in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 4:12PM in News
Star Wars: Old Republic getting 1m log-ins a day

Star Wars: Old Republic getting 1m log-ins a day

EA has announced that it has sold 2m copies of Star Wars: The Old Republic since its release in December, attracting 1.7m active subscribers in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 11:38AM in News
EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 8:44AM in News

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VIDEO: New Kinect Star Wars trailer

VIDEO: New Kinect Star Wars trailer

With a release potentially just a few short weeks away, Microsoft has released a new trailer for Kinect Star Wars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
Argos dates Kinect Star Wars for April

Argos dates Kinect Star Wars for April

The new Argos catalogue released this weekend has dated Kinect Star Wars for April in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 11:25AM in News
BioWare looking into Old Republic patch 1.1 'issues'

BioWare looking into Old Republic patch 1.1 'issues'

The latest update in MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic has angered a number of players, and BioWare is investigating.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2012 at 10:32AM in News
EA "probably" spent $0.5bn on Old Republic

EA "probably" spent $0.5bn on Old Republic

We’ll never know exactly how much EA spent on bankrolling BioWare’s first MMO Star Wars: the Old Republic, but one analyst reckons the total figure could be close to half ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2012 at 12:50PM in News

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Daily Mail exposes Old Republic female slave torture scandal!

Daily Mail exposes Old Republic female slave torture scandal!

91 hours. That’s how far 2012 was able to progress before The Daily Mail got the ball rolling on this year’s tabloid tirade on video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 3:23PM in News
Imported Old Republic hits Aussie High Street

Imported Old Republic hits Aussie High Street

Imported copies of Star Wars: The Old Republic are being sold via EB Games to customers who specifically pre-order the title.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 5th 2012 at 8:26AM in News
Old Republic is "fastest growing MMO in history"

Old Republic is "fastest growing MMO in history"

Over a million. That’s the closest we’ve got to hearing any firm sales numbers for EA and BioWare’s new MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 11:13AM in News
Indies furious over Old Republic collector's edition

Indies furious over Old Republic collector's edition

Independent games retailers are in uproar having missed out on stocking the GAME-exclusive £130 edition of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

It’s been live less than a week but Star Wars: The Old Republic could have as many as 1.5m users signed up already.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 20th 2011 at 12:18PM in News
GAME invites fans to Old Republic launch event

GAME invites fans to Old Republic launch event

Star Wars enthusiasts have been invited to GAME's flagship Oxford Street branch for a special launch event.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2011 at 1:37PM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

EA has switched on its servers for PC MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic two days ahead of its retail release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 12:33PM in News
Over 2m take part in Old Republic beta

Over 2m take part in Old Republic beta

EA has said that upcoming MMO release Star Wars: The Old Republic has seen over 2m gamers participate in its recent beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2011 at 10:28AM in News
GAME nabs £130 Old Republic exclusive

GAME nabs £130 Old Republic exclusive

Retailer GAME will exclusively sell the Star Wars: The Old Republic Collector’s Edition.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 5th 2011 at 11:45AM in News