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Analyst: "Little risk of failure" for Old Republic

Analyst: "Little risk of failure" for Old Republic

Bobby Kotick may have his doubts, but analysts are confident that Star Wars: The Old Republic is on course to attract millions of subscribers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 1st 2011 at 10:15AM in News
Kotick: Old Republic a win for George Lucas, not EA

Kotick: Old Republic a win for George Lucas, not EA

Well, if nothing else EA can at least take this as proof that Activision is nervous about Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 9:56AM in News
Old Republic could steal 1m WoW players

Old Republic could steal 1m WoW players

The global launch the Star Wars MMO could trigger a mass-exodus of World of Warcraft subscribers, according to new analyst data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 3:55PM in News

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Get access to Star Wars: The Old Republic five days early

Get access to Star Wars: The Old Republic five days early

Some lucky gamers are going to be given the chance to play Star Wars: The Old Republic as early as five days before its official release on December 20th ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 3:36PM in News
EA downplays Old Republic shortage fears

EA downplays Old Republic shortage fears

Gamers shouldn’t be too worried about struggling to get their hands on a copy of Star Wars: The Old Republic at launch, EA has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2011 at 2:22PM in News
Xmas No.1: Date decision disqualifies Star Wars: The Old Republic

Xmas No.1: Date decision disqualifies Star Wars: The Old Republic

Sales of December’s Star Wars: The Old Republic won’t be counted towards the Christmas No.1.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2011 at 8:29AM in News
Star Wars: Old Republic release date brought forward

Star Wars: Old Republic release date brought forward

It took an age for us to actually get a release date for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and now EA has brought the game forward in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2011 at 8:48AM in News

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Early access to Old Republic outlined

Early access to Old Republic outlined

BioWare has explained how gamers will be able to play Star Wars: The Old Republic before its release date.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2011 at 11:25AM in News
BioWare admits SWTOR could slip to 2012

BioWare admits SWTOR could slip to 2012

EA CFO Eric Brown has told investors that the company is unlikely to announce a release date for BioWare MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic until the end of October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2011 at 10:21AM in News
Star Wars Blu Ray ads appear in Deus Ex

Star Wars Blu Ray ads appear in Deus Ex

Eagle-eyed gamers have spotted the arrival of advertisements for genuine, real in today’s world products in Square Enix’s seminal action title Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 10:47AM in News
GAME begins selling Blu-ray and music

GAME begins selling Blu-ray and music

UK retailers GAME and Gamestation have from today started selling Blu-ray movies and music in-store, on the same day that the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray boxset is released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2011 at 11:50AM in News

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Star Wars: The Old Republic beta delayed in Europe

Star Wars: The Old Republic beta delayed in Europe

The European version of the Star Wars: The Old Republic beta has been delayed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Star Wars Galaxies fan site hacked

Star Wars Galaxies fan site hacked

The industry’s hacking woes have alleviated significantly in recent weeks, but a fresh attack today has acted as a reminder of the danger that potentially lays in wait.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2011 at 2:53PM in News
Microsoft delays Kinect Star Wars

Microsoft delays Kinect Star Wars

Reports have emerged that Kinect Star Wars and the limited edition Xbox 360 Star Wars bundle have been delayed, possibly until next year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 24th 2011 at 4:21PM in News
Kinect lightsaber peripheral spotted

Kinect lightsaber peripheral spotted

Whatever your feelings about Kinect Star Wars, only the coldest of hearts could fail to be excited about this news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 4:59PM in News

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BF3 named best of Gamescom 2011

BF3 named best of Gamescom 2011

GAMESCOM: Battlefield 3 has picked up the 'Best of Gamescom' award in Cologne as voted for by a panel of industry professionals and members of the media.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 17th 2011 at 8:00PM in News
Old Republic gets first live demo

Old Republic gets first live demo

GAMESCOM: Attendees at Gamescom 2011 were treated to the first live gameplay demo of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 16th 2011 at 4:29PM in News
Panasonic grabs Star Wars Blu-ray exclusive

Panasonic grabs Star Wars Blu-ray exclusive

Electronics manufacturer Panasonic has landed an exclusive Blu-ray deal that it hopes will win it vital market share this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 2:38PM in News
EA “relaxed” about Star wars Old Republic prospects

EA “relaxed” about Star wars Old Republic prospects

We’re no closer to nailing down a firm release date for the game, but a calm and considered EA spoke confidently about its hopes and expectation for BioWare MMO Star ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2011 at 11:33AM in News
Star Wars Xbox 360 console to cost £350

Star Wars Xbox 360 console to cost £350

After creating quite a stir upon its unveiling last week, the Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console has been given a £349.99 RRP in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2011 at 9:23AM in News
Star Wars themed Xbox 360 coming to Europe

Star Wars themed Xbox 360 coming to Europe

IN PICTURES: If ever a console had “guaranteed seller” written all over it, it’s this.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2011 at 10:36AM in News
EA reiterates H2 2011 SWTOR launch claims

EA reiterates H2 2011 SWTOR launch claims

Publisher EA has once again stated that long-awaited MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic will be out before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2011 at 4:28PM in News
Pre-orders begin for Old Republic

Pre-orders begin for Old Republic

EA has kicked off its pre-order promotions for its high profile MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, as well as announced two special collector's editions.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 21st 2011 at 11:15AM in News
The Old Republic blamed for Star Wars Galaxies shut off

The Old Republic blamed for Star Wars Galaxies shut off

Sony Online Entertainment's community relations director Linda Carlson has detailed the reasons behind the recently announced decision to call time on long-running MMO Star Wars: Galaxies later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 9:58AM in News