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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. Although the game is the last blockbuster release of the year, due on December 20th, it arrives three days too late to be included in the final count, according toGfK Chart-Track. The UK chart tracker …

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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. Joystiq reports that BioWare’s MMO will now be released in Europe on the same day it arrives in the US – December …

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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. And while the company is still aiming for ‘holiday 2011′, it admits that a slip to 2012 is not completely …

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Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic will, whenever it eventually arrives, be the last large scale” MMO to monetise itself via monthly subscriptions. That’s the opinion of Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley. We see some very interesting trends in subscription gaming,” he told GamesIndustry. In our cancellation surveys for …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic beta delayed in Europe

The European version of the Star Wars: The Old Republic beta has been delayed. No new date has been announced. Fans are still waiting for a firm release date for the actual game. "Firstly, there’s a new build of the game on the horizon,” community manager Chris Collins clarified on …

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INTERVIEW: Min-Liang Tan, Razer

MCV speaks to Min-Liang Tan, CEO and Creative Director of peripherals specialist Razer, about the company’s newest products Tell us about the Razer Mouse Bungee. Why update this accessory? The Mouse Bungee was a very handy gaming accessory 15 years ago and still is. Many gaming mice are still wired …

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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 Wars: The Old Republic in its Q1 conference call last night. We’ve got a very aggressive plan to be able …

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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. Back in January MCV reported that EA was targeting a September release for the game. BioWare’s loyal fanbase were up in arms about the claims, insistent, …

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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. Players can now pre-order the BioWare-developed MMO and will receive early access to the finished game for their trouble, as well as a colour stone …

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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: Galaxieslater this year. And amongst other things, the impending arrival of EA and BioWare’s MMO rival The Old Republic has been blamed. "It was time …

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