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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. The short sees Everwood, The OC and Moneyball star Chris Pratt re-enact the famous confrontation between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi from Episode IV. The game itself is due to …

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Argos dates Kinect Star Wars for April

The new Argos catalogue released this weekend has dated Kinect Star Wars for April in the UK. The Xbox 360, which blends Jedi action with motion control, game was originally included as part of Microsoft’s Christmas 2011 release slate but it was delayed to this year for further development time. …

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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. Users have reported problems involving the top-level in-game area Illum, where players of one faction are able to constantly kill their outnumbered opponents using turrets. This is rewarding the bigger …

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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 a billion dollars. I think it’s safe to say that the total all-in investment in Star Wars is probably approaching …

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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. And what a way to kick off the action. Hit Star Wars game lets players ‘own’ and torment female slaves with electric shock collar” …

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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. The hotly anticipated MMO left Australian / New Zealand gamers wanting last year when it was announced that the gamewouldn’t be releasinghere at the same time as the rest …

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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. The figure was issued by EA on Boxing Day following the game’s release on December 20th. The game entered the UK Charts in 10th …

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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. The monthly subscription-based PC MMO developed by BioWare and published by EA hit stores as early as December 15th. The collector’s edition – featuring a statue, map, journal, metal …

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