Mar 112011
 

Directly from PAX East 2011, is the release of the brand new Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ trailer Fate of the Galaxy.    Actual ingame footage was used in creating this trailer.    We hope you enjoy it!

 

Mar 042011
 

We got a TOR smorgasbord of news for this week’s update.  Surely, no one will be able to complain about this update!

ALL THINGS BOUNTY HUNTER
Yesterday we got the Bounty Hunter class video and IGN interview.  Today BioWare followed up with more details about this Empire class:

 

New Companion
Mako is an orphaned childhood prodigy computer hacking expert from Nar Shaddaa.  Read her Holonet entry here.

 

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Feb 282011
 
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Sith or Nazi?

Kathy’s back from being out of town and we celebrate by having Roxanne compare things to Nazis and spread baseless rumors about who’s picking up the tab at the fansite cantina event.  Speaking of cantinas, we hope actual social spaces like cantinas will replace fake social spaces like the mailbox in our Community Buzz discussion.

Fact or Fiction: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales?  This week’s host challenge involves crew skills, class balance, and PAX East. Continue reading »

Jan 162011
 

BioWare’s announcement that the SWTOR team will be at PAX East 2011 was accompanied by Stephen Reid’s PAX East suggestion thread in the official forums.  For those lucky enough to attend there are some terrific ideas for booth activities and other events.  Our recap of the best of the thread after the jump.

Those who cannot attend will be happy to see that BioWare is actively seeking ways to engage the online community during the event.  Stephen Reid was very receptive to the idea of a forum user raffle and asked people to keep the ideas coming.

Unfortunately, it has already been confirmed that livestreaming is highly unlikely.  But there will be hands-on gameplay, WOOT.  Read Stephen Reid’s post here.

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Jan 142011
 

Fan Art Submitted by Greighson

Don’t forget to vote for your favorite fansite here.  We’re excited to be nominated!

PAX East
OK, so it’s not gameplay information, but we were thrilled to see the announcement that the SWTOR team will be at PAX East, March 11-13.  Stephen Reid started a thread, asking what the fans would like to see there.  Apparently, someone has already requested a dunk tank.  David Bass says, great idea, but NO.  *sad face

Studio Insider: Starship Design
Still feeling the warm glow of that announcement, we settled down to enjoy a closer look at how starships go from concept to production.  In today’s Studio Design article, “Starship Creation,” Ryan Dening and Christopher Reeves walk the Continue reading »

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