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Dancing in SWTOR turns players into God


Jan 04
BioWare has a fresh Swoahtor exploit to plug up today, after it became known that players are literally dodging bullets with their fly dance moves. Using the "/getdown" command, player characters start to perform a jaun... read
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SWTOR bans players for playing the game wrong


Jan 03
Users have been receiving temporary bans for "exploiting" Star Wars: The Old Republic, as confirmed by BioWare recently. The only trouble is, the players were not really breaking the game in anyway -- they've only been doing ... read
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Star Wars: The Old Republic fans unable to install game


Dec 28
It seems that Star Wars: The Old Republic just can't catch a break. Despite being a very good game, many customers are still having frustrating problems with getting the game running. The latest issue sees an angry portion of... read
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SWTOR logs over 60 million in-game hours


Dec 27
Electronic Arts has plenty to crow about following the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. It would appear that the game has enjoyed a hugely successful launch, with the publisher claiming it to be the "the fastest growin... read
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People unable to log in to SWTOR due to insane queues


Dec 22
Today, the "grace period" for early access ends in Star Wars: The Old Republic, and players need to log in to swtor.com and submit billing information in order to continue enjoying themselves. That would be perfectly acceptab... read
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Yes, you need to subscribe to SWTOR to play it for free


Dec 22
As most of you will know, newcomers to Star Wars: The Old Republic will get thirty days of free gameplay time. A number of gamers are, however, unhappy to learn that they cannot access those thirty days without subscribing to... read
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The DTOID Show: Kingdom Hearts 3D & Star Wars: TOR


Dec 21
Hey guys! Here's our last regular episode of The Destructoid Show of 2011! We're still gonna have episodes going up next week, but this is the last one that's our usual news-related journalism-program TV format. Today's topi... read
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Enabling anti-aliasing in Star Wars: The Old Republic


Dec 21
Star Wars: The Old Republic looks alright as far as MMOs go, but it certainly looks jagged, and that offends our ocular sensibilities. Annoyingly, you can't force anti-aliasing with Nvidia graphics cards, but all it takes is ... read
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A large number of Star Wars: The Old Republic customers are finding themselves unable to get into the game thanks to problems with registration codes. Physical copies have shipped without codes included, while digital version... read feature

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Should it be worrying that every Destructoid writer so far has sided with the Sith Empire? It would appear that the lure of the Dark Side is far too tempting, so much so that we wonder whether there would have actually ever b... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Tara Long's Pokemon Nightmare


Dec 19
Greetings, travelers! The Destructoid show is back for its regularly-scheduled Monday episode, and boy, have we got news for you! (The answer is yes, in case you were wondering.) First up, Alan's Wake's American Nightmare is... read
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Star Wars: The Old Republic has biiiiiiiiig server queues


Dec 19
Recently, I've had to accept the fact that if I'm not already playing Star Wars: The Old Republic by a certain time in the evening, I won't be playing it again that night. The game's servers are absolutely stuffed to the gill... read
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Final 'Choose Your Side' video released for SWTOR


Dec 16
The last installment of the "Choose Your Side" videos from the developers of Star Wars: The Old Republic has been released, pitting the Smuggler class against the Sith Warrior. You can watch it over on the offi... read
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Art Juice: My Star Wars: The Old Republic character


Dec 14
[Every week (until I get bored), Art Juice takes a recent videogame story and provides an unremittingly artistic slant, telling us a little something about ourselves in the process ... whether we want to know the truth or not... read
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Star Wars: The Old Republic early access goes live ...


Dec 13
... but best of luck getting in! Star Wars: The Old Republic has opened its doors to early access customers, but the official site's servers are already struggling. As users spam the site to see if their game has unlocked yet... read
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Wampa Stompa: Sith Inquisitor progression video


Dec 09
As the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic gets closer and closer, I find myself becoming more and more excited. Two weeks ago we saw a video featuring the Jedi Consular, the Galactic Republic's heavy Force user, and ... read
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Peace is a lie, there is only passion. Through passion, I gain strength. Through strength, I gain power. Through power, I gain victory. Through victory, my chains are broken. The Force shall set me free. One of the most memor... read feature

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SWTOR devs speak: Jedi Consular or Imperial Agent?


Dec 02
Last Friday we got a taste of what the Jedi Consular was all about as I drooled over the versatility of the class. Today the website has uploaded a video where developers of the game debate over which class is better: th... read
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Kotick: Star Wars: The Old Republic won't profit EA


Nov 29
Activision usually lets Electronic Arts do all the trash talking, but flame-haired demon lord Bobby Kotick has decided not to restrain his thoughts on Star Wars: The Old Republic. He has met EA's latest attempt to crack the M... read
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SWTOR features Jedi Consular class in new video


Nov 25
In order for an MMO to truly succeed, it really needs to cater to as many people as possible. At the core of this idea are the MMO's character classes and their various skill trees. Every person who joins an MMO hopes to see ... read
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Spot the signs of war in this new Star Wars: TOR trailer


Oct 16
In anticipation of its December 20 release, and to hopefully satiate the fan base for a few more weeks, BioWare has released a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic. First shown to New York Comic-Con au... read
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That's So MMO!: Shocktober Sensations


Oct 15
Hail and well met, half-orcs and hobgoblins! Let’s open the door on last week’s MMO news and see how many skeletons fall out. read
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SW: The Old Republic website updated with a Galaxy Map


Sep 30
If you're still bummed that EA taunted you about being in the beta, then maybe you can gorge yourself on some of the universe's lore to make things better. The official Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been upda... read
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The DTOID Show: Skyrim Gets Racy, Star Wars Gets a Date


Sep 26
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebo... read
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BioWare expands customer service for SW:TOR launch


Sep 26
MMO launches tend to be hectic affairs. Long queues, bugs, problems with the launcher, account issues, and lots of horrible lag can all ruin the first few days. BioWare is taking steps to ensure that Star Wars: The Old Republ... read
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That's So MMO!: Love Thy Companion


Sep 24
Hail, movers & shakers and welcome to another loot-filled bag o’ massively multiplayer madness. Let’s set those important delivery quests and faction grinds aside for a brief moment and get right down to it! read
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SWTOR: Combat animations and PvP answers


Sep 16
It's Friday, which means there's an update for Star Wars: The Old Republic over on the official site. Today's update focuses on the animations behind the combat sequences. Mark How, principal lead animator over at BioWar... read
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That's So MMO!: Playin' Republic Lotto


Sep 03
Hello MMO fans and welcome to another go around with That’s So MMO! With PAX Prime having just ended and Dragon*Con now in-session, I’ve barely managed to get my Gollum loincloth dry cleaned in time for the costume contest.   read
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The DTOID Show: The Ass Reckoning Of Ubi-Vita May Cry


Aug 19
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EA to limit sales of Star Wars: The Old Republic


Aug 19
If you thought downloading Origin would mean your Electronic Arts games would be easier to obtain, you're not altogether correct. In the case of Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA has stated it will limit sale of the game to a p... read






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