star wars the old republic

Official Site: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Studio: BioWare/Electronic Arts
Launch Date: December 20, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Stream Team: Moving on to Makeb in SWTOR

Massively OP's Larry and MJ and so close to completing the Galactic Loremaster achievement in SWTOR. All that they have left is to move...
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Star Wars The Old Republic previews several class balance adjustments coming in Update 7.3

Another major update is looming on the horizon of Star Wars: The Old Republic, and it's bringing with it a variety of balance tweaks...

Global Chat: Do MMOs need help from artificial intelligence?

With tech news becoming more and more dominated by the sophistication and place of artificial intelligence, blogger Tobold asks if AI might be the...

Storyboard: Pros and cons for scripted narrative stories in MMOs

Last week, we looked at the pros and cons for stories in MMOs that were purely player-driven, or at least using player actions and...

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO promises that are not filling me with confidence

Every game's development - and this includes MMOs - involves certain promises being made that the developers probably half-knows are not going to wind...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 416: Jedi mind trick

Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day in MMOs, SWTOR, Mad World, Last Epoch, Anvil Empires, Multiversus, E3, ARK 2, and ARK Survival Ascended, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, and WoW Classic, plus mailbag topics on leaving your mark on and feeling special in MMO game worlds.

Star Wars The Old Republic opens its first cloud-based server for testing in the Asia-Pacific region

Last week, Star Wars: The Old Republic announced plans to move its servers to newer cloud-based tech hosted by Amazon Web Services as part...

Massively Overthinking: The dumbest conversations in your main MMO’s general chat

Last week, in a thread about one of Diablo IV's many rivals, MOP commenter Greaterdivinity noted that chat in the game was exhausting because...

Star Wars: The Old Republic plans to move its servers over to Amazon Web Services

Hot on the heels of the move to a 64-bit client, Star Wars: The Old Republic is preparing another big jump in its backend:...

Electronic Arts lays off hundreds of employees as part of a ‘restructuring’ plan

Pink Easter eggs may be in season, but over at Electronic Arts, employees are filling up their baskets with pink slips instead. The video...

The Stream Team: Finally completing Corellia in SWTOR

Finally! Massively OP's Larry and MJ are more than happy to be able to finish SWTOR's Corellia storyline; they are so done with that...

Global Chat: Diablo IV is an MMO, change my mind

Besides melting GPUs, ejecting colors into the sun, and being more grim than your unapproving Aunt Kelka, Diablo IV's becoming known for actually being...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic kicks off Galactic Season 4, PvP Season 2, and 64-bit client

An urgent communique has gone out over the galactic holonet, informing the denizens of a galaxy far, far away that Star Wars: The Old...

Star Wars: The Old Republic punches PvP Season 2 into next week’s navcomputer

Following the first PvP season that itself came after a revamp of competitive scene, Star Wars: The Old Republic is pulling the trigger on...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO boasts the best space combat?

When you get tired of your iron-plated boots being stuck to a giant gravity ball, you may yearn to take flight into the sky...

The Stream Team: Creating chaos with Czerka and Corellia in SWTOR

Now that Massively OP's Larry and MJ have moved to the Imperial side of SWTOR's Corellia story, they are enjoying some industrial espionage involving...

The MOP Up: SWTOR gets swoopy and plaguey in March

Star Wars: The Old Republic may not have a big patch coming out this month, but the MMO does have a couple of events...

Global Chat: How has Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacted EVE Online?

While the effects of real-world events on video games certainly isn't as important as the lives, livelihoods, and freedoms of actual people, it is...

WoW Factor: Does World of Warcraft need more classes?

So how many classes are there in World of Warcraft? There are wrong answers, but there's more than one right answer. If your answer was...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming remembers Sanju in SWTOR

In an era of armchair warriors, we bring you Backseat Streamers! Here, Massively OP’s Chris and MJ get to take a backseat and watch...