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E3 2009: Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO Revealed
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BioWare and LucasArts came out during the EA press conference to announce the new MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic.  Playing the game from the different sides (Empire vs. Republic) will give you completely different experiences.  Each character in the game will also have unique voices, which will make this game possibly the biggest voice-over project in the history of gaming.

The trailer is extremely impressive, which features some good light saber dueling between the factions.  The previously announced Star Wars MMO has been mentioned to be on the XBox 360 in the past, but nothing was mentioned at the press conference.  We will make sure to let you know as soon as we do.  But, what we do know for sure is that the game looks absolutely beautiful.

NOTE: As stated above, this game has only been rumored in the past to be on the Xbox 360 as well as the PC.  Nothing was mentioned in regards to the platforms that the game will be on, but we wanted to report it to you just in case.  Just wanted to clear up any confusion in case I wasn't clear enough in the original post.




 
 

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Comment #1 by Filter x360a
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:29:32 PM
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nice!!!!


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Comment #2 by Lord of Orion
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:29:45 PM
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AMAZING! Cannot wait!


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Comment #3 by pezjono
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:29:49 PM
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If it requires a monthly subscription, you can count me out. I already pay for LIVE, I'm not paying for another subscription!


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Comment #4 by YoungFate
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:29:57 PM
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Meh


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Comment #5 by x Sp3cial 0ps x
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:30:30 PM
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lOOKS sick


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Comment #6 by Craphex
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:30:41 PM
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fook me, kotor was amazing, sw galaxies was amazin, (before update:P) and x360 is amazing! combine the 3 and you get 4! i mean one amazing game! :D


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Comment #7 by xI DaR3DeViL Ix
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:30:55 PM
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If its like the first 2 then its going to be amazing!


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Comment #8 by sllim
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:31:26 PM
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That had to be one of the best trailers eva!! soo cant wait for this. lets jus hope they can sort out the balance.. u know everyone is gonna be a jedi ^^


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Comment #9 by Hunter218
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:31:39 PM
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Never was a KOTOR fan but this one seems like it'll be good.


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Comment #10 by ssssssssssssss1
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:31:58 PM
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Dec. can i find this trailer?


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Comment #11 by Oultranator0731
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:32:22 PM
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i thought they said pc when they did the conference, lol, you've got everyones hopes up!!


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Comment #12 by t1m2oo8---
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:33:20 PM
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yessss been lookin out for this 1 on next gen :D:D:D:D cnt wait


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Comment #13 by DXBlaze
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:34:00 PM
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I don't know if the game will be good or not but the E3 presentation was simply awesome!


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Comment #14 by l.maciver
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:36:33 PM
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about time... its been to long


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Comment #15 by SteamingClown
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:40:44 PM
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KOTOR is my favourite game ever, but I agree, if this requires a monthly fee, I ain't getting it.


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Comment #16 by The Danielnator
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:41:02 PM
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Revealed? Lol they've been putting out dev diaries and gameplay videos for months.


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Comment #17 by A HAPPY DEVIL
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:45:46 PM
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This should be awesome can't wait!!!

As long as theres no additional fees!!!


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Comment #18 by sllim
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:46:22 PM
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btw peeps i'm pretty sure this is a pc only game!!


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Comment #19 by ShadowKaster
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:46:31 PM
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FINALLY


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Comment #20 by Wreckon Dracgon
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 05:47:48 PM
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Is it me or was that Darth Reven in the trailer. Before this Alan Wake was my favorite bit of eye candy/gameplay etc... but OMG do I need to play this game.

Only issue is I hate PC's/PC games and don't play them... it's tough being a MAC User.


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Comment #21 by TheVinster
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:03:55 PM
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This MMO was announced a while back, just to clarify. All they revealed was a new trailer.


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Comment #22 by greenie363
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:04:16 PM
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this e3 has turned in to a dream!


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Comment #23 by Tim 13
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:16:35 PM
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#3 said it all.


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Comment #24 by xXGLxDASOLIDER
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:23:41 PM
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oh my god thats what i said when i watched this trailer live it looks so amazing i mean the graphics were so good it looked like a movie and it looks sick cant wait till it comes out on the 360 but thats if it comes to the 360 all ive heard so far its only on PC i hope not though


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Comment #25 by Rewmac
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:26:09 PM
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I actually don't really like MMO type games, but that battle video was very well designed. Most games lack the action in the cutscenes or movies, but this should be interesting to follow.


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Comment #26 by GHOSTKILLER113
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:28:14 PM
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sounds cool.


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Comment #27 by FourChan
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:28:20 PM
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Sweet, can't wait to play this one.


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Comment #28 by Scable Logo
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:31:47 PM
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So far they've only mentioned a PC release, but we'll have to wait and see I suppose. The game will have a monthly sub as they, ie Bioware/Lucasarts needs the money to maintain their server and this will be separate from LIVE if it does indeed come to the 360. Don't want to pay, then you can't play. It's an MMO after all, not a single player game.


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Comment #29 by M1keX
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:32:22 PM
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After what they did to SWG with the damn NGE i have lost faith in star wars MMO but who knows this might be good enough to get me involved again (shame swg turned out how it did seeing i'm a massive SW fan)

Still think KOTOR 3 would of been better :/


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Comment #30 by graemelunn
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:39:38 PM
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Ah Wreckon Porn.... lol =p


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Comment #31 by Gackt
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:39:51 PM
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Definitely going to cost money and as far as I heard I think its PC only.


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Comment #32 by darksidecow
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:41:51 PM
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I really hope this comes to the 360 no monthly fee that would make this possible game of the year for me i loved the first two and if they can pull off a MMO version of KOTOR on the 360 i will be extreamly happy.


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Comment #33 by Midnight Malice
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:49:29 PM
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Extra cost, PC only.... have a nice day. I'll be skipping it.

Kotor 3 with 4 player co-op Imagine the possibilities.


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Comment #34 by STARINFLAMES21
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 06:59:25 PM
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Whats MMO? and this game cant be played offline?


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Comment #35 by Scable Logo
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:01:50 PM
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It's an MMORPG which is short for Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game and no it cannot be played offline.


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Comment #36 by GhOsT SLaYeR
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:13:53 PM
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LOOKS SWEET!!!!!! i hope there is no pay on top of Live fee...


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Comment #37 by christiansteele
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:14:21 PM
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Not a big fan of Star Wars, but I love MMO's just hate how all of them require like a $20 monthly subscription!


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Comment #38 by mike5266814
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:17:22 PM
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is this a xbox game cause if not then y is it on an xbox site


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Comment #39 by Ghetto Cheese
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:26:09 PM
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I cannot wait for this!!!


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Comment #40 by Dox Almighty
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:34:47 PM
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Dammit, and that was the end of my life.

I squandered years on SW: Galaxies before the combat update that wrecked it, and have enjoyed a somewhat normal life since.

And now there's another supreme-looking SW MMO coming out.

Curse my lack of willpower.


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Comment #41 by Quake007
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:37:56 PM
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Enjoyed the first 2 games, will enjoy this one, unless like other people have mentioned, there is a subscription...


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Comment #42 by SlightConfuse
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:44:31 PM
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it will be like ffXI for the 360 in terms of pricing ie monthly fee. anyway looks sick and if i can upgrade my pc i will probably buy it


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Comment #43 by drakehellsing
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:49:08 PM
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Already knew about this ages ago, seems interesting, but for me, I'm going to have DC Universe online instead, even if DCUO isn't on the 360....well, I am getting a PS3 at some point in time XD


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Comment #44 by Com_Raven
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 07:56:20 PM
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1. It is for now PC only.
2. Announced? This was announced to much fanfare last fall...
3. The great graphics are obviously pre-rendered. The game looks nice, but nowhere near that trailer...


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Comment #45 by STONE DEVIL
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 08:13:53 PM
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SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Comment #46 by Magus 0f Zeal
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 08:15:46 PM
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@#8 Slim-Really?! I would be light side more than likely but all the Star Wars fans I know/talk to have said they would play dark side.


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Comment #47 by Magus 0f Zeal
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 08:19:59 PM
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I agree Com Raven i heard it announced in game informer many moons ago.


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Comment #48 by SuperWoody64
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 09:11:34 PM
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I think subscription based games should ignore the check for gold. They want money for nothing and their chicks for free.


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Comment #49 by The Leprechaun
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 09:17:49 PM
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Please, oh please be on Xbox 360. We need a good MMO.


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Comment #50 by Alan1187
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 10:01:52 PM
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I'd probably stop playing World of Warcraft if I could get a good MMO on the 360 :P.


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Comment #51 by Blue Radium
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 10:15:41 PM
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Please god let this be on the Xbox. This game is going to be like 10 game's worth of KOTOR content thrown into one... with MMO aspects... with achievements! I couldn't ask for much more out of life.


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Comment #52 by The Lovat Scout
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 10:39:21 PM
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please be on 360 :(


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Comment #53 by VegaDark541
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 11:32:38 PM
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KOTOR 1 and 2 = Amazing
Mass Effect = Amazing

If this game is half as good as those it would be worth buying. Yet I still won't get it if there's a monthly fee. Please no monthly fee!


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Comment #54 by Bleeding Smile
Monday, June 01, 2009 @ 11:48:49 PM
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@20
Im pretty sure it was Darth Malak in the trailer. Revan is the player character, although it could have just been the effects of the dark side on any jedi. Looks like him though.


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Comment #55 by Exiled_SJ
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 12:21:44 AM
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Isnt/wasnt there already a Star Wars MMO and doesnt/didnt it suck? KotOR should stay a Single player experience.


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Comment #56 by Dox Almighty
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 12:54:50 AM
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#55 - Yes and no.

Star Wars Galaxies was immensely popular and mine and many's favorite game ever.

But SOE made a massive misstep in the constant struggle for MMO improvement, completely changing the combat/profession/experience system when "it weren't broke" thereby alienating the majority of the community.

The game was THE SHIT before "Combat Update 3". And that was Sony Online and the devs of Everquest.

This is BioWare. Don't care about monthly fees or if it does wind up staying PC-exclusive. It's a must-play for any SW geek of my caliber.


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Comment #57 by sk0m
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 12:59:01 PM
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This is PC only, go to swtor.com, check the forums and such.


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Comment #58 by xXI A ROD IXx
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 06:28:53 PM
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wheres the trailer?


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Comment #59 by Freshmaker
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 @ 10:51:30 PM
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I hope this won't require a subscription like Everest did, man I am glad I never fell in that


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