BioWare: SWTOR server mergers a possibility, concurrent users during peak time down
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BioWare: SWTOR server mergers a possibility, concurrent users during peak time down

Server mergers for Star Wars: The Old Republic are not entirely out of the question, BioWare’s Daniel Erickson has said. In an interview with PC Gamer, Erickson admitted that the number of concurrent subs playing during peak times had decreased, but the subs number hadn’t actually gone down. The reason for the low concurrent peak ... Read More»
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A soundtrack with force: Kinect Star Wars
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A soundtrack with force: Kinect Star Wars

We now know that Kinect Star Wars was not the hardcore Kinect experience that it was originally touted to be. As a collection of Kinect mini-games best suited for younger players, I figured the game's music would take a similarly li... Read More»
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Weekly Top 10 PC Charts; UK PC Retail and Steam Digital Charts [April 15th - 21st]
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Weekly Top 10 PC Charts; UK PC Retail and Steam Digital Charts [April 15th - 21st]

The Steam Digital and UK PC Retail charts have been announced and as we can see, Legend of Grimrock and Football Manager 2012 have managed to claim the top places, respectively. The UK PC Retail charts look similar to last … Continue reading →... Read More»
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SWTOR character transfers now available to Asia Pacific servers
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SWTOR character transfers now available to Asia Pacific servers

EA has opened character transfer applications for Oceanic players keep to move onto locally-hosted Star Wars: The Old Republic servers. Starting at 2:01PM AEST/4:01PM NZST/12:01PM HKT/12:01PM SGT on April 24, players who purchased and started playing The Old Republic ahead of its local launch will be eligible for free transfers to nearby servers. Players from ... Read More»
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EA blows off layoff reports following BF3, SWTOR letdowns
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EA blows off layoff reports following BF3, SWTOR letdowns

Electronic Arts is alleged to be cutting between 500 and 1,000 jobs due to Battlefield 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic performing below expectations. EA has downplayed the reports, though it wouldn't deny that jobs have been lost... Read More»
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Weekly Top 10 PC Charts; UK PC Retail and Steam Digital Charts [April 8th - 14th]
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Weekly Top 10 PC Charts; UK PC Retail and Steam Digital Charts [April 8th - 14th]

Now that’s a nice surprise. In the UK retail land, Skyrim has managed to top the ‘The Sims 3′ series and reclaimed its throne. Bethesda’s RPG is selling like crazy and is followed by Football Manager 2012 and The Sims … Continue reading →... Read More»
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Rumour: EA to layoff 500+ employees, poor SWTOR and BF3 sales to blame
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Rumour: EA to layoff 500+ employees, poor SWTOR and BF3 sales to blame

Rumours abound that Electronic Arts are preparing for a massive rearrangement of staff, with as many as 1,000 jobs on the chopping block. According to Startup Grind, the layoffs have been confirmed by numerous sources within the company, and could occur as early as this week. According to the tech industry site, the move was ... Read More»
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SWTOR Legacy Promotion expanded, 30 free days now available to more players
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SWTOR Legacy Promotion expanded, 30 free days now available to more players

In response to player feedback, Bioware have expanded the Star Wars: the Old Republic Legacy Promotion to award a greater number of users with 30 days of free play time. As posted by BioWare Studio GM Dr Greg Zeschuk on the SWTOR forums, the Legacy Promotion has been expanded to all players that have reached ... Read More»
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SWTOR: Surprise Rakghoul Plague live event in progress
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SWTOR: Surprise Rakghoul Plague live event in progress

A surprise live event has Star Wars: The Old Republic players ignoring official travel warnings to descend on Tattooine for a Rakghoul Plague outbreak. BioWare made no announcement of the event, instead springing it on players via an in-game news broadcast. Head to the Dune Sea on Tattooine to fight off the swarms of Rakghoul; ... Read More»
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Archie Does It Better: The Top 10 Awful Sonic Characters (that rule in the comics)
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Archie Does It Better: The Top 10 Awful Sonic Characters (that rule in the comics)

You don’t need me to tell you that the strange homunculi cast of the Sonic the Hedgehog game series are about as developed and characterized as a pile of forgotten cartoon characters held together by a tapestry with a list of canned kid-friendly phrases written on it. In light of Sega’s recent layoffs it’s unlikely to expect a compelling story from them any time soon, but honestly it seems to be better that way since Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 is looking fantastic. Thankfully we have Archie to fill the surprisingly high demand for proper Sonic stories. Like most comic book worlds the plotlines can get a bit wonky at times, but a wonderful cast of well-written versions of the characters we know and loath from the games makes them more than worth reading. 10. Cream the Rabbit Cream the Rabbit is a pure concoction of cute. She is a relatively recent addition to the Archieverse, but fits right in. Since this universe is defined enough to have actual cities occupied by an actual population instead of some weird disconnected series of locations whose only inhabitants are Sonic, his friends, and Robotnik, Cream has fitting role as an occasionally seen citizen of ...... Read More»
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Open Letter to Bioware
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Open Letter to Bioware

Dear Bioware, Take more risks. During the past few years, you have focused your efforts on completing the Mass Effect trilogy and falling into the MMORPG trap that catches most single-player RPG makers. The results have been somewhat disappointing. Don’t get me wrong, ME 2 and 3 were quality games, so was Star Wars: The ... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Game Update 1.2: Legacy Is Now Available
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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Game Update 1.2: Legacy Is Now Available

BioWare released Game Update 1.2: Legacy, the highly anticipated content update for Star Wars: The Old Republic. This massive update delivers an incredible amount of new high level gameplay content for players and also includes the evolution of the Legacy … Continue reading →... Read More»
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The Old Republic server taken down for unscheduled maintenance
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The Old Republic server taken down for unscheduled maintenance

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Bioware Offering Gifts to Players in Star Wars: The Old Republic
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Bioware Offering Gifts to Players in Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bioware has been forthcoming with free-to-play weekends and other sorts of interesting events to garner attention to its MMO, and this is perhaps the biggest of them all. Bioware is providing something for all players - new, veteran, or even unsub... Read More»
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SWTOR goodies: Tauntaun Ram pet, 30 free days, and free veteran week
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SWTOR goodies: Tauntaun Ram pet, 30 free days, and free veteran week

To celebreate Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Legacy update, BioWare has a number of free bonuses lined up for new, current and returning players. The first deal is a free in-game pet for all players – a Legacy Tauntaun Ram. In order to ensure you receive your pet, you need to meet the following criteria ... Read More»
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