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LucasArts and BioWare Reveal Star Wars: The Old Republic

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LucasArts and BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc., today announced the development of Star Wars: The Old Republic, a story-driven massively multiplayer online PC game set in the timeframe of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic franchise. Star Wars: The Old Republic, being developed and published by BioWare and LucasArts, represents an innovative approach to interactive entertainment, featuring immersive storytelling, dynamic combat and intelligent companion characters.

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Sweet. I personally think Lucas could have done more with Episode 1 detailing the sith and how they came about
 

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sounds awesome. I think the Star Wars Universe would make a good mmo.

The books delve more into the origins of the Sith. They didn't just come about in the Episode 1 era. More like revived.
 

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It's good that it takes place in this time I think.. The Kotor storylines was more interesting than the movies imo.

I would really prefer a Kotor 3 though. If Bioware deliver, it will be good, and they're yet to make a bad game, so I have my hopes up.
 
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ooh i been waiting for somthing like this i love kotor woot woot :roll:
 
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This is going to be a tough one to pull off, hopefully Bioware is up to the task. Jedi spamming could be prevalent. It's going to be difficult to make a compelling story of a good Jedi in the empire, and if they revert back to the same point and click tactics of most MMO's in combat (and KOTR) it will get old before it can pick up steam (to me anyway). But use the force Bioware, use your feelings. Don't let the dark side of video gaming (repetitive rip-off, same old story, same old dance) grab hold.