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Star Wars: The Old Republic
8.4 out of 10

Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Overall 8
8.0

Star Wars The Old Republic: Galactic Starfighter

DarkStation
6 January 2014
  • Conclusion: Galactic Starfighter shows a lot of promise and there’s a great deal of potentially awesome additions outside of new maps and game mods (like dogfighting!). Treating the expansion as a proof of concept, I certainly wouldn’t mind seeing this version of space combat eventually replace the on-rails...
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Overall 8
7.6

Star Wars: The Old Republic -- Rise of the Hutt Cartel

IGN
21 April 2013
  • Conclusion: Rise of the Hutt Cartel is an enjoyable but brief expansion that introduces Star Wars: The Old Republic's biggest, most beautiful, and satisfyingly paced planet to date. A new operation and decent gadget-based side missions provide some variety for hardcore and casual players alike, and the Empire...
  • Pros: Makeb is big and beautiful, Engaging stories, A well-designed operation
  • Cons: Tedious droid missions, Only 2 new stories
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Overall 7
7.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Game Over Online
1 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Okay, right at the top, I need to run through a list of disclaimers. First and foremost, I’m not a fan of Massively Multiplayer Online games. The things that I value most in games, such as story, depth, characterization, streamlined interface…these are all concepts that fly in the face of your...
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Addiction 10
10

Building Your Legacy

GIN
13 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I finally started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic in an effort to review the new Legacies system that has been added to the RPG. The problem that I was having is that to access the Legacy system, you have to get at least one character all the way through their first chapter quest.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
9.0
Multiplayer 10
10
Longevity 10
10

Star Wars: The Old Republic Review

NowGamer
1 May 2012
  • Summary: SWTOR has a lot to prove in the MMO world, find out if BioWare has managed it with our in-depth review.
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Overall 8
8.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic Review

GamerNode
27 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Since the MMO genre first emerged, I’ve always wanted to make the jump to hyperspace and explore the Star Wars universe. Star Wars Galaxies , a 2003 MMORPG starring the universe from the acclaimed sci-fi franchise, was a major disappointment that left me feeling as if one of my biggest gaming dreams...
  • Pros: Best storytelling in an MMO to date, Great voice acting, Star Wars universe brought splendidly to life, Fun and addictive PvP
  • Cons: Same old genre quest mechanics, Endgame world PvP a letdown, Rare but significant visual glitches
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Review: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Everyday Gamers
12 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was released in 03 and received high critical acclaim, not only did it attract Star Wars fans but it appealed to fans of the RPG genre as well.
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Star Wars: The Old Republic

NZGamer.com
6 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Panda or Ewok? Pew Pew over Warrrgh? It's time to decide, as EA's epic Star Wars MMO is finally available in..
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 8
7.9
Graphics 8
7.9
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 9
9.0
Control 8
8.0

Expert Review

RPGFan
25 February 2012
  • Conclusion: It's not perfect, but it's still a wonderful achievement with all of the elements we've come to expect from a BioWare game in an MMO package.
  • Pros: Feels like Star Wars, single player RPG fans will transition easily, staggering amount of voice acting, lots of story to experience.
  • Cons: Graphics are already a bit dated, choppy sound, PvP needs work, gameplay can feel repetitive.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Cheat Happens
18 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Like most gamers my age, I like a few predictable things. Energy drinks (though I'm trying to scale back -- honest), The Simpsons , and of course -- Star Wars . Hell, whenever anyone asks me about my political or religious affiliation, I always answer that I'm simply a Han Soloist.
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