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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 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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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 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Addiction 8
8.0

The Force Is Strong Here

GIN
26 January 2012
  • Excerpt: When I first started playing Star Wars 'The Old Republic' (SWTOR) I was amazed at the level of detail in the first opening scenes and training mission. I was, however, wary as many times before in MMORPG's there's an exciting intro, showing you as a heroic warrior/wizard/spaceman/alien kill-bot,...
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Overall 8
8.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic

GotNext
21 January 2012
  • Excerpt: When Star Wars: The Old Republic was announced as a massively multiplayer online game, there were many people who were disappointed, fearing that the previously single-player Knights of the Old Republic ( KOTOR ) series would lose its role-playing focus in order to accommodate genre conventions.
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 9
9.0
Funfactor 7
7.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Digital Chumps
18 January 2012
  • Conclusion: After playing SWTOR for, well longer than I am willing to admit, I was really impressed with the quality and play style that SWTOR brings to the MMORPG market. The feel of the game, along with the content and canon of being Star Wars will, be able to appeal to many people, not just the hardcore MMO...
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 9
9.0
Funfactor 7
7.0

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Digital Chumps
18 January 2012
  • Conclusion: After playing SWTOR for, well longer than I am willing to admit, I was really impressed with the quality and play style that SWTOR brings to the MMORPG market. The feel of the game, along with the content and canon of being Star Wars will, be able to appeal to many people, not just the hardcore MMO...
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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Star Wars: The Old Republic Offers Something for Everyone

1UP
12 January 2012
  • Summary: Bioware's new MMO (mostly) lives up to the developer's promises.
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