Posts Tagged ‘starwarstheoldrepublic’


EA CEO John Riccitiello resigns, feels “accountable” for missing targets

EA CEO John Riccitiello resigns, feels “accountable” for missing targets
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Mar 19, 2013 / 0 comment(s)

After six years of successes, growth, transitions and stumbling blocks, EA CEO John Riccitiello has resigned as chief executive officer…


Star Wars: The Old Republic Free-to-Play option coming next week

Star Wars: The Old Republic Free-to-Play option coming next week
News / Written by Lisa Trollip / Nov 8, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

EA has just announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be getting a Free-to-Play option next week.


Gamescom 2012: Pictures from the showfloor – Part One (Hall 6)

Gamescom 2012: Pictures from the showfloor – Part One (Hall 6)
News / Written by Lisa Trollip / Aug 15, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Gamescom 2012 kicked off earlier this morning in Cologne, Germany. Despite being a media-only day, the hallways are already buzzing…


El33t’s Question of the Day: What is the future of MMOGs as a genre?

El33t’s Question of the Day: What is the future of MMOGs as a genre?
Community / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 1, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

So it has come to be. EA and BioWare have finally ‘given in’ and opened up a free-to-play option for…


A New Hope: Star Wars Old Republic free-to-play option arrives this year

A New Hope: Star Wars Old Republic free-to-play option arrives this year
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 1, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Following sales of the game that EA CEO John Riccitiello has called “disappointing,” and a drastic decline in active gamers…


New free trial announced for Star Wars: The Old Republic

New free trial announced for Star Wars: The Old Republic
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jul 11, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Star Wars: The Old Republic may not be free-to-play yet but it certainly seems to be heading in that direction…


BioWare Austin suffers layoffs following release of Star Wars: The Old Republic

BioWare Austin suffers layoffs following release of Star Wars: The Old Republic
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 22, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

BioWare executives Dr. Greg Zeschuk and Dr. Ray Muzyka have today formally announced the news of layoffs at Star Wars:…


Star Wars: The Old Republic ‘Weekend Pass Free Trial’ announced!

Star Wars: The Old Republic ‘Weekend Pass Free Trial’ announced!
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Mar 14, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

If you’ve recently finished Mass Effect 3 and are looking for another BioWare-developed sci-fi saga to sink your teeth into…


Goodbye Galaxy: Star Wars Galaxies shuts down forever

Goodbye Galaxy: Star Wars Galaxies shuts down forever
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Dec 18, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

On December 15th, and after eight years, players said goodbye to the massively multiplayer online RPG, Star Wars Galaxies, after…


Star Wars: Old Republic dated for late December with sub prices

Star Wars: Old Republic dated for late December with sub prices
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Sep 25, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

A final release date for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been formally announced this weekend, with subscription fee details…