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When Star Wars: The Old Republic made news in September, it was for announcing that one of the mythos' most enduring antiheroes, the onetime Sith Lord Revan, would be making an appearance in the MMO. Now, a new bug could wipe some of that goodwill off the map. Modder and TOR enthusiast SWTorMiner has created a video that shows him fixing a simple visual bug (introduced in one of the recent game patches) to make a character's eyewear render properly. (I've artificially lightened the screen cap below so that it's easier to tell the difference.) Fixing a bit of character geometry might seem like a minor change, but the manner in which this particular adjustment was accomplished opens up a raft of... Read more...
When it comes to Star Wars, the gaming industry has a long history of cranking out titles of uncertain quality. For every brilliant title like Knights of the Old Republic, we've seen several clunkers (Kinect Star Wars anyone) and a few outright failures like Republic Heroes. LucasArts demonstrated a new Star Wars game at E3 this week -- Star Wars: 1313 -- and despite the brand's uneven history, we're cautiously optimistic. The 1313 moniker refers to a specific level of Coruscant that's a haven for criminals, bounty hunters, and crime lords. You take on the role of a bounty hunter looking for information on an unspecified criminal conspiracy who descends to 1313 in search of data. This will be... Read more...
If you're not doing anything on Easter weekend, or simply need to take a break from the in-laws who made a surprise visit, you can immerse yourself into Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR from here on out) absolutely free of charge until Monday, April 9 at 2:00AM CDT (7:00AM GMT). It's a 'Weekend Pass Free Trial' being offered by Electronic Arts and Bioware, and it's actually been going on since Thursday. Our apologies for tje semi-late heads up, but hey, that still gives you all of today and tomorrow to check out the MMO in depth. There's no payment or credit card required to join the free trial, and if you end up getting hooked, you can purchase the game afterwards and continuing questing Star... Read more...