Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Test Weekend Update

Beta Testing Weekends for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ began earlier this month and during our first weekend, we invited more players into testing than we’ve ever invited before in a single weekend! Now we’re getting ready for another Beta Testing Weekend, starting on October 7th and finishing on October 10th. With increased invite numbers from the first weekend, even more of you will get to play The Old Republic.If you don’t get invited to this weekend’s test, don’t worry. More Beta … [Read more...]

Have Dinner with Lucas and Lasseter and Stand Up To Cancer

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In celebration of the September launch of Star Wars The Complete Saga on Blu-ray, Lucasfilm is asking fans to Use the Force for Good to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). SU2C funds groundbreaking cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. As part of that campaign, Lucasfilm has partnered with eBay to create this exclusive auction, allowing fans to bid on rare and exciting Star Wars items and experiences. We invite you to participate to help us Use the Force … [Read more...] Gets a Facelift

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Since its launch in 1996, has periodically undergone changes in order to reflect its growing and evolving audience, and to keep pace with the rapidly shifting nature of the online world. This new version of the site is the biggest re-haul since Star Wars' official online presence began, and it will continue to grow and evolve in the immediate future. This is just the start of things, but an important one.A Renewed Focus on Visuals During the making of Episodes I, II and III, … [Read more...]

XBox 360’s Star Wars Kinect Videogame Delayed

Microsoft has confirmed to OXM (Official XBox Magazine) that both Kinect Star Wars and the limited-edition Xbox 360 Star Wars bundle have been delayed.Previously listed for release in "holiday 2011," both have now been pushed back, presumably to next year although no new date has been given. Speaking exclusively to OXM, Microsoft said the delay was in order to achieve the game's "full potential.""Microsoft and LucasArts have elected to move the launch of Kinect Star Wars beyond … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Begins Today, No Release Date Set

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Star Wars: The Old Republic begins phase two of its beta testing for those who have pre-ordered the game this Friday. This is a long-time coming for the PC MMORPG originally announced in October of 2008. According to gaming sites EA/BioWare is seeing how the beta will shake out before setting a firm release date. "It is definitely tied to the beta test feedback that's ongoing and so far, so good. We feel good about the date that we're heading towards but you're right, you could have a Crazy … [Read more...]