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Star Wars: The Old Republic – First screens, art and logos

Tuesday, 21st October 2008 22:15 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Here it is. LucasArts, BioWare and EA are announcing new MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic as we speak. Find the first screenshots, concept artwork and game logos after the break.

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8 Comments

  1. Johnny Cullen

    Right now, until this game is coming to the consoles (which it most likely is), this game does not exist to me.

    Looks good though.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. MesserWolf

    Looks good ? I might need to change monitor then ….
    how can this http://www.videogaming247.com/wp-content/gallery/tor102008/tython_trooper.jpg look good?

    It looks awful, I like the cartoon-graphic , but this is ugly.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. CrisGer

    PC is a must for any classic like this will be. There are many platforms and it is good to honor the main ones, certainly but the story itself is the most important thing.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Blerk

    It’s… er… not the best-looking of PC games, is it?

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Esha

    You can tell you’re not among Bioware fans when…

    Anyway, let’s be honest, has any Bioware game had great graphics? Even their best graphical effort, Mass Effect, looked a bit shit if examined too closely (which is what we’re doing here).

    And their PC-based games, such as Neverwinter Nights and Knights of hte Old Republic looked quite shitty indeed.

    But when was a Bioware game ever about having the best graphics? To me, this looks like a standard Bioware game, to be honest. It’s only when other people use their engines and things do Bioware games look pretty but those people tend to run out of art assets real fast – the Witcher et al.

    The Bioware approach has always been about providing an amazing deal of real variety over actually making sure that their graphics are the most technologically impressive.

    They’re just taking the same approach as Warcraft, and I find that Warcraft looks very shit, to be frank, even though it has a lot of variety. But I don’t hear a lot of people saying that.

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    Why do the characters look so cartoony, and textures look like they’ve been melted with a flame thrower?
    I hope this is down to ‘early build’…

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Psychotext

    Esha: Mass Effect was shit if you examined it on a technical basis… but it sure did take a real purdy screenshot.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. morriss

    Fucking amazing game though.

    #8 6 years ago

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