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Star Wars: The Old Republic on PC

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is a Fighting game available on the PC. It can be played in Singleplayer Competitive modes.

Star Wars: The Old Republic is a Fighting game. Fighting games revolve around the interaction of two or more characters in some form of physical combat. Players learn to control characters through either memorisation of button combinations to access more advance moves, or by their reactions and accurate timing.

Star Wars: The Old Republic can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.

Star Wars: The Old Republic can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.


Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic PC plans to show us MMOs can tell a gripping story. While most MMOs focus on combat, exploration and character progression, The Old Republic will have BioWare's usual focus on narrative.

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be BioWare's first massively-multiplayer online game. Set 300 years after the events of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic games -- and thousands of years before the Star Wars movies -- it will feature an unstable galaxy on the verge of war, as the uneasy truce between the Galactic Republic and Sith Empire is breaking down.
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Novel Gamer review Tue, 28 Jun 2011

Star Wars: The Old Republic will attempt to balance its rich story with the freedom of choice demanded by an MMO.

I've always kept a bit of a distance from MMOs. While I like the idea of creating my own character, choosing areas to explore and joining raids I find that I miss a well-told story with a traditional beginning, middle and end. All too often it feels as though my character is grinding away and gaining experience to no real end.
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