Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Summary
At the end of the week we'll be geeking out with our very own Star Wars Marathon for your viewing pleasure. Chris Capel will be feeling the Force... of your votes! Every good Imperial citizen and even Rebel scum are welcome at the polls.
Thanks to the recent GOG.com launch of, a marathon is finally within our grasp. Will the Empire rule in Empire at War? Will Carth ever shut up in Knights of the Old Republic?
Shadow of Revan expansion to MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is now available through its Early Access pre-order offer to subscribers. That means you can start on Revan's 'final chapter'.
Players have already faced off against Revan but no one really knew what happened to him, so now BioWare intends to "answer that question," says senior producer Bruce MacLean.
In case you were unaware, Lucasfilm has 'freed themselves' of the Star Wars Expanded Universe by declaring it not official canon to Star Wars. That's so they're free to explore the new trilogy in the works.
However it also means that every game up until this point is also outside the canon, but Lucasfilm have said every new title from this moment on will be considered official.
Dragon Age: Inquisition lead writer David Gaider has discussed the topic of romance in BioWare's RPGs, and how some would be happy if they "just abandoned the effort altogether," but it's tricky.
There are those who enjoy BioWare's tales as much as they do because of romance options, but the team often feels the pressure and always ask 'should we bother?'
As Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic turns a decade old, BioWare key figures remember those very early days of securing the Star Wars license to make their dream RPG that would go on to critical acclaim.
Lukas Kristjanson, now senior writer for Dragon Age: Inquisition, remembers "one moment very clearly," where BioWare had gathered in a local theatre; his fellow devs descended into 'giddy kids'.