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Friday, 12 December 2008

Star Wars: The Old Republic First Gameplay Video



http://swtor.com/media/vidcasts/viddoc001

Well it's finally come! I'm really liking the fast paced combat and to think, this is just alpha! Imagine the full game :D

This may just be the first MMO that I pay monthly for...And that's saying a lot from someone who thinks the idea of paying monthly is stupid >_<

The visuals may not be amazing but remember this is an MMO! I may be able to run it smoothly but not everyone can and I want to immerse myself in a universe filled with players.

(Source: http://swtor.com/media/vidcasts/viddoc001 - Date Accessed - 12 December 2008)

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4 Comments:

Blogger Rambo said...

Yeah this is a nice taster, if a little repetitive on the saber battles. Nice to see a few of the force powers though and the locations are looking great=)

Yeah, while I don't disagree with a subscription based model if handled well, it does ultimately tend to hurt your wallet at certain times of the year. Personally I limit myself to one MMO at any time and usually they're not that expensive (Less than £10/month).

Still, it runs into problems when they force you to pay for extra features (I'm pointing a finger at 'There' in particular) or people who are prepared to spend more money have more powers than those that don't: talk about perpetuating inequality!

If I start an MMO subscription again, this may be the one. I think I was still shelling out for Eve when SWG came along so sadly I never did set up home in a Star Wars universe.

I'm liking this one. I'm liking this one a lot!

13 December 2008 at 12:00  

Blogger Habboi said...

I'm glad. I need a pet Sith to be my slave.

We shall see how this comes along :)

13 December 2008 at 14:04  

Blogger Rambo said...

"Always two of them there are."

Remember, the pupil has a habit of overcoming the Master - tread softly;-)

13 December 2008 at 14:49  

Blogger Habboi said...

Heh...Should I be fearing a Mac user? OOO ;D

13 December 2008 at 19:54  

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