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  • JoePlay

    The embargo on the PvP information learned at the Fansite Summit has just lifted, and Darth Hater has posted a list of details.

    • All classes gain Resolve bars while in PvP. These bars are a visual representation of diminishing returns that show a characters susceptibility to crowd control.
    • Resolve bars can be seen by all players alongside each player's health bar. The intent is to make tactical play accessible to more players by showing whether or not crowd control will succeed.
    • Tank characters have access to a "Guard" ability. Currently, this ability lets a tank class select a specific ally and absorb 50% of that ally's damage so long as they remain within 15m. This was added to give the last side of the trinity a place within PVP.
    • Warzone map…

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  • JoePlay

    The embargo on BioWare Austin's Fansite Summit 2011 has lifted today. seems to have the most in-depth coverage of the event. Here are the links to their various reports:

    • General Things Learned
    • Black Talon Flashpoint Impressions
    • Bounty Hunter Impressions
    • Imperial Agent Impressions
    • Question and Answer Session Audio

    There were also 7 new screenshots released, which can be seen below.

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  • JoePlay

    Shyriiwook Localization

    April 1, 2011 by JoePlay

    Today BioWare announced that TOR will be localized for Wookiees.

    "Since the initial announcement of the localized versions of Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, we’ve heard the growls and roars from the community requesting the game be translated for Wookiees, and we are pleased to announce that this dream is now becoming a reality."

    For more details, check out this official site, where you can look at 3 video clips and a screenshot.

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  • JoePlay

    Flashpoint video

    January 28, 2011 by JoePlay

    A new video has been released showcasing a Flashpoint taking place on Taral V.

    You can find an analysis of the trailer at Darth Hater.

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  • JoePlay

    Space Combat video

    August 17, 2010 by JoePlay

    Today at the official TOR website, BioWare posted a video showing space combat in action.

    What do you guys think? Personally, I think it looks quite good for what is essentially a tunnel shooter minigame.

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