KOTOR

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Netflix TV Series Movement

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What’s better than Star Wars on Netflix? What about The Old Republic era Star Wars on Netflix ? If you’re thinking that’s as awesome as we are, then you will want to watch this video because there’s a chance it might be happening. There’s a petition going around (find it here) and see why over 100,000 other people have already signed up to make this happen. From the petition: “Why Netflix was chosen was because of the wealth of great content they have produced over the years, such as Narcos, House of Cards, and especially everything that Marvel has done and is still currently working on.  Not only that, but Netflix can serve as a platform to tell these stories as they were meant to be portrayed: dark, foreboding, and a touch on the mature side.  This can also give us fans our healthy dose of Star Wars while we’re waiting on the new…

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What about Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 3?

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Here is a great video from GVMERS, you don’t see videos of this quality scale about a specific game often, especially for games as old as Knights of the Old Republic. I don’t think we’ll get Kotor 3, but we will likely get a game (or series hopefully) that is a spiritual successor/love letter to fans, and that is very similar to Kotor, perhaps still in the Old Republic era, or a different one. Thanks for joining us on another episode of GVMERS. Today we’ll be taking a look at the beloved Knights of the Old Republic series of role-playing games from LucasArts. While the first two RPGs in the acclaimed franchise provided memorable, dynamic storylines for players to enjoy, LucasArts canned the third single-player release in favor of other projects. Since then, BioWare’s massively multiplayer online spin-off “The Old Republic” seems to have eclipsed the Knights of the Old…

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Fan Made KOTOR Remake is Making Progress

KOTOR is Getting a Fan Made HD Unreal Engine 4 Reboot

Remember when we told you about the remake of Knights of the Old Republic by a group of fans? Well, there is good news that the project is still going and we can see updates as indicated by their Twitter. Apeiron Game is working hard to make this dream a reality for fans just like themselves and it’s coming along nicely. They even have openings for volunteers if you want to help out. You can contact volunteer@apeirongame.com with “Volunteer” in the subject line. They’re not accepting anymore voice actors or writers at this time, however. You can see for yourself here in this Twitter update: Working on the 3rd person cam angle, with our derpy placeholder model. #Kotor #Apeiron. pic.twitter.com/jwjVwAp9z2 — Apeiron Game (@apeiron_kotor) May 28, 2016 And if you follow them on Twitter, you’ll never miss any notices or updates so you’ll always know where they are at in the process. Of course,…

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SWTOR’s New Direction

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SWTOR is changing. Those of you who have been around with us since the early days will note that it has changed a lot. This is bound to happen in any game that sticks around for years and the longer a game is around, the more it might change. Sechari of iamsechari.com wrote about this on his blog recently. He’s a big Star Wars fan and writes about his love of Star Wars and Star Wars games, to include Star Wars Galaxies, Knights of the Old Republic and of course, SWTOR. In this post specifically, he tells of how he had to say goodbye to SWG (along with the rest of us) and how he later made his way to SWTOR and got hooked. But it’s not all fairytale romance, of course. SWTOR has had its ups and downs and in some ways it has and continues still to change…

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Gameplay Footage of Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic Unreal Engine 4 Mod

Gameplay Footage of Star Wars Knights of The Old Republic Unreal Engine 4 Mod

If you have not seen it already, here is the first ever gameplay footage of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Unreal Engine 4 remake by Apeiron. One thing I really like that he also points out in the video is that it’s from a first person view. I love first person in games like this and I’m very glad they went in that direction with it. They did say it will also be 3rd person so for those who don’t like the first-person view, you’re good too.  They do a great job at staying true to the original and it looks like a solid game so far, while of course it’s still in a very alpha development stage. I think from the looks of this very first gameplay footage, it looks very promising. Upper City Taris and Tatooine look great. In the footage, you can even see the…

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Star Wars Humble Bundle II

Star Wars Humble Bundle II

Here is your chance to get KOTOR 1 and 2 if you hvae not already, and there are some other great awesome games. I wrote before about the last Star Wars Humble Bundle and I’ve expressed before how much I love this service. You get great games at discounted prices, you get to support charity and support the developers. I’ve gotten some awesome indie games from here that I never would have heard about otherwise, too. But anyway, back to Star Wars! Get the Star Wars Humble Bundle here before it goes away.  As of the time of writing this, you have 3 days left to snag your bundle. It includes: The Star Wars Bundle strikes back. It is a bright time for Star Wars fans. Hot on the heels of the new movie, we’ve combined forces with Disney Interactive to create a bundle filled with classic games! Pay what…

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Is Star Wars Rebels Making Old Republic Canon?

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Since the Disney buyout of Star Wars, there is one thing that’s been bothering fans and that is the direction of the story line. Many Star Wars stories have just been thrown out completely. Some of the real classic stories are still around under Legends but so many good stories are just gone. There’s so much more that could be done with Star Wars and it seems like Disney isn’t interested in changing that. There is one exception to this rule, however: Star Wars Rebels. It looks like Rebels might be bringing back the most beloved EU story canon – Knights of the Old Republic. Nerd Union has written a great piece about this. Here’s a few of the reasons they give: The ships in the holo when Princess Leia brought supplies They Keep Developing the Mandalorians The Great Scourge of Malachor For the full reasoning behind these hints, read the full article,…

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KOTOR is Getting a Fan Made HD Unreal Engine 4 Reboot

KOTOR is Getting a Fan Made HD Unreal Engine 4 Reboot

Attention fans of KOTOR: you are going to love this! For how long have fans been saying they want KOTOR back or a KOTOR 2? Well, you’re getting something along those lines with this KOTOR reboot. Wait, can they even do that? Actually, they can and here they explain why and how: “Engine refresh of games has been around since the 80’s and some have become very sucessful. Games like Black Mesa did it with Half Life and Renegade X rebuilt Command and Conquer in the Unreal Engine 3. This is a full conversion refresh, that being said you will have to own a copy of the orginal game in order to play Apeiron since we are using the orginal audio and music. At it’s core Apeiron is the most instense KotOR modification ever.” Apeiron is a reboot of the Knights of the old Republic that was released in 2003. Apeiron…

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Kylo Ren’s Lightsaber and KOTOR – Is There a Link?

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If you’ve seen the new film already (and if you haven’t, how are you avoiding the spoilers?!) then you may have even picked up on this already, especially if you were a big KOTOR player/fan. Some are saying there is a possible link between Kylo Ren’s lightsaber in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the old beloved Star Wars video game, Knights of the Old Republic. If this link is true, it could bring things around in terms of Star Wars film canon. Eurogamer.net takes a look at this theory: There’s a believable link between Kylo Ren’s crossguard Lightsaber and, specifically, Knights of the Old Republic 2, although KOTOR1 and Star Wars: The Old Republic have to be included because of their shared timeline and, particularly, main character Revan. The link regards the origins of Kylo Ren’s Lightsaber, and a revelatory paragraph in a “Visual Dictionary” book accompanying the film….

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 Official Update

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After 10 years and seemingly out of nowhere, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 got a large update on Steam. It incorporated support for controllers, widescreen display support, 5K resolution and Steam Cloud saves. Then on October 18th, it happened again. While not as big as the update from earlier in the year, it still contained many significant changes. See an overview here: Thanks to everyone who submitted achievements for this update! User generated content is loads of fun for us, and we hope everyone out there enjoys them. Universal Changes: – Added 20 user-generated achievements (see pinned thread for details) – Fixed an issue with Pet Rock achievement not unlocking in TSLRCM – Fixed a crash when adding more than five mods – Fixed two issues tied to Mouse Look – Fixed an issue with the controller menu appearing on top of dialog screens – Fixed an…

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