Now that you've gotten a good sense of what Star Wars: The Old Republic is all about from my sneak preview of the game, here's a behind-the-scenes video. I captured it where the art director, some of the producers, and lead designers weigh in on the game and its development;, from inception to final product.
If you can't get enough Lucas info (you know I can't!), then you should be pretty stoked about their latest release for your small screen. I got an early preview of Star Wars: The Old Republic at LucasArts studios yesterday afternoon, where we were given a sneak peek of the newest Lucas and BioWare title.
The latest game to come from the Star Wars franchise will have you playing online with thousands of others (a la World of Warcraft) and battle against evil...or even be evil and play as a Sith! The Old Republic will let you choose how your story plays out, sort of like a "Choose Your Own Adventure" book, but of course, in game form. Although the game isn't finished just yet, I did get to view some pre-production gameplay during the press event held at LucasArts and I gotta tell you — it's quite beautiful!
The folks from Lucas and BioWare were pretty tight lipped on specifics about when the game will be released, and on which consoles it will appear (other than the PC), but I did get a few tidbits from the Q&A session with the developers, writers, and artists. To find out what I learned, just read more