Parents' Guide to

Star Wars: The Old Republic

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Play as Jedi or Sith in this story-rich, combat-laden MMO.

Game Windows 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 12+

Botched review by commonsense

First off: outdated review, as the game is now free-to-play. Second: the review does not take any heed towards the actual gameplay, and should be null. No, the sith are NOT strictly cruel, greedy, and senseless. The entire point of the sith storylines, in fact, are to prove the moral ambiguity of the star wars universe. ANYONE who has played the game should know that. You can be an evil jedi, or you can be a great sith. The choices are endless.
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age 13+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (15):

Star Wars: The Old Republic has bucked the story-doesn't-matter trend of MMOs by creating a game where the story matters a lot. This is one of the best, if not the best, story-driven MMO on the market. The graphics are glorious, and the game bolsters its appeal with the lore and legend of the Star Wars license. Though the space combat is not very good and is more arcade than anything else, the rest of the experience is well done; the crafting is intelligent, the player-vs.-player battlefields are balanced for all player levels, and there's a lot to see and do. All in all, this is great fun.

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