Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided for Windows

Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided for Windows

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  • Use the Force...only after countless play hours....

    Mar 1, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A dream come true for most Star Wars geek gamers...almost.
    Cons: Many glitches. If you want to be a must learn patience in R/T.

    Summary: I recall the day that SWG was released. My roommate, then working a third shift job, drove straight from work to EB, then fabricated a story to ensure that he could get his grubby mitts on a copy. He burst into the apartment doing a jig, happily ... read more

  • What can I say..........

    Oct 7, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Space, Star Wars
    Cons: Juvenile players, SOE, cliched missions

    Summary: I picked up SWG just after the now infamous NGE debacle (I won't go into this, too many other people have), and found myself engrossed in the seemingly 'alternate' Star Wars universe I was presented with. The graphics, whilst not up to the standard of ... read more

  • SWG -NGE- From an actual in game Elder Jedi

    Sep 25, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great animations and graphics very fluid since not many are online anymore
    Cons: Some people get very emotional on their game play or lack there of.

    Summary: I have been playing this game for about 3 years and have seen minute and dramatic changes in game play. In the old days Pre-CU (Before the Combat Upgrade), the profession of Jedi was virtually unattainable to anyone without a considerable investment in ... read more

  • Extremely Disappointing

    Nov 29, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's star wars
    Cons: no longer MMORPG style, horrible customer service, lots of bugs that are never resolved

    Summary: I've been playing this game almost since launch and it was a wonderful competitive, complex, fast-paced, character building, unique game from all other MMORPG style games in the industry. I, like many, am a big Star wars buff. The community was huge and ... read more

  • Yet another update on the SWG:Total Experience Drama

    Jul 1, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Graphics/sound rocks Addictive once you get into it. Can solo or group Awesome crafting
    Cons: Grinding Hard to learn Horrible customer service

    Summary: Well it turned out my own isp was to blame for the lag. Although finding this out had nothing to do with a csr helping in retrospect Id say the lag isnt as bad as I first thought, still the customer support on this title is a pain and any ... read more

  • Star Wars Galaxies: The Ever Changing Experience

    May 18, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The player base is awesome! Lots of content. Lots of different things to do.
    Cons: Game constantly changes. New bugs every month. NGE is awful. Professions are not balanced.

    Summary: I have been playing since Jan 2004 and my wife started playing shortly thereafter. We now have three accounts total and we played 4-6 days a week for at least a couple hours each time until the NGE (New Game Enhancements) came online in mid-November ... read more

  • SWG - Star Wars galaxies combat Upgrade. If you can call it that...

    May 6, 2005 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Used to be fun, graphics are nice, sounds are good, JTL is pretty decent
    Cons: Horrible new combat system, player base dropping daily, no longer unique, lag, poor customer support

    Summary: This is my opinion and my experience, you can choose to believe it or not. First let me say, i am still a player and have been since launch of the game. It used to be a unique game, in that it has great graphics, HAD a gaming system like no other, ... read more

  • Bugs ,lag, and ripped off game play.

    Apr 30, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Most likely will be dead by spring of 2006
    Cons: Most likely will be dead by spring of 2006, Sony ruined a great game!

    Summary: For those of you whom liked swg for it's original feel and gameplay wave good bye. The combat upgrade is nothing but a ripoff from games such as worlds of warcraft, Ever Quest2, and Guild wars. On top of that the devs rushed to push the revamp live and ... read more

  • I'm an addict!

    Feb 27, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Can be fun and action filled!
    Cons: cheaters, lag, customer service

    Summary: Being a non-gamer, I was introduced to SWG by my better half...ultimate gamer! I didn't quite know what I was supposed to do, so I DESPISED it!! I got on for an hour or so a week, desperately trying to figure out what all his excitement was with this ... read more

  • OK maybe, if you don't want to play a Social Profession

    Oct 15, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice Graphics. Content that keeps you engaged, so long as you do Combat stuff.
    Cons: AWOL Development Team (usually) Social professions need a lot of help Poor communication from Devs

    Summary: I've played this game for 6 months now. It's a lot of fun, and friends are what keep you coming back. The graphics are cool, and the options are endless. Sort of. The single greatest drawback? The development team for this game. They focus ... read more

  • New to MMORPG'S? Interested in this game?? *READ*

    Jul 18, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Big planets, wide variety of play, beautiful graphics, Many months of entertainment, friendly players.
    Cons: Sometimes boring, can be frustrating at first. Requires a lot of hours of gameplay.

    Summary: I came to epinions for opinions about this game back in april, so now that I've been playing it for 4 Months, I thought I would make a very straightforward review for the total newbie to MMORPG's (Massively Multiplayer Online Rale Playing Games) looking ... read more

  • Star Wars Galaxies: A Solid MMORPG

    Jun 11, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent theme, graphics, sound, and good fun!
    Cons: Grinding for XP is monotonous at best, hard for the casual gamer to get into.

    Summary: Few games have ever been as highly anticipated as Star Wars Galaxies, Sony’s Star Wars-themed massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) offering. From the outset people knew this game was going to be different, and they couldn’t wait ... read more

  • Are you ready to start a new life?

    Apr 6, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent for fun and socializing with other humans
    Cons: requires pretty steep computer system upgrades

    Summary: I started playing from day 2 of the release. I still play and have a great life inside the game. I have friends that will last forever. Now, to the game itself... Since it is an online game with an everchanging world, don't expect for it to have an ... read more

  • Rebel or Imperial?

    Jan 23, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's the ultimate game experience so far.
    Cons: Some immature attitudes to take with a massive amount of salt.

    Summary: Oh the woes of PC Gamers! We complain about almost everything and anything in games, but none as much as the ones called MMORPGs. We don't get enough help, we don't get enough content and we don't have anyone listening to us when something goes ... read more

  • Crave the Jedi Life?

    Oct 13, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Choices in character creation, career opportunities, customizable attributes,immersive environment.
    Cons: Lag in heavy traffic areas, slow customer support, one character per server, buggy

    Summary: Star Wars Galaxies had me foaming at the mouth for months before itís eventual release. After many setbacks and changes to the estimated release date I was very pleased when I finally brought my copy home. I purchased 2 copies of the collectorís edition f ... read more

  • Namesake

    Oct 5, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: it is Star Wars, it has some good quests
    Cons: way too much downtime and need of entertainers and medical centers

    Summary: I am a social gamer. I don't have tons of time to be playing on-line games even though I try to. I find it takes too long to level and there is too great a need for the reduction of battle fatigue and wound healing. In my opinion there are too many pro ... read more

  • Live, Breathe, Eat, and Play in Star Wars Galaxies

    Jul 23, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Game like no other. Endless angles of gameplay. Hours, no YEARS of entertainment.
    Cons: A little expensive. Lag problems in cities. Need high end computer to meet minimum requirements.

    Summary: Before Star Wars Galaxies was even released to the public I had been keeping on eye on its developme ... read more

  • Star Wars, Gimme Those Star Wars,,,,,

    Jul 11, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Intense graphics, sound. Detailed story and background info.
    Cons: Still "buggy" from initial release. A few short cuts not available.

    Summary: You're ten years old. You are just going to bed, but still excited by the thought of lightsaber due ... read more

  • Full Review, lots of good info

    Jul 11, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of different classes, nice graphics.
    Cons: Graphic lag in city, minor bugs. Not too fun :(

    Summary: Overall: 2 Gameplay: 1 Graphics: 5 Sound: 3 General/Summary: Here we have possibly the ... read more

  • More than you ever wanted to know about Star Wars Galaxies

    Jul 11, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great graphics, new take on professions and skills, ability to solo or team easily
    Cons: Single character servers (semi-plus, semi-con), can't be a Jedi without a LOT of grinding

    Summary: I have a confession to make. I am not a huge Star Wars fan. I enjoyed the movies, don't get me wrong, but it is not a religion nor a lifestyle for me. Thus, I will not have tons of Star Wars info to put into this review. In fact, when I first ... read more

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