Gameztraffic writes: "Both Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 received incredible popularity on their release. It has quite a lucrative history, earning several "Game of the Year" awards as well as the respect of millions of Star Wars fans. George Lucas himself has accepted the story of the story into the official timeline in the Star Wars Universe. KOTOR was and is one of the most famous games to ever bear the Star Wars name. Now with the announcement of the third game in the series, Star Wars: The Old Republic, there has been another spike in popularity of these games as gamers rush to become acquainted with the series once again."