Star Wars vs. Azeroth: Blizzard and Bioware talk competition

As Bioware works on its upcoming massively multiplayer role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic, the company faces questions about just how well it can compete with Blizzard's entrenched World of Warcraft, and whether it can build a sustainable audience for the title.

On a DICE panel in Las Vegas moderated by Seth Schiesel of the New York Times, Bioware co-founders Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuck faced the big question: why do they think they can beat World of Warcraft, or at least provide something new to gamers?

The question was met with nervous laughter from the crowd, and an interested look from Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime, who was also on the panel.

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starmin762777d ago

hahaha. Go Bioware, though, seriously

Panthers2777d ago

They seemed to have respect for eachother, and Blizzard is right. It only harms the industry and the genre when MMO after MMO is released and they are all in poor condition. You dont need 11 million subscribers to maintain an MMO. I cant wait for TOR and trust Bioware to do a fantastic job.

Apotheosize2777d ago

its might hard mmos, but it doesnt harm WoW

plb2777d ago

WoW is basically the COD of MMO's...everyone tries to dethrone it but none have achieved it. Difference is WoW actually has worthwhile updates and is deep..unlike COD.