Monday, June 14, 2010

Star Wars: The Old Republic Hope cinematic trailer

Star Wars: The Old Republic "Hope" cinematic trailer:

The Battle of Alderaan. The Republic's gravest hour. Recently promoted to Darth, Malgus launches the first of many surprise attacks that would become his trademark during the Great War, perfectly timing the assault with a feint that pulls the Republic fleet light-years away. Thousands of assault droids and hundreds of Sith set the heart of the Republic ablaze, and Alderaan's few defenders are swept away with ease.

Unknown to Darth Malgus, small groups of Republic Troopers are stationed on Alderaan, some recovering from wounds, others are awaiting orders. As these brave soldiers take to the forests and mountains to fight a guerilla campaign against Malgus's forces, the Republic fleet rushes back to repel the invasion. With time running out and Alderaan's capitol threatened, it falls to Havoc Squad, the elite Republic Special Forces unit, to coordinate one last desperate stand against Malgus' vastly superior numbers.
It moves pretty fast, so here's a few stills. Are my eyes playing tricks on me, or is there a dragon carved in the hilt of the jedi's lightsaber:

And while I'm talking the Old Republic, here are a few recent screenshots:

Sith Juggernaut:

Bounty Hunters:

*Previously: Star Wars: the Force Unleashed 2 cinematic trailer.

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