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SWTOR's Imperial Agent revealed

Sneaky type on the dark side of the Force.

BioWare and LucasArts have revealed the sixth of eight character classes in their Star Wars MMO, The Old Republic: the Imperial Agent.

This rogue-style class on the Empire side specialises in subterfuge, infiltration and assassination, doing the Empire's dirty work behind the scenes. Imperial Agents' skills will be based around the use of high-tech gadgetary.

They will show you "the underbelly of the Empire in a way never before seen," producer Blaine Christine told press at an EA event earlier this week.

There was a hint that Imperial Agents would be coming to the game when they were detailed in a timeline trailer earlier this year.

Agents join Sith Warriors and Bounty Hunters on the Empire side, and face off against Jedi Knights, Smugglers and Troopers fighting for the Republic. That leaves two classes to be revealed.

We may or may not be doing just that when we bring you more on Star Wars: The Old Republic in a few weeks' time.