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Star Trek Online adds a new preorder ship, goofy clothes


Spiffy combining Warbirds and head-cases
May 16
Star Trek Online is less than a week out from its latest big free content update, Legacy of Romulus, which, as may be expected, will introduce the playable Romulan Republic faction and a new line of Romulan Warbirds... read
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Boldly, no.
As a life-long Star Trek fan, I was skeptical about the reboot. However, my worries were unfounded as the 2009 film quickly became one of my favorites in the series, and it's attention to what came before while paving a new p... read feature

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Steam issues

Riptide and Star Trek co-op problems related to Steam


It's been a rough week for co-op
Apr 27
You've just picked up a game to play with your mates, and you're appropriately excited. Maybe it's Dead Island: Riptide, and you're preparing to slaughter a million zombies all in the name of good fun, or perhaps you're getti... read
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New releases

New releases: Don't Starve will be the end of you


Plus Dead Island: Riptide, Star Trek, StarDrive, and Monaco
Apr 22
I'm a bit late with this week's new releases, as I'm still recovering from my wee sister's wedding, where I wracked up an ungodly bar bill. Your sympathy and donations will be greatly appreciated.  It's a busy week, and... read
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The sole reason the game exists ... doesn't work
The latest Star Trek release has its fair share of problems -- chief among them being that it's kind of boring -- but PC users are in for an altogether more shocking problem. The online co-op, arguably the entire point of th... read feature

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Womulans!

Star Trek Online decloaks Legacy Packs for its expansion


Now you too can 'buy' Star Trek Online's free expansion
Apr 18
We're just about a month out until Star Trek Online gets a bunch of funny-foreheaded Vulcans stuffed into it for its Legacy of Romulus expansion, which is set to debut a whole new faction to step into the 25th century. ... read
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Star Trek video

William Shatner fights a lizard for Star Trek: The Game


Gorn but not forgotten
Mar 30
It may be Chris Pine's James T. Kirk who will face off against the reptilian Gorn in the upcoming Star Trek: The Game, but it was William Shatner who first fought these scaly buggers back in Star Trek: The Original Series. S... read
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Beam me up, Sc--actually, no rush
Take a beloved franchise like Star Trek, influences from the heavier hitters in a genre, and you can't go too wrong, right? Well that final verdict of course remains to be seen, but I can't say Digital Extremes' Star Trek makes a good case for itself. read feature

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Womulans!

Star Trek Online introduces Romulans in its May expansion


A third faction warps in
Mar 21
Big news for Star Trek fans of the MMO-playing persuasion, as Cryptic have decloaked the next big update to Star Trek Online. Titled "Legacy of Romulus", it's pretty much the largest single expansion since the game went Free... read
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Star Trek game trailer

See how the new Star Trek game was made


The 'ultimate co-op experience' detailed
Feb 15
Yep, that Star Trek game is a thing, and now you can see how the game came to life in this new video. Brian Miller of Paramount Pictures goes over a few principles, like the ideologies behind Kirk and Spock's play-styles, as... read
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Star Trek movie game

The Star Trek film tie-in game is still a thing


Coming in April
Feb 12
Yep, that Star Trek game is still happening, and a new trailer has surfaced, showing off some gameplay and in-game visuals. More or less, it's looking like a Mass Effect clone, and since anything substantial hasn't really be... read
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Star Trek Online teases stuff for May, probably Romulans


At least there's no suspense
Feb 02
Star Trek Online may have just barely begun celebrating its third birthday with free spaceships and fan-made trailers, but Cryptic aren't about to stop trying to give people reasons to check out their free-to-play Trek t... read
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Star Trek Online

Fan makes third-anniversary trailer for Star Trek Online


Beam me up, Scotty!
Feb 01
YouTube user StoLilyGarrett is a big fan of Star Trek Online. So much of a fan that he has made his own trailer for each anniversary of the game. He makes these very nice-looking trailers using only in-game footage. Eve... read
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Star Trek Online celebrating 3rd birthday with free ship


Starships up the wazoo
Jan 31
Time really does fly (in space), seeing as Cryptic's Star Trek Online MMO celebrates its third anniversary starting tomorrow, January 31st. As is customary for the genre, they're holding a big ol' party to commemorate t... read
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Star Trek The Video Game dated: April 23, 2013


Box art revealed
Dec 20
We finally have a solid date for Star Trek The Video Game: April 23, 2013, coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Namco Bandai says that the game will be available for pre-orders at national retailers starting tomorrow. If you're no... read
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gamescom: This Star Trek trailer reintroduces the Gorn


Aug 14
While it had been previously announced that the Gorn would be what Spock and Kirk get to shoot at in Digital Extremes' Star Trek, this isn't what I was expecting. Can you blame me? This game, due out early next year, picks u... read
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New Star Trek Online update live, brings player starbases


Jul 17
Remember when Cryptic and Perfect World told you about their upcoming "Season 6" update to Star Trek Online? No? Well, it's up now, they've got a trailer to tell you all about it. In case you can't load it, the update's pret... read
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E3: Star Trek hands-off event was NOT like Disney World


Jun 07
It's kind of unfair to compare Star Trek to Star Wars 1313, and I know I'm only furthering the Star Wars vs. Star Trek rivalry, but there's no way I could not think about my hands-off LucasArts session. Whereas the Star Wars ... read
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E3: Tag team Gorn in Star Trek


Jun 05
There are a lot of good antagonists in the Star Trek universe, most notably the Klingon Empire and the Borg Collective. But ever since William Shatner dodged polystyrene rocks being thrown by a man in a lizard suit, people ha... read
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Making a new home in Star Trek Online


May 23
Star Trek Online's episodic additions are one aspect of the game that's generally been done right, especially thanks to player feedback. The latest series, Season Six: Under Siege, is bringing a new story, new equipment and m... read
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Cryptic discovers a security breach over a year old


Apr 26
Cryptic Studios informed Champions Online and Star Trek Online customers of a security breach today. Although Cryptic only just became aware of the breach, it actually happened in December 2010. Usernames, handles and encrypt... read
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The stigma of bad videogame tie-ins with movie franchises is very hard to overcome. Often rushed to coincide with the corresponding film's release, movie based games almost always suck. So you'll have to forgive me for initi... read feature

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Captain's Log: Tribbles drank all of my Earl Grey


Mar 13
Despite its rough development, back in the beginning of 2010 I really did have high hopes for Star Trek Online. Lots of customization, being able to fight the Borg, playing a Klingon, I was giddy with anticipation. Then it la... read
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Namco Bandai to co-publish Digital Extremes' Star Trek


Feb 10
Hot off The Darkness II, it's been announced that Namco Bandai has signed with Paramount Pictures to co-publish and distribute the upcoming Star Trek in development at Digital Extremes for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Thi... read
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Star Trek Online turns 2, offers you the next Enterprise


Feb 02
Yeah, you read that right, nerds: The next starship Enterprise (registry code NCC-1701-F). Well, not the Enterprise itself, but an Odyssey-class Federation cruiser, the same model as the Enterprise-F. Players who sh... read
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Star Trek Online is now free and the Ferengi are dismayed


Jan 17
As of today, trekking through the stars has become considerably cheaper, it's free actually. Cryptic Studios' Star Trek Online has officially shifted to a free-to-play model. You can download it now from Steam or STO's websi... read
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Star Trek Online free-to-play early access underway


Jan 09
Surprising approximately no one, Star Trek Online announced last year that it was making the jump to free-to-play. Players with a current or past subscription have had access to the new model since January 5th, while everyone... read
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Star Trek Online going free-to-play January 17th, 2012


Nov 11
As reported a couple months ago Star Trek Online is still on track to becoming free-to-play. It's set to make the jump January 17th, 2012. It'll soon be joining the ranks among DC Universe Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Su... read
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Let's face it, Star Trek games have been a challenge for most developers. With many titles in the past that have tried endlessly to capture the universe in a way that can please the fans of the series, the team at K... read feature







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