This morning Cryptic Studios launched an update for Star Trek Online. They have completely revamped the game’s crafting system, introduced a new standard uniform for Federation players, and added the Xindi too. TrekMovie spoke exclusively with Cryptic’s Thomas Marrone to get the lowdown on the changes for STO. Get the details below.
Prolific web-based publisher NGames has teased a new free-to-play Star Trek MMO that takes place after the events of Star Trek: Voyager and is set in Fluidic Space. Players must either side with the Klingons or the Federation as they control fleets, explore, and battle Species 8472. The game will be released on NGames-operated Games321.com. NGames promises more information in the coming weeks, but so far they’ve only given us a single screenshot of the game (above).
A Star Trek fan, known only as “Daniel,” has created a web-based game where players can explore the Enterprise-D in pixelated, isometric form. Featuring common areas, such as the bridge, ready room, andcaptain quarters, the game also contains little-seen rooms like restrooms, science labs, and staircases. Players have the ability to move freely throughout the ship, and they can even save their progress and pick it up later. Visit Pixeltrek.com to start playing.
Star Trek Online has launched its second annual Risa event, allowing players to partake in various summertime activities. This year’s event features new assignments and rewards, and those who complete the event reputation project earn access to a new high-tier ship. The event is available June 5-July 17.
Disruptor Beam, a Boston-based game developer, has announced the development of Star Trek Timelines, a multiplayer strategy RPG set in the Prime Universe that will cover every era of the franchise’s history, from the Enterprise-era through the TNG-era. The developer, who released Game of Thrones Ascent last year, is designing the game in a way that makes “mixing and matching” crews from different eras a possibility.
More than 4 years after it launched on Windows machines, Cryptic Studios has finally released a Mac client for Star Trek Online. From the press release: Free-to-Play MMORPG Now Available For Mac Players (Redwood City, CA) March 11, 2014 — Perfect World Entertainment Inc., Cryptic Studios, and TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG) are proud to announce that Star Trek Online, the award-winning free-to-play MMORPG, is now live on Mac. Players can choose their destiny and play as Federation, Klingon, or Romulan factions. Explore the galaxy, captain a starship, and engage in epic space and ground battles. “Star Trek fans have been asking for Star Trek Online on Mac since we launched in 2010. Thanks to the tremendous success we’ve had with the game, we’re excited to be expanding the galaxy again.” said Cryptic Studios CTO & Executive Producer, Stephen D’Angelo. “We know there’s a large gaming community that thrives on Mac and we’re thrilled to finally be able to let them experience Star Trek Online. It simply looks amazing on Mac widescreens.”
The new Star Trek Video Game is due in just two days. TrekMovie sat down with Paramount producer Brian Miller for an exclusive talk about the game and the future of Star Trek gaming. Read the full interview below plus we share some more game play and behind the scenes video for the game..
Star Trek: The Video Game comes out next week. I have had a chance to play with the game a little and give you first impressions of the game below, along with four game play videos. Plus there is a new making-of video released by Paramount showing the new Star Trek doing their voice work for the game.
The new Star Trek co-op game (for PC, PS3 and Xbox360) is has Kirk and Spock from the new universe trying to save a Vulcan colony from an invasion of the Gorn. And Paramount has released a new video promo of the game featuring William Shatner and a TOS Gorn re-enacting the classic fight scene from "Arena." Check it out below. UPDATE: There is also a new online promo game.
Today Perfect World and Cryptic announced a major expansion to Star Trek Online, the massive multiplayer game set in Star Trek’s 25th century. In May they will launch "Star Trek Online: Legacy of Romulus" – a new expansion that adds the Romulans as a third playable faction for the game. More info, screenshots and a trailer below.
The new Star Trek video game is due out in about a month and today Namco and Paramount released the second of their behind the scenes videos on the making of the game – this time focusing on the villains – The Gorn. We also have a bunch of new images from the game. Get into the Gorn below.
In April the new Star Trek video game with a brand new story set between the 2009 Star Trek movie and Into Darkness arrives. And today Paramount released more details on the game’s story, characters and some new images. Check it all out below.
WizKids/NECA have just announced a new collectible Star Trek board game. The new "Attack Wing" game is the latest entry in the Star Trek HeroClix line-up. See below for more details and images from Star Trek: Attack Wing, including some exclusive first looks.
The Star Trek co-op video game arrives on April 23rd. The game features a brand new story set between the 2009 Star Trek movie and Star Trek Into Darkness. Today Paramount (and distributor Namco Bandai) released the first of a series of behind the scenes videos on the making the game. This first one explores the co-op experience. Check it out the video which also features new footage.
Today Namco Bandai has announced an official release date for their upcoming Star Trek video game, which is set between the 2009 Star Trek movie and Star Trek Into Darkness. The game will be in stores on April 23rd. You can also pre-order the game now. More info on this exciting upcoming title below including a new screenshot of the USS Enterprise.
The massive multiplayer online game Star Trek Online launched a new update today. Season 7 of STO is titled "New Romulus" so you can guess what the focus of the new content is. See below for more details and to watch the new trailer.
This week Gamescon in Germany kicks off (Europe’s E3) and the team behind the new Star Trek video game set in the new movie universe are arriving with a brand new trailer for the game. Check it out below.
The list of cancelled Star Trek video games just got longer. The German publisher Gameforge has made official what has been clear since last fall, their browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space is dead. The company is citing problems finding a partner. More details below.
Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMO, has launched its season 6 update. Titled "Under Seige" this new update adds many new features for player fleets, including ability to build your own Starbases. And players and fleets will now have to deal with the Tholians! More details plus screenshots and a new trailer below.
Another way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation could be headed to your PC, console or mobile device, but this one needs your help. Game developer Farsight Studios is an expert in digitizing classic pinball machines and they want to bring the Star Trek: TNG table to your, but need to get financing to cover the licensing. So they have gone to Kickstarter. If you give them a hand with $10 or more, you can be the first with a copy of the game.
At the big E3 gaming show in LA this week, Paramount and Namco Bandai are showcasing the upcoming Star Trek coop game, set in the new movie universe. There are long lines to get in to see a demo, but we here at TrekMovie can now share some of that demo footage, plus a new look at a Gorn from the game, shots of the E3 both, and my impressions of the demo.
UPDATED: The villain has been revealed for a major Star Trek production coming in 2013, but not for JJ Abrams’ sequel. The big E3 game show kicks off today in Los Angeles and Namco Bandai has announced the villain in the highly anticipated Star Trek console game will be the Gorn. There is also a new website, new screenshots and news that Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto are lending their voices to the game. Get all the Trek game goodness below.
Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy just can’t seem to stay retired. Today it was announced the the actor is returning to the Kingdom Hearts game franchise to reprise his role of Master Xehanort in Kingdom Hearts 3D.
In the better late than never category, Cryptic has notified registered users of Star Trek Online that back in late 2010 they were the vicitims of a hacker and that user information was comprimised. They are now suggesting users change their passwords to avoid future problems, details below.
In 2013 Trek will return to the world of console gaming with the new "Star Trek" co-op game for XBox 360 and Playstation 3. And today Paramount and Namco/Bandai have released a new teaser trailer and some concept art. Check it out below.
Recently this year Perfect World and Cryptic re-launched the massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online as a Free-To-Play game (in English). And now they have followed that up with a European launch of French and German versions of Free-To-Play STO. More details below.
A brand new Star Trek trivia game is now available (outside North America) with a special TOS Trek edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" for Playstation 3 and XBOX 360. There is also a brand new trailer, which you can check out below.
Following this morning’s announcement of Hasbro joining the Star Trek family, there is more big news int he world of Star Trek. Paramount and Bandai Namco have announced they are teaming up for the "Star Trek" video game tied to the new movie universe. A release date has also been set for next year. More details below.
Star Trek Online is celebrating it’s second anniversary. The game, which recently went to a free-to-play model has some new events including a mission where you can fly around the new Odyssey class ship (aka the Enterprise-F). Check out a video of the ship in game below, plus a trailer for the first episode of the upcoming fourth season of STO.
In February a new Star Trek trivia game is coming to international markets. The Star Trek special edition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? The Star Trek/Millionaire for XBox 360 and Playstation 3 will feature animated Trek characters on board the classic Enterprise asking questions about your favorite franchise. See below for more details and screenshots.