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.
Today is 17th of January, or 1701, which is the date that Cryptic decided to launch the new Free To Play version of Star Trek Online. If you have wanted to give the MMORPG a try (or wanted to return to the game), you can be begin your adventure today, for free. See below for more details and the new F2P launch trailer.
As we have been reporting, the massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online is moving to a new free-to-play model on January 17th (get it….17-01). And Cryptic just announced that starting tomorrow some players who tried out the game before can get into the free-to-play STO starting tomorrow.
Earlier this year Star Trek Online hosted a contest for artists to design the next USS Enterprise for use in the game. They are now working on creating the in game model for the winning design and some new work in progress images have been released revealing the saucer separation and the auxiliary craft. Check those out below.
On January 17th the Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game is getting a reboot by moving to a "free to play" model. In anticipation of that event, Cryptic has created a new cut-scene, which introduces the back-story of the game. The new version again uses a voice over from Mr. Spock himself, Leonard Nimoy. Watch it below.
Are you feeling lucky? If you live in or close to New Mexico then you may have a new game to play. The New Mexico Lottery has launched a line of Star Trek "scratcher" lottery cards. In addition to instant cash prizes, they have also launched a contest for a trip Comic Con. More details below.
Today the massive multiplayer online game Star Trek Online has just been given another big update with the release of Season 5. The new update titled "Call To Arms" contains new missions for both the Federation and the Klingons along with a number of new features. This update is the last big revamp before next months transition to a free-to-play model. See below for more details.
The video game publisher Gameforge is eliminating 100 jobs and restructuring their company, which has affected several of their projects and could result in the cancellation of the Star Trek: Infinite Space video game. Details over the jump.
It is time to catch up on some Star Trek gaming news. First up we have a new video interview with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Rene Auberjonois and Nana Visitor talking about the upcoming browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space. Plus Cryptic has updated their plans on moving Star Trek Online to the free-to-play model. .
The guys at Gameforge have issued their second Learn to Speak Like a Klingon video as part of their promotion for the upcoming browser game Star Trek Infinite Space. For lesson #2 you can learn how to order (demand) a beer. Watch it below.
Back in May Cryptic announced the winner of their Design the Next Enterprise contest. Since then they have been developing the design into a functional model for the Star Trek Online game and this week they have revealed the final ship. Check it out below and weigh in on what you think about it in our latest poll.
The MMO Star Trek Online has just gone through another big update as today Cryptic launched "Season 4: Crossfire." As the name implies, this latest enhancement focuses on ground combat, with a complete revamp. The Klingon faction has also seen some love from Cryptic. See below for details and videos showing of new features for the game.
The upcoming Star Trek video game is the feature cover story for the latest Game Pro Magazine, which also includes and interview with Star Trek co-writer/producer, where he talks about consequences, canon and more
Last week TrekMovie reported on E3 first impression of the exciting new video game tied to the new Star Trek movie universe. Gameforge was also at E3 showing off a pre-alpha build of their free to play multiplayer browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space. See below for first impressions, plus exclusive gameplay video and interview with game consultants Mike and Denise Okuda.
Last week at the E3 show in Los Angeles I had a chance to see a special demo of the upcoming Star Trek game, set in the new movie universe. It has been a long wait for a new Star Trek video game, but this new title was worth the wait. More details and first impressions below.
Sir Patrick Stewart put on his Jean Luc Picard costume from Star Trek: The Next Generation for a skit on the UK’s Channel 4 TV. In addition, Sir Patrick is returning to Paramount sci-fi as the narrator in a new "War of the Worlds" video game. Details below.
Last week we reported there is a new game coming in 2012 tied to the JJ Abrams Star Trek movie universe. Today at Sony’s E3 press conference the first teaser was shown, plus a special phaser attachment for the PlayStation Move and a downloadable prequel were announced. All the details below, plus watch the new trailer. [UPDATE: replaced vid w/ HD Version]
Star Trek is finally returning to the world of video games. This morning Paramount announced they are developing a new game for PC, Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3, based on the 2009 Star Trek movie. The story for the game is being developed in collaboration with Star Trek writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. Details below.
This summer Gameforge will release their free browser game Star Trek Infinite Space. To build excitement they have been releasing a number of 3D ship renders and today TrekMovie has an exclusive first look at the latest one. Check it out below
Two weeks ago Atari announced they were going to sell Star Trek Online developer Cryptic, and now they have found a buyer. Today it has been reported that Chinese gaming giant Perfect World will be be buying Cryptic for $50.3 million. Details below.