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Star Trek Online Season 9.5 Now Live – TrekMovie Talks To Cryptic About New Crafting System, Uniforms & More July 17, 2014

by Kyle Hadyniak , Filed under: Interview,Star Trek Online , 6 comments

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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.

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Star Trek Online Launches Second-Annual Summer Event in Risa June 7, 2014

by Kyle Hadyniak , Filed under: Games,Star Trek Online , comments closed

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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.
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Star Trek Online finally debuts for Mac OS users March 11, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.”

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New ‘Legacy of Romulus’ Expansion Coming To Star Trek Online May 21 – Watch Trailer + Screenshots March 21, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.  
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Star Trek Online Launches Season 7 ‘New Romulus’ – Watch New Trailer November 14, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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. 

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Star Trek Online Season 6 Goes Live – Intros Tholians & Player Starbases [Pix & Video] July 17, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.
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Cryptic Discovers Star Trek Online Hacked In 2010 April 27, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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. 

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French & German Versions Of F2P Star Trek Online Launched March 29, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Star Trek Online Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With New Flagship Missions + Season 4 Trailer February 3, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Star Trek Online Now Available Free To Play January 17, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Star Trek Online Free-To-Play Available Early For Returning Players January 4, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Early Look At Star Trek Online’s USS Enterprise F Saucer Separation & Auxiliary Craft December 23, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Watch: New Version Of Star Trek Online’s Opening Cutscene (Narrated by Leonard Nimoy) December 9, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Star Trek Online Season 5 Goes Live December 1, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Star Trek Gaming Update: Visitor & Auberjonois Talk Infinite Space + STO Gearing Up For Free-To-Play September 30, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Games,Star Trek (JJverse game),Star Trek Online , comments closed

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. .

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Cryptic Reveals USS Enterprise F for Star Trek Online July 22, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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Cryptic Revamps Star Trek Online Ground Combat With Season 4 “Crossfire” – Live Now July 7, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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. 

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Chinese Company Buying Star Trek Online Developer Cryptic For $50M [UPDATED] May 31, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

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.

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STO Update: New Fighter Ships + Season 4 Details May 20, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

While there has been some concern regarding the sale of Cryptic announced earlier this week, the Star Trek Online game developers continue to move forward with new additions to the game. This week they added new fighters, check out a video feature on those below. Plus STO’s Executive Producer has outlined plans for July’s Season 4 and offered more encouragement about the future of the game.   

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Atari To Sell Star Trek Online Developer Cryptic + Promise Continued STO Support May 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed

It looks like the 2 1/2 year relationship between game publisher Atari and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic is over. Atari has  announced plans to "divest" from Cryptic and confirmed with TrekMovie that they will continued to support Star Trek Online while they look for a buyer for Cryptic. Details below

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