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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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.
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.
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. .
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.
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.
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.
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
Today Cryptic has announced the winner (and runners up) of the Design the Next Enterprise Contest. Check them out below, plus a video showing off Star Trek Online’s new Section 31 uniforms. All that plus the latest STOked podcast.
Time to check in with the two big Star Trek computer games, Star Trek Online and the upcoming browser-game Star Trek: Infinite Space. Cryptic has added the Oberth class to STO, check out a video below. Plus there are new comments from the producer of Star Trek: Infinite Space promising an authentic Deep Space Nine experience.
Time again to catch up on what’s going on with Star Trek Online. Firstly this weekend Cryptic is offering a tax relief sale on all C-Store items and lifetime subscriptions. In addition, Cryptic has also launched their Foundry player generated content function and new added Bajoran militia uniforms. We have video promos for both of those plus more of the latest on Star Trek Online.
It is time once again to check in with the world of Star Trek gaming. First up we have recent video interview giving more details on Star Trek: Infinite Space, the upcoming browser game, along with some in game screenshots. And for Star Trek Online, Crytpic have released a new original series bundle that allows you to play the game old school. All that and more below.
Today we have a quick Star Trek gaming update. First up Gameforge has announced that Chris Hülsbeck will be scoring their browser-based game, and they provided a clip of music from the game. Listen to it below, plus check out some recent Star Trek Online videos and updates.
Cryptic has released the first episode of the latest “Star Trek: Online” Feature Episode series, “Cloaked Intentions”. The current series focuses on the Romulan Star Empire. Details on the new episode after the jump.
The MMORPG Star Trek Online got a big update today with the release of "Season 3: Genesis". Check out details and a video overview below. Also, Cryptic has also just launched their new Design The Next Enterprise Contest.
Have you ever wanted to make your own USS Enterprise? Well next month you will have a chance, courtesy of Cryptic who have announced a new contest to design the next Enterprise to be used in Star Trek Online, with winners win a bunch of prizes. Details below.
Today Cryptic announced details on the upcoming update to their Star Trek Online MMO. Season Three: Genesis comes out in December and will feature new items, more space to explore, new adventures, and a way for you to make your own missions. Details below.
This week Cryptic CEO Jack Emmert addressed the question over whether Star Trek Online will follow Champions Online to the free to play model. Plus STO’s executive producer also talked about the possible addition of the Romulans as a playable faction. Details below.
Last week Atari released their big Season 2 update, which is on top of a lot of other updates they have done in the six months since launch. If you tried the game out before and dropped it, Atari and Cryptic are giving you a chance to try out all the new stuff again for free this weekend, starting today.
One of the new features of the big Season 2 update for Star Trek Online is mini-games, and one of those mini-games is Dabo! Yes the roulette-style game seen in Quark’s bar on Star Trek Deep Space Nine. And to make it even better, DS9’s Chase Masterson has herself voiced the holographic Leeta for the game. More details, photos and video below .
As noted in yesterday’s exclusive interview with executive producer Daniel Stahl, Atari/Cryptic has today released Season 2 for Star Trek Online, their biggest update since launch in February. They have also set a new lower price for the game at $19.99 (including first month subscription) and released a brand new trailer. See below for all the details.
Star Trek Online is getting it biggest update since launch tomorrow with "Season 2: Ancient Enemies". TrekMovie spoke to new executive producer Daniel Stahl about what is new in S2 and how the game is adding more episodes, exploration and diplomacy. We also talked about the future of STO, including the C-Store, the possible move to a ‘freemium’ model, facing competition from Star Wars, and more. Check it out with exclusive new Season 2 screenshots below.
Coming up later in July, Cryptic is going to release their first big ‘season’ update to Star Trek Online, with "Season 2: Ancient Enemies". This STO Update is dedicated to S2 with a new, more details, links to interviews, and some more video previews. Plus STO is now on sale for only $15.
Today Atari has launched a new web mini game Star Trek Online Architect, which allows fans to create their own starships and share them with others. The mini-game also includes an Intel-sponsored contest where you can win a full-sized captains chair. More details below.
Later this week Cryptic is set to release the second season of their MMO Star Trek Online and in a new Q&A the company reveals more about what is coming. But the big news is that STO’s new executive producer has dropped a hint that the game may be moving to a new payment model. Details on all that below.
Last week the big news in the Star Trek Online world was all about executive producer Craig Zinkievich stepping down. This week there is a new video interview with the new executive producer, Daniel Stahl who reassures gamers about the future of STO and also gives some hints as to what is to come. There are also new C Store items and a new screenshot for next week’s Season 2 release. We also share the latest trailer for the upcoming Star Wars MMO.
Today Craig Zinkievich, executive producer of Star Trek Online, surprised the STO community by announcing he is stepping down. More details on that and his replacement below, plus some welcome details on the upcoming Season 2 update and the latest STO links and community videos.
In our weekly update on the MMORPG Star Trek Online we take a look at some of the looming competition for the game, including new trailers from E3. There are also some cool new C-Store items and a new STOked vidcast focused on ground combat.