World Record Set For Trekkies In Costume In London – Report & Photos February 14, 2010by Daniel Lewis , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Star Trek Online , comments closed
Today in London, Namco Bandai organized a world record attempt at the largest gathering of people in Star Trek costumes. The stunt was done to promote Star Trek Online in Europe and according to the people at Guinness, they set the record. TrekMovie has a full set of pictures from the event below.
Cryptic Announces New Borg Content For Star Trek Online – Details, Video, Screenshots + more February 11, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
The new massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online is only 10 days old, and Crytpic have just announced the first big addition of new content for the game, and it is all about The Borg. New episodes are being added to the game for higher level players to take on the collective. We have details, concept art, screenshots, video and ‘intel reports’ below.
STO Update: Gameplay Video of Guardian of Forever & Doomsday Machine + STO Galaxy Map + more February 5, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
Today wraps up the first week of Star Trek Online (since the head start began last Friday). Today we have a fan video showing off some cool TOS elements in STO. We also have a map of the galaxy, so you see where you can go in STO. All that and the latest links.Books,Star Trek Online , comments closed
Last week we reported on the updated Pocket Books 2010 schedule for Star Trek books. We now have more details on the two books coming next month, with new synopses for "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" and the Saavik-centric "Star Trek: Unspoken Truth". See below to find out what you can be reading in March.
First Look and Excerpts for Star Trek Magazine Klingon/STO Special February 4, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Magazine,Star Trek Online , comments closed
The 100-page Issue 24 of the official Star Trek magazine is a "Klingon Special" which has a big focus on the Klingons and the new Star Trek Online Game (featuring Klingons back as the enemy of the Federation). TrekMovie has a first look, with excerpts from an interview with DS9′s J.G. Hertzler (Martok) and also excerpts from a feature on story behind Star Trek Online. We also have covers and some inside previews. Check it all out below.Star Trek Online , comments closed
The release week for Star Trek Online continues to be exciting. Today there is a new interview with Zachary Quinto talking about the game and more, plus Cryptic says that they don’t need to take on World of Warcraft to succeed with STO. All that and more in our latest STO update.
STO Update: Servers Added This Weekend + Character Backstory Contest + Voice Command Demo Video February 3, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
Star Trek Online got off to a big start yesterday (see previous article) and already Cryptic is talking about having to expand their server capacity to deal with the load. We have details on that plus info on a contest to make the best character backstory. Finally, we have video demo on using 3rd party voice control software with STO, allowing you to issue orders Star Trek style. (more…)
Star Trek Online Launches With Over 1 Million Accounts + New Ground Video + Playable Starfleet Klingons & Ferengi Added To Store February 2, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
After years of waiting, the massive multiplayer game allowing you to play in a persistent universe of Trek’s 25th century is online, and according to Cryptic they have already logged in over 1 million registered accounts at the official websites. STO is also the top selling PC game Amazon. Cryptic has also added the first two purchasable in game items: playable Starfleet Klingons and Ferengi. More details below, plus a new ground combat video.
STO Update: Cryptic Readying For Launch (& Beyond) + Midnight Gamestop Events + more February 1, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
The world is getting ready for the official release of Star Trek Online tomorrow. But Cryptic are already working on what is going to come next (and dealing with issues from their ‘head start’). Details on those below, plus find out how to participate in a STO Costume record attempt in London, Midnight Gamestop events tonight and more.
Quinto Talks More About Upcoming Projects & Returning To Star Trek (and Star Trek Online too) January 29, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness,Star Trek Online , comments closed
Zachary Quinto caused a bit of a tempest earlier in the week with his comments in one interview about taking a break from Star Trek. In some new interviews promoting Star Trek Online, the actor goes into more detail on his plans for the near future, and how he plans to return to Trek after doing some of his own projects. Excerpts below.Star Trek Online , comments closed
Star Trek Online has its official launch on Tuesday February 2nd, however the ‘head start’ for the game went live just minutes ago. That means that anyone who pre-ordered the game can start playing today. To help get you started, we are posting a number of tutorial videos made by our friends at the STOked podcast.Nimoy,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Online , comments closed
When you first launch Star Trek Online you will be treated to an introduction to game narrated by Leonard Nimoy which explains some of the back-story and ties it into the 2009 Star Trek movie. This intro was one of the last elements of the game added to the beta over last weekend, and so a few fans captured it and put it online. Check it out below.
STO Update: Pre-launch ‘State of the Game’ + New SyFy Promotion & Star Trek Marathon January 27, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online,Trek on TV , comments closed
Now the the beta test for Star Trek Online is over (see earlier report) the game is preparing for its official launch next Tuesday (and ‘head start’ this Friday). Today Cryptic posted a new ‘state of the game’, including comments dealing with bugs, some details on new content, and hints for for the first big update of the game. Atari also announced a new promotion with SyFy, including a 2-day Star Trek (TNG & ENT) marathon. Details on all that below.Celebrity,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness,Star Trek Online , comments closed
One of the cool features of the new Star Trek Online MMORPG is the voice of Zachary Quinto (Spock in 2009′s Star Trek), who plays the role of an EMH who guides you through the STO tutorial when you first start in the game. However, in a new interview the actor says he is now going to take some time off from Star Trek.Star Trek Online , comments closed
The extended open beta for Star Trek Online ended Tuesday, but instead of just shutting it down, Cryptic made an event out of it. Early in the day they made an announcement of an end of beta event, then in the final moments for players found themselves facing a massive invasion of the Federation by the Klingons, and then the Borg. Check out a fan video recap below.
First Impressions of Star Trek Online January 26, 2010by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Review,Star Trek Online , comments closed
Star Trek Online, the new Massive Multi-Player Online game from Cryptic, comes out February 2nd. We’ve had the opportunity to play STO’s open beta of the game, and we’ve summarized our first impressions of the game for Trekkies, non-gamers, and avid gamers alike. So far we like what we see. Read on for a quick breakdown of each aspect of the game, what you’ll love, what you’ll hate, and what needs improvement.Star Trek Online , comments closed
The open beta test for Star Trek online has proven very popular and Cryptic have now extended it one more day, so those participating can continue until tomorrow. More details below, plus a new Klingons video and a profile of a new ship: The Vigilant, a Defiant for the 25th century.
Star Trek Online Intel Report: Cardassians [w/ Screenshots & Video] January 22, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
Star Trek Online launches on February 2nd. In the game you choose to play as part of Sarfleet or in the Klingon Empire, but whichever side you chose you will eventually run into some Cardassians. Atari have provided us with intel reports on the Cardassians, plus video and pics of the old spoonheads.Star Trek Online , comments closed
The official launch of Star Trek Online is less than two weeks away and to help promote the game Atari has teamed up with Del Taco who are offering collector cups, free access and an in-game bonus. We have details on that, plus a bunch of new screenshots and some video too, so check it out. TrekMovie is also giving away more beta keys.
STO Update: Open Beta ‘Crushing’ Volume Predictions – Cryptic Update ‘State of the Game’ January 19, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Star Trek Online , comments closed
Last week Star Trek Online started its expansive open beta test and according to a new report on their site the volume has ‘exceeded the wildest expectations’. The new ‘state of the game’ report gives an update on progress being made as the game moves towards launch on February 2nd. We also have a couple of new videos.