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.
Music Clip From Star Trek Infinite Space
Gameforge has announced that veteran composer Chris Hülsbeck will be producing an "epic soundtrack" for their upcoming browser game "Star Trek: Infinite Space". Hülsbeck has composed music for such games as "Turrican 2" and "The Great Giana Sisters". In a statement the composer said: “This commission is a great honor, to work on a Star Trek product was a dream that has now come true.”
Gameforge has also released a sample from the upcoming soundtrack, listen to that here:
The browser based free-to-play game Star Trek – Infinite Space, set in the Deep Space Nine timeline, is set to be released in the summer of 2011. Gameforge will make the full soundtrack available as a free download after the release of the game in the summer.
Star Trek Online Foundry Spotlight + new interviews + Anniversary video
One of the big new features for the current "third season" of Star Trek Online are player-created missions using the Foundry system. Cryptic have released a video highlighting some of these missions, check it out:
And here is the latest episode from the STOked podcast, including an interview with content developer Dan Griffis.
More STO links:
Furiousfanboys: 10 Reasons Why You Should Play Star Trek Online
Massively Podcast: Interview with Cryptic’s Shaun Brodie
Gamereactor: Interview with Dan Stahl
By the way, earlier this month STO celebrated its first anniversary. If you haven’t seen it yet, here is a special video they released to honor the event and go over the new features added since launch in February 2010.