Over the summer we provided a preview of Pocket Books plans for Star Trek books in 2010, which included four books for Summer 2010 set in the alternative timeline of JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. We now have the first (brief) details on those four books, plus the announcement of a novel tied to the Star Trek Online game coming in early 2010.
The launch of Star Trek Online is only a couple months away now, and more and more details of how the game will work are being revealed. This week we have info on the structure of the story arcs, Klingon gameplay, micro-payments, the expected customer base and more. Plus info on how the look of the game fits with Star Trek.
Although the focus of the week has been the home video release of the new Star Trek, there has also been a lot of activity on the Star Trek Online MMORPG front. Cryptic has released the box art for the game, announced dates for open beta, released new videos, and more. They also revealed a big change in the game, allowing you to hang out on your bridge.
Earlier this week Cryptic announced an official release date for Star Trek Online (February 2, 2010), and now Cryptic has announced the computer system requirements. We have that below, along with more info on STO "episodes", new screenshots, new interviews and more.
Paramount is gearing up for tomorrow’s release of the newly enhanced Star Trek D-A-C arcade shooter on PC and Playstation Network, and to get things started they have provided TrekMovie with a couple of exclusive first looks at two new trailers for the game. Plus we have the full game details on the PC, console and newly announced Macintosh versions of the game.
Star Trek D-A-C was originally released for the X-Box Live Arcade in May (just in time for the Star Trek movie), but now the game has been enhanced and is coming out on the Playstation Network and PC this week. We have some more details, plus a new video preview below showing off the new ‘Survival Mode’.
Although it has been hinted at, not until today has Cryptic official set a release date for their upcoming MMORPG, Star Trek Online. Today the announcement was made on the official site that STO will be released February 2nd, 2010 in North America and Feb 5th in Europe. Pre-order information below
This Star Trek Online update we have new screenshots and a new gameplay trailer. Plus some new game details have been revealed in a few recent interviews. See below for all the latest on Cryptic’s exciting upcoming MMORPG
In our Star Trek Online update we have a whopping 27 new screenshots to show you from Cryptic’s upcoming MMORPG, but wait there’s more! Cryptic also released Part 2 of their video history chronicling the events that lead up to setting of the game (the war between the Klingons and the Federation in 2409). Plus we have some details on cool pre-order bonuses and more clues on the release date.
Cryptic Studio’s highly anticipated massive multiplayer game, Star Trek Online, is taking a big step towards its release today with the announcement that the game is now ready for the closed beta test. This is a big milestone that indicates the game is still on track for release in early 2010. We have details below on how you can enter, including a TrekMovie contest giving away a few guaranteed spots for the beta test. [UPDATE: TrekMovie contest over]
Today’s update for Cryptics Star Trek Online MMORPG starts off with two cool videos giving you a glimpse into the STO backstory and some Klingon combat. Plus we have a whopping fifteen new screenshots, and lots of new details on game.
In 2010 the long wait will be over when Cryptic releases its massive multiplayer online game, Star Trek Online. In an exclusive interview with TrekMovie, STO executive producer Craig Zinkievich talks about how he will balance between hardcore and first time gamers, what you can do besides blow things up, We also have three exclusive new screenshots.
Cryptic has been busy this past week, including releasing details for a new Federation ship, the Discovery class, which looks a bit like a famous Trek ship. There is also a new screenshot and some new details on skills, plus pre-order information and some hints on possible console availability. Finally, we take a first look at the growing ‘fleets’ for STO.
After a couple of weeks, it is time to catch up with the latest news on Cryptic’s upcoming MMORPG, Star Trek Online with the latest screenshots, a new ‘path to 2409’ entry, more game details, and even some early awards for the game. We also take a look at the possible computer requirements for the game.
Star Trek DAC, the downloadable arcade shooter ‘inspired by’ the new Star Trek movie was released on XBox Live in May, and now Paramount has finally announced the date (November) and details (new features and ships) for the PC and Playstation Network versions. See press release and screenshots below.
Cryptic showed off a public demo of Star Trek Online at PAX; Penny Arcade Expo, in Seattle this past weekend. We have some video of these live demos below along with some of the media reactions to the first hands one with the upcoming MMORPG. Cryptic also released some more screenshots.
Today is a big day for Star Trek Online as Cryptic has just started taking applications for their closed beta, which starts later in the year. Details on that below, plus new screenshots, video from the Demo at GamesCom, additional combat details, and more. [UPDATED: Official press release added]
Celebrities, including many Trek celebrities, have got involved with many causes over the years, including getting behind saving endangered species. They even made a whole Trek movie about saving the whales! So it is with a grand tradition that the new Spock today stood up to save something that is truly in danger…video arcades
This week Cryptic went all the way to Germany to show off their upcoming MMORPG, Star Trek Online. While there they showed off a promotional video of the game showing space and ground footage. Video shot off screen from that is now online, check it out below. Interestingly. the famed (and legally controversial) Guardian of Forever is featured in the video.
As things get closer and closer to the beta test starting later this year, things seem to be moving at a faster pace with Star Trek Online. This week we have a report from Cryptic’s demo at the Las Vegas Con, plus more game details, a new ship, a new screenshot and the latest ‘path to 2409’ backstory, and more.
There has been a lot of news in Trek gaming since our last update. Cryptic studios has finally confirmed the date for Star Trek Online to go into beta. They have also released a bunch of new screenshots, revealed a new ship and more game details. In addition, the Playstation Network version of Star Trek DAC has been announced. Details on all that below
It has been almost a month since TrekMovie’s last update for Star Trek Online, the upcoming MMORPG, so we have a bit of ground to cover. This update includes screenshots, an update to Cryptic’s FAQ, and some new story elements, where even though they are in the Prime Timeline, Cryptic is still trying to incorporate elements from the Star Trek movie.
In the last couple of weeks there has been quite a bit of activity for the Star Trek Online MMORPG. This update to Star Trek Online showcases three new screenshots (including Cardassians and Species 8472!), an update to Cryptic’s FAQ, two updates to the Path to 2409 series along with a few other tidbits of information, including more of the connection between the game and the new Star Trek movie
The new Star Trek movie is not easy to classify. The film is not a traditional prequel like Star Wars Episode III, nor is it a traditional ‘canon reboot’ like Batman Begins. Some have wondered how the new film fits in with the Trek universe, and what affect it has on the extended universe. A new page and graphic on the Star Trek Online MMORPG official site gives a pretty good explanation. [movie spoilers obviously]
It has been a few weeks since our last update on the upcoming Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game, but there has actually been a bit of news to cover, including a possible release date, a new ship design, more backstory (tied to the events of the Star Trek movie), and a new ship which hearkens back to TOS. [note: article contains movie spoilers]
It is common for big summer movies to have their own videogames, usually loosely following the storyline of the film, with maybe a few new perspectives thrown in. The new Star Trek film has a videogame, however Paramount has taken a different approach with "Star Trek DAC," which is a budget-priced arcade shooter ‘inspired’ by the Star Trek feature film. Find out if you should take a shot at DAC up in our review below.
The world of Star Trek gaming is getting busier lately. Today marks the release of Star Trek DAC on XBox Live Arcade. Plus there have been a lot of updates for Star Trek Online, the upcoming Trek MMORPG, including a new ship, and details on ship customization. All that below in our weekly gaming update.
Shortly after the debut of the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch, TrekMovie reported on the severe lack of Trek applications available. It now appears that our readers headed our call and have, in the past several months, created a multitude of awesome Star Trek applications, including an official app from Paramount, a new game by Electronic Arts, and the Klingon Language Suite. TrekMovie has taken a closer look at these apps, and we’ve reviewed them. So, here it is: the best of Trek on the iPhone (and iTouch).
The new Star Trek movie is not getting a traditional adaptation video game, however Paramount has put together a fun $10 downloadable arcade space-shooter ‘inspired by Star Trek’ called Star Trek D-A-C. They have just released the game trailer which you can see below. The trailer includes some cool ship-on-ship action footage from the Star Trek movie.
Today the back-story for upcoming Star Trek Online MMORPG to a big leap in syncronicity with the Star Trek movie and Countdown comics. We have the latest ‘Path to 2407’ below, along with some new screenshots and more from STO. And that is not the only gaming news, we also have the first gameplay videos from Star Trek D-A-C, the download arcade shooter coming out in May.