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.
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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.
It is time to catch up on the latest from the Star Trek Online MMORPG. First up, Cryptic have finally updated their online "Path to 2409" back story. We also have a video showing off difficulty settings, a video demo of a mission, and more, including asking Cryptic if they are desperate.
Today we check in with all the latest on Star Trek Online. We have a video overview of the recently released Season 1.1 features, plus an overview of what is coming in Season 2, and beyond. Plus a video guide to the ultimate STO PC, and players choose the next ship class to be added to the game.
Today Atari/Cryptic kick off a promotional weekend aimed at bringing in new players and for bringing back players. Starting today new players can play a free demo version of the game, and returning players can play for free this weekend. We also have new videos with more hints to make you a better player.
Atari/Cryptic have announced programs to both help bring in new players to their MMORPG Star Trek Online, and to keep players playing. In May they will be rolling out a loyalty program, a referral program for current gamers, and a free demo version of the game for those who are thinking of trying the game. Details below
The folks behind Star Trek Online have released a new video showing off a mission at the famed "Deep Space Nine" space station. They have also released new images of the upcoming "Undine Terradome" mission. We also have a new interview with STO producer Craig Zinkievich. Check it all out in our latest STO update below.
On Thursday Cryptic will roll out the Star Trek Online Season 1.1 update and a new new Special Task Force Mission ("Undine Terradome"). And there are a couple of new STO videos, plus two more ships to show off. Check it all out below.
Star Trek Online is now two months old, and they are continuing to add more content. Today we have details and a promo for a new special task force mission and two new ships to show. Plus Cryptic offers some hope to console gamers. Get all the latest news in our STO update below.
Before the MMORPG Star Trek Online was released on PC, members of the Cryptic team had confirmed the game would eventually also be developed for at least one of the gaming consoles (XBox 360 and/or Playstation 3). However, not it appears that this will not happen, or at least no happen any time soon. STO’s executive producer has now confirmed that a console version is ‘on the back burner.’
When you begin playing the MMORPG Star Trek Online you start off with a basic starship, but as you progress through the game you get access to bigger, better and more specialized ships. Atari has just released a series of videos profiling five of these ships, you can check them out below. Plus we have all the latest STO updates and news, including the schedule of releases for April and May.
The ambitious new book "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" from ‘Jake Sisko’ and Michael A. Martin is arriving at book stores now. Pocket books uses an interesting format to tell the backstory for the new MMORPG Star Trek Online. Find out how it works out in our review below. Plus we have some news on Martin’s next Trek books.
Like any massive multiplayer game, the recently released game Star Trek Online has a learning curve. And this week there are some new videos out that can help you climb that curve, teaching you to improve your ground combat capabilities and your ship power management. Watch them below.
Star Trek Online’s first major content upgrade went online today. The "Season 1: Common Ground" patch includes new content for Klingon gameplay, Federation PvP, and more. Full details below, plus we have a new video showing off the "Special Task Force: The Cure" special task force mission.
The upcoming book "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" is an unusual tie-in to the new massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online, which is formatted as a series of interviews conducted by Jake Sisko telling personal histories of the time that is the background setting for the game. And now you can read chapter 1 below, which includes Jakes interview with Annika Hansen (aka 7of9).
On Thursday March 18th Cryptic and Atari will release their first major content update for Star Trek Online with "Season One: Common Ground." Today they released their second trailer showing off the new features, check it out below.
The market research company NPD has released its list of top selling PC games for February and the new massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online is in the top five, twice. Both the regular version of the game and the Collectors Edition made it on the shortlist. Could strong sales for STO help finally reawaken the world of Star Trek games?
The massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online is now a month old, and already the game is set to evolve with more content. Today we have a all the details on upcoming "Common Ground" content update, plus a video showing off some of the cool new additions to the game.