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Posts Tagged ‘Star Trek: Online’

Star Trek Online Second Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

On February 2, Star Trek Online celebrates its second anniversary, and four days of celebration will take place in honor of the event.

The events will run from around 10 AM PST on Thursday, February 2, through the same time on Monday, February 6.

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Star Trek Online Now Free-to-play

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

For those Star Trek gamers who have not yet played Star Trek: Online, now is the time with the news that the game is now free-to-play.

Star Trek: Online went free-to-play yesterday, and those wishing to play need only to download the game to get started.

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Star Trek Online Free-To-Play Details

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

On January 17, 2012, Star Trek Online will go free-to-play, with an optional subscription plan available for those players who wants special services.

Those wishing to take advantage of Star Trek Online‘s change to free-to-play won’t even have to pay to get the game before playing, but will be able to download it for free.

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Star Trek Online Adds New Currency

Friday, October 7th, 2011

For fans playing Star Trek: Online, in addition to Energy Credits, there is now another currency to help them obtain items in the game.

Energy Credits are “intended for the normal expenses of operating a starship, such as getting standard gear, and for trading between captains on the exchange.”

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Stahl Exits Star Trek: Online

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Daniel Stahl has resigned from Cryptic Studios and will depart at the end of the month.

Last year, Stahl replaced Craig Zinkievich, and Stahl will be replaced temporarily by CTO Stephen D’Angelo until a permanent executive producer can be found.

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Star Trek Online To Go Free-to-play

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Fans of Star Trek Online will be happy to learn that by the end of the year, the game will not require a subscription to play.

Perfect World CEO Kelvin Lau said that a free-to-play model of Star Trek Online is now being developed. “…in fact Cryptic is working on the free-to-play model for Star Trek Online. This is going to be launched by the end of this year as well,” Lau said. “So I think with the free-to-play model we have bigger potential in the US market and also in China.”

Cryptic Studios, which developed Star Trek Online, was purchased by Perfect World last March.

July Ask Cryptic

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Dan Stahl answered over four dozen questions in the July issue of Ask Cryptic.

Amongst those questions were ones regarding the upcoming Season Four Star Trek: Online content. Star Trek: Online Season Four releases this week.

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Atari To Sell Cryptic Studios

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

After less than three years of ownership, Atari is looking to sell Cryptic Studios, developers of Star Trek: Online and Champions Online.

The news follows two years of losses for Cryptic Studios; $7.5 million in the past fiscal year and $17.9 million in the fiscal year before that.

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A New Ask Cryptic For May 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

A new month brings a new version of Star Trek: Online‘s Ask Cryptic, with questions submitted by players answered by Star Trek: Online‘s Dan Stahl.

This month’s topics include: Klingons, fleet size, new ships, Bridge officers, torpedoes, PvP, The Borg, uniforms and more.

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Star Trek Online: Ask Cryptic

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Star Trek Online Executive Producer Dan Stahl answered almost three dozen questions regarding future plans for the MMORPG recently.

Some of the questions included ones about new classes of ships, ranks, new features of the ships, actors who provide the voices of the characters,  and pets.

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Star Trek: Online Feature Episode To Debut

Friday, February 4th, 2011


Tomorrow, at 11 A.M. PST, a new Star Trek: Online episode will be released.

The new episode, The Vault, is the first in the Feature Episode Series 3: Cloaked Intentions, in which “battles between former allies threaten to tear the Romulan Star Empire apart.”

In The Vault, “the crew find themselves in a tight situation when they are ordered to investigate an energy surge on an abandoned Romulan Starbase.”

Episode 2: Mine Enemy, will debut a week later, on February 12.

Star Trek: Online Turns One

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

A year ago, Star Trek: Online, the Star Trek-themed MMORPG, debuted and the game continues to evolve and change.

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Daniel Stahl updated fans on the progress of the game, and thanked them for their patronage. “This last year has been a great one for Star Trek: Online and I can’t emphasize enough how much fans have contributed to our success,” he said.

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Star Trek Online Wins Awards

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Star Trek Online has won five “Best of 2010″ award from the Massively MMO blog, beating out such games as Lego Universe and Final Fantasy XIV.

The Star Trek Online MMORPG was released in January 2010 and has been continuously updated with new seasons and episodes.

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Star Trek Online Offers Design Contest

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Creative Star Trek fans who would like to try their hand at designing the next Enterprise ship for the Star Trek: Online game will get their chance to do so next month.

Star Trek: Online is offering the “Design the Next Enterprise” contest, which will begin on December 9. Fans will be able to submit their designs and the best one will become a ship in the Star Trek: Online game.

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Star Trek Online Season Three To Debut

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Next month, Star Trek Online‘s Season Three: Genesis will be released.

Fans who wish to create their own mission for Star Trek Online will be able to do so when The Foundry enters public beta along with the release of Season Three. Fans will be able to create episodes, and share them with other players.

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