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Posts Tagged ‘Star Trek: Online’

Free-to-play Star Trek Online?

Monday, November 8th, 2010

After Cryptic Studios and Atari announced that the MMO Champions Online will become free-to-play next year, players are wondering if Star Trek: Online could be next.

With Champions Online, players will  be able to download the game and not be obliged to pay a monthly subscription fee, which they must currently do. Atari hopes that premium content, including costumes, adventures packs and new superpowers, will bring in sufficient revenue for them.


Star Trek Online Update

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

A new Star Trek: Online series and episode will debut this week featuring a new race of hostile beings who threaten both Starfleet personnel and Klingon warriors.

Series 2: The Devidians, will debut on October 16 with the first episode in this latest series, Skirmish.


Successful Fan Campaign To Bring Masterson To STO

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

A campaign started by a fan on the Star Trek Online messageboards to have the voice talents of actress Chase Masterson (Leeta) included in Star Trek Online was successful and players can now hear her as “Holo Leeta.”

The campaign began back in March, when the fan, Kirkfat, contacted Masterson and got her permission to try to convince Cryptic. “I’d love to do this,” Masterson said. Kirkfat started a thread on the STO messageboards to gather support.


Star Trek Online Season Two Releases

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Star Trek: Online has released its second season, “Ancient Enemies” with new episodes, rewards and content.

In “Ancient Enemies,” players will “encounter and do battle with even more of Star Trek‘s iconic races,” as they enjoy new episodes including eight Klingon episodes.


Star Trek Online Launches Architect

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Atari has announced the launch of Star Trek Online Architect, a web-based ship building game.

In Star Trek Online Architect, fans can create and assemble their own ships, and for a limited time, enter a sweepstakes where the prizes range from a replica TOS captain’s chair to copies of Star Trek Online.


Zinkievich To Leave Cryptic Studios

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich posted his farewell letter on the official Star Trek: Online site today.

After seven years at Cryptic Studios and two-and-a-half working with Star Trek: Online, Zinkievich will be leaving to be replaced by Daniel Stahl.


New Star Trek Online Items

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Several new items for Star Trek Online players are now available in the Cryptic Store.

New items include ships, costume packs, members of alien races, and other lifeforms.


Star Trek Online: Ask Cryptic

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

A new installment of Ask Cryptic, where questions from Star Trek: Online players are answered by the developers of the MMORPG game, has been posted.

Some of the questions include new ship tiers, mini-games, going beyond the Galactic Barrier, Exploration missions, missions on canon worlds such as Vulcan and Andoria, and Q.


Star Trek Online Season One Update

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The latest changes to the Star Trek: Online MMORPG are set forth in “Season One: Update Two.”

There are updates and changes in the following areas: Accolades, Squad Support, Quality Of Life Improvements and the C-Store.


Star Trek Online: State Of The Game

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Star Trek Online‘s Craig Zinkievich updates fans on the status of the Star Trek: Online MMORPG.

Star Trek Online continues to be a work in progress, with improvements constantly being made, much of it in response to player comments.


Star Trek:Online Starship Class Poll

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Star Trek: Online players who would like to have input into which starship class they would like to see next in the MMORPG are encouraged to head to the official site and make their starship class preference known.

There are six classes from which to choose, all six from canon Star Trek. Players may choose from the following classes: Excelsior, Nebula, Oberth, Enterprise J, NX Enterprise and Ambassador.


Star Trek: Online Updates

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The latest Star Trek: Online release notes have been posted and the update includes data on the Undine Terradome and Khitomer Accord STFs as well as improvements to Memory Alpha.

The Terradome is now available for players of Undine Terradome STF, where they will find that inside the Terradome, it is very similar to Deep Space Nine.


Star Trek Online Free Trial Weekend

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

For former Star Trek: Online players and for those who have never played the game before, next weekend will provide an opportunity to play Star Trek: Online.

A Star Trek: Online “Welcome Back Weekend” will run from 10 A.M. on May 7 through 10 A.M. May 10 for returning players.


Star Trek Online: No Sequel

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Star Trek: Online developer Cryptic has said that there will be no sequel to Star Trek: Online in the future.

The popular game will instead be updated as it is needed. “I’m not really sure it makes sense to create a sequel in the MMO market,” explained Craig Zinkievich, executive producer for Cryptic. “Typically, you see a MMO called a sequel because either a new team worked on the property or the original team wanted to reboot their IP.

“With Star Trek, the beauty is the story is never really finished, so as the IP continues to grow, so can we. Barring a new edition of our engine, I can’t really see us doing a sequel.”

Star Trek Online: Deep Space Nine

Monday, April 26th, 2010

A new video from the creators of Star Trek: Online previews an upcoming mission from Star Trek: Online‘s Season One.

In DS9 Under Siege, the familiar space station will come under attack from enemies in a massive invasion.