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Posts Tagged ‘Star Trek: Online’

Star Trek Online Releases Two Videos

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Videos explaining how to use Klingon cloaking devices properly and what is to come in a new Special Task Force were released by Star Trek: Online yesterday.

The videos are Tips & Tricks – Cloaking, and Expanding Universe – Part 3. The latter video explains two STFs; Khitomer Accord and the forthcoming The Undine Terradome.

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Star Trek: Online Updates

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

A new Special Task Force and the twenty-first installment of “Ask Cryptic” are the latest updates from Star Trek: Online.

“Khitomer Accord,” the latest Special Task Force, released this week, and promises continued battle against the Borg.

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New Star Trek: Online Ships

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The Star Trek: Online Cryptic Store has been updated and two new starship classes have been added.

The new ships are:

The Sovereign class variant, Imperial class

and the Prometheus class variant, Hephaestus class.

No Star Trek: Online For Consoles

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Although Cryptic had hoped to bring Star Trek: Online to consoles, word has come today that the MMORPG will remain in the PC universe.

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich said that it wasn’t a matter of not having the technology, as the game had already been set up and tested on consoles, but a matter of money.

“It’s pretty much in the same boat as the [Champions Online] console version right now,” said Zinkievich. “So, currently, just like Champions, the console version of Star Trek Online is on the back burner.”

Future Star Trek Online STF Missions

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Details on three future Star Trek: Online Special Task Force (STF) missions has been released.

Joining Infected and The Cure will be Khitomer Accord, Into the Hive and Children of Khan.

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Zinkievich On Future Star Trek: Online

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich talks about the success of the Star Trek: Online release and explains what is in store for its future.

Other than some server issues, the release of Star Trek: Online went well, according to Zinkievich. “We were just blown away,” he said. “Aside from some server stuff, and I think we handled that extremely well, launch was just great. The amount of people interested in the game was staggering and humbling, and we’re really dedicated to keeping those people happy for the long-term.”

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Star Trek Online: STF Mission Details

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Details of the Star Trek: Online Special Task Force (STF) missions, introduced earlier this month, are available for players.

“Infected,” the first STF, in which players travel to the Sibiran system to investigate Starbase 82 (which has been taken over by the Borg) was introduced first. “Infected” was followed on March 18 by “The Cure.”

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Star Trek Online: Forthcoming Updates

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Star Trek: Online will be releasing updates to their MMORPG game in the next week and a list of what will be added or changed lets players know what to expect.

The changes will affect PvP, customization, ships, missions and skills. In addition, new items are offered for sale in the “C-Store” and lifetime subscriber perks are described.

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Zinkievich On Star Trek Online Post-Launch

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Now that Star Trek: Online is out, it’s time for the developers to use the feedback from the players to improve the game, as well as looking towards future additions.

Star Trek: Online‘s Executive Producer, Craig Zinkievich, described the mood of the development team, now that the game has been launched. “Everyone’s relieved that the game has finally made it to shelves, and we’re getting some real, live feedback from people across the globe,” he said.

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Star Trek Online Sale: Today Only

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Fans who haven’t yet picked up their copy of Star Trek: Online, now’s the time to head to Amazon.com, where the MMORPG is the “deal of the day.”

111909CSTOAmazon is offering the standard game for $27.99, which is 46% less than the normal price. The Collector’s Edition is also on sale, for $47.99 instead of the usual $79.99.

The links for the sale can be found here and here.

Star Trek: Online Unveils Trident

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Star Trek: Online, the new MMORPG released last month, has added a new Federation ship to its game.

The Trident, the latest science vessel, is well-equipped to chart distant star systems and to explore far from starbases.

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Star Trek Online: State Of The Game

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich updates players and other interested parties on the state of Star Trek: Online.

Now that the launch of Star Trek: Online is past, the emphasis is on fixing problems, tweaking the game and planning for the future.

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Star Trek Magazine: Star Trek Online

Monday, February 8th, 2010

The Star Trek Online team describes the parameters of the new MMORPG, released last week, for Star Trek Magazine readers.

The key to Star Trek: Online was figuring out what had happened to everyone’s favorite races, then deciding where to go from there.

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Star Trek Online: Popularity Will Determine Future Additions

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich spoke about future plans for the recently-released MMORPG.

If Star Trek: Online is embraced by gamers, expect to see such things as further “full-scale” releases/packs to complement the game in future. “Much will depend on the success of Star Trek Online,” said Zinkievich. “We would love for this game to do well, not just because it will earn us money, but because we’re all huge Star Trek fans.”

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Star Trek: Online Launches And Offers London Event

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

For eager gamers, Star Trek: Online has officially launched in North America, with overseas launches to occur later this week.

According to a press release from Cryptic Studios and Atari, a million Star Trek fans have already created accounts at the official websites.

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