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Star Trek Online: The Future

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Even though Star Trek: Online is only days away from launch, that doesn’t mean the developers have stopped planning how to improve the game.

Lately, the talk around Star Trek: Online has been about the Klingons, but get ready for the Borg, with three new high-level episodes centered around them.

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Quinto: Stepping Away From Trek For A While

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto will be away from the world of Star Trek and sci-fi for a few years.

Fans hoping to see Quinto at conventions or other Trek functions will be disappointed by his latest comments to Wired.com in a telephone interview recently. “I’m stepping away from Star Trek for at least two years, no movies, no conventions, no anything for a while.”

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Atari And Syfy Star Trek Online Partnership

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Atari and Syfy have announced an exclusive partnership promoting the highly anticipated Star Trek: Online MMORPG, which releases for the PC on February 2.

To celebrate the launch of Star Trek: Online, Syfy will air a two day Star Trek marathon. On Monday, February 1 from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.  Star Trek: Enterprise episodes will air.  On February 2 from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M. episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be featured.

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Star Trek: Online New Screenshots

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

As the Star Trek: Online Open Beta draws to a close, players can enjoy the latest batch of new screenshots from the game.

Almost two dozen screenshots have been posted, featuring ships, battle and a Deep Space Nine-type space station. Several are pictured below, the rest can be seen at MMPOGD.com.

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Star Trek Online Beta Extended

Monday, January 25th, 2010

111909CSTOFans who want a bit more time to test drive Star Trek: Online, take heart, as the Open Beta has been extended.

“We’ve experienced such an incredible response to our Open Beta Test that we’ve decided to extend the play time by a full day as a thank you to our fans,” said an announcement on the official website. “If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to check it out, come give us a look. We’ve made impressive changes, improvements and additions to Star Trek Online and the infrastructure that maintains it over the past two weeks of Open Beta. We would love for you to experience it all before we engage at maximum warp and officially launch on February 2, 2010.”

The extra time won’t affect the planned head start for the pre-order customers.

The Open Beta will remain operational until Tuesday, January 26, at 6:00 P.M. Pacific time.

Star Trek Online: The Cardassians

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Atari has provided a Starfleet and Klingon Defense Force Intelligence Briefing as well as a short video on the Cardassian Empire.

While Starfleet considers the Cardassians a “warlike and xenophobic people,” the Klingons see them as “fierce warriors” who “fight with honor” and who are “worthy opponents in battle.

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Star Trek: Online Del Taco Promotion

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Atari is partnering with Del Taco to offer limited-edition collector’s cups with a bonus.

Visitors to Del Taco, the nation’s number two fast food restaurant, will get a free trial of Star Trek: Online with their soda when they buy the “macho-sized” drink.

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Star Trek: Online Open Beta Keys

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Fifty fans wishing to try the Open Beta of Star Trek: Online can each get a free Beta key to play from now through January 26.

Star Trek: Online has made fifty Beta keys available to readers of TrekToday and TrekBBS. To obtain one, a simple email request and a bit of luck will land the opportunity to test-drive the Star Trek: Online Open Beta.

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Star Trek Online: State Of The Game

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The developers of Star Trek: Online update players on the status of the game after the first week of “Open Beta.”

According to Star Trek: Online, the first week of Open Beta has gone very well. “The first week of Open Beta has been amazing! We have seen more signups and players than we ever imagined we could. So very many people have shown interest in Star Trek Online and logged in to play that we’ve actually had to scramble to support everyone. Our core engineers are this very second working like crazed technology wielding madmen to improve performance and stability across the board. We’re also adding a lot more hardware to accommodate our players.”

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Star Trek: Online Pricing Announced

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Fans waiting for Star Trek: Online to release now will know the subscription pricing for the MMORPG.

Players who take advantage of early limited time promotional offers that expire when Star Trek: Online releases on February 2 can save by pre-ordering the game and buying special lifetime and yearly memberships.

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Star Trek: Online Open Beta Launch

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Today, an open beta was launched by Atari for Star Trek: Online, the MMORPG which will be released in February.

Fans with open beta keys can explore the game from now through January 26, becoming either a Klingon warrior or joining Starfleet.

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Star Trek: Online Klingon Video

Monday, January 11th, 2010

A new promotional video has been posted for Star Trek: Online which features playing the game from the Klingon viewpoint.

The short, minute-and-a-half video opens with a shot of the Klingon homeworld. A Klingon warrior is seen bowing before a huge statue of Kahless, the ultimate Klingon warrior.

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Star Trek Online: Meeting Old Friends

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich revealed in a new video interview that players may run into familiar names and faces while playing Star Trek: Online.

Even though Star Trek: Online is set in the future from the time-frame most familiar to Star Trek fans, it will still be possible to reconnect with famous personalities from the past. “In the future, most of the characters that you know and love from the series, from the shows, maybe they’ve died, passed, moved on,” said Zinkievich, “but obviously it wouldn’t be a Star Trek game without time-travel so you may run into some of them in the past.”

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New Star Trek: Online Video

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

A new Star Trek: Online video has been posted, featuring familiar settings and old foes.

Players of Star Trek: Online will explore space, returning to places seen before, such as the planet hosting the Guardian of Forever, as well as facing familiar foes, such as the Borg Queen.

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Star Trek: Online Play Preview

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Reviewer Kyle Horner gives fans an idea of what to expect in the early stages of Star Trek: Online.

Star Trek: Online releases next months, and some are working their way through the game now, and sharing their experiences and thoughts on the game.

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