Star Trek Online

PC / RPG / Release: Feb 2, 2010 / ESRB: T

Star Trek Online winter event intercedes in Gingerbread/Snowman conflict

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2013 8:45am PST

Star Trek Online is putting out its holiday event later today, a "Winter Invasion" that has starfleet captains protect a colony of gingerbread people from vicious snowmen.

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Star Trek Online getting player-built starbases

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2012 6:30am PDT

Star Trek Online developer Cryptic has revealed a little more of its plans for player-built starbases in the free-to-play MMORPG.

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Star Trek Online 'Season Five' update detailed

By Xav de Matos, Dec 02, 2011 5:00pm PST

The official name and full recap of upcoming content in Star Trek Online's 'Season Five' update has been revealed.

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Star Trek Online going free-to-play in January

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 10, 2011 7:30am PST

Star Trek Online will boldly go free-to-play on January 17, 2012, developer Cryptic has announced. "But which stardate is that?" you may ask. But I won't reply, because you didn't specify TNG, TOS, or 2009 reboot stardate format.

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Star Trek Online free-to-play details

By Garnett Lee, Sep 06, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Star Trek Online goes free-to-play before the end of 2011 and developer Cryptic Studios has released a complete set of details on the system will work.

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Star Trek Online boldly going free-to-play

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2011 10:00am PDT

Star Trek Online is boldly going free-to-play later this year, developer Cryptic's new owner Perfect World has announced.

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Perfect World acquires Cryptic Studios

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2011 11:45am PDT

Following reports that Atari was looking to sell the studio, Cryptic has been acquired by the Chinese MMO maker Perfect World for just over $50 million.

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Atari to sell Star Trek Online dev Cryptic

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2011 7:15am PDT

Publisher Atari is looking to sell Cryptic Studios, the developer of Champions Online, Star Trek Online, and the upcoming Neverwinter.

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Daily Filter: February 10, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 10, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games

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"The savepoint system in Dead Space 2 is PISSING ME OFF. I now have to replay like 20 minutes ..."

- Arachnyd see all 6 comments

Star Trek Online Celebrates Anniversary with 20% Discounts, Special Events

By Steve Watts, Feb 02, 2011 4:30pm PST

It's been a year to the day since Star Trek Online was released in North America, and Cryptic Studios is celebrating with a variety of special events. Discounts running until Friday, Februa

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"$240 is a lot of money to pay for a game that will be free by the end of the year."

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Star Trek Online and Champions Online Lifetime Subscription Sale Incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 20, 2011 5:45am PST

Ostensibly to celebrate the launch of Champions Online's free-to-play option next week, developer Cryptic Studios has announced it will be offering...

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"The game will go F2P soon, probably around beginning of second quarter."

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Cryptic Might Consider Implementing Free-to-Play Model for Star Trek Online

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 04, 2010 3:40pm PDT

Cryptic's head honcho, Jack Emmert, revealed today in an interview with Eurogamer that Star Trek Online could become free-to-play in the future,...

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"All "free-to-play" means in these games is "extended demo". They always rig it that while you ..."

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Create a Ship in Star Trek Online for a Chance to Win a $200 Best Buy Gift Card

By Brian Leahy, Aug 31, 2010 3:00pm PDT

[Update 9/7/11] The contest is now closed. The winners are Knuxsonic, Conrnchak, and *ahem* Whore. Congratulations to the winners. [Original...

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"Ship Name: U.S.S. ldurham Captain name: ldurham I know it is not a cool name but the entire ..."

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Star Trek Online Sets its Phasers to 'Free' for a Limited Time for Former Subscribers

By Xav de Matos, Aug 05, 2010 8:00am PDT

To celebrate the launch of its latest additions to Star Trek Online, developer Cryptic Studios is offering a free, limited time "weekend" of game...

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"I bought the game so I could play the beta. I played the beta, but never downloaded the actual ..."

- ramshambo2001 see all 18 comments

Daily Filter: July 30, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games

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"Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (3)*, 2 was released before Underground :P"

- Frostbitex12 see all 4 comments