Star Trek Online

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

Star Trek Online Klingons PvP-Only at Launch, 'Spock'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 17, 2009 2:40pm PST

Star Trek Online's Klingon faction content will be almost exclusively PvP-based when the PC MMORPG launches on February 2, Cryptic has revealed--unlike their Federation foes. Klingons "must advance through PvP, as they will not have access to ro


"This game is an ABOMINATION For those that followed through the years its history what cryptic ..."

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Star Trek Online Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Dec 07, 2009 1:00pm PST

With the February 2 launch of Star Trek Online coming up, publisher Atari has detailed the pre-order incentives of various retailers, including,...


"I don't understand all the negativity for this game. Some criticism I have read here says ..."

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Star Trek Online Collector's Edition Beams Down Metal Communicator Badge

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2009 9:50am PST

A Collector's Edition of Star Trek Online brings such goodies as in-game items and a metal replica communicator badge, Big Download noticed...


"I'm really trying to care about this game, being a Trekkie, but the videos just look sooooo bad."

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Star Trek Online Trailer: Things Explode in Space

By Chris Faylor, Dec 02, 2009 2:30pm PST

At a mere 54 seconds, "Belly of the Beast" is far from the longest Star Trek Online trailer we've seen, especially considering that 23 seconds of that is nothing but logos. The other 31 seconds? Explosions, explosions, a bit of pew pew, and more explosion


"Is it me or does it seem like 90% of the game footage Cryptic puts out from STO is all the space ..."

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Star Trek Online Trailer Probes Ship Combat Tactics

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 25, 2009 11:50am PST

Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios has released the second part of its space combat trailer series, this time touching on the MMORPG's Star Wars: X-Wing-style energy management, as well as


"Hrmm, is this game going to be just about Ship to ship battles? What about exploration, ..."

- crabsncancer see all 34 comments

Star Trek Online Goes Open Beta in January

By Chris Faylor, Nov 20, 2009 10:12am PST

Offering the general public a chance to sample Star Trek Online prior to its launch in early February, developer Cryptic has announced that it will be hosting an open beta for the sci-fi PC MMO fro


"How is this game possibly going to be fun? I mean it sounds a lot like Pirates of the Burning ..."

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Star Trek Online Trailers Detail Space Combat

By Chris Faylor, Nov 17, 2009 5:57pm PST

Going where no man has gone before, developer Cryptic has warped in with two Star Trek Online trailers, providing a space combat overview and an action-packed montage. Currently in closed be


"An MMO...based in the Star Trek universe. I don't even need to bring the other factors that ..."

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Star Trek Online Screenshots: Cube and Cylinder

By Chris Faylor, Nov 12, 2009 1:00pm PST

Someday, when the time comes, you will have to choose. And in that moment, you will know, with complete certainty, whether you more fear The Cube...


"I have an issue seeing two Borg cubes next to another space ship(of unknown origin) - They don't ..."

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Star Trek Online Launch Date Announced

By Chris Faylor, Nov 09, 2009 11:32am PST

Cryptic Studios' massively multiplayer take on Star Trek will launch February 2 in North America and February 5 in Europe, the company officially...


"Wow, I thought this game was still about a year out from release. O_o"

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Star Trek Online Trailers Beam Down Gameplay, Story

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 03, 2009 11:25am PST

Stardate 50911.03.2015. A pair of new trailers for Cryptic's MMO Star Trek Online have materialised off the starboard bow and we have begun our investigations. The first appears to offer pure gameplay footage from both away team and space combat.


"does anyone know how ground based combat will be handled? Is it typical MMO point and click or ..."

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Star Trek Online Screenshots: Phasers! Pew Pew!

By Chris Faylor, Oct 28, 2009 8:25am PDT

With the early 2010 launch of Star Trek Online fast approaching and the closed beta underway, publisher Atari has sent forth new screenshots of the...


"I will probably take a look, but I'll stay the Hell away from Vent for a solid week or two, just ..."

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Star Trek Online Closed Beta Begins Today

By Nick Breckon, Oct 22, 2009 1:40pm PDT

The closed beta phase of Cryptic's upcoming MMO Star Trek Online began today, according to the company. "We're pleased to begin sharing our...


"*Watches email box intently* I bought a 6 month CO membership just to get into this. COME ON EMAIL"

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Star Trek Online Trailer Examines 'Future Past'

By Chris Faylor, Oct 16, 2009 4:00pm PDT

Curious as to what's been happening in the thirty years since Jean Luc Picard took care of Romulan Praetor Shinzon? How fortunate, then, that this trailer tackles the subject. Coming from Champions Online developer Cryptic, Star Trek Online is s


"I have really high hopes for this game. I'm a huge Trek nerd and have never been interested in ..."

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Star Trek Online Beta Signups Open

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2009 7:45am PDT

With the targeted "by March 31, 2010" launch of Star Trek Online looming, developer Cryptic today began taking applications for a closed beta test...


"I can't wait. I got the 6 month Champions Online deal just to play the beta for this. ..."

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Champions Online Subscription Offers: Star Trek Online Beta Access, $200 Lifetime Sub

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2009 9:12am PDT

Cryptic has unveiled two Champions Online subscription offers which grant closed beta access to Star Trek Online, including a lifetime subscription...


"Bill Roper has his hands in this. I wouldn't risk that amount of money if i were you. "

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