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E3 2016: Star Trek: Bridge Crew gets a few more details

Want VR to put you on a spaceship in the Star Trek universe? Yep, that's happening.

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This past weekend, Ubisoft revealed its new VR game set in the rebooted Star Trek universe called Star Trek: Bridge Crew. The four-player coop game will put you at one of four stations on the bridge of the USS Aegis. Details were a bit sketchy except that it would work with HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR, and that it would come out later this fall. 

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    June 13, 2016 1:52 PM

    John Keefer posted a new article, E3 2016: Star Trek: Bridge Crew gets a few more details

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      June 13, 2016 3:26 PM

      Pretty neat idea, but I don't think we'll see LAN VR parties like we did back in the late 90s/ early 00s. So, you'll still end up playing in your own room, like you do today.

      Although, just like LAN parties, I could see how the close-space social aspect of it would really make it awesome.

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        June 13, 2016 9:26 PM

        The Oculus has a pretty good mic built-in so no reason why this can't be over the interwebs...

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        June 13, 2016 10:10 PM

        The cool thing about VR with head and hand tracking is that you can get a lot of that in-person social aspect even when remote.

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        June 13, 2016 10:27 PM

        I seriously doubt that the primary design is for everyone to be in the same room, however it works well when you're trying to show it off in a video.

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          June 14, 2016 5:33 AM

          Almost certainly. I'm just saying it won't be nearly as cool as having everyone in the same room; much the same way lan parties are cooler than everyone being in their own basement under their parent's house.

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      June 13, 2016 4:32 PM

      Karl Urban doing his best Riker impression

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      June 13, 2016 9:43 PM

      Geordi's VISOR got a lot bigger than I remembered it.

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      June 14, 2016 7:47 AM

      LeVar Burton is just terrific as a spokesperson for this game.

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      June 14, 2016 7:51 AM

      BONER ENGAGED

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      June 14, 2016 7:56 AM

      This looks really cool. I hope it's fun. :)