Star Trek Online: Beam Me Up, Scotty?
But I must admit to getting excited as the little preview videos hit the Internet. First the trailer for the game:
Then Cryptic Studios released two videos covering specific aspects of the game. Here is the Exploration video:
Hmmm... looks like a lot of combat going on...
I feel that starship customization a very important element of the game.
Looks pretty cool, eh?
On February 2, 2010, Star Trek Online was released in the United States.
was greeted with mixed reviews. Many players praised the graphics and
the space combat mechanics. Some even went on to say that the game
captures the feel of Star Trek thanks to the immense amount of
references to lore and a story continuity that continues after the
events of the recent film (which opened up a parallel universe in a
totally different timeline).
Graphics and character generation were also praised, with the character creation being called one of the best available in an MMORPG.
As with many MMORPGs at inception, this game arrived with problems. The AAA curse is in full swing here.