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With the new Legacy of Romulus expansion due to go live on May 21st, players might be wondering what goodies are in store once it arrives in their sector. In a new dev blog -- number 11 -- Senior Producer Steve "Salamilnferno"Ricossa, Jr. shows off a fat list of goodies that covers new and free p...

April 29th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Late last week, Star Trek Online community manager Brandon Felczer posted an enormous dev blog delving into the details surrounding the influx of new ships heading into the game the moment the Legacy of Romulus expansion goes live. So today I'd like to touch on these new ships and the new Legacy...

April 29th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The Romulan faction in Star Trek Online's upcoming expansion does not play like mirrors of the Federation or the Klingons. The race's ships are less diverse in some ways, but its cloaking devices that allow for stealth even in combat make it clear that this is a race about subtle manipulation and...

April 19th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Cryptic and Perfect World have released pricing info for Star Trek Online's Legacy of Romulus expansion Starter and Legacy Packs. The former will net you a couple of exclusive ships, a Borg Reman officer, and a Survivor of Romulus title if you're willing to part with $19.99. The Legacy Pack will...

April 18th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Star Trek Online's LCARS (the Library Computer Access and Retrieval Systems) is in the process of getting an overhaul. The "next, next generation" UI will have a cleaner aesthetic and allow for more user control. A lot of the incoming changes were prompted by the upcoming inclusion of the Ro...

April 17th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The seventh installment of Star Trek Online's Legacy of Romulus dev blog is live. This time, the subject is character creation, and Cryptic has apparently revamped the system from the ground up to coincide with the introduction of the game's third faction. The dev blog talks everything from desi...

April 16th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been a couple of weeks since I've had the opportunity to write about some of the new features in the upcoming expansion for Star Trek Online called the Legacy of Romulus. Due out on May 21st, 2013, the expansion will boast a new playable Romulan faction as well as additional Klingon content,...

April 15th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Nukara Prime is not a pleasant place in Star Trek Online. It's covered in Tholians, for starters, and it's got all of the charming amenities of a warzone. Then it gets even worse when you realize it's a Class Y or "Demon" planet, and you don't get a nickname like "Demon" for being ideal beachfron...

April 12th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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If you plan on playing Star Trek Online, you're going to have to deal with Empress Sela no matter your faction of choice. She is the head and the will of the Romulan Star Empire, mastermind of secret alliances and conspiracies aimed at keeping the Romulans as unapproachable and dangerous as they...

April 11th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A lot of the recent hullabaloo in the Star Trek Online portion of the Internet has been about the Romulan Republic becoming a playable faction in the game's upcoming expansion, Legacy of Romulus. Well, if you're going to play as a member of the Romulan Republic, you'd darn well better know abou...

April 5th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Star Trek Online producer Dan Stahl sounds off on a variety of expansion-themed topics in the latest Cryptic dev blog featuring a series of questions by Massively's own Terilynn Shull. He devotes a particularly lengthy wall o' text to player concerns about the new Romulan faction being forcibly a...

April 4th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments