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Player captains have mere weeks to prepare themselves before Star Trek Online's Season 9 arrives in late April with one of the biggest challenges to the galaxy to date. Cryptic Exective Producer Stephen D'Angelo posted an overview of Season 9 today on the official site. He said that players will...

March 17th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Cryptic Systems Designer Jeff Hamilton is on tap for today's Star Trek Online dev blog, talking about the updates being made in Season 8.5 to one of the game's most fearsome foes: the Undine. Hamilton warns players to expect a more scrappy Undine race when the update lands on January 30th: "We fel...

January 21st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week I wrote about a few of the revamped Federation-Klingon war missions in Star Trek Online's upcoming Season 8.5. This week a few more notable changes and teasers were released, including the news that Star Trek Online has a new Executive Producer and a Star Trek actor's voice will be featur...

January 20th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Cryptic is tweaking Star Trek Online's Undine, otherwise known as species 8472. You might recall from Star Trek: Voyager that the Undine were powerful enough to give the Borg fits, so Cryptic has "decided to go back and make them a little bit smarter, a little bit faster, and a little bit tougher."...

January 17th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Captain's Log, Stardate 64997.8... Hello, computer (and players)! Over the past couple of weeks, there has been much heated debate about microtransactions within MMOs. Whether those microtransactions involve an accessory for your character, additional character slots, or a new mount, players...

June 30th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Captain's Log, Stardate 64768.1... Hello, computer (and players)! One of the best parts about playing MMOs is the ability to group up with other real players and conquer certain tasks. Whether they're taking on a pesky boss or battling through a heroic dungeon, endgame players are constantly see...

April 7th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Hello again, everyone! Welcome to another installment of Captain's Log, our weekly dose of Star Trek Online goodness. I trust you all had a fine time with Captain Trout last week, learning about the Klingon beginner's experience. While you were gone, the lovely engineers on the U.S.S. Bob Wiley ha...

May 13th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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First known as Species 8472, the Undine are one of the signature threats of Star Trek Online, a race of shapeshifting creatures with bizarre motives and what seems to be unbounded malice toward other races. While they've not yet moved into center stage, they've followed a steady process of subvers...

May 13th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Star Trek: Voyager fans may remember Species 8472 from the series: the formidable creatures that emerged from their own space periodically to smack the Borg around, as well as any species that looked similar to the Borg in their eyes. Species 8472 are also known as Undine, and they've emerged from...

February 11th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments