Archive - Jun 2010 - Story
One of the most underrated Star Trek series, in our book, "Star Trek: Enterprise" or just "Enterprise" is now available for viewing online. CBS Studios has made all four seasons watchable for free on CBS.com. Star Trek: The Original Series is also available for viewing through the CBS website.
From our understanding, Apple iPad users should also be able to view the series. If not now, then soon since it appears that CBS is in the process of testing and slowly releasing all of it's streaming content using HTML 5 instead of Adobe Flash.CONTINUE READING >>
Cryptic Studios continues to add new "merch" to their C-store for players of Star Trek Online to enjoy. If you don't play STO and are unfamiliar with the C-store, this is the place where STO players have the ability to buy in game addons for their characters. From ships to new bridges and pets to uniforms, the C-store offers a wide variety of STO addons. Including various uniforms and special emotes, many of the new releases were once only available to players who purchased special preorders of the game. Check out the small sampling below of newly added C-store wares.
Costume Pack: Deep Space 9
(280 Cryptic Points)CONTINUE READING >>
William "The Shat" Shatner is full of awesomesuce, as we all know, and is really the king of all media. From directing, producing, starring, "singing", and even entrepreneuring his way across the galaxy, The Shat is now making his way where no man has gone before, again. This time, Bill is ready to direct a documentary about himself starring himself. Wait, wouldn't that rip a hole in the fabric of something or other?CONTINUE READING >>
Patrick Stewart has had quite a year. From being knighted to being in almost every Shakespearean production this side of Talos IV, our humble Captain seems to be in his prime. Added to his full year has been his seemingly none stop convention attendance. This is a true treat for Trek fans as Patrick had been absent for many years. CONTINUE READING >>
Gameforge, the largest independent global provider of online games, has just signed a worldwide licensing deal with CBS Studios to publish free-to-play casual browser games based on the Star Trek franchise. Based in Karlsruhe, Germany, Gameforge offers 20 games in more than 50 languages and more than 100 million registered users.
“We are proud that the quality of our games and publishing services enabled us to acquire this license,” said Christoph Jennen, CFO of Gameforge. “Our upcoming Star Trek browser games will further expand our consumer base and market share on an international scale.”
Although Gameforge hasn't released which series the games will be based on, they do claim that the new relationship will bring the storied franchise to the fastest growing sector of the games market, and to players across the globe.CONTINUE READING >>
Cryptic studios recently released a video detailing the new difficulty slider & character injury features in Star Trek Online. If you haven't played the game in a while or are unfamiliar with the new features, Cryptic has added three levels of difficulty to combat within the game. The different settings also will scale the quality & frequency of combat rewards.
A new interesting feature to the difficulty system is the possibility of sustaining an injury that will in turn reduce your characters performance. Injuries can only occur on the highest level of difficulty in combat and require a visit to a medical facility for repair.CONTINUE READING >>
As many of you may or may not know, this weekend Philadelphia, PA. is host to a ton of Trek & non-Trek stars alike. Another in the series of Comic Cons that seem to be spanning the US this year, the Philly Comic Con is giving us an amazing roster of captains, omnipotent beings, emissaries, & androids.
We were very fortunate to have a friend of the site cover the con for us. Camile, one of our good friends on twitter, lives in Philly and was kind enough to snap several photos for us and even video a Q&A session with none other than Brent Spiner.CONTINUE READING >>
If you're a Trek fan in the Arlington, Virginia area, be prepared to enjoy Star Trek films in the beauty of the outdoors. The Crystal City Business Improvement District launched an eleven week outdoor film festival featuring none other than the entire Star Trek film franchise. For those unfamiliar, Crystal City is a neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, south of downtown Washington, D.C.CONTINUE READING >>
We were literally kicking ourselves earlier for missing this, but apparently Mondo Tees has acquired carte blanche rights from CBS to create whatever merch they want within the Trek universe. Their first release (which we didn't find out about until earlier today) is an amazing poster designed by renowned illustrator Martin Ansin. On sale today, the limited edition poster (300 prints + 35 special edition wood variants) celebrates one of the most popular TOS episodes and villians, "Space Seed" & Khan Noonien Singh. CONTINUE READING >>