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All You Need To Know: Star Trek Online

Games that are coming out soon have a lot of unknowns that the average person might not know. Who is this character inspired by? Is all the talk of volumetric fog or cel-shaded graphics really worthwhile? Do the game mechanics really seem solid, or are they lackluster? In All You Need To Know we provide information to help you fully appreciate what these upcoming games have to offer.

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  1. Summary
  2. Background
  3. Hype
Star Trek is a beloved series adored by countless fans across the world. It's received some good games (Elite Force) and some bad ones (almost every game before Elite Force). However, despite all of the potential for it, there has never been an MMO in the Star Trek universe. Until now. While it's seen a long, convoluted, and even a slightly controversial development time, it's almost to its release under a new developer. That developer is Cryptic Studios, makers of the esteemed City of Heroes and Champions Online franchises, and under their guidance Star Trek Online has grown into a much more interesting game. It's currently going through closed beta, but it won't be much longer until it is released to us in the consumer world. Naturally, it's been building up quite a bit of hype, and that can be fatal for an ambitious MMO. So let's cut it down a little to more realistic standards.

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