Star Trek: Online

Boldly going where just about everyone's been before

The franchise may be (ahem) a logical choice for the massively-multiplayer treatment, yet the makers of Star Trek: Online have so far avoided the interminable hype machine - perhaps aware of how bluff and bluster can only end in disappointment (e.g. Star Wars: Galaxies). Still, the fabric for a fulfilling Starfleet jaunt is certainly here: nine playable races, all manner of starships and stations, crew-based ship-on-ship combat and many, many planets for you to beam down onto for tricordering and Prime Directive-ignoring.

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