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Make your own Blu-ray phaser

For the cost of one replica Star Trek phaser and one PlayStation 3, you can have your own blue-beamed version of Captain Kirk's weapon of choice. It's a steep price, to be sure, but think of how impressed the ladies at the Sci-Fi Expo would be with this sexy piece of machinery in hand. What would...

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Mii Spotlight: Beam Mii Up edition

Mii Spotlight -- the final column (of the week.) These are the Web voyages of the blog Wii Fanboy. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new fansites. To seek out new Miis and new Mii collections. To boldly post no Mii that has been posted before. ...

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Star Trek: Legacy goes the wrong way

Reviews for Star Trek: Legacy are all over the map. They range from 40 to 91 on Metacritic and the game averages 67% on Game Rankings. Bad reviews focus on difficult controls and repetitive gameplay, while good reviews mention the epic battles and storyline. Naturally, Star Trek fans will probably...

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Star Trek Legacy rewards the red shirts

It's a rule in Star Trek, if you see a guy you've never seen before, and he's wearing a red shirt, he's going to die. Typically these unlucky crew members are brought along on away missions, where they will be eaten by a vicious monster or mangled by a robot or otherwise lethally harmed. In the...

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Metareview: Star Trek Tactical Assault

You guys guessed it! The new Star Trek game on PSP didn't fare too well at all. The series certainly looks like it's on its dying breath: no new movie, no new television series, and no good games. Let's find out why the critics disliked Bethesda's offering for the franchise: G4TV (60/100) - "The...

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Trek writer encourages more storytelling in games

After Bethesda Softworks acquired the rights to make Star Trek games last year, they hired famed screenplay writer D. C. Fontana (Trek, Babylon 5, Earth: Final Conflict) and her writing partner Derek Chester to script the storylines for Star Trek Legacy and Star Trek: Tactical Assault. Fontana's...

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Star Trek captains climb aboard Legacy

Bethesda announced today that all five actors who played their respective captains in the TV series Star Trek will reprise their roles in the upcoming game Star Trek: Legacy. William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks, and Kate Mulgrew have all signed up to make you feel all warm...

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They're papercraft models, not dolls

Whether it is indicative of the versatility of paper or the dedication of video game fans is unclear, but the fact of the matter is that someone has gone to great lengths to capture Link's likeness in a detailed papercraft model. We find the little fellow to be a strange mix between endearing and...

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Star Trek: Legacy updated screens

Bethesda Softworks (Elder Scrolls: Oblivion) and Mad Doc Software have released 10 new screens from Star Trek: Legacy, which will combine strategy and squad-based shooting elements across all the Trek settings. Take the captain's chair of Federation, Klingon, Romulan, and Borg vessels this holiday...

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Star Trek: Legacy site launches

Bethesda Softworks has launched the official web site for Star Trek Legacy, an action-strategy title for the PC and Xbox 360 due in September. The Star Trek franchise has seen many similar titles from the Starfleet Command, Bridge Commander, and Armada series, but is due for a little next gen...

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