Quite a few traditional Star Trek games might quickly be getting a re-release on GOG, regardless of the titles being delisted for a few years. The games embrace such well-regarded names as Elite Force 1 and 2, Armada 1 and 2, and Bridge Commander – from X-Wing and TIE Fighter developer Totally Games.

As noticed by a group member on GameFront, all of the Star Trek titles printed by Activision have just lately undergone a facelift on GOG’s digital consumer GOG Galaxy. Users can view short-term pages for a lot of games not launched on GOG utilizing the Galaxy consumer, and these are normally very fundamental with perhaps a screenshot within the background at greatest.

However, the pages for most of Activision’s old Star Trek games have all just lately had their recreation playing cards up to date with correct paintings – full with model new CBS copyright watermarks, the corporate that at present owns Star Trek. According to GameFront, the final time one thing like this occurred was with the current Tomb Raider games – proper earlier than they all got added to the GOG store.

To test for your self, load up GOG Galaxy and seek for ‘Star Trek’, then examine the short-term pages for the Activision games listed under with different Star Trek titles reminiscent of Shattered Universe, Invasion, and even 2013’s JJ Abrams Star Trek tie-in – the distinction in backgrounds, at the very least, is sort of placing. The games presumably getting the re-release remedy embrace:

  • Star Trek: Armada
  • Star Trek: Armada II
  • Star Trek: Away Team
  • Star Trek: Bridge Commander
  • Star Trek: Voyager – Elite Force
  • Star Trek: Elite Force II
  • Star Trek: Hidden Evil
  • Star Trek: Invasion
  • Star Trek: Starfleet Command III

The Elite Force FPS games made by Raven and Ritual specifically are two of the most effective Star Trek games ever made, and the Armada RTS games are plenty of enjoyable too. Unlike Star Wars, Star Trek has all the time been horrible at preserving its gaming historical past, so hopefully followers will be ready to choose up these games once more quickly.

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