GOG’s store includes six classic ‘Star Trek’ games

GOG’s store includes six classic ‘Star Trek’ games

In case you’re an aficionado of classic Star Trek games, GOG has some new contributions that might catch your eye. The site presently offers no under six new titles in its store: Star Trek: Voyager – Elite Force (2000), Star Trek: Elite Force II (2003), Star Trek: Bridge Commander (2002), Star Trek: Starfleet order III (2002), Star Trek: Hidden Evil (1999) and Star Trek: Away Team (2001). What’s more, GOG will before long add another two games, Star Trek: Armada and Star Trek: Armada II.

The increments assist with denoting the 55th commemoration of the first show, alongside the 100th birthday celebration of the late Gene Roddenberry, GOG composed. As it noticed, the main text-based Star Trek PC games initially showed up in 1971, “with many official and even more unofficial releases appearing in arcades, on Apple I and II computers, various models of Atari, the Commodore 64 and all the way to DOS and Windows PCs” — a testament to the staying power of the franchise.

So how do these games rank in the Star Trek pantheon? Games like Star Trek: 25th Anniversary and Star Trek: Online are maybe better known, no doubt. Yet, as GOG expresses, “an absolute golden era of Star Trek games began at the end of the ’90s and the beginning of the 2000s with new games landing every few months.”

Especially, Star Trek: Voyager – Elite Force and Star Trek: Bridge Commander are viewed as probably the best Star Trek titles out there, as Screen Rant notes. Large numbers of those titles have become inaccessible and are unplayable on present day machines, also. “This changes now with [these games] releasing for the first time in digital distribution,” GOG said. Every one of the games are currently accessible in the US (and somewhere else) for $10.

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