View Full Version : Anyway Steam will add Star Trek Armada or Armada II?
07-21-2011, 09:57 AM
Looking for these games, but not willing to shell out $100 for Armada II. I am jonesing hardcore for some Star Trek gaming, but there isn't much out there outside of ST Online, which left me a bit disappointed. I'm even open to some Star Trek mods on other games, if they are out there.
07-21-2011, 08:01 PM
Yeah... I hear there's a new ST game based on the last movie's timeline coming out eventually. I think bridge commander is still pretty slick. There's mods for Legacy whick add a lot of content and polish, but the gameplay is pretty terrible. I think Bridge Commander is where trek's space combat peaked. Elite force is on the quake 3 engine, a little dated now but a solid FPS. I liked the armada games as well for a RTS. Birth of the Federation was a good TBS. Played a lot of hours of BOTF in my rack underway. Perhaps one of these days someone will take the trek IP and do something great to follow up interplay and Activisions good titles (not all were) but as of right now the brand is stagnated.
I'd, sadly, give 2 more sequels (pretty sure 3 movies were contracted) to the franchise and maybe a mediocre game or two till we may see it put away forever, or for at least a while. Maybe it'll sit for a while and after Lucas dies, they'll try to make more SW movies and dust off star trek as competition, like in the 70s. Only time will tell. Activision, I believe was the publisher who had said paramount had put the franchise in the toilet and devalued it to the point game sales were poor.
08-06-2011, 03:03 AM
i'd be interested in buying some old Trek games on Steam... but i think Activision isn't really interested in that.
08-06-2011, 09:34 PM
At this point, what does Activision have to lose by throwing them on Steam?
08-12-2011, 06:24 AM
They can't add these to Steam, because Activision still holds the rights to these games, and they don't have the license from CBS to sell them.
08-12-2011, 06:09 PM
As w/Interplay w/their titles. They're just out there in software licensing limbo... possibly forever.
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