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Generally favorable reviews- based on 28 Ratings

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  • Summary: While on duty in a remote area of space, a nearby sun suddenly erupts releasing a deadly blast that damages your ship, kills your Captain and threatens nearby colonists. Now you must take control of your ship and lead your crew to solve the mystery. Your mission is clear -- discover the cause of the devastating explosion and prevent it from happening again. During the race you will battle the Cardassians, ally with the Klingons, investigate the unpredictable Romulans and reveal a secret plot that threatens the Federation itself. [Activision] Expand
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  1. Positive: 20 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. In addition to a great story line, the attempt to stay true to the series pays off with a solid space simulator accurately portraying these massive ships in both movement and tactics.
  2. 90
    Easily the most indicative, representative, and still enjoyable Star Trek experience yet.
  3. It would have been nice to be able to get up from the captains chair every now and then to walk around the bridge while your commanding your crew, or have the option to meet up with temporarily allied forces in places other then your super-glued captains chair vantage point.
  4. The holy grail of "Star Trek" simulations. [June 2002, p.89]
  5. The simple interface combined with the depth and detailed gameplay ensure this is a great game to play, the wonderful visuals and compelling storyline guarantee that you’ll be playing this for quite awhile.
  6. At times it is an adventure game, then it's a flight simulation, at another turn a space shooter. Whatever it is, it's a great game that any Trek fan can't pass by.
  7. The game is about a 10-hour experience. There's absolutely no reason to replay it.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. May 15, 2014
    10
    I wish they would make more games like Star Trek: Bridge Commander. There is currently a spiritual successor to STBC in development by Avalon Studios called Star Trek: Excalibur. Bridge Commander was so much fun to play and I highly recommend it. Expand
  2. Jun 1, 2012
    9
    When I finally figured out the trick to fighting in this game.. the quest became quite easy. The harder levels are a bit insane and when you change tactics - the end result of the game play doesn't respond much. I felt that much of the tasks were on auto pilot Expand

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