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  • Summary: Star Trek: D-A-C allows fans to pitch battles between Starfleet and the Romulan Empire. Up to 12 players can compete in thrilling team combat. There are three game play modes - single player, online multiplayer and online co-op. For each mode, there are three different game types - Team Deathmatch, Assault and Conquest. Players can now choose from four ship types for each faction, including the new U.S.S. Enterprise featured in the "Star Trek" film. Each ship - the powerful Flagship, the aggressive Fighter, the nimble Bomber and the all-new Support Frigate - offers its own unique capabilities for players to master and manipulate as they fight for victory. The Support Frigate allows players to heal friendly ships and easily target enemy escape pods. New gameplay updates in Star Trek: D-A-C for PlayStation Network include variable AI difficultly settings, customizable goals that allow players to set game time limits and number of kills needed to win, improved mechanics for capturing control points in Conquest games, and host migration, which will allow games to continue even if the host player disconnects. [Paramount Digital Entertainment] Expand
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  2. Negative: 3 out of 9
  1. 70
    Star Trek D-A-C definitely benefits from the inclusion of the single-player Survival mode. The multiplayer modes were all that were available when the game was first released on XBLA earlier this year, and the package feels more robust now.
  2. It’s like a browser game with improved graphics. The upside-down look was a bad choice, everything except the survival mode get boring quite fast. So it’s just the hunt for a new high score or rank. Boring.
  3. Blandly go where no Star Trek game has gone before in this unexciting multiplayer shoot-'em-up.
  4. There are far more refined arcade offerings out there than this shallow use of a big-name license. [Feb 2010, p.62]
  5. Why must Star Wars get all the good games? [Jan 2010, p.102]
  6. In which parallel universe does a stinking top-down shooter become the right choice? [Issue#28, p.56]

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  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Negative: 5 out of 10
  1. Jul 27, 2011
    10
    Great graphics, sound and game all together. The multiplayer is a blast and survival mode is stupendous. The controls are solid and yet simple. If you're a fan of the series this is a must have. Expand
  2. KevinB
    Nov 16, 2009
    9
    Pretty fun game, especially if you like stuff like Geometry Wars, Assault Heroes, and games like that. Multiplayer is addictive and Survival Mode is fun to waste some time on. Great for the price. Looks awesome on both my laptop and 30" monitor. Expand
  3. RobertW
    Nov 19, 2009
    9
    This game is really fun and addictive and looks good too. It's not a game I'm going to play forever because it needs unlocks like ships and weapons but it's still a fun way to waste some time and frag. The only problem is it needs more people, I can own pretty much everyone playing right now. Expand
  4. KevinG
    Dec 4, 2009
    1
    Absolutely terrible. You know its bad when the trailer spends 75% of the time showing shots from the movie. It reminds me of a 20-year old arcade game with updated graphics. In this game you spend all of your time hemmed in by floating space junk and using your mouse to blow up things that want to run into the ship. Basically, combine Asteroids with Missile Command. Unfortunately the combination does not work. Playing the demo, I had this incredible urge to want to "zoom out" to see more of this stupid space junk filled field that seemingly traps your ship while baddies come from all sides. That's the whole game! The ship designs and the theme music are the only tie to Star Trek. They could be anything. Expand
  5. ThomasS
    Jan 14, 2010
    1
    Star Trek D-A-C has some bad controls and movement. The mouse control movement is slow and extremely sluggish. The ship control is also extremely slow and sluggish. Needs more control access so that mouse movement that can be set for sensitivity. and the key board controls are lousy and make it so hard to control the ships. Needs more setup options to make game play easier and less frustrating. Expand
  6. MarkG
    Dec 27, 2009
    1
    This game is more what you would expect to find on one of those "Free" sites that offer things to occupy a bored office worker. It really isn't worth the £6 price tag. Expand
  7. JeffreyO
    Dec 22, 2009
    0
    game was terrible. I would not play again. not worth the time it took to download.

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