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  • Summary: Stardate 54101.02
    It's the 24th Century: Borg vessels are rapidly approaching near space, Romulans are suddenly attacking Federation vessels and a respected Starfleet Captian has turned renagade, taking his ship with him! As a hotshot pilot in the elite Red Squad tactical strike force,
    Stardate 54101.02
    It's the 24th Century: Borg vessels are rapidly approaching near space, Romulans are suddenly attacking Federation vessels and a respected Starfleet Captian has turned renagade, taking his ship with him! As a hotshot pilot in the elite Red Squad tactical strike force, under the command of Lt. Commander Worf, you must uncover the plot behind this deadly pattern of events and fight back to save the universe from a doomsday scenario. Flying a prototype single seat combat fighter, codenamed "Valkyre", you and your squad members are in for the fight of your lives...
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Antagonist
    90
    While diehard Trekkies might be miffed, casual fans and space shooter freaks will love Invasion.
  2. Simply the best Star Trek ship game on any console system right now, it's a good thing that Activision took the time and care to give the Trek fans an experience worth waiting for.
  3. Da Gameboyz
    88
    Other than slight pixelation in a few parts of the game, the graphics will leave you breathless and the sound is absolutely spectacular.
  4. If you liked "Colony Wars," or if you like "Star Trek," you'll probably like this game. I didn't like "Colony Wars," and I don't like "Star Trek."
  5. CNET Gamecenter
    70
    Aside from the fact that Invasion feels less like a Star Trek title than it does a "Colony Wars" update, it delivers the goods for a shooter: fast, furious, and addictive action.
  6. It gets very, very low marks for 'tossing down with the rest of the boys' and taking part in the cliché and amorality that most Star Trek games aspire to.
  7. Despite the game's fluid control system and innovative lock-on features, its pacing and repetition simply mar the gameplay experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Jim
    Mar 31, 2007
    9
    I give it a 9.5 its a fun game, and for trek fans it is a nice thing to see the actual voices of Michel Doran (worf) and Patrick Stewart I give it a 9.5 its a fun game, and for trek fans it is a nice thing to see the actual voices of Michel Doran (worf) and Patrick Stewart (Cpt. Picard) in this, granted it coulda used a few more characters from the TNG series, but other then that its done very nicely. Expand
  2. May 18, 2017
    9
    As it stands, I fully believe that, while many people say that Star Trek: Invasion lacks the feeling of a traditional Star Trek setting, I sayAs it stands, I fully believe that, while many people say that Star Trek: Invasion lacks the feeling of a traditional Star Trek setting, I say otherwise. Thanks mostly in part to the presence of the U.S.S Enterprise, Lieutenant Commander Worf, and Captain Picard, they help to amplify the Star Trek feel. Each mission is carefully laid out and structured in a way that you really do feel like you're of great assistance to the Federation at large.
    However, I WILL say that my one and only major qualm with the Star Trek: Invasion video game is that, if players play the game on 'Cadet' difficulty (the easiest setting), they will only have access up to Mission 7: Red Sunset, and upon completing it, will be unable to progress to Mission 8: Edge of the Abyss unless they start a new file at the next difficulty level.
    But beyond this, I believe Star Trek: Invasion is a very solid entry as a Star Trek video game, and I really wish modern Star Trek games had pulled a lot more inspiration from this game. Heck, I even wish they could do an HD remaster of this game with some new features, like a better multiplayer system, maybe more two-player and single-player missions, and possibly even the ability to choose between the three Valkyrie vessels the player uses throughout the game.
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