With the NDA lifted on Cryptic Studios’ latest MMO release early this morning, a lot of fan fare and information begins to trickle through the news in regards to Star Trek Online. I got a chance to sit down and play the latest build of the beta for two hours before the servers crashed, and after a whopping 8 GB download, followed by a 2.5 GB patch, there I was, faced with character selection. For those that do not know, the guys over at Cryptic are the brains behind the original superhero MMO, City of Heroes. Likewise, Cryptic’s latest release, Champions Online, also boasts an amazing character creation system that really allows for any look imaginable. If you are the type of person that likes to fine tune everything from the size of your feet to the width of your jawbone, Cryptic’s games are second to none in this area.

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