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As promised, Star Trek Deep Space Nine is now available on Netflix instant streaming. Back in April Star Trek was announced to be added to Netflix streaming but lacked Deep Space Nine. Netflix promised to add the series in October and now it’s here.


Star Trek Online's path to F2P delves into Lore Missions


Star Trek Online's path to F2P continues today with a sneak-peek at the game's upcoming Lore Missions. It's no secret that Star Trek has quite the hardcore following of lore junkies whose very lifeblood is fueled by the franchise's canon. In light of this, Cryptic is introducing Lore Missions, which are "non-combat daily missions available to all Federation and Klingon Defense Force characters."


Star Trek at 45: Live long and prosper, Leonard Nimoy


Actor Leonard Nimoy recently received a collective hug from "Star Trek" fans as he bid the standing room-only crowd a final "live long and prosper."  Best known for his legendary portrayal of Mr. Spock in TV and film, Nimoy announced he is finally hanging up his pointy Vulcan ears and retiring from the lucrative Star Trek convention circuit.


Star Trek Expeditions Expansion Set

ExpeditionsA new expansion set will be released for the Star Trek Expeditions cooperative mission game. Star Trek Expeditions released in June, and in the game, the crew of the USS Enterprise was on the planet Nibia to facilitate the entrance of Nibia into the United Federation of Planets. But when they got there, all was not as it should have been; the planet was in chaos and there was the threat of a Klingon invasion.


Top 25 Sci-Fantasy Icons Of The 21st Century

top100Because you demanded, as the saying goes. We originally published the result of our Greatest Sci-Fi & Fantasy icons in an SFX Collectors’ Edition published a couple of months back, but as that has now gone off sale, and many of you diodn’t get the chance to read it, we’re republishing the top 25 here.



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