See the full article at the LA TIMES: A snippet: " The great news is that Cryptic has a proven track record when in comes to MMORPGS with City of Heroes, City of Villains and their upcoming Champions Online. If you want my opinion, Perpetual Entertainment's financial crash and burn was the best thing that could happen for Star Trek Online. Plus Cryptic took the safe route and set the game to take place during the 25th century, the TNG era. Sure to please ALMOST everyone. Which is really all you can do when trying to please us...such a finicky bunch. " http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2008/07/cryptic-studios.html CHEERS! MIKE A!