Star Trek Online players have gathered to pay tribute to the legendary Leonard Nimoy who passed away at the age of 83.

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Cryptic Studios developer has also announced that it will honor Nimoy with a permanent memorial in the MMO Star Trek Online game. Executive Producer Stephen Ricossa said, “I want to once again express my heartfelt condolences to the friends, family, and fans of Leonard Nimoy."

"Everyone at Cryptic Studios was saddened to hear of his passing and we want to make sure we never forget the cultural impact of the man or the character he played. To that end, the Star Trek Online team will implement a standing in-game memorial to Spock and Leonard Nimoy this Thursday March 5th with our regular weekly maintenance."

"In this way, we hope to keep his memory as alive in our game as he is in all of our hearts.


Nimoy was best known as Spock in the original Star Trek series in the 60's and has popularized the phrase "Live Long and Prosper".

H also contributed a lot to video games such as Master Xehanort in the Kingdom Heart series, PSP's Birth by Sleep, and 3DS Dream Drop Distance, and is also a narrator in Seaman and Civilization IV. In cartoons he contributed the voice of Galvatron in Transformers: The Movie in 1986.