King Daniel Into Darkness wrote:
Doesn't the same issue apply to the Enterprise-D as well? We see the ship unleash a wall of phaser beam and photon torpedo death at the Borg in "Best of Both Worlds" but in all other conflicts before and since it fires like the Akira in FC, one beam at a time with the odd photon thrown in for good measure.
Yeah, it is an unfortunate let down regarding post-TNG effects. They did the everything that can be brought to bear with the E-D in "Best of Both Worlds" and "The Survivors" and then stopped doing that for all other combat.