I don't really have a video game one. Usually my opinion aligns with if not the majority opinion then one that has a reasonable audience.
More out there: Klingons and Romulans should either be absorbed into the Federation or at best minor regional issues. The idea that slavers and conquerors could keep up for centuries with an egalitarian, peaceful society is pretty antithetical to the entire point of Star Trek. I mean by accident, they've shown the Mirror Universe requires cheatcode, after hack, after mods to even keep some level of parity with the prime. From stealing Vulcan tech, to being handed TOS tech, to having to steal a later Defiant's plans. Hell, if beefy TNG era Klingons had shown up and fought some away mission squad, only to eventually be called off by their masters the Ferengi, that would have done a lot to cement those new aliens as a real threat. And of course had precedence in history where nations rise and fall often because they have a threat to one side and cannot deal with another elsewhere. Same with maybe the Romulans and Cardies.
EDIT - To piggy back on the previous post. I wouldn't mind a Battletech version of Crusader Kings. Its the recognition that the spies and the people that order them around that are the real power in a setting of 100 ton mechs and spaceships was what made me fall in love with that setting.