Paramount Pictures and NAMCO BANDAI Games announce that Star Trek: The Video
has beamed down into North American retailers, offering a co-op
adventure based on the rebooted Star Trek movie series. Here's
a launch trailer
here's the announcement:
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (April 23, 2013) – The wait is
finally over for Star Trek fans, with the release today of the highly
anticipated, unparalleled new game experience of STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME from
Paramount Pictures and NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
Offering amazing co-op play in the roles of iconic space adventure heroes Kirk
and Spock, players will board the U.S.S. Enterprise and uncover a seemingly
insurmountable threat by the rapacious enemy Gorn throughout the game.
STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME features the voice talent of Chris Pine as Kirk and
Zachary Quinto as Spock, reprising their roles from the blockbuster 2009 film
Star Trek and the upcoming Star Trek: Into Darkness. Offering 3D-compatible
adventure, STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME requires players to work together as
Starfleet officers Kirk and Spock by utilizing the intense co-op play that is at
the core of the game.
“This is the most expansive, authentic Star Trek experience ever developed for
the video game format,” said LeeAnne Stables, President of Consumer Products at
Paramount Pictures. “It represents an incredible collaboration with the film
creative teams, our development and distribution partners, and many true Trek
fans. The result is a multi-faceted, fun-to-play new Star Trek adventure for
gamers at all levels.”
Utilizing talent, costume and set designs from the previous film, along with a
magnificent score by Oscar® winner Michael Giacchino and his team – performed by
a 100-piece orchestra – STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME offers a compelling,
action-packed gaming experience. It is the most fully realized Star Trek
experience possible in a video game, combining technical detail with the
discovery and exploration that are true hallmarks of Star Trek. BAFTA Award
winner Marianne Krawczyk wrote the original story for STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME.
Also contributing their voice to the thrilling adventure of STAR TREK: THE VIDEO
GAME are Zoe Saldana as Uhura, Simon Pegg as Scotty, John Cho as Sulu, Karl
Urban as “Bones” McCoy, and Anton Yelchin as Chekov.
The game is available today at national retailers for players on the Xbox 360®
video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system, and PC download. STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME has a suggested
retail price of $59.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and $49.99 for PC,
through STEAM, Amazon.com and GameStop Impulse. STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME is
rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. It is produced under license by CBS Consumer
Products and distributed worldwide by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
To learn more about STAR TREK: The Video Game, visit
www.startrekgame.com or follow
@star_trek_game on Twitter.