Teaser Trailer For New Star Trek Action Game
At E3, Paramount Digital Entertainment – the new videogame publishing arm of Paramount Studios took the opportunity to show the world their first glimpse of the new Star Trek game from Digital Extremes – the developers currently working on The Darkness II. A new teaser trailer for the title was shown to the crowds and at the Sony conference, Paramount also announced that there would be a selection of exclusive content that would be available on the PlayStation 3 upon release of the game. And finally, on a less serious note, they let slip that a Star Trek PlayStation 3 Move Phaser attachment would bereleased to further immerse players into the action.
The game is intended to carry on the story that was left off at the end of the rebooted Star Trek film franchise, which was re-created by director and producer J.J. Abrams with Star Trek (2009). Players will take control of both Kirk and Spock, to work together in order to stop a legendary enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy. Take part in action-packed combat scenarios as you participate in a brand-new co-operative experience as Captain James T. Kirk and Spock. The game will also features a new script that has been put together by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, working alongside the writer/producers of the 2009 Star Trek re-boot, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.
Tom Lesinski, President Paramount Digital Entertainment states that: “Most teaser trailers feature zero gameplay, but we’re proud to introduce Star Trek to the world with a first look made up entirely of pre-Alpha gameplay to show how great the game looks even though it is more than a year off… The level of quality and authenticity to the new Star Trek (2009) universe is a testament to talent of the team and the strong collaboration between Digital Extremes and the filmmakers.”
And John Kavanagh, Senior Vice President, Paramount Digital Entertainment continued that: “Sony’s Move technology and built-in online community make for an unparalleled platform to bring the Trek gaming experience to life… Players will be fully immersed in the co-op action with an authentic Phaser Move controller in hand, and PS3 players will have the first chance to dive in to the adventure with Sony exclusive DLC before the full retail game comes out.”
Star Trek The Game is planned for release in Summer 2012 on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.