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Star Trek TREXELS Released For iPhone & iPad

Star Trek TREXELS Released For iPhone & iPad

[x]cube GAMES and YesGnome have released a new Star Trek video game. Star Trek TREXELS, a stylized mobile game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, is available now.

According to a press release, the game is “Set within the original Star Trek universe, players will encounter familiar characters and locations from Star Trek™: The Original Series and Star Trek™: The Next Generation, as well as all new crew members, aliens, and mysterious planets to explore. The game also features narration by the one and only George Takei, the original music from the series, and a user interface based on the iconic LCARS (Library Computer Access/Retrieval System) system.”

“We were really inspired by the spirit of the original series, especially the sense of exploration and adventure,” said Craig Bolin, Senior Game Designer at YesGnome. “Our goal was not only to give players the opportunity to build and customize their own ships, but the chance to journey through an entire galaxy’s worth of strange new worlds and civilizations.”

Check out screenshots and a video preview below.

Star Trek TREXELS

Star Trek TREXELS

Star Trek TREXELS

For morse information, visit YesGnome.

WATCH: New Xbox One Commercial Features Zachary Quinto As Spock

WATCH: New Xbox One Commercial Features Zachary Quinto As Spock

On Friday, Microsoft unveiled an all-new commercial to promote the upcoming release of the Xbox One, featuring Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto. The advertisement, dubbed “Xbox One: Invitation,” was directed by Bryan Buckley and also features Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard.

The commercial, which nods to Titanfall, Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Dead Rising 3 in addition to Star Trek Into Darkness, is the first of Microsoft’s Xbox One global media campaign, scheduled to begin this weekend.

Check it out below.

Microsoft’s Xbox One is scheduled to be released on November 22.

Star Trek: The Video Game Available Today + See ‘New Vulcan’ In Special Launch Trailer

Star Trek: The Video Game Available Today + See 'New Vulcan' In Special Launch Trailer

Star Trek: The Video Game, set between the events of the 2009 film and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, is available today for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

With the launch rapidly approaching, Namco Bandai Games has released a special launch trailer which provides viewers with a better look at the game’s plot and our first glimpse at the planet New Vulcan.

Check it out below.

As we previously reported, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin all lent their voices to the game.

For more information and to purchase the game visit StarTrekGame.com.

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Voice Recording Sessions For ‘Star Trek: The Video Game’ [UPDATED]

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Voice Recording Sessions For 'Star Trek: The Video Game'

Star Trek: The Video Game is set to hit store shelves next week. With a third “Making of” video, Namco Bandai Games takes fans behind-the-scenes with a look at the voice recording sessions with the STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS actors.

Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin all lent their voices to the game, which will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC next Friday, April 26th.

Check out the video below.

UPDATE: Watch part four below.

Star Trek Video Game Cover Art

XBOX 360 Cover Art

The first installment of the behind-the-scenes look at the new game is available here. The second part, which looks at the reimagining of the Gorn, is available here.

WATCH: Shatner Battles The Gorn In New ‘Star Trek: The Video Game’ Spot

WATCH: Shatner Battles The Gorn In New 'Star Trek: The Video Game' Spot

In a new video to promote the upcoming release of ‘Star Trek: The Video Game,’ William Shatner battles the original TOS Gorn in a rematch more than 45 years in the making.

Shatner, who just turned 82 last week, breaks out some of Captain Kirk’s classic hand-to-hand fighting techniques as he battles his old nemesis.

Set between the events of the 2009 film and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, the game will hit store shelves on April 26th and will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Written by Star Trek (2009) writer-producers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman of J.J. Abrams’ company, Bad Robot in collaboration with God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, the game will allow players experience gameplay as Kirk or Spock as they battle enemies, including an updated version of the Gorn.

Check out the video below.

Compare that to their original battle from the TOS episode “Arena.”

via Yahoo Movies

New Images From The New Star Trek Video Game

New Images From STAR TREK The Video Game

With the release of STAR TREK The Video Game fast approaching, Namco Bandai has provided us with some new images from the upcoming game.

Set between the events of the 2009 film and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, the game will hit store shelves on April 26th and will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Written by Star Trek 2009 writer-producers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman of J.J. Abrams’ company, Bad Robot in collaboration with God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, the game will allow players experience gameplay as Kirk or Spock as they battle enemies, including the Gorn.

Check out the new images of Kirk, Spock, the Gorn and the Enterprise below.

Star Trek The Video Game

The Gorn

Kirk in a shuttle bay

Kirk in a shuttle bay

Spock speaks to Kirk

Spock speaks to Kirk

Captain Kirk in command

Captain Kirk in command

Spock

Spock

Spock and Kirk

Spock and Kirk

Spock

Spock

The Enterprise

The Enterprise

RELATED: Reimagining The Gorn For ‘STAR TREK The Video Game’

WATCH: Reimagining The Gorn For ‘STAR TREK The Video Game’

WATCH: Reimagining The Gorn For STAR TREK The Video Game

As we’ve previously reported, STAR TREK The Video Game will be released on April 26, 2013, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

The co-op game allows players to experience gameplay as Kirk or Spock as they battle enemies, including the Gorn.

Today, Namco Bandai released a second installment in their “Making of the Game” video series. The video takes a closer look at how the Gorn was chosen and the evolution of the species for the game. The video features comments from Brian Miller, the executive producer of STAR TREK The Video Game.

Check it out below.

Star Trek Video Game Cover Art

XBOX 360 Cover Art

RELATED: Behind-The-Scenes Look at ‘STAR TREK The Video Game’

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look at ‘STAR TREK The Video Game’

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look at the New Star Trek Video Game

As previously reported by TrekNews.net, STAR TREK The Video Game will be available April 26, 2013, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

The co-op game allows players to experience gameplay as Kirk or Spock as they battle enemies, including the Gorn.

“At the heart of every Star Trek adventure are two unforgettable heroes: Kirk and Spock – and just as their cooperation drives the story of Star Trek on screen, it needed to form the core of the video-game experience,” said Brian Miller, executive producer of STAR TREK The Video Game.

“Kirk is this brash cowboy character, whereas Spock is the exact opposite – and when you break down Star Trek to those elements, you had to make a co-op game,” Miller added. “There was no other game we could possibly make.”

In a new video by Paramount Pictures, Miller talks about the creation of the game. Check out the video below.

Star Trek Video Game Cover Art

XBOX 360 Cover Art

Star Trek Video Game Kirk & Spock

Kirk & Spock team together

Star Trek Video Game

Star Trek Video Game - Spock

Photo and video credit: TM & © 2013 CBS Studios Inc., © 2013 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved.

Quotes courtesy of Namco Bandai Games.

Cover Art + Release Date for New Star Trek Video Game

Star Trek Video Game Cover Art

Remember the Star Trek video game we first told you about back in June 2011? The one that features the Gorn and will be set between the events of the 2009 film and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS? Well that game is is set to hit store shelves on April 23, 2013.

Written by Star Trek 2009 writer-producers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman of J.J. Abrams’ company, Bad Robot in collaboration with God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, the game will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PCs.

It’s now available for pre-order on Amazon.

Check out the cover art and a sample screen from the game below.

Star Trek Video Game Cover Art

XBOX 360 Cover Art

Star Trek Video Game Kirk & Spock

Kirk & Spock team together

Star Trek Video Game

Star Trek Video Game - Spock

Teaser trailer:

The game’s official website is located at StarTrekGame.com.

New Images of Star Trek Video Game Reveal… THE GORN! [Pics]

New Images of Star Trek Video Game Reveal… The Gorn! [Pics]

On Tuesday, in coordination with their E3 hype, video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI released several photos of the upcoming Star Trek video game through a new website, to promote the 2013 release.

As we previously reported, the game will be set in the new (J.J. Abrams) timeline and will allow gamers to play as either Kirk or Spock.

Today, we’ve learned that both Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto will voice their respective characters and that the game’s villain will be none other than the iconic Gorn — Kirk’s nemesis, first featured in the classic Star Trek episode “Arena.”

“The Gorn are among the most iconic villains in the Star Trek universe and their role in this game certainly lives up to that persona,” said Paramount Senior Vice President and lead game producer Brian Miller. “Kirk and Spock find themselves in an incredibly challenging amount of mayhem as they confront the Gorn throughout the game.”

The co-op game is being developed by Ontario-based Digital Extremes (BioShock 2, The Darkness II) and will be available for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 early next year.

Check out the photos and full press release below.

New Star Trek Video Game

New Star Trek Video Game

New Star Trek Video Game

New Star Trek Video Game

New Star Trek Video Game

Watch the teaser trailer below.

Press Release:

PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND NAMCO BANDAI GAMES REVEAL
VILLAINS IN NEW STAR TREK™ VIDEO GAME
AT ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO 2012

Legendary Lizard-like “Gorn” Set to Battle Kirk and Spock in Ultimate Co-op Gaming Experience

Scheduled to Release in Early 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 5, 2012) – Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today gave fans the first look at the key villain to be featured in the upcoming Star Trek™ video game inspired by J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek (2009) film reboot. The announcement made at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), revealed that a legendary lizard-like race known in Trek lore as “The Gorn” will play the destructive and villainous role in the video game releasing in early 2013. The co-op game is based on a standalone storyline that continues the adventure of iconic characters Captain James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock as they work together to stop the Gorn, an enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy.

“The Gorn are among the most iconic villains in the Star Trek universe and their role in this game certainly lives up to that persona,” said Brian Miller, Senior Vice President at Paramount Pictures and Lead Game Producer. “Kirk and Spock find themselves in an incredibly challenging amount of mayhem as they confront the Gorn throughout the game.”

More than just lizard-skinned foes, the Gorn are a blood-thirsty race determined to conquer the galaxy. A true military dictatorship, the Gorn are made up of billions of self-sacrificing warriors across thousands of colonies, each focused on the conquest of alien races. By utilizing their chaos-causing infectious venom, the Gorn seed mayhem and destruction as they destroy populations and deplete planets of their resources.

“Great villains give our favorite characters a chance to become heroes in the process of attempting to eliminate a powerful threat, and Star Trek fans have been eagerly anticipating the moment when the antagonists of the game would be revealed,” said Carlson Choi, VP of Marketing at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “This is one of those moments and we couldn’t be more excited to give gamers a glimpse at the challenges that lie ahead for Kirk and Spock.”

The Gorn range in size and abilities, infecting their foes with venom that can poison, cause hallucinations, and even kill. From the smaller infantry Gorn Rushers, to the larger Gorn Warriors and the massive Gorn Brutes, the Gorn provides a serious direct threat, while the wall-climbing Gorn females showcase the cunning for which this race is feared. Technologically capable and possessing the antithesis of Federation ideals, the Gorn pose a devastating threat to Starfleet, the Enterprise, and its crew.

With a storyline occurring after the events of J.J. Abram’s 2009 Star Trek reboot, the Star Trek video game puts players in the shoes of seminal heroes Captain James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock, inviting them to work together to take on the ferocious Gorn in this epic action adventure. Built from the ground up as the ultimate co-op experience, players are set on a journey of immense proportions across unexplored planets and enemy battleships with the latest 23rd century weapons and gear. Kirk and Spock’s complementary personalities result in the most fully realized and varied co-op experience for this console generation.

Under a license from CBS Consumer Products, the game is being developed by Ontario-based developer Digital Extremes (Bioshock 2, Unreal Tournament, Dark Sector, The Darkness II) with production being overseen by Paramount Pictures and a scheduled release in early 2013 for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

Attendees of E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 5-7 can see a live demonstration of the Star Trek game and take photos in the Enterprise captain’s chair at the NAMCO BANDAI Games Booth # 1637 (located in the South Hall).

For more information on the Star Trek video game, please visit www.startrekgame.com and follow the game on Twitter at www.twitter.com/star_trek_game.

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games, please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.com.

BONUS: Watch Kirk battle the original Gorn in “Arena” below.

WATCH: Teaser Trailer for Next Year’s Star Trek Video Game

Star Trek Video Game Teaser Trailer

As we reported last June, a new Star Trek video game is on it’s way to the PC, X-Box 360 and Playstation 3.

Featuring an original story by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, in collaboration with the writer/producers of the 2009 Star Trek films, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, Star Trek is is scheduled to be released in the first quarter of 2013.

This week, the game’s developer, Digital Extremes released a new teaser trailer, which you can watch below.

RELATED: Exclusive Interview: Digital Extremes Creative Director Steve Sinclair Discusses Star Trek, The Video Game

Starship Enterprise-F Makes Star Trek Online Debut

Enterprise-F

As new photos from J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Trek film have us excited about Trek’s future at the movies and online conversation has us question Trek’s future on TV, Star Trek Online is boldly going where all other media have never gone before: they’ve designed and commissioned a new starship Enterprise and officially brought her into service (some spoilers for Star Trek Online follow).

While the design of the latest starship to bear the name was revealed some time ago, the ship did not make its official debut until this month (as part of the Featured Episode Series “The 2800″). The new Odyssey-class starship was based on a contest submission from fan Adam Ilhe and then finalized by the STO team.

The Enterprise-F can now be seen in-game as part of the aforementioned Feature Episode Series and vessels of its class can be purchased by players in the game’s online store.

A few key members of her crew have been revealed, including her captain. Va’Kel Shon is an Andorian officer assisted by the player in earlier episodes whose ship, the Belfast, is lost in service. Shon (and much of his crew) are rewarded for their valor with the Enterprise-F, which Shon brings to bear at a crucial point in the finale of “The 2800.” Players are told that Shon has combat experience against the Borg, the Dominion, and other threats to the Alpha Quadrant.

Shon is the first non-human captain of an Enterprise, making his commission an historic one. According to Memory Beta, this is not the first mention of the Enterprise-F in non-canonical Star Trek lore; it will be interesting to see how Star Trek Online’s version of the ship (and other historical events of note) will be addressed in future Trek media. For now, players of Star Trek Online have one more key piece of Star Trek included in-game.

Starship Enterprise-F

For more information on the Enterprise-F, visit Star Trek Online.