New Game for XB,PS3,PC based on 2009 movie, coming in 2012!

Paramount Digital Entertainment in collaboration with Digital Extremes have announced that a new triple-A video game based on the 2009 Star Trek movie will be released in 2012.

The game will build on the events of the blockbuster J.J. Abrams film and enable players, for the first time ever, to assume the roles of Kirk and Spock. Star Trek will be released in 2012 in the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Windows PC formats, and Paramount Digital Entertainment will provide a sneak peak at the upcoming title to the media in attendance June 7-9 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Based on an original story by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer Marianne Krawczyk,Star Trek follows Kirk and Spock as they learn to work as a team in the process of trying to thwart the efforts of an infamous enemy race from conquering the galaxy. Krawczyk is collaborating with Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman, the writers-producers of Star Trek (2009), and they are all teaming with Bad Robot, K/O Paper Products and Damon Lindelof on the game, which is still under development.

Star Trek challenges the boundaries of co-op gameplay with a galactic adventure gamers and fans have never experienced,” said Tom Lesinski, President, Paramount Digital Entertainment. “Working closely with the Star Trek filmmaking team throughout development, the game is sure to deliver AAA production values, a wide variety of gameplay and all the action you would expect from the hit franchise. This will be the definitive Star Trek gaming experience.”


Digital Extremes is a Canadian computer and video game developer founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, specifically noted for its part in the highly successful Unreal series of games. Digital Extremes’ office is in London, Ontario.  They have also worked on the hit games “Bioshock”, “Homefront” and “The Darkness II”

by Trek Radio Staff