London, UK 21 st February 2013 - Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Partners UK, today announce a pre-order and day-one purchase opportunity with all UK GAME stores.
The partnership allows any purchaser of STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME on any format an exclusive complimentary ticket to this year’s hottest movie Star Trek Into Darkness, which releases in cinemas everywhere in May 2013.
Working with Hollywood Movie Money, upon pre-order or day-one purchase the customer will receive a unique code where they can redeem it instantly online via a special microsite. The redemption will award a full adult ticket to any Cineworld cinema in the country. Any additional seating or upgrade will have to be purchased at the cinema chain. The promotion will be available whilst ticket allocation and box office remains. Pre-orders are a focused push for this activity and guaranteed to secure your free ticket.
Namco Bandai Partners UK and Game will also select a special winner from all the purchasers and offer a VIP, red-carpet treatment to a future Paramount Pictures UK Premiere including 5 star accommodation.
The action-packed combat game is set to launch in the UK & EU on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC April 26th, prior to the May 17th theatrical release of Star Trek Into Darkness. The game is based on a stand-alone storyline that continues the adventure of iconic characters Kirk and Spock as they work together to stop the legendary ‘Gorn’ enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy.
“Since the exciting announcement of STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME we have been teasing fans with little nuggets of what they’re likely to experience in this unique story.”, commented Lee Kirton, Namco Bandai UK’s PR & Marketing Director. Kirton continued, “We wanted to offer something truly special and valuable to fans so working with GAME stores group has allowed us to award the consumer with a pass to the hottest movie this year following their unique video game experience.”
Paramount unveiled STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME in pre-alpha phase at 2011’s Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3) and won the praise of critics including the prestigious “Most Valuable Game” awards from Official Xbox Magazine and PlayStation: The Official Magazine, and was included as one of CNN’s Top 5 Games of E3 2011 list< http://articles.cnn.com/2011-06-08/tech/top.e3.games_1_online-players-role-playing-xbox?_s=PM:TECH>.
Read the fantastic Yahoo News preview of the game play here http://news.yahoo.com/preview--new-‘star-trek’-game-serves-as-official-bridge-between-films-035914361.html
Watch the Making of Part 1 right here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH4mCnxMIvk&feature=youtu.be
Read Game.co.uk exclusive preview of the game on www.game.co.uk
STAR TREK THE VIDEO 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. The game’s original story is being penned by BAFTA award-winning writer Marianne Krawczyk. Built from the ground up as the ultimate co-op experience, STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME lets players control both Kirk and Spock in a sweeping journey of epic 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 experiences for this console generation.
For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe, please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.eu<http://www.namcobandaigames.com>. For more information about the upcoming Star Trek movie from Paramount Pictures, please visit http://www.startrekmovie.com.