STAR TREK The Video Game Reinvents a Classic Star Trek Villain

In the nearly five decades since the  U.S.S. Enterprise first ventured into space, her crew has encountered untold foes, but few enemies have been quite as memorable as the Gorn.

The savage, lizard-like race has been seen only fleetingly on screen, most memorably in the TV series’ first-season episode “Arena” – but  STAR TREK ® The Video Game  is about to change that.

“When we started development on the game more than three years ago, one of the first decisions we had to make was: Who was the enemy?” says the game’s executive producer, Brian Miller. “The Gorn immediately jumped to the top of the list. And now, as gamers and fans ourselves, we couldn’t be more excited to bring one of the most popular and iconic science fiction villains of all time to the video-game space.”

A new video feature released today by Paramount Pictures delves further into the mythos and the mystery of the Gorn, and their reinvention for  STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME .  You can find the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY-Zy0DxS-o&feature=youtu.be.

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As a reminder,  STAR TREK The Video Game  is now available for pre-ordering.  Pre-orders include a special “Elite Officer Pack” with exclusive weapons and uniforms.  In addition, GameStop PowerupRewards members who pre-order  STAR TREK The Video Game  for Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 will also receive an exclusive KRE-O mini-build of the  U.S.S. Enterprise and a collectible poster.  Pre-order details are available at www.startrekgame.com

FOR EDITORS -- STAR TREK The Video Game will be available April 23, 2013, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.  Box art and the logo for STAR TREK The Video Game can be found at  http://tinyurl.com/startrekvideogame .

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

For questions related to STAR TREK The Video Game, please contact John Singh for Paramount ( john.singh@j2comm.com ) or Jeremy Long for NAMCO Bandai Games ( jeremy@fortyseven.com ).  

 


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