, we mentioned how some games take a quick road through development and emerge fully formed onto the Xbox LIVE Marketplace or a retail disc before we even knew they were in development.
On the flip side, we have titles like Digital Extremes' Star Trek
. First revealed
around E3 2011, the game has had a long time to ensure that it delivers on its promise as a unique co-op experience. After a flurry of details
, and screens
during the summer, news for Star Trek
had gone relatively silent.
Of course, you're here reading this, so that's a pretty good indication that the silence has been broken. Now, we have two new screens, two pieces of concept art, and several details to share with you, all directly from the developer.
AUTHENTIC TREK UNIVERSEStar Trek
ORIGINAL STANDALONE STORY – Set after the events of the Star Trek (2009) reboot, continue the sweeping journey through the new universe with a completely original story.
EXPLORE – Uncover new areas on the Enterprise and other ships, explore never-before-seen sectors throughout the galaxy including exotic planets, treacherous jungles, remote space stations and other locales.
KIRK / SPOCK ASYMMETRICAL CO-OP PLAY
ULTIMATE CO-OP – Built from the ground up as a co-op experience, Star Trek packs two vastly different gameplay styles and unique character abilities into one game. The result: the most fully realized and varied co-op experience of this console generation.
KIRK AND SPOCK REBORN – Play for the first time as two of the most well-known characters in science fiction, as only this new Star Trek game could allow. With the fate of the galaxy on the line, players must rely on each other to create a kick-ass team.
EPIC ACTION ADVENTURE
SCOPE AND VARIETY – Authentic set pieces and ever-changing gameplay underscore the adventure in Star Trek. Hijack enemy battleships, jump precariously through zero G onto moving spaceships and Swim through subterranean waterways.
23rd CENTURY WEAPONS – Star Trek employs a wide variety of weapons and gear, putting you in complete control of a huge load out of 23rd Century tech, including unique signature weapons for Kirk and Spock. Combined with your character’s special skills, every encounter, every no-win situation will turn out differently based on who, what and how you play.
is scheduled for a Q1 2013 release.