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Shatner reprises Gorn fight for Star Trek game commercial

Shatner reprises Gorn fight for Star Trek game commercial

For any fan of the old Star Trek series, one of the better episodes was Arena, where Captain James T. Kirk fought against a lizrad-like Gorn. Namco Bandai has gotten William Shatner and the Gorn to reprise their roles in a new TV commercial for the upcoming Star Trek video game. Well, sort of.

Watch: Kirk vs. Gorn. Fight! »

"Shatner is so awesome. Loved his old SNL skit about Trek fanatics at conventions and his ..."
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Star Trek pre-orderers are 'Elite Officers'

Star Trek pre-orderers are 'Elite Officers'

Star Trek, the series that taught a generation that hacking is an acceptable way to pass a test if you do it with enough cocksure bravado, is getting another (rebooted) installment this summer. A video game, simply titled Star Trek, will feature the younger, hipper Kirk and Spock. Today Paramount announced that pre-orders will get the "Elite Officer" pack, full of goodies to play dress-up with your virtual Vulcan.

Read more: Five costume packs with weapons »

"It should earn double-points because the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie was fucking awful. ..."
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Star Trek preview

Star Trek preview

As a fan of all things Kirk and Spock, I entered the E3 2012 behind-closed-doors Star Trek gameplay demo feeling cautiously optimistic. I'd previously seen the game played live at the Namco Bandai Global Gamers Day event, and very much liked what I saw. This time around, a new section of the game was on display on two screens (in 3D)--one showing Kirk's perspective and one showing Spock's--and though not a ton of new information was revealed, we did learn a few new tidbits, such as a new location and the game's primary enemy.

Read more: 'It's life, Jim. But not as we know it.' »

"I feel ya on that man, I had my mother sell mine on ebay years and years ago for some extra cash ..."
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Star Trek to be co-published by Namco Bandai in 2013

Star Trek to be co-published by Namco Bandai in 2013

Paramount Pictures and Namco Bandai announced today that they will co-publish the upcoming Star Trek game from Digital Extremes. The co-op shooter is set to launch in the first quarter of 2013, to pave the way for the J.J. Abrams Star Trek sequel hitting theaters on May 17.

Read more: Namco Bandai 'leading the distribution effort' »

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Star Trek co-op shooter announced

Star Trek co-op shooter announced

Star Trek video games are boldly going where they've never gone before with a new co-op shooter starring Kirk and Spock, publisher Paramount Digital Entertainment announced today. The imaginatively-named Star Trek follows on from the recent semi-reboot movie.

The dynamic duo will be teaming up to "stop a legendary enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy," Paramount says. The game's script is penned by God of War series writer Marianne Krawcyzk "in collaboration with" the movie's writers Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman. Read more »

"There was also an adventure game in the first couple of seasons, Harbinger; Dominion Wars, a not ..."
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Top Gun Bringing Danger Zone to PC, PS3 and Mac

Hopefully you're ready to take the highway to the danger zone, as a downloadable video game inspired by Top Gun is coming to PC, PlayStation 3 and Mac this summer.

Coming from South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! and Burn Zombie Burn developer doublesix, the Paramount-published action game is said to pack "large-scale dogfight battles," sixteen-person multiplayer, and a story by film scribe Jack Epps Jr. Read more »

"THE BEST Action arcade flight simulator type game you will ever come across is Tom Clancy's ..."
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Grease Brings Summer Love to Wii, Nintendo DS

Cultural sensation Grease has spawned a licensed video game for the Wii and Nintendo DS, co-publishers 505 Games and Paramount Digital Entertainment announced today.

Based on the original high school musical and the subsequent John Travolta-starring flick so dear to the hearts of many, the game is said to "allow players to sing and dance alongside Danny, Sandy, The Pink Ladies and the T-Birds." Read more »

"Can another adaption of porkies be far behind? The shower scene seems to be the perfect two ..."
- baron calamity    See all 4 comments

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