WIN Star Trek: The Video Game!
Boldly win one of 5 PS3 copies thanks to Namco Bandai!
by David Hilton
© 2013 David Hilton
With the highly anticipated Star Trek: Into Darkness coming to cinemas soon in May, it’s the perfect time to play a long awaited quality Star Trek game.
If you haven’t seen the trailers and footage of the game, make sure you watch the trailer below.
It isn’t just getting the opportunistic movie tie-in treatment to make a few bucks either. While Star Wars has had a number of video game versions over the years, Star Trek hasn’t been in video game form for some time, except as the spaceship game, Star Trek: Legacy.
Star Trek the video game is set after the 2009 Star Trek film, but before Star Trek: Into Darkness and OXCGN readers can win one of 5 copies of the game.
Easy to WIN!
OXCGN, courtesy of Namco Bandai Australia, have 5 copies of Star Trek: The Video Game on PS3 for our loyal readers to win.
You actually can have 2 chances to win as well!
Win here on site!
The first way to win is to comment below with a great extended title for the game. So my entry Star Trek: Gorn With The Wind probably wouldn’t win….but your most creative entry as judged by our staff could.
See what interesting title you can come up with. Please note that comments are moderated before publication, so if you don’t see it right away it still will likely be there later.
The winner will be selected May 7th.
Win on our Facebook Page: ‘co-op mode’!
It’s that easy.
This will be a random draw of the names that share the competition after May 7th.
Please note: this competition is only open to residents of Australia who are aged 15 and up. Only one entry on Facebook and one on site permitted.
We must be able to message you, and you must respond within a few days to our Facebook message or email.
Star Trek: The Video Game
Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced the two companies have signed a deal for NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. to co-publish and distribute the highly anticipated Star Trek video game worldwide during the first quarter of 2013 for all major home consoles and PC.
The action-packed combat game is set to launch the first quarter of 2013 prior to the May 17th theatrical release of the next Star Trek installment from director and producer J.J. Abrams. The game, through a license with CBS Consumer Products, is based on a stand-alone storyline that continues the adventure of iconic characters Kirk and Spock as they work together to stop a legendary enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy.
“With our NAMCO BANDAI partners leading the distribution effort, we are confident that we will meet an overwhelming demand to get this exciting console experience into the hands of gamers and Star Trek fans worldwide”, commented LeeAnne Stables, Paramount Pictures Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and head of the studio’s video game unit. Stables continued, “The positive response from our initial unveiling at E3 last year was unprecedented, and we are fortunate to have the highest level of production and creative talent on our team that will bring this incredible game out to market next year.”
“Star Trek continues to be one of the most beloved entertainment properties around the world, and NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe is extremely excited to be teaming up with Paramount Pictures to create the definitive Star Trek interactive experience,” said Olivier Comte, SVP of marketing, Sales and Publishing for NAMCO BANDAI Partners S.A.S.
Paramount unveiled the Star Trek 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. The Star Trek video game also won additional praise with an exclusive trailer that debuted during Sony Computer Entertainment of America’s keynote address at its annual E3 press conference.
The Star Trek 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 Creative Executive Brian Miller. “Working with Paramount Pictures and Digital Extremes reinforces NAMCO BANDAI Games’ commitment of expanding its portfolio to include Triple ‘A’ Western developed games in addition to its popular and well-respected Japanese Franchises,” said Olivier Comte. “Digital Extremes’ attention to detail, and the collaboration with Paramount Pictures and the team at Bad Robot Interactive will create an authenticity that is sure to thrill Star Trek fans and gamers alike.”
The game’s original story is being penned by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer Marianne Krawczyk in collaboration with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, writers and producers for the upcoming Star Trek film. Built from the ground up as the ultimate co-op experience, the Star Trek 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. For more information about the upcoming Star Trek movie from Paramount Pictures, please visit http://www.startrekmovie.com.