Summary: While not entirely bucking the trend of movie tie-ins completely sucking, Star Trek does manage to do a number of things right even with the few broken things that might completely ruin the game for some like the climbing and swimming mechanics and completely brain dead AI on both the enemies and your partner. The story does a good job of reintroducing the Gorn and adding to them, but they still feel like random lizard aliens that are far too generic for their own good.
Excerpt: Star Trek Elite Force Published: Activision Developed by: Raven Required System • Windows 95/98 • Pentium 200 MHz or Higher • 3D Graphics Accelerator • 225 MB • 4X or Faster • 32 MB • DirectX 7.0 Da Introduction: Warp forward to a time where the universe is populated by pointy-eared Vulcans with rifts in the time/space continuum and other galactic anomalies.
Excerpt: After seeing Star Trek presentations for the last two years at E3, I thought I was already sold on the game. The game was promised as an unmissable co-op experience, in development long before the soon-to-be-released film was in production, as its own unique chapter in theStar Trek reboot saga. A polished co-op adventure that you’ll need to play twice to fully experience? Cool! Kirk’s gameplay is action-packed, while Spock’s is more cerebral? Sounds about right!
Excerpt: When it comes to Star Trek , the gaming tie in to this summer's much anticipated sequel; Into Darkness from Digital Extremes it must be said that the game looks completely fantastic - as long as you don't move your character, he's not near anything else, the camera is titled at just the right heroic angle...other than that, it's scary bad.
Excerpt: In Star Trek: The Video Game, you might very well boldly go where no man has gone before. Here at GameTrailers, we like to give games the benefit of the doubt, but the little charm and goodwill that Star Trek has fostered has burned away like the hull of a doomed craft hastily reentering the atmosphere. A co-op focused, third-person adventure with some light traversal, Star Trek has you taking on the role of Kirk or Spock.
Excerpt: Star Trek: First Contact, released in 1988, is the third and final game—after Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy and Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative—in the Star Trek: The Original Series interactive fiction trilogy published by Simon & Schuster Interactive. Developed by Micromosaics Productions (who is also the developer of the second but not the first game in the series), Star Trek: First Contact is one of the least well-known video games based on the popular Star...