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Bethesda Softworks Announces Star Trek Ship Dates

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2006 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT

While we already revealed Star Trek Encounters going gold a few days ago, Bethesda also announced the ship dates for Star Trek: Tactical Assault (October 24th, PSP and NDS), while Star Trek: Legacy is scheduled to be released on November 7th for the X360 and PC.

The release of the three titles coincides with the 40th anniversary of the series and provides Star Trek fans and gamers alike with authentic experiences. Bethesda Softworks engaged all five of the actors who portrayed the captains on the television series to provide voiceovers for Star Trek: Legacy to ensure the experience is as genuine as possible. In addition, Bethesda Softworks also worked with acclaimed Star Trek writer, Dorothy "D.C." Fontana, and her writing partner, Derek Chester, to provide story lines for both Star Trek: Tactical Assault and Star Trek: Legacy.

Star Trek: Encounters is a shoot 'em-up arcade style space combat game featuring ships, characters, and weapons from the 40 year history of Star Trek. Take command of your starship and blast through the universe, defending your vessel and demolishing your opponents' in fast paced action battles. Star Trek: Encounters is available on the PS2.

Star Trek: Tactical Assault is a real-time spaceship combat game for 1 or 2 players, featuring a wide array of authentic Star Trek races, ships, and weaponry from the universe of the original Star Trek series. Players take command of powerful Federation and Klingon warships and must out think and out duel their opponents in order to succeed. Play through either the Federation or Klingon campaigns in single-player mode or go head-to-head against a friend in wireless multiplayer action. Star Trek: Tactical Assault will be available on the Nintendo DS and PSP system.

Star Trek: Legacy is an epic game of Starfleet combat covering the entire Star Trek Universe. Players become the Admiral of a task force of warships and must lead their fleet to victory in large-scale battles. As the Admiral of the Fleet you choose the ships, equipment, and captains that you will lead into battle. The game is designed to provide an immersive strategic and tactical experience by emphasizing the dramatic excitement of large-scale battles without the hassle of complex starship management. Star Trek: Legacy will be available on both the Xbox 360 and Windows.

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