Trek on ! Bethedas games on “trek” for release

Bethesda Softworks shipped out the first of a three games based on the Star Trek series. First released was Star Trek: Encounters, PlayStation 2 title developed by 4J Studios. The arcade style space combat game will allow players to engage in battles taken from all five Star Trek television shows: the original series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise.

On October 24, Star Trek: Tactical Assault will ship for the PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS. The game is a real-time space-combat sim which will Federation starships against a series of foes, including the Romulans and Klingons.

November 7, Star Trek: Legacy will ship into stores for the Xbox 360 and PC. Legacy is a space combat sim that will cast players as a Starfleet admiral commanding a task force of vessels, and will feature over 60 vessels culled from the entire Trek timeline -2151 to 2376 AD.

Legacy will also feature the likenesses and voices of all five actors who played captains on Star Trek shows.

William Shatner will return as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk
Patrick Stewart will play The Next Generaton’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Avery Brooks will return as Deep Space Nine’s Captain/Commander Benjamin Sisko
Kate Mulgrew will slip into the unitard of Voyager’s Captain Kathryn Janeway
Scott Bakula will make the quantum leap back into the uniform of Enterprise’s Captain Jonathan Archer.

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