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STAR TREK The Video Game Reinvents a Classic Star Trek Villain

The New Gorn!

By Robert T. Trate     March 24, 2013
Source: Paramount Pictures Corporation

With the hype building to the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek Into Darkness, we naturally have to check out all the tie-ins as well. Check out the new image from Star Trek The Video Game. It is a familiar face to the Star Trek cannon, only completely re-imagined. Maniacs, say hello to the new Gorn. 

Official Press Release: In the nearly five decades since the U.S.S. Enterprise first ventured into space, her crew has encountered untold foes, but few enemies have been quite as memorable as the Gorn.

 

The savage, lizard-like race has been seen only fleetingly on screen, most memorably in the TV series’ first-season episode “Arena” – but STAR TREK The Video Game is about to change that.

 

“When we started development on the game more than three years ago, one of the first decisions we had to make was: Who was the enemy?” says the game’s executive producer, Brian Miller. “The Gorn immediately jumped to the top of the list. And now, as gamers and fans ourselves, we couldn’t be more excited to bring one of the most popular and iconic science fiction villains of all time to the video-game space.”

 

A new video feature released today by Paramount Pictures delves further into the mythos and the mystery of the Gorn, and their reinvention for STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME.

 

STAR TREK The Video Game is now available for pre-ordering.  Pre-orders include a special “Elite Officer Pack” with exclusive weapons and uniforms.  In addition, GameStop PowerupRewards members who pre-order STAR TREK The Video Game for Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 will also receive an exclusive KRE-O mini-build of the U.S.S. Enterprise and a collectible poster.  Pre-order details are available at www.startrekgame.com. 


STAR TREK The Video Game will be available April 23, 2013, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.


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wrrlykam 3/25/2013 5:26:53 PM

The Gorn appeared in the Enterprise episode "In a Mirror, Darkly Part II" and Animated series episode "The Time Trap".. So the guy in the video is wrong is saying that the Gorn only appeared once. The Gorn Captain had quite a bit of air time in the "Arena" episode as much as most of the main cast.

domino2008 4/19/2013 5:44:39 PM

The "Arena " was one of my favorite episopes , an yes  its the Gorn from the show Enterprise that its somewhat based on . I look forward to buying this game , when the price is right .

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