With only days left before the maiden voyage of an all new Star Trek film for an entirely new generation of fans to discover. An owner of Apple’s shiny little device may be asking them self, “Where’s my Star Trek game?” Anyone who plays games on a regular basis knows any summer blockbuster worth its weight in gold and significance on pop culture has a tie-in game. Well fans, I’m here to tell you your question has an answer. Thanks to the folks at Electronic Arts you’ll be taking control of the U.S.S. Enterprise in its intergalactic mission to seek out and destroy your enemies.
During the course of play, you’ll have an opportunity to interact with the familiar faces of Captain Kirk, Dr. Spock, Checkhov, Sulu, Scotty, and Uhura while battling against the alien enemies of the United Federation of Planets, the Klingons, Romulans and the Cardassians.
You’ll be fighting alongside and against such well known ships as Keldon, Valdore, and K’tinga. Rain down a hail of phaser fire on your enemies by tapping the screen and be well on your way to earning super weapons for even more devastating attacks.
Three options of control will be available, the accelerometer, a virtual joystick, or for those who prefer the hands-on approach take command of the Enterprise by your own hand with the power of touch. Enjoy the music of the original motion picture soundtrack while maneuvering through the menus, but once the game begins utilize your vast iTunes library to create the perfect mood for destroying your enemy.
No release dates for the game have been announced but with the launch of the film on the horizon, expect to become the newest Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise soon. Stay tuned to TMA for future developments. Be sure to check out our movie ‘review’.