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E3 2012: Namco Bandai takes Star Trek where no third-person shooter has gone before

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Due out next spring, the game bridges the gap between the 2009 film and its upcoming sequel

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Star Trek

by Randy Nelson, Tecca

The idea of a video game based on the classic sci-fi series Star Trek is nothing new; In fact, they've been produced since the early 1970s. What makes the new Star Trek game from Namco Bandai — due on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in early 2013 — different is its third-person shooter gameplay and, as we saw during a theater presentation at E3 2012, its two-player cooperative aspect. (more...)

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