NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
and Paramount Pictures
have announced they have signed a deal for NAMCO BANDAI Games to co-publish and distribute the new Star Trek video game, which was unveiled at E3 2011 (story
). The action-packed combat game, through a license with CBS Consumer Products
, is based on a stand-alone storyline that continues the adventure of iconic characters Kirk and Spock as they work together to stop a legendary enemy race bent on conquering the galaxy. The game is set to launch the first quarter of 2013 prior to the May 17th theatrical release of the next Star Trek installment from director and producer J.J. Abrams.