Fresh particulars on Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova have been revealed in Outright Games’ first digital showcase, OG Unwrapped, with the upcoming multiplatform title from developer Tessera Studios scheduled to depart spacedock on 14th October 2022.
The game is coming to all present platforms (and Stadia — zing!), however we’re clearly most occupied with Switch, not solely as a result of we’re residing the Nintendo Life, but in addition because of the truth that this would be the first Star Trek game to grace a Nintendo platform since 2007’s Star Trek: Conquest on Wii.
As featured in Outright’s presentation, Supernova is a third-person action-adventure game utilizing the characters and setting from the Paramount / Nickelodeon collection aimed primarily at youngsters however starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Kathryn Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager. Well, a hologram of Janeway, not less than, however Mulgrew is contributing her voice for the game as effectively, as is the remainder of the unique forged.
The game is about roughly one-quarter of the best way by way of Season One of the present and options native co-op play for 2 gamers controlling the characters Dal and Gwyn as they journey throughout three “very different” planets. You’ll apparently be capable to discover and customise your ship, the Protostar, as you puzzle and phaser your solution to saving your mates, your ship, a complete bunch of aliens, and a planetary system earlier than its solar goes — you guessed it — supernova.
Must it at all times have galactic import? Universal stakes? Celestial upheaval? Yes, after all. It’s a video game! Here’s a spherical up of a number of the options from the offical blurb, plus some screens:
JOIN STARFLEET – Play as Dal R’El and Gwyndala, and rescue their scattered crew. Play solo or in 2-player cooperative mode on this thrilling motion journey.
GO BOLDLY – Explore the alien worlds of Orisi, Mirios and Taresse, every with its personal hostile environments, puzzles, challenges and mysteries.
FIRST CONTACT – Make first contact with a brand new alien species, find out about their historical past and uncover their secrets and techniques.
CUSTOMIZE THE PROTOSTAR – Collect iconic trinkets from the Star Trek universe and use them to customise the Protostar.
Written by Kevin and Dan Hageman who additionally wrote The Lego Movie
Hit forged, together with Kate Mulgrew as Hologram Janeway, Brett Grey as Dal, Ella Purnell as Gwyn, Rylee Alazraqui as Rok-Tahk, Angus Imrie as Zero, Jason Mantzoukas as Jankom Pog and, Dee Bradley as Murf
If you are exterior the US, it’s possible you’ll not have had the possibility to catch the collection but, however as a present targeted on bringing within the, ahem, subsequent era of Trekkies, it has been usually well-received by followers. It has definitely proved much less divisive than a number of the different Trek reveals on this considerable newest period for the franchise.
Outright’s family-focused output ought to offer you an excellent thought of the younger goal demographic for Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova — nevertheless, given the paucity of Trek-based gaming on Nintendo techniques not too long ago, we would wager there will be many Earl Grey-ing followers on the market hoping Tessera Studios can flip in a fascinating expertise for all ages.
Let us know under the way you assume Star Trek Prodigy is shaping up. And, as at all times, what number of lights you see.