Bethesda Softwork has secured all five actors who portrayed the STAR TREK series captains William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks and Kate Mulgrew to provide voiceovers in the STAR TREK: LEGACY videogame. The collaboration marks the first time the five actors have participated in a single STAR TREK project together.
I am delighted to have the chance to celebrate the 40th anniversary of STAR TREK with my fellow captains by providing our voices to STAR TREK: LEGACY, said Shatner. Bethesda Softworks has done an excellent job in creating an exciting game that stays true to STAR TREKS roots and accurately incorporates elements from each series.
STAR TREK: LEGACY is in development for Xbox 360 videogame and PC. The game is scheduled to launch this fall under license from CBS Consumer Products. The STAR TREK franchise, which debuted with the original series in 1966, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this fall.
We are absolutely thrilled to have the five actors who portrayed the STAR TREK captains take part in this project, said Todd Vaughn, vp of development, Bethesda Softworks. Their participation, especially since it takes place during the series 40th anniversary, will add to the fun and excitement of the game and emphasizes our commitment to provide fans with the most authentic STAR TREK experience possible.
The five actors will reprise their roles from their respective series as follows:
* William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk from the STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES 1966-1969* Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard from STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION 1987-1994* Avery Brooks as Captain Benjamin Lafayette Sisko from STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE 1993-1999* Kate Mulgrew as Captain Kathryn Janeway from STAR TREK: VOYAGER 1995-2001* Scott Bakula as Captain Jonathan Archer in STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE 2001-2005
STAR TREK: LEGACY places you in the role of the Admiral of a task force of warships, which you control in small and large-scale battles. Players test their strategic and tactical skills in realtime combat featuring more than 60 authentic spaceships, full damage modeling and spectacular visual effects.
The compelling storyline in LEGACY spans the entire STAR TREK universe, including the ORIGINAL SERIES, STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, STAR TREK: VOYAGER and STAR TREK: Enterprise eras.
STAR TREK: Legacy is being developed under the direction of Bethesda Softworks at the studios of Mad Doc Software, creators of the highly successful and critically acclaimed STAR TREK Armada II.
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STAR TREK: LEGACY has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information on the title, visit the official website at www.startrek.bethsoft.com.