Namco Bandai has announced that it will be releasing Digital Extremes' eagerly-awaited new Star Trek game during the first quarter of 2013.
The new game, which is set within the rebooted Star Trek universe introduced in JJ Abrams' 2009 blockbuster movie, is in development for home consoles and PC following an award-winning debut at last year's E3 trade show.
A cooperative action adventure, the new Star Trek game allows players to take on the iconic roles of Captain James Kirk and Spock as they explore uncharted worlds and utilise 23rd century gear in battle.
It will tell an original story penned by God of War scribe Marianne Krawczyk in collaboration with the movie's writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, tying into the new Star Trek film sequel also coming in 2013.
Olivier Comte of Namco Bandai said: "Digital Extremes' attention to detail and the collaboration with Paramount Pictures and the team at Bad Robot Interactive will create an authenticity that is sure to thrill Star Trek fans and gamers alike."