Category Archives: Paramount Digital Entertainment
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 13:36 BST
Paramount and Namco have revealed the key villain in the Star Trek video game inspired by J.J. Abrams Star Trek film reboot and it’s The Gorn. The co-op game is based on a standalone storyline that continues the adventure of Kirk and Spock. It was also announced Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto who play the characters in the film, respectively, would lend their voices to the game. Game’s out in early 2013 for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Screenshots are below.
Tue, Jun 07, 2011 | 12:17 BST
Digital Extreme showed off a new trailer for their upcoming title Star Trek during the Sony E 3 press conference. The trailer shows pre-alpha gameplay footage from the title and gives you a glimpse at its world. It also contains some great music.
Based on the JJ Abrams film, Star Trek is slated for a 2012 release on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, with exclusive content destined for Sony’s console. Watch the video after the break.
Fri, Jun 03, 2011 | 16:47 BST
Paramount Entertainment has announced Star Trek, and action-adventure co-op experience from Digital Extremes working closely with Bad Robot, K/O Paper Products and Damon Lindelof.
Wed, Oct 27, 2010 | 22:47 BST
Paramount and Piranha Games announced today the development of Days of Thunder: Arcade, which will be available for download this winter on Xbox Live.
Sat, May 22, 2010 | 18:12 BST
Top Gun has been announced by doublesix, exclusively for PSN.
Thu, Sep 10, 2009 | 09:31 BST
Paramount’s Star Trek: DAC will release for PC and PS3 this November.
The new version – it premiered on Live earlier this year – will feature new ship classes, variable AI settings and new modes.
The PC game’s 3D-compatible, in addition.
PR after the break.
Fri, Sep 04, 2009 | 18:11 BST
Cryptic has started accepting applications for closed Beta for Star Trek Online.
No word on when it will start, but according to Cryptic it will happen later this year.
Those lucky enough to have purchased a six-month subscription to Champions Online, are given a spot.
Sign up are here, with more information to be provided at a later date.
Sat, Aug 29, 2009 | 18:40 BST
Cryptic Studios will be showing off Star Trek Online at PAX next weekend in playable form.
This is one of the first times the game has been shown to the public, so be on the look out for public reactions.
Loads of assets will probably come out of it too, so keep your eyes glued to the site that weekend.
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 | 15:08 BST
Paramount has announced that Star Trek: D-A-C will arrive on PSN later this summer.
Inspired by the movie revamp by LOST creator JJ Abrams, D-A-C is a multiplayer top-down space shooter and the PS3 version will contain a new and exclusive ship class and updated features.
It’s already on Xbox 360 through XBL, and is expected to arrive on PC later this year.
More through the press release.
Wed, Jul 15, 2009 | 15:53 BST
Peter Molyneux has been announced for GDC Europe where he will provide a lecture on ‘Choice: The Ultimate Game Mechanic’, using the Fable franchise along with Black & White to show “how choice can be a compelling game mechanic so long as player decisions have tangible effects on the game world.”
Also of note, it was announced that Half-Life 2 art director Viktor Antonov will speak about ‘Creating Visual Identity for Games’, by analyzing “the elements and tools that designers use to enhance storytelling and gameplay: space, architecture, light, color and stylization.”
Senior execs from Bruckheimer Games, Capcom, Disney, Foundation 9, Microsoft, Namco Bandai, and Paramount will also be on-hand for a panel called ‘Ask the Decision Makers: Find Out What Publishers Want And How To Get What You Want’.
GDC Europe and GamesCom takes place August 17-19.
More over on Gamasutra.
Wed, May 13, 2009 | 10:35 BST
Nelson sends word that Star Trek DAC is now up on Live. It’ll cost you 800 Points.
Star Trek®: D-A-C is a fast-paced, top-down space shooter inspired by the new motion picture. This pick-up and play game allows you and your friends to choose starships ( from a list including the all-new U.S.S. Enterprise ) and battle it out online! Enlist in Starfleet or join the Romulan Empire as you battle with up to 11 friends in game play modes including: Solo Play, Online Versus, and Online Co-op. Command the powerful Flagship, the nimble Fighter or the devastating Bomber, each with their own unique capabilities. Choose your side, fire your weapons, boldly go!
You may as well, innit.
Tue, May 05, 2009 | 08:48 BST
Tue, May 05, 2009 | 08:33 BST
Paramount’s put out first proper shots of its XBLA Warriors remake. Get them after the break.
The game’s out this summer as part of the film’s 30th birthday celebrations.
Looks like Streets of Rage with bad make-up. Bear in mind this is made by CTXM: it’s got nothing to do with Rockstar.
Solid date soon, hopefully.
Thu, Apr 23, 2009 | 20:24 BST
Paramount and Bad Robot Interactive announced today that Star Trek: D-A-C will be available on Xbox Live Arcade in May.
PC and PSN users will get it at a later date.
Inspired by the upcoming Star Trek movie, D-A-C is a pick-up-and-play single, cop-op and multiplayer space shooter where players take the captain’s chair and engage in battles.
Up to 12 players can compete in combat controlling one of three Starfleet or Romulan ships in Team DeathMatch, Assault, and Conquest modes.
Single and co-op modes are available as well.
Thu, Apr 23, 2009 | 15:08 BST
TimeGate Studios announced today that it has reached a settlement with Paramount Digital Entertainment and Paramount Pictures regarding a trademark infringement dispute over Section 8.
The lawsuit alleged that Paramount’s use of Section 8 as the name of its upcoming interactive web series was a trademark infringement based on TimeGate’s rights in the name.
Paramount has agreed not to use the name Section 8, and because of this TimeGate has agreed to dismiss the lawsuit.
Section 8 is a TimeGate FPS, and the company claimed it had set-up meetings regarding “potential business ventures” with Paramount which were canceled without explanation or follow-up.
Three days after canceling the meeting, Paramount announced plans to release an interactive web series called Section 8 with a foreign company.
Press release through the jump.
Wed, Apr 08, 2009 | 14:42 BST
TimeGate has filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement against Paramount over the name “Section 8″.
Section 8 is a TimeGate FPS, and the company claims it had set-up meetings regarding “potential business ventures” with Paramount which were canceled without explanation or follow-up from Paramount.
The firm goes on to claim that three days after canceling the meeting, Paramount Digital Entertainment plans to release an interactive web series called Section 8 with a foreign company.
More through the link.
Tue, Feb 03, 2009 | 20:29 GMT
Paramount Digital Entertainment has appointed John Kavanagh as SVP of videogames.
In what is probably the driest news story in the world, Kavanagh previously established Kuju America and was VP of product development at Eidos.
“We are very excited to have someone as experienced as John come aboard to lead our videogame group,” says Thomas Lesinski, Paramount Digital president.
For the streets.