Recent particulars on Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova have been revealed in Outright Video games’ first digital showcase, OG Unwrapped, with the upcoming multiplatform title from developer Tessera Studios scheduled to depart spacedock on 14th October 2022.
The sport is coming to all present platforms (and Stadia — zing!), however we’re clearly most thinking about Swap, not solely as a result of we’re dwelling the Nintendo Life, but in addition resulting from the truth that this would be the first Star Trek sport 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 sport utilizing the characters and setting from the Paramount / Nickelodeon collection aimed primarily at children however starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Kathryn Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager. Properly, a hologram of Janeway, at the very least, however Mulgrew is contributing her voice for the sport as properly, as is the remainder of the unique solid.
The sport is about roughly one-quarter of the way in which by way of Season One of many present and options native co-op play for 2 gamers controlling the characters Dal and Gwyn as they journey throughout three “very totally different” planets. You will apparently be capable to discover and customise your ship, the Protostar, as you puzzle and phaser your strategy to saving your mates, your ship, a complete bunch of aliens, and a planetary system earlier than its solar goes — you guessed it — supernova.
Should it all the time have galactic import? Common stakes? Celestial upheaval? Sure, after all. It is a online game! This is 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 – Discover 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 – Gather 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 Film
Hit solid, together with Kate Mulgrew as Hologram Janeway, Brett Gray 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
In the event you’re 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 methods just lately, we might wager there will be many Earl Gray-ing followers on the market hoping Tessera Studios can flip in a fascinating expertise for all ages.
Tell us beneath the way you assume Star Trek Prodigy is shaping up. And, as all the time, what number of lights you see.