New Video Games This Week – Star Trek


Star Trek video game for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC

New video games this week include: Star Trek (Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC), Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (Playstation 3, Xbox 360), Puzzler World 2013 (Nintendo 3DS), Dead Island: Riptide (Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / XP), and Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (Windows 7 / Vista / XP). I’m a big Star Trek fan, so I’m looking forward to checking out this game at the library. See below for more information about the new video game titles for this week.

Video Games for Week of April 22, 2013

  • Star Trek
    Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC
    Rated: Teen
    Release Date: April 23, 2013
    The award-winning Star Trek game casts players for the first time ever as Kirk and Spock in a totally original co-op experience worthy of gamers and fans. Set in the new canon of director and producer J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek (2009) reboot, players will be immersed in the game’s rich story and action-packed combat. Under development by acclaimed Ontario-based developers Digital Extremes (Bioshock 2, Dark Sector, The Darkness 2), Star Trek features an original story by BAFTA award winner and God of War writer, Marianne Krawczyk, in collaboration with the writer/producers of the new Star Trek films, Bob Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof.
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
    Platform: Playstation 3, Xbox 360
    Rated: Mature
    Release Date: April 23, 2013
    Just off the Gransys mainland is the cursed Bitter black Isle where gamers will embark on an all-new quest to discover an underground realm, complete with new terrifying foes and incredible treasure. Owners of the original Dragon’s Dogma will be able to export their existing characters and all other saved data to continue their journey as the Arisen, and face a new threat that has emerged from the cavernous depths. Players will be able to take their characters to new heights with brand new high-level skills and augments as well as all new weapons and armor sets. Furthermore, owners of the original Dragon’s Dogma will receive 100,000 Rift Crystals, unlimited Ferry stones and the Gransys Armor Pack consisting of six brand new costumes for free, upon purchasing Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen.
  • Dead Island: Riptide
    Platform: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / XP
    Rated: Mature
    Release Date: April 23, 2013
    Dead Island Riptide is an open world Action Role-Playing game (RPG) in which players are tasked with surviving a viral based zombie outbreak isolated in a topical setting. The game is a follow-up to 2011’s original Dead Island game, and contains additional Survival-Horror gameplay mechanics and a first-person player perspective. Additional features include: New and returning characters, new vehicle types, levels and weather conditions, online multiplayer support including co-op, group defense tactics, and escalating melee and projectile weapon proficiencies.
  • Puzzler World 2013
    Platform: Nintendo 3DS
    Rated: Everyone
    Release Date: April 23, 2013
    From the world’s most well-known puzzle brand comes a new collection of puzzle favorites, including NEW for 2013 — Loko, Maze-A-Pix, Backwords, Number Jig, and more than a thousand more. Work through over 1200 puzzles in 27 different categories. Challenge your skills with Wordsearch, Takegaki, Fitword, Sudoku, Pathfinder, Spot the Difference, Codeword, Sum People, Backwords, Link-A-Pix, and Split Words puzzles, to name a few. Play Challenge Mode to unlock Mater Mode puzzles for even more games and brain-bending challenges. This is the ultimate compilation for puzzle lovers everywhere.
  • Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
    Platform: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
    Rated: n/a
    Release Date: April 23, 2013
    When sisters stand together, does anyone stand a chance. When her sister is kidnapped and held prisoner deep within the Dream World, Giana embarks on an uncanny journey to rescue her. Run, jump, dash, and twirl your way through Giana’s twisted dreams in this fast paced hardcore platformer with dual worlds that Giana will morph between as she seeks to escape. Use your skill, your speed, your brains, and your powers to defeat the horrors that populate her two nightmares. With intuitive controls and smooth gameplay, you’ll be able to leap right in and start helping Giana progress through her opposing dream worlds. Cute Giana moves with speed and grace, twirling past hazards and adversaries with a light touch and gentle heart. But, Giana isn’t limited to soft solutions. With a quick morph her punk side comes out to play, full of raw attitude and a powerful dash to crush obstacles that block her way.

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3 thoughts on “New Video Games This Week – Star Trek

  1. i keep telling myself to check these new games an old atari player!

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