Developer Dramatic Labs has set a launch date of Could twenty third for the narrative journey sport Star Trek: Resurgence. It was , however higher late than by no means, proper? The title launches for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X, Xbox Sequence S and PC through the Epic Video games Retailer. So just about every thing however the Change.
If the time period “narrative journey sport” brings to thoughts Telltale classics like The Strolling Useless and The Wolf Amongst Us, there’s a good motive. Dramatic Labs is made up of former Telltale builders, a few of which labored on these iconic journey video games. So you’ll be able to anticipate a title that prioritizes making robust choices over whiz-bang motion. Star Trek as a franchise appears particularly suited to this type of play, given the usually considerate nature of the tales.
Star Trek: Resurgence is about shortly after the occasions of Star Trek: The Subsequent Technology, putting it earlier than the occasions of Star Trek: Picard however comparatively concurrent with the occasions of Star Trek: Decrease Decks. That is Star Trek. There are many timelines to maintain observe of.
The sport options two playable lead characters, neither of which will likely be acquainted to followers. Nonetheless, Dramatic Labs has teased the presence of legacy characters from all through the universe, and it has already revealed that the one and solely Spock will characteristic closely within the storyline. This isn’t the Spock from the unique Star Trek and its sequel films, however slightly the aged Ambassador Spock as seen in The Subsequent Technology timeline. The story includes stopping a struggle between two alien races, which is one thing the Vulcan ambassador would most actually get behind.
Resurgence makes use of the Unreal 5 engine, which ought to get rid of a few of the jankiness surrounding old-school Telltale video games. There may be additionally loads of expertise behind the scenes, so that is one thing to be cautiously optimistic about, because it has been a very long time since a really iconic Star Trek sport appeared on our radar. In any occasion, we solely have a month to search out out if Resurgence lives as much as basic early 2000s titles like Star Trek: Bridge Commander.