Star Trek: Resurgence was announced as a new third-person narrative adventure set in the Star Trek universe by Viacom CBS Consumer Products. The game is being developed by a new fully remote independent game developer made up of several Telltale Games veterans and will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series and PC through the Epic Games Store.
The game is an interactive narrative video game that tells an original story set shortly after the events of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Parked aboard USS RESOLUTE. In it, players will take on the roles of two main characters, First Officer Jara Rydek and engineering team member Carter Diaz, as they unravel a sinister mystery involving two alien civilizations on the verge of war.
Throughout the game, players will immerse themselves in the Star Trek universe, interacting with new and old characters through a variety of dialogue and action gameplay to determine the course of the story.
The Star Trek: Resurgence trailer is available below:
Kevin Bruner, Founder of Dramatic Labs, said the following:
As fans of Star Trek, it truly is an honor to create a story that puts players right at the heart of the action, where important choices and decisions will affect the entire narrative. Built from the ground up using Epic’s Unreal Engine and our proprietary Narrative Engine, this game showcases our team’s evolution in creating story-driven and engaging adventures.
If you’re wondering about the rookie developer of Star Trek: Resurgence, Dramatic Labs is a team made up of several industry veterans, including the developers at Telltale who have worked on games like The Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us.
The team includes Andrew Grant, former lead writer and creative director of Telltale; Dan Martin, former senior writer at Telltale; Kent Mudle, former film director and creative director of Telltale; and Brett Tosti, former executive producer and creative director of Telltale.
Paramount Pictures Licensing, Global Games and Publishing Senior Vice President Lourdes Arocho said the following on behalf of ViacomCBS Consumer Products:
We are excited to be working with the Dramatic Labs team on an exciting new adventure in the Star Trek franchise. Players will boldly embark on this new adventure, meeting familiar characters and new cultures, while interacting with them in deep and impactful ways. This game will challenge players to make those similar difficult choices that iconic Star Trek heroes were forced to face.
The game’s announcement on Twitter confirms that the game will be available in spring 2022.