Rockville, Maryland - Dec. 15, 2006 - Bethesda Softworks® today announced that the highly anticipated strategy/action game, STAR TREK: Legacy for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft is shipping to North American retail stores. STAR TREK: Legacy for Windows was released last week and is currently on store shelves. The release of STAR TREK: Legacy completes Bethesda's current lineup of STAR TREK titles, which includes the highly popular STAR TREK®: Encounters for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and STAR TREK: Tactical Assault for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and the Nintendo DS.
STAR TREK: Legacy places you in the Admiral's chair as you command your hand-selected fleet of starships into battle. Featuring striking space environments, detailed weapon effects, and full damage modeling, the single player Federation campaign and robust multiplayer modes span the entire STAR TREK Universe with over 80 ships and 4 playable races. While commanding Federation, Romulan, Gorn, or Borg fleets, this real-time combat game provides a strategic and tactical experience as you battle across vast sections of space.
STAR TREK: Legacy features the voices of all five actors who portrayed the original STAR TREK captains - William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks, and Kate Mulgrew. The collaboration marks the first time the five actors have participated in a single STAR TREK project together. In addition, Bethesda Softworks also worked with acclaimed STAR TREK writer, Dorothy "D.C." Fontana, and her writing partner, Derek Chester, to provide compelling and authentic storylines for STAR TREK: Legacy.
STAR TREK: Legacy, developed at Mad Doc Software under the direction of Bethesda Softworks, is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. For more information on the title, visit the official Web site at http://startrek.bethsoft.com.
About Bethesda Softworks®
Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Bethesda Softworks LLC, a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc., is a premier developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software and has produced numerous award-winning titles, most recently with The Elder Scrolls® IV: Oblivion and the 2002 PC and Xbox® Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrrowind®. Among Bethesda's more popular franchises are The Elder Scrolls® series and Fallout®, as well as its licensed properties, Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Trek®. Its product line spans the sports, racing, RPG, strategy, and action genres. For more information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
About Mad Doc® Software, LLC
Mad Doc® Software, LLC ( www.maddocsoftware.com) consists of game industry veterans with experience in every aspect of game development. An emerging force in the industry, Mad Doc was founded in 1999 by Dr. Ian Davis with the goal of developing AAA titles that expand the game playing experience and broaden the market through creative use of new Networking, Graphics, and AI technologies, Massachusetts-based Mad Doc team members are responsible for over ten million units in the game market worldwide, earning the acclaim of players, critics, and publishers alike. Copyright 2005 Mad Doc® Software, LLC. All rights reserved. MadAI is a trademark of Mad Doc® Software, LLC. All rights reserved.
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