Star Trek Online (2011)


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Here is another clip where he outlines the objective of the game:


Leonard Nimoy Reprises Legendary Role of 'Spock' in Star Trek(TM) Online
Nimoy will voice the introduction to Star Trek Online and key in-game scenes

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and acclaimed MMO developer Cryptic Studios(TM), announced today that Leonard Nimoy, the actor who originated the legendary and beloved Star Trek character of Spock more than 40 years ago, has joined the cast of Star Trek Online, the first massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) ever set in the Star Trek universe.

Nimoy, who recently reprised his role as Spock in 2009's Star Trek movie, will voice the introduction for Star Trek Online. Nimoy's voice, known to millions of fans all over the world, will also be heard during key scenes and events in-game.

"I am happy to be involved with Star Trek Online. In this game, the essence of Star Trek - exploration and adventure - lives long and prospers," said Nimoy. "I'm pleased that a whole new generation of fans will be able to discover new frontiers in the Star Trek universe."

"Mr. Nimoy's participation in Star Trek Online brings the game to a whole new level," said Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. "When Star Trek fans hear his voice they will know that Star Trek Online truly is part of the Star Trek universe."

Nimoy received multiple Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Spock during the original run of Star Trek in the late 1960s. Besides his on-screen roles in six Star Trek feature films, he directed Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, and helped write Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He has also appeared as Spock in Star Trek: The Next Generation and most recently, starred as Spock in J.J. Abrams's film Star Trek.

Set in the year 2409, Star Trek Online boasts extraordinary features and lets fans both new and old experience unparalleled adventures. Offering space and ground game play, players will have the opportunity to become a high-ranking Starfleet officer and will participate in missions that will take them into the depths of space, across exotic planets, and even inside other starships. Star Trek Online offers total customization where every ship player's command can be customized, from color to construction. Additionally, anyone can create their own species in Star Trek Online, as well as customize the look of their avatar's uniform.



In Star Trek Online, the Star Trek universe will appear for the first time on a truly massive scale. In this massively multiplayer online game from Cryptic Studios, players can pioneer their own destiny as Captain of a Federation starship. Or, they can become a Klingon Warlord and expand the Empire to the far reaches of the galaxy. Players will have the opportunity to visit iconic locations from the popular Star Trek fiction, reach out to unexplored star systems, and make contact with new alien species. With Episode Missions, every moment spent playing Star Trek Online will feel like a new Star Trek episode in which you are the star.

Source: Game Info


Nimoy joins Zachary Quinto, who played Spock in the J.J. Abrams-helmed Star Trek theatrical relaunch of the franchise, released in May. Quinto will voice the game's tutorial while Nimoy will deliver the game's introduction and he will also be heard during key scenes and in-game events.

(...) Atari president and CEO Jim Wilson said that "Mr. Nimoy's participation in Star Trek Online brings the game to a whole new level. When Star Trek fans hear his voice they will know that Star Trek Online truly is part of the Star Trek universe."

The game takes place in 2409, about 30 years after the events in the film Star Trek: Nemesis. Time travel-themed missions will result in the player encountering characters of Star Trek's past.

Source: USA Today


Star Trek Online - Trivia

Probably due to likeness rights, none of the actors from any of the five Star Trek shows and eleven films make a physical appearance in Star Trek Online. However, several characters who appeared as infants and young children do. Some include:
Kirayoshi O'Brien, the infant son of Miles O'Brien from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Now grown and working for Starfleet at Memory Alpha.
Naomi Wildman, the young child from Star Trek: Voyager. Now commanding Deepspace K7.
Miral Paris, the daughter of Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres from Star Trek Voyager. Now a Security Chief aboard the U.S.S. Kirk.

It should be noted however, that Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto do appear as Spock, but in voice only.

Source: Moby Games