Outright Games, the leading global publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, in partnership with award-winning developer, Tessera Studio, Paramount Consumer Products, and Nickelodeon, today announced an original video game Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova based on the original Paramount+ animated series Star Trek: Prodigy. The all-new game marks the first-ever family-friendly Star Trek game aimed at younger players. The game will be available this October on PlayStation 4®, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, Steam, and Stadia priced at $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99.
After the U.S.S. Protostar picks up strange readings from a dying star, Dal and Gwyn must race against time to save their friends, their ship, and an entire planetary system before a supernova destroys them all! Using their unique skills to overcome ingenious puzzles, endure hostile environments and battle deadly robot armies, Dal and Gwyn must save their captured crewmates Jankom Pog, Rok-Tahk, Zero, and Murf. But they soon encounter a deadly new enemy, one that will stop at nothing to destroy the U.S.S. Protostar and change the very course of history!
JOIN STARFLEET – Play as Dal and Gwyn as they rescue their scattered crew. Play solo or in a 2-player cooperative mode in this exciting action-adventure game.
GO BOLDLY – Explore the alien worlds of Orisi, Mirios, and Taresse, each with its hostile environments, puzzles, challenges, and mysteries.
MAKE FIRST CONTACT – Make first contact with new alien species, learn about their history, and discover their secrets.
CUSTOMIZE THE U.S.S. PROTOSTAR – Collect iconic items from the Star Trek universe and use them to customize the Protostar.
This new game is based on Star Trek: Prodigy, the hit animated series following a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search of a better future. The series stars Brett Grey as Dal, Ella Purnell as Gwyn, Rylee Alazraqui as Rok-Tahk, Angus Imrie as Zero, Jason Mantzoukas as Jankom Pog, and Dee Bradley Baker as Murf. Kate Mulgrew also returns to the franchise as the iconic Captain Kathryn Janeway.
Outright Games and Paramount Consumer Products have previously partnered together to create successful family-friendly video games based on their other licensed IPs. This includes PAW Patrol: On a Roll, PAW Patrol Mighty Pups: Save Adventure, PAW Patrol: The Movie: Adventure City Calls, and Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers.
Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games, said “We are thrilled to work again with Paramount Consumer Products and Nickelodeon as the publisher that will bring this game to the Next Generation of Star Trek fans. Having the opportunity to work with an IP as iconic as Star Trek is a massive privilege, especially considering the glowing reception the Star Trek: Prodigy series has received. We’re sure that Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova will give young players a great first taste of the expansive Star Trek universe, and older fans will enjoy exploring this latest interactive installment of the franchise.”
Developed by Emmy® Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (“Trollhunters” and “Ninjago”), the first season was praised for making the core values of the franchise accessible to children, including the importance of acceptance, individuality, and looking beyond appearances. The show has recently been renewed for a second season. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation and CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, Star Trek: Prodigy is currently available to stream on Paramount+ and will debut on Nickelodeon in the U.S. later this year. The first season is also set to premiere in the UK and Europe later in 2022.
Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova is coming in at maximum warp speed this October on PlayStation 4®, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, Steam, and Stadia priced at $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99.