Dramatic Labs is ramping up for the discharge of their sport Star Trek: Resurgence later this month, and right this moment they made an enormous announcement relating to a Star Trek legend.

Riker on board Resurgence

The brand new interactive narrative journey sport is ready within the TNG period one yr after Star Trek: Nemesis and right this moment it was revealed one of many characters gamers will work together with is William Riker. Simply coming off his extensively acclaimed run within the third season of Star Trek: Picard, Jonathan Frakes returns to the position once more, voicing Captain Riker for Resurgence.

In a publish on StarTrek.com Resurgence writers Dan Martin and Andrew Grant clarify how Riker matches inside the narrative:

“We took inspiration for our premise from an early The Subsequent Technology episode ‘The Final Outpost’ that first launched the Tkon Empire,” explains Grant. “Riker featured prominently within the episode. He has direct expertise with Portal Six Three, guardian of the Tkon Empire, so together with him in our narrative felt like an natural match. And naturally, we’re massive followers of Jonathan Frakes!”

“We weren’t going to incorporate Riker if we couldn’t have Jonathan Frakes return to the position,” provides Martin. “It was an absolute pleasure to work with him as he introduced his traditional Riker appeal and command to our sport.”

“From a narrative perspective, Riker additionally has a pleasant reference to Jara Rydek, the First Officer on the united statesS. Resolute and certainly one of our playable characters,” Martin continues. “In spite of everything, who is aware of extra about being a First Officer than William T. Riker?”

William T. Riker in Star Trek: Resurgence (Dramatic Labs/startrek.com)

Set in 2380, Resurgence is ready on board the united statesResolute. It tells an unique story with gamers assuming the position of two principal characters, First Officer Jara Rydek, and Engineering Crewperson Carter Diaz. Right here is the official sport synopsis:

A employee rebellion threatens the tenuous peace between two alien civilizations, and Starfleet is pressured to intervene. Gamers expertise the battle and bigger thriller from two key views. The united statesS. RESOLUTE’s First Officer Jara Rydek is a part of the diplomatic envoy led by Ambassador Spock that’s tasked with discovering a decision – and uncovering the last word supply of this tense scenario. Engineering Crewperson Carter Diaz highlights how the mission performs out from the decrease decks, caught up within the occasions in his personal distinctive manner. All through the gripping story, gamers can work together with the Star Trek universe like by no means earlier than, with moments of genuine motion and demanding choices that form the broader narrative in delicate and surprising methods.


Delphi Ardu in Star Trek: Resurgence (Dramatic Labs)

Riker is the second main legacy character revealed to be a part of the brand new sport. Resurgence additionally options Ambassador Spock voiced by actor Piotr Micheal. “For the followers, it’s all the time enjoyable to work together with and make an impression on a personality you already know so nicely, and as writers, Spock brings a lot gravitas and sheer presence to each scene he’s in,” Grant tells startrek.com. “That interplay and intersection with acquainted characters is all the time good, however on the similar time, you need to introduce unique characters whose fates are to be decided (as a rule, by the participant!). Placing that stability is all the time important.”

Spock in Star Trek: Resurgence (Dramatic Labs)

Star Trek: Resurgence arrives Might 23 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 gaming consoles, Xbox Collection X/S, Xbox One, and solely on the Epic Video games Retailer for PCs.

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