December 14, 2009
Zachary Quinto, Star Trek’s
Newest Spock, Boldly Goes into Gaming by Lending Voice to Atari’s Star Trek
Quinto to Teach Players How to
Navigate the Star Trek Universe, Attain Higher Ranks, and Succeed in Missions
during Star Trek Online’s Tutorial
Atari, Inc. and Cryptic Studios have
announced today that Zachary Quinto will lend his voice to the highly
anticipated Star Trek Online for PC, set to release on February 2, 2010 in North
America and February 5, 2010 across Europe and Australia. Quinto, who garnered
critical and fan acclaim as Spock in the 2009 blockbuster Star Trek, will play
the part of an Emergency Medial Hologram and will voice the tutorial of this
first-of-a-kind massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG),
teaching fans how to explore the Star Trek Online universe, improve their
characters, attain higher ranks, and succeed in space combat and on away
“Zachary Quinto has inspired both
new and long-time Star Trek fans through his extraordinary portrayal of Spock in
2009’s Star Trek,” said Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “We are
thrilled to have him participate in Star Trek Online as players get set to
explore this whole new chapter of the beloved universe.”
"Being a part of the Star Trek
universe has been an incredible experience for me,” said Zachary Quinto.
“Extending that experience into the gaming space – and sharing it with gamers
and trek enthusiasts around the world – makes it even more exciting."
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.