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Star Trek: Generations (Windows)

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Back of Box - Windows (UK):

    EXPLORER. WARRIOR. STRATEGIST.

    The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise at YOUR command

    Millions will die in a madman's quest to be reunited with the phenomenon known as the Nexus. Join Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Star Trek : The Next Generation crew as they enlist Captain James T. Kirk in an all-out effort to stop the scheming scientist Soran from wiping out entire solar systems.

    TAKE COMMAND
    Immerse yourself in the first 3-D Star Trek universe, where your skills as a tactician, warrior and explorer are all that stands between life and death for millions of innocent beings!

    JOIN THE CREW
    Become your favourite Star Trek characters in 12 intense and deadly 'away team' action missions using first-person perspective.

    PILOT THE U.S.S. ENTERPRISE NCC-1701-D
    Command the Galaxy-class U.S.S. Enterprise in 3-D space combat against the marauding Romulans and Klingons.

    PLOT SORAN'S DOWNFALL
    Use your talents as a master strategist to defeat Soran in Stellar Cartography.

    ORIGINAL CAST AND SOUNDTRACK
    Features original music and sound effects with voice-overs by the movie cast; including Patrick Stewart, William Shatner and Malcolm McDowell.

    UNIQUE FOOTAGE
    Features unique cinematic sequences specially created for this games.

    TRUE TO THE STORY
    Experience the epic storyline based on the Star Trek Generations motion picture.

    Contributed by Luka Milutinovic (170) on Jan 01, 2011.

Advertisement in PC Games, July 1997 (German):

    ZWEI CAPTAINS. EINE BEDROHUNG. IHR KOMMANDO?



    Begeben Sie sich auf eine Reise, die die Grenzen Ihrer Vorstellungskraft sprengen wird! Schlüpfen Sie in die Rolle von Captain Kirk oder Captain Picard und in die der Hauptfiguren aus der Serie Star Trek®: The Next Generation’ (Das nächste Jahrhundert), und verfolgen Sie den wahnsinnigen Wissenschaftler Soran durch Raum und Zeit.

    Tauchen Sie in atemberaubende 3D-Welten ein, stellen Sie sich in spannenden Weltraumgefechten mächtigen Alien-Raumschiffen, und nutzen Sie die Stellare Karthographie, um die U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D’ zum erfolgreichen Abschluß ihrer gefährlichen Mission zu führen und Millionen Leben zu retten.

    Von den Herausgebern des Bestsellers STAR TREK®: THE NEXT GENERATION; 'A FINAL UNITY'

    Contributed by Xoleras (66242) on Sep 29, 2004.

Press Release:

    MICROPROSE BEAMS STAR-FILLED STAR TREK GENERATIONS’ ACTION ADVENTURE PC CD-ROM INTO STORES

    Game Is First STAR TREK’ Title To Deliver Captains Kirk’ and Picard’ Together On CD-ROM

    Alameda, CA, STARDATE May 21, 1997 - Leading entertainment software company Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. (Nasdaq-NNM: SBYT) announced today that its Star Trek Generations CD-ROM for Windows® 95 has shipped. Based on the Paramount Pictures film, the action adventure game is being published under the MicroProse® brand name and distributed worldwide.

    Licensed through Viacom Consumer Products, Star Trek Generations’ features the two captains of the U.S.S. ENTERPRISE’, Captains Kirk’ and Picard’, together for the first time in one game. As an enhancement to the gaming experience, Star Trek Generations includes the character voices of the movie cast members, including William Shatner, Patrick Stewart and Malcolm McDowell as Soran’, the evil scientist bent on intergalactic destruction.

    "Star Trek Generations breaks new ground in terms of complexity, size and game play. It is the most immersive, authentic STAR TREK game on the market, and we are thrilled to deliver the final product to consumers," said Derek McLeish, senior vice president, marketing of Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. "The success of the Star Trek: The Next Generation "A Final Unity"’ CD-ROM, which sold more than 500,000 units worldwide, demonstrates the appeal of this property in the marketplace."

    The game is a mix of first-person action sequences, challenging ship-to-ship battles, strategy sessions in stellar cartography and original cinematic sequences, all inspired by the hit movie and created using 3-D technology. The story line of the game is closely tied to the STAR TREK GENERATIONS’ film, in which Kirk and Picard join forces to defeat Soran. The game also includes realistic STAR TREK graphics, music and sound effects, in order to further immerse the player in the Star Trek universe.

    Star Trek Generations supports MMX’ technology from Intel Corporation, MMX technology will accelerate game speed by an average of 20 percent and enhances the overall quality of the game's graphics. Consumers who do not have hardware compatible with MMX technology can still enjoy the game on their PC.

    Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for use on CD-ROM-based personal computers under the MicroProse’ brand name. The company is also developing software for use on next generation 32/64-bit console machines, the Internet and on-line gaming services. The company has five development studios located in: Alameda, California; Hunt Valley, Maryland; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas and Chipping Sodbury, England. Products are available nationally and internationally under the MicroProse brand and are sold through major distributors, retailers and mass merchants. Product and company information are available for download from the MicroProse World Wide Web site at http://www.microprose.com/. The company has two 900# hint lines. In the United States: 900-773-HINT and in Canada: 900-451-3546. All trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

    Contributed by skl (1142) on Mar 14, 2004.

Back of Box:
    EXPLORER. WARRIOR. STRATEGIST.
    Assume the role in the action adventure game that puts you in Star Trek.

    Millions will die for the sake of a madman's quest if you don't think first and take action quickly. You create the story and determine the final outcome as you join Captains James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard and the Star Trek: The Next Generation crew to stop the scheming scientist Soran from destroying entire star systems.



    FACE STARFLEET CHALLENGES IN THE FIRST 3-D STAR TREK UNIVERSE!
    Confront classic Star Trek situations and puzzles, as you become your favorite Star Trek characters in 12 exciting and fast-paced first-person Away Missions. It's your ability to think like a Starfleet officer that will save ill-fated star systems from Soran, but keep your phaser ready!

    PILOT THE U.S.S. ENTERPRISE
    Command the Galaxy-class Starship Enterprise in over 20 phaser blasting space combat encounters against marauding Romulans and Klingons.

    PLOT SORAN'S DOWNFALL
    Use your strategic talents as you face down Soran in Stellar Cartography to outwit and outthink his next move.

    NEW MOVIE CAST VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCES
    Here original voice-over performances by the entire movie cast, including Patrick Stewart, William Shatner and Malcolm McDowell.

    CINEMATIC 3-D WORLDS. VIDEO AND AUDIO
    Experience the first truly immersive Star Trek game. Ultra-real ambience from original music, sounds, and video sequences puts you in the movie.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Feb 21, 2002.