Paramount Digital Entertainment has today announced the development of Star Trek, a cooperative action title from Digital Extremes. The game is scheduled for release in summer 2012 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

The game continues the story of J.J. Abrams' 2009 film of the same name and lets you play as Kirk and Spock.

"Star Trek challenges the boundaries of co-op gameplay with a galactic adventure that gamers and fans have never experienced," said Tom Lesinski, president of Paramount Digital Entertainment. "Working closely with the Star Trek filmmaking team throughout development, the game is sure to deliver triple-A production values, a wide variety of gameplay and all the action you would expect from the hit franchise. This will be the definitive Star Trek gaming experience."

Star Trek the game features a story by God of War writer Marianne Krawczyk, in collaboration with the writer/producers of the new Star Trek films, Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman.

Digital Extremes are said to be working closely with Bad Robot, K/O Paper Products and Damon Lindelof.