Back in 1998, video game publisher, Interplay, was working on what would have been the final Star Trek game to feature voice work by the original cast called, Star Trek: Secret of Vulcan Fury. While development eventually stalled, Paramount Studios, owners of the franchise, saw the potential of Vulcan Fury's impressive CG animation and for a time, seriously considered producing a computer-animated Star Trek TV series with the original crew. Alas, due to various financial issues, neither the animated series nor the game were ever released and so now in 2013 we're stuck with these assh*les. Trailers of the game do exist and reveal that the graphics still hold up well even by today's standards. Thanks to a fellow fan, I found this somewhat rare test clip that claims to be taken from the un-produced Trek series, however since it's assumed that Paramount never actually got past the planning stages, the clip is most likely a test of the game itself. Watch it and witness a virtual Mr. Spock performing a classic scene from the Martin Scorsese's 1990 super-hit, Goodfellas. Enjoy!
|Original print ad for Star Trek: Secret of Vulcan Fury. Click for larger view.|
BONUS VIDEOS: FIRST AND SECOND TRAILERS FOR STAR TREK: SECRET OF VULCAN FURY