Star Trek has had an up-and-down historical past with video video games, generally managing to achieve gaming genres it arguably shouldn’t, whereas by no means managing to fairly succeed within the ones it ought to. There’s been loads of nice ones, however now a really cool little animation imagines one among its most interesting entries getting a ‘90s tie-in that by no means was.
Twitter person SpinaSanctuary’s hypothetical title display screen for a mid-’90s Deep Area 9 sport on the Nintendo 64 imagines a sideways look the place the platform that gave us Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire as an alternative took a go to to the Gamma Quadrant for some licensed gaming goodness, basically riffing on the opening moments of Deep Area 9’s personal title sequence, however in a gloriously polygonal retro model.
What may’ve Star Trek 64: Deep Area 9 even been? An journey sport aboard the station? A starship technique sport set in the course of the Dominion Warfare? A retail administration sim devoted to the Promenade á la Curler Coaster Tycoon or Theme Park World? A primary individual shooter like Voyager obtained with the Elite Drive video games, that shouldn’t make sense, however completely does? No matter it might’ve been, this cute little “demake” has me wishing we may’ve came upon.
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