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To commemorate its launch of its Star Trek: Into Darkness movie, Paramount has just released there first Official Windows 8 App for Star Trek Universe in the Store. With the App, you will be first to dive into scenes and news about Into Darkness in particular, and keep up to date about Star Trek universe in general. Are you are Trekkie on Windows 8, this App is meant for you. Of course this is the first iteration, there is more to come in future updates we hope. For now, you can enlist into Star Trek Academy and rise in ranks to be a full fledge captain. You carry out missions and achieve you objectives. When you’re done with role-playing you can dive into the universe and get the latest news and view your favorite characters’ profiles. The trekkie in us only wish Paramount will develop this further into a full-fledge game where we can get lost and burn time like there is no tomorrow. Make it so Paramount!

Here is the excerpts from the Store about the App:

Description
Be the first to experience Star Trek Into Darkness!  Join Starfleet for your chance to rise in the ranks from New Recruit to Captain and beyond!!
Stay up-to-date on the latest Star Trek Into Darkness news, along with exclusive articles found only in the app. 
You will have first access to insider looks, and can complete a variety of missions including trivia and polls. By doing so, you’ll rise in the ranks of Starfleet!

Features

  • Trivia: Complete quizzes to see how much you really know about Star Trek.
  • Polls: Let your voice be heard by sharing your thoughts and opinions.
  • Web Missions: Read articles, watch videos, and discover interesting pieces of information on the next film.
  • Latest Star Trek News
  • Purchase Tickets to see Star Trek Into Darkness

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If you haven’t done so already, you’d better get cracking and download this app right away. Its free of charge. Download via the source link here below.

Source: Windows Store