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Rihanna joins the Star Trek Beyond soundtrack

It appears Rihanna will be contributing to the soundtrack for Star Trek Beyond, and has a single on the way, called Sledgehammer. Here's the cover (via Rihanna Fenty): No news of a release date yet, but iTunes apparently have this banner up (via FOTP): This wouldn't be the first time a pit of pop has found it's way into nuTrek. Show More Summary

New details of new Star Trek TV series, a 13 episode arc

Collider have posted an interview with new Star Trek TV series showrunner Bryan Fuller, who, while carefully avoiding giving away too many specifics, gave a lot of new details about the show.First up, speculation that this might be a shorter season than we traditionally get in Star Trek has been confirmed. Show More Summary

Star Trek Online visits the 23rd century of two realities

Star Trek Online, which under normal circumstances is set in the early 25th century, will be opening up a new series of missions in the 23rd century, both the TOS version, and nuTrek! All this comes in a major expansion of the game, Agents of Yesterday, which will launch in July. Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond soundtrack track listing

The Star Trek Beyond soundtrack has been available to pre-order for some time, and now Amazon have added a track list to their listing, which is full of composer Michael Giacchino's usual quirky titles. Speculate away on what this tells us about the plot!1. Show More Summary

New Star Trek anthology comic series: Waypoint

IDW have announced the launch of a new Star Trek anthology comic series, Waypoint, that promises to deliver short stories from the entire Star Trek universe, from a variety of creative teams.The first issue, due out in September, will feature two stories: A TNG tale starring Data and Geordi, by Donny Cates, with art by Mack Chater. Show More Summary

Star Trek for your desk

If your office lacking that dash of final frontier? Your desk just not going boldly enough? Well continue below for a look through the latest Star Trek stuff to spruce up your home office, including all sorts of gadgets, bookmarks, and magnets.But first, paper weights! Icon Heroes' latest creations are Kirk and Spock statue paper weights. Show More Summary

New Legacies and Prey covers

This year there are two Star Trek novel trilogies on the way (three even, if you count the German-language Prometheus series), and now Pocket Books have released the covers for the last book of one, and the first of the other. Continue...Show More Summary

QMx's 1/6 scale Kirk and Spock, now with extra accessories

QMx have announced the full details of their forthcoming sixth scale Captain Kirk and Spock action figures, including news of exclusive versions with extra accessorises, and loads of new images. Continue below for all the details. Both...Show More Summary

New starship cross-sections, and other Star Trek Beyond updates

A bunch more Star Trek Beyond updates for you today, including more interviews, notes on the soundtrack, and another trailer variant. But first, a very exciting release for starship lovers!Available now in the July/August edition ofShow More Summary

The Bradford Exchange's Star Trek collectors plates

The Bradford Exchange, makers of all sorts of collectables, have released several new Star Trek collectors plates to mark the 50th anniversary. Continue below to check them out:Commemorating the series' dates on either side of the 50th anniversary logo, and described as the "Premiere Collectible", is a round plate, featuring all the main cast. Show More Summary

Beautiful new Jaylah poster

Paramount have released another poster for Star Trek Beyond, this time giving us a beautiful close up look at our new alien friend Jaylah: I really love Jaylah's design, it's so gloriously crisp! And those eyes! It's not something that...Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond round-up: New stills and props, costumes, interviews, and more

More Star Trek Beyond updates today, including a look at some of the props and costumes, new interviews, and another promotional tie-in. But first, the Star Trek Beyond Omaze fundraising campaign has been re-awoken to offer fans theShow More Summary

Mega Bloks Guardian of Forever and Klingon sets revealed

This year Mega Bloks have a new range of Star Trek construction sets coming out, and while not officially expected until later in the year, they have been sneaking out early. Two more sets have now joined those that are already in the wild, and once again that means lots of pictures have been released. Show More Summary

Pop, pin, bobble, cube, titan - All the latest stylised Star Trek characters

It's terribly popular these days to make quirky stylised action figures and figurines, and there's certainly no shortage of such things on offer in the Star Trek world. Continue below for a round-up of the latest releases and announcements.First up, an extra figures has joined the Star Trek Beyond range of Funko Pop! vinyl figures. Show More Summary

First Star Trek VR game, Bridge Crew

Ubisoft have announced a new Star Trek video game, Bridge Crew, which will be the first virtual reality Star Trek game.Due out in the autumn, Bridge Crew is set on a new ship from the nuTrek timeline, the USS Aegis, and allows up to four players to assume roles on the bridge, as either captain, helmsperson, engineer, or tactical. Show More Summary

Fansets pins offer a universe of Star Trek characters and ships

Fansets, makers of pop culture pins, have entered the world of Star Trek, with a huge new range of pins featuring Star Trek characters and ships from all the prime timeline series (even TAS!). As Fansets state in their mission statement:At FanSets, we are fans too and we want to make pins that we would want to collect. Show More Summary

Star Trek Beyond round-up: HP tech revealed, coffee tie-in, music teases, and more

A few Star Trek Beyond updates for you today, including samples from the soundtrack, and some tie-in coffee! But first... Last week Hewlett Packard Enterprise revealed their advertising campaign and and product placement plans tied to...Show More Summary

Hot Wheels' tiny Spock, and other new Star Trek cars

A round-up of Hot Wheels' latest Star Trek releases below, starting with their newly announced Comic Con exclusive. Available at the San Diego Comic Con in July will be 1964 Buick Riviera, with a tiny model Spock sitting on the bonnet. Show More Summary

New Star Trek Beyond phaser, and other Anovos replica updates

High-end costume and prop makers Anovos have revealed details of their forthcoming replica of the new phaser from Star Trek Beyond. The Type 1B is a variant of the familiar nuTrek hand-phaser design, which maintains the basic lines of...Show More Summary

Legacy of Spock, Part 4 preview

Out this week are two nuTrek stories, and both the final chapters in their respective stories. One of those is issue fifty-eight of the nuTrek onging series, the fourth part in the Legacy of Spock story. Packed full of Vulcans, Romulans,...Show More Summary

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