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Old March 18 2014, 04:59 AM   #172
C.E. Evans
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Re: Kirk Enterprise - the Enterprise(a)?

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So a non-canon video game dictated the direction of an entire Star Trek movie?

I would have thought it would be the other way around...
Actually, my understanding is it was more than just the Online game. Basically CBS/Paramount didn't want the Prime Universe to be completely wiped out since Prime Universe merchandise (novels, comics, and games) still generates a profit and they didn't want to walk away from that completely.
That's sort of what I heard, except that it was either a CBS mandate given to Paramount or simply something Paramount did to keep CBS happy.
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