It had to happen eventually. Beloved sci-fi TV series Star Trek has been turned into a match-3 puzzler. And get this: it's called Star Trek - Wrath of Gems.

In it, you play through stories from the original series and Star Trek: The Next Generation. The idea is to complete missions such as fighting other starships and angry aliens.

You do this by, yes, matching gems that correspond to attacks and defensive tactics such as shielding. As you progress, you can upgrade your starship and recruit new crew members with the dilithium and coins you earn.

And yes, this is an official Star Trek game, so the likes of Spock, Uhura, Kirk, and Picard all turn up.

Star Trek has had a few mobile games over the years and they almost course the trends in mobile gaming.
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EA turned it into a vertical shmup. Then there was Star Trek Rivals, made alongside the film reboots, which was a card battler. Then we had the card battler-cum-building-management game Star Trek Trexels last year.

It was only a matter of time before Star Trek got its own match-3 puzzler.

You can download Star Trek - Wrath of Gems for free on the App Store and Google Play.