JJ Abrams knows that the Star Trek game based on his last film wasn't very good, and he's not going to hold back when asked about it. Speaking to GamerHub at the DVD release party for Star Trek Into Darkness, the filmmaker said the outcome of the game affected him "emotionally." He also felt it did more than not help the film, saying, "Arguably, it hurt it."
Abrams admitted that he was initially involved with the game but stepped back once he realized it wasn't going in the direction he wanted. The game has an average rating of 43 percent on Metacritic.
He also told GamerHub that he understands how there are usually issues with games based on films, and vice versa. It's something he's taking into account as he works on several projects with Valve.