Tag: Turok

  • News Turok 2 On Nintendo Switch Doesn't Include Multiplayer

    Hunting for answers

    When a listing for Turok 2: Seeds of Evil appeared on Nintendo's UK website at the end of last month, oddly there was no mention of the game's multiplayer options. Now that the game is out in the wild, it has been confirmed the Switch eShop version doesn't include the classic split-screen mode or the online and cross-play modes...

  • News Limited Run Pre-Orders For Turok And Turok 2: Seeds Of Evil Open On 16th August

    Two Nintendo 64 classics return in physical form

    Earlier this week, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil locked in a Nintendo Switch release date. The game will arrive on the eShop on 9th August and will require approximately 596.64 MB of free space. This left many physical collectors wondering when the previously announced hard copy of the games would be...

  • News The Dinosaur Hunter Returns To Switch Next Week In Turok 2: Seeds Of Evil

    Hunt dino, again

    On 9th August, lovers of the 64-bit generation are in for a treat when a remastered version of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil releases on the Switch eShop. According to a listing on Nintendo's UK website, this remaster by Nightdive Studios, based on the original 1998 release, will require approximately 596.64 MB of free space. The sequel...

  • Random This New Indie-Developed Turok Looks Nothing Like The Previous Entries

    Escape from the Lost Valley

    The Turok franchise may be experiencing a resurgence of sorts – with Universal Studios Interactive Entertainment revealing a new entry that has absolutely no resemblance to existing releases, in terms of its art style or design. The game is called Turok: Escape from the Lost Valley and has been developed by the indie...

  • Review Turok - A Slice Of FPS History That's Still Worth Hunting Down In 2019

    Everybody shoot the dinosaur

    Nintendo 64 games living a second life on handheld is nothing new, certainly not if you've owned and loved a 3DS at some point in the last eight years. But there's something about that mid-to-late-'90s heyday of shooters – an era that gave us GoldenEye 007, Perfect Dark and Quake II among so many others – that still...

  • News N64 Classics Turok And Turok 2 Are Headed To Nintendo Switch

    Hunting season is on

    One of the earliest Nintendo 64 titles to truly dazzle gamers was Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. At a time when many FPS titles still employed 2D sprites, this full-3D shooter really impressed and was arguably something of a killer app for the console. It has now been confirmed that the game - alongside its sequel, Turok 2: Seeds of...

  • Feature The Making Of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

    Good dino, nice dino

    When it comes to the Nintendo 64 and first-person-shooters, there are two titles that have become synonymous with the genre: GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark. While these classics rightfully deserve their place among the greats, the Turok series has largely fallen into obscurity, which is a crying shame when you consider that...

  • Random Turok Remaster on PC Opts for a Prehistoric Look

    More fog required

    Turok: Dinosaur Hunter on the Nintendo 64 is an interesting title in the history of the FPS genre; it played its part, alongside much-loved contemporaries like GoldenEye 007, in pushing first-person shooters onto another level. It arrived early on the system - when its library was still tiny - and generated a lot of buzz. Modern...

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    Review Turok 2: Seeds of Evil

    Oblivion is at hand

    Acclaim Entertainment must have always had a good feeling about Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. Before the game was even released in 1997, the company announced that it was already working on a sequel. In hindsight of course, it’s easy to see why Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was such a massive success; it released at an ideal time in the...

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    Nintendo 64

    Review Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

    A game worthy of acclaim?

    Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was a wise and lucky move for publisher Acclaim Entertainment. In the late '90s, the company was struggling financially and drastically needed to change its fortunes. Making good on its purchases of Valiant Comics in 1994 and development studio Iguana Entertainment in 1995, Acclaim used the rights it...

  • News Turok Developer Wants To See N64 Versions On Virtual Console

    Ex-Iguana dev talks N64 development and the influence of James Bond

    Former Acclaim and Iguana Entertainment designer Ryan Tracy wants to see the four N64 Turok games made available on the Virtual Console, but admits that the thorny issue of IP ownership could mean that his desire never comes to pass. Speaking to NotEnoughShaders.com, Tracy also...