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Description

The Earth is separated by an invisible barrier from the Lost Land, a realm in which time has no meaning, and which is inhabited by ferocious dinosaurs and aliens. For many generations, the mantle of Turok has been bestowed upon those who saw the protection of the barrier as their sacred duty. But an evil lord named Campaigner is seeking for an artifact that is capable of destroying the barrier, striving to dominate the entire universe. This artifact, known as the Chronoscepter, was broken into pieces which were then hidden away. Tal'Set, a Native American and the last Turok, must find the scattered pieces of the Chronoscepter, and stop the Campaigner from obtaining them.

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter is a first-person shooter with platforming and light puzzle-solving elements. Much of the game is set in outdoor environments, and requires the player to explore them by finding various paths, jumping, swimming, and climbing. The game's most notable enemies are dinosaurs of various sizes, though the levels also include human and demonic enemies, as well as wildlife. The player gradually gains access to thirteen weapons (plus the Chronoscepter, assembling which is the game's main objective); these include a knife, a bow, as well as high-tech firearms such as a rocket launcher and an atomic fusion cannon.

Screenshots

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Nintendo 64 the knife is a one-hit kill against unarmored humans.
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Nintendo 64 Don't run!
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Windows Sometimes portals are opening at random places. If you enter it, you will get to a bonus stage
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Nintendo 64 Shoot the raptors before they get close

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Alternate Titles

  • "恐龙猎人" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Turok: Łowca Dinozaurów" -- Polish title
  • "Turok: Cazador de Dinosaurios" -- Spanish title
  • "Tokisora Senshi Turok" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

No first-person shooters featured dinosaurs ... until now Nintendo 64 *Katakis* (38218)
Turok is full of silly spectacles Nintendo 64 Kaddy B. (758)
A console fps that rocks?? Yep. And it's made by Acclaim too!! Windows Zovni (9307)
At least a few hours of fun Windows Jackson Schwipp (20)
A Basic N64 Action Game Nintendo 64 Matt Neuteboom (941)
This game is a lot of fun! Nintendo 64 Ben Fahy (73)
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter is just plain fun! Nintendo 64 Ian Dawson (10)

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 Feb, 1997 1 out of 6 100
Gamezilla Windows Aug 17, 2000 93 out of 100 93
Game Play 64 Nintendo 64 Aug, 1997 90 out of 100 90
Electric Playground Nintendo 64 Mar 19, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Edge Nintendo 64 Feb, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec 30, 1997 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct, 1997 85 out of 100 85
GameLemon Nintendo 64 Dec 07, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Abandonia Times Windows Oct, 2011 5 out of 10 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Nintendo 64 Oct 18, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Neat! 3 DANIEL HAWKS ! (1894)
Sep 05, 2010

Trivia

The soundtrack of Turok has only 5 original musics from the game. As for that, there are also 4 official remixes of the Turok music as a bonus. The soundtrack was released in 1997. Soundtrack can be bought at http://www.synsoniq.com

Tracklist:
  1. Technosaur Radio Edit
  2. Deep Jungle Mix
  3. Tyranosaur Club Edit
  4. Rokozor
  5. The Jungle
  6. Boss Encounter
  7. The Treetops
  8. Lava Land
  9. Campanier Boss Encounter


Songs from 1-4 are Official Turok Remixes, and songs from 5-9 are Original Turok Music. The whole soundtrack is a bit less than 40 mins.

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