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Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
78
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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.6
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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 Windows Guard robot at level eight
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Windows The ancient city
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Windows Turok stepped into a trap
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Windows Tek arrows are a good way to get rid of the "Purlin" enemies

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

A console fps that rocks?? Yep. And it's made by Acclaim too!! Zovni (9366) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars
At least a few hours of fun Jackson Schwipp (20) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

The Press Says

PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9 out of 10 90
MikroBitti Feb, 1998 88 out of 100 88
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Mega Score Feb, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Meristation Mar 22, 1998 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1997 84 out of 100 84
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Dec 23, 1997 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania 1997 65 out of 100 65

Forums

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Neat! 3 DANIEL HAWKS ! (1928)
Sep 05, 2010

Trivia

Port of the award winning N64 title, which was the first 1st person shooter on the now famous console.

Iguana, who were owned by Acclaim at the time, developed the original Turok. A year or so later, Acclaim merged Iguana and Probe, one of the other developers owned by Acclaim, into one single developers house, Acclaim Inc.

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Kartanym (10780) added Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (Windows) on Aug 18, 2000
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