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DescriptionThe 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.
- "時空戦士テュロック" -- Japanese spelling
- "恐龙猎人" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
- "Turok: Łowca Dinozaurów" -- Polish title
- "Turok: Cazador de Dinosaurios" -- Spanish title
- "Tokisora Senshi Turok" -- Japanese title
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|No first-person shooters featured dinosaurs ... until now||Nintendo 64||Katakis | カタキス (41284)|
|Turok is full of silly spectacles||Nintendo 64||Kaddy B. (796)|
|A console fps that rocks?? Yep. And it's made by Acclaim too!!||Windows||Zovni (10638)|
|At least a few hours of fun||Windows||Jackson Schwipp (20)|
|A Basic N64 Action Game||Nintendo 64||Matt Neuteboom (989)|
|This game is a lot of fun!||Nintendo 64||Ben Fahy (94)|
|Turok: Dinosaur Hunter is just plain fun!||Nintendo 64||Ian Dawson (10)|
|GamePro (US)||Nintendo 64||Apr, 1997||5 out of 5||100|
|Officiel Nintendo Magazine||Nintendo 64||Oct, 1997||95 out of 100||95|
|Mega Fun||Nintendo 64||Feb, 1997||92 out of 100||92|
|Video Games||Nintendo 64||Feb, 1997||90 out of 100||90|
|Gamezilla||Nintendo 64||1997||89 out of 100||89|
|GameSpot||Nintendo 64||Mar 04, 1997||8.1 out of 10||81|
|CD-Action||Windows||Jan, 1998||8 out of 10||80|
|Retrogaming History||Nintendo 64||Apr 17, 2010||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpot||Windows||Dec 23, 1997||7 out of 10||70|
|Gamesmania.de||Windows||1997||65 out of 100||65|
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|Neat!||3||GAMEBOY COLOR! (2002)
Sep 05, 2010
TriviaPort 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.
Related Web Sites
- Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (official website)
- Official Acclaim web site (The makers of Turok - Dinosaur Hunter, and many more.)
- Wikipedia: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (Information about Turok: Dinosaur Hunter at Wikipedia)
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