Turok Week continues! Today, we’re taking a more in-depth look at Turok’s videogame history, and speculating on what might come next.
For most people, Turok stirs up old memories of sitting in front of their Nintendo 64, exploring foggy canyons and ancient ruins and armed to the teeth with crazy weapons, ready to take down the newest threat to The Lost Land. I, too, am among the gamers whose first introduction to Turok was through the original Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. I can remember sitting in my friend’s living room, completely blown away that a game like this existed. I had played other first person shooters, but never one in full 3D, and never on a Nintendo console.
But it wasn’t just the the gameplay, it was the setting and atmosphere that really captured my imagination. Best of all, he showed me a comic that came with the game — sparking my interest in the series. Ever since that day, I have been a fan of Turok. [Read more...]