Game details

Game:
Turok
AKA
Genre:
Shooter
Sub Genre:
First Person
Release Date (US):
February 5th, 2008
Release Date (UK):
February 8th, 2008
Players:
1
Online Players:
2-16
Developers:
Propaganda Games
Publisher:
Touchstone
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
51 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
49 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360

About Turok

Turok is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter set on a dark, mysterious planet in the near future. Players take on the role of Joseph Turok, a former Black Ops commando, now part of an elite Special Forces squad on a mission to take down a war criminal on a genetically-altered planet. After the ship is shot down while approaching the planet, Joseph Turok must use his instincts and elite military training to elude an army of well-trained soldiers, and the ravenous, unpredictable creatures that populate the dangerous environment. Joseph Turok’s mission? Survive at all costs.

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PSU Review Score
7.0
Avg. user review score:
5.9

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Summary

Turok is your average FPS. There isn’t anything addictive or impressive about it at all, yet there isn’t anything that makes it a rough experience. It’s just what you’d expect out of any everyday shooter on the market (If you’re a vegetarian, this game also isn’t for you.)

We like

  • Stealth kills will keep you playing
  • Dialogue is half-decent
  • Online co-op for what it's worth

We dislike

  • Storyline disappears halfway through
  • Cinematic quality is absurd
  • Textures need alot of work

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Dr. Grant, my dear Dr. Sattler. Welcome to Jurassic… Turok: The only planet in the universe where hordes of vicious raptors eagerly awaited your arrival, only to greet you with one swift gash to the carotid artery. It’s alright though, you’ve been equipped with your trusty…knife? The game starts you out right away from the eyes of Turok, himself. You find yourself watching a flashback from his mur...

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  • Turok News

    • Turok expected to receive downloadable content tomorrow

      With Turok recently reaching over one million units shipped worldwide, it comes as no surprise that the developers have already completed their first batch of downloadable content. Set to release tomorrow on the PlayStation Network is the "Velociraptor Pack." This pack will include fiv...

    • Euro PSN updates, February 7

      Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has issued its weekly update to the region’s PlayStation Network today; with a demo of the upcoming PlayStation 3 title Turok of particular highlight. For a full list of updates, see below. -Sky Diving (PlayStation Network game – GBP 3.49/EUR 4.99...

    • Turok TV Spot debuts tonight

      Spike TV will be hosting the world premiere of the first and only Turok high-end, computer generated TV commercial. The Television spot dubbed "Bring It" will air tonight during the UFC fight night at 9:00 PM EST. The fight itself features Swick vs. Burkman and will air live from the P...

    • Turok Demo coming soon

      So Turok is just around the corner, who else is ready to go Jurassic Park on these extinct creatures? Ready or not, Propaganda Games, the developers of Turok are prepared to release a demo to PSN over the coming weeks. The details about the demo are a bit cloudy, and all we currently know at thi...

    • Turok voice talent revealed

      Today Touchstone announced the voice talent for the eagerly awaited video game title Turok, scheduled to launch on February 5, 2008 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The realism of Turok and his team's terrifying circumstance is conveyed through the distinguished voice talent. Gregory No...

    • Turok confirmed for February 2008 release

      Disney Interactive has today confirmed that the latest instalment in the Turok series will be released on February 8th, 2008. The next—generation Dinosaur blaster was originally scheduld to ship this fall, though developer Propaganda Game has since instead decided to postpone its release to...

    • Rebirth of Turok

      Comic book inspired dinosaur hunter, Turok, made a name for himself in the gaming world via Acclaim Entertainment a few gaming generations ago on the N64. When the exclusivity broke and it made its way across to other consoles, but unfortunately the quality had dipped as was the trend with most ...

    Turok Features

    • Turok: PSU Interview with Studio VP Josh Holmes

      Back in the day, one of the best first person shooters to grace the N64 was known as Turok. Based on a fictional comic book character, Turok saw four instalments, the last of which being Turok: Evolution, which hit all consoles including the PC. Since 2002, the Turok franchise has sit in the sha...

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