A Blast From The Past Coming To Switch This Month, TUROK!

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If there is one memory I remember from my Nintendo 64 days it was playing Turok. This game pit you against dinosaurs, and what kids don’t like dinosaurs? You had to survive against Raptors and the mighty T-Rex in a first person shooter view. Turok launched 20 years ago and we have some good news coming out from Big N, they are bringing the shooter back to life on Nintendo Switch later this month.

The listing for Turok was found on the Nintendo Game Store and were we ever shocked to see the news about it. The listing (https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/turok-switch) clearly shows the game listing for March 18, 2019 for a list price of $19.99 USD.

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More Info on the game….

A world where time has no meaning and evil knows no bounds. Torn from a world long gone, the time traveling warrior Turok has found himself thrust into a savage land torn by conflict

Turok is back and no dinosaur is safe! When it was first released in 1997, Turok introduced gamers to a world teeming with cunning enemies, traps, puzzles and deadly weapons all within a vast 3D environment ready to explore. Now the classic game has been restored and enhanced with a new visual engine and exciting new features to sink your teeth into!

The Lost Land…

A world where time has no meaning – and evil knows no bounds. Torn from a world long gone, the time traveling warrior Turok has found himself thrust into a savage land torn by conflict. An evil overlord known as ‘The Campaigner’ seeks to shred the fabric of time and rule the universe using an ancient artifact known as ‘The Chronoscepter’. The Chronoscepter was shattered thousands of years ago in an effort to keep it from falling into evil hands. The Campaigner has constructed a massive focusing array which he plans to use to magnify and pervert the power of the Chronoscepter in order to shatter the barriers between the ages and rule the universe. Turok has vowed to find the eight pieces of the Chronoscepter spread throughout the Lost Land and put an end to The Campaigner’s evil plot…

To learn more you must enter the world of Turok

Completely 3-D Virtual World

Run, jump, climb in any direction in a fully 3D world, with the ability to independently look and aim your weapons up, down, or sideways.

Intelligent Enemies Programmed for Ferocity

Variable aggression profiles make each enemy behave uniquely.

14 Monstrous High-tech Weapons

From the Grenade Launcher, Plasma Pulse Rifle and Alien Weapon, to the Quad Rocket Launcher and, the mother of all guns, the Atomic Fusion Cannon!

Advanced Interactive Backgrounds with Particle Technology

Cobwebs sway. Bubbles form rings on the water’s surface. Bullets ricochet. Trees explode into flames and crash to the ground. Waterfalls boil with foam.

Bionically Engineered Dinosaurs

Razor-toothed Raptors. Artillery-packing Triceratops. Alien Infantry and a Laser-Guided T-Rex. Following your every move with head-tracking technology.

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Long time game enthusiast and writer. I have beta tested a lot of Mmorpg's since I was thirteen including Star Wars Galaxies, Lord of the Rings Online, and Star Wars The Old Republic. Currently attending The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for a degree in Game Art and Technology.

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