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Turok: Evolution
4.6 out of 10

Turok: Evolution

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Overall 6
6.4
Gameplay 7
6.6
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 7
7.4

Turok: Evolution Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: Turok: Evolution isn’t necessarily a terrible game, but it surely isn’t a very good one either. Too many shortcomings on this title, and the feel of it being rushed out the door, really hold it back. The story is awful and not very engaging, and please don’t get me started on character dialogue. The controls, while simplistic and easy to use, aren’t up to snuff with the other FPS games at any level.
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Overall 8
7.6

Turok: Evolution

Game Over Online
2 December 2003
  • Excerpt: Dinosaurs have always held their fair share of public interest. When the first dinosaur remains popped up around the start of the 20th century, humans were fascinated with them simply because it was not comprehendible at the time that there was once a species much more dominant than humans. This public interest led to a vast amount of research into these behemoths that once roamed the Earth. As this research continued, man began to learn more and more about dinosaurs.
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Overall 5
5.5

Turok: Evolution

Into Liquid Sky
8 October 2003
  • Excerpt: During a bloody struggle with his nemesis, Captain Bruckner, the Saquin warrior Tal'Set is blown through a portal into the Lost Land, a world populated with dinosaurs, technology and a violent war between the Lord Tyrannus and the human River people. Tal'Set is healed of his wounds by the Seer TarKeen and sent to discover his purpose in the Lost Land.
  • Pros: Large levels, Excellent music, Aerial shooter levels offer change of pace
  • Cons: Graphics never take advantage of Xbox hardware, AI is inconsistent, No bots in multiplayer
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0

Turok: Evolution

The Next Level
7 November 2002
  • Excerpt: Let's get one thing straight: this game is all about insane action. In the intensity department, it ranks right up there with the Flood levels of Halo and the Serious Sam series. Gone are the days of Turok fighting on or two enemies at a time. In this game hordes of enemies are thrown in your path. This is run-and-gun action at its best, and I'm here to tell you it's a whole lot of fun.
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Overall 6
6.3

Expert Review

GamingNexus
20 October 2002
  • Summary: Turok was often perceived as the Nintendo 64’s most vaunted franchises. Providing players with some of the best console FPS action of the time, Acclaim had built a rather solid following. Though the latter entries into the series began to show their weakness over time, none of them will ever prove to be as horrid as this latest endeavor.
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Turok Evolution

The Armchair Empire
20 October 2002
  • Conclusion: precariously hidden danger areas on cliff-type terrain that wind up sending you unexpectedly plummeting to your death, forcing you to repeat levels. TE’s story doesn’t really make a hell whole lot of sense and you’ll definitely feel like your in the middle of a Jurassic Park-themed game at times, but at least you’ll get plenty of playing time on the game’s levels. TE isn’t a short game. It will take at least 25 hours to finish the game’s 14 levels.
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Expert Review

CVG
18 September 2002
  • Excerpt: Turok: Evolution is the prequel in a series known for technologically-advanced dinosaur battles. It brings the same armored reptilian annihilation as the previous three Nintendo 64 titles. Gamers looking to increase their first-person shooter library won't be adding anything incredibly new besides some cool aerial pterodactyl-flying combat should they decide to invest in this game.
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Overall 8
8.1

Turok Evolution

Gamebits
16 September 2002
  • Excerpt: Evolution: a gradual process in which something changes into a different form. Thus Turok Evolution, a game published by Acclaim for all current systems, is not necessarily better than its predecessors — just different. [GameCube version reviewed here] Turok is a first-person shooter set in the land time forgot. Our hero, Tal'Set, is a 19th-century Native American who has been pulled into a world teeming with dinosaurs and warring clans.
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Overall 7
7.0

Turok Evolution

Gamecell
14 September 2003
  • Conclusion: Turok Evo is ok, but ain't gonna take any crowns (if you know what I mean).
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 10
10
Lifespan 7
7.0

Turok Evolution review

allaboutgames.co.uk
8 October 2002
  • Conclusion: Turok Evolution comes to a console with only a few first-person shooters. However, this happens to be the same console with the mighty Halo; a dinosaur not even Turok can topple
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