Excerpt: I remember meeting TellTale Games at E3 for the first time many years ago. They publish some interesting games. Not everything is good for our audience, but we pay attention to them. They work with some big franchises that gamers have always wanted good games for.
Conclusion: Is there anyone out there who, if it wasn't for being jurassic park, would play a game comprised only of quick time events? I am giving it a 3 star rating only because I felt the story was really good and should not be missed if you are like me an jurassic park was and still is one of your favorite...
Disappointing dino adventure has blood and scares.
Common Sense Media
19 February 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Jurassic Park: The Game is a teen-rated, violent and bloody adventure game based on the movie of the same name. The characters are animated and not actors. That said, there are scenes that show bloody corpses and dinosaurs eating humans.
Excerpt: Looking at the title screen, I prepared to rant about why games should not be made based off of movies. Normally these type of games have poor graphics and redundant game play. I was ready to put an extra helping of ranting on because Jurassic Park is one of my favorite movies of all time.
Excerpt: xIf you were to ask me earlier this year who the most dependable independent studio in gaming was, I'd be hard-pressed not to answer with Telltale Games. The San Rafael, California based developer, famous for episodic titles like Sam and Max , Puzzle Agent and the revival of the Monkey Island...
Excerpt: Whatever happened to disgruntled Jurassic Park employee Dennis Nedry’s embryo-filled can of shaving cream? Anyone who found it could still stand to make a lot of money… Such is the basic premise of Jurassic Park: The Game , a heavily cinematic adventure that runs parallel with the first film.
Pros: + Enjoyable story that overlaps with both the film and book., + QTE gameplay can get tense; hilarious deaths when you fail.
Cons: ? Why doesn’t Samuel L. Jackson’s severed arm make an appearance?
Summary: Jurassic Park: The Game captures the look and feel of the films, but confines its interactivity to a series of mindless chores and quick-time events. Between its lack of agency and woeful performance issues, this park is in desperate need of maintenance.
Pros: Solid storyline, Lovely setting, Well choreographed QTEs
Cons: Precious little agency, QTE's make up most of the gameplay, Simple puzzles, Performance issues
Jurassic Park: The Game Review | Quick Time Extinction Event
23 February 2012
Conclusion: The Short Version: Jurassic Park is one big nod to the fans, and judged on nostalgia and respect for the franchise alone, it's a worthy addition to any Jurassic Park afficionado's collection.
Pros: Great atmosphere, story and characters, Nostalgia factor, It's Jurassic Park
Cons: Unbelievable and degrading reliance on QTEs, Inconsistent graphical quality, Less game, more interrupted cutscene