THE YEAR OF ACCLAIM: PLAY OR PASS

And with the final review of Turok (2008) on Xbox 360, The Year of Acclaim comes to an end. Over the past twelve months I’ve looked at fifteen games through multiple console, handhelds and console generations. While some of the games I’ve looked at have confirmed that certain games are bonafided classics or huge surprises, others are…

REVIEW: TUROK 3: SHADOW OF OBLIVION (GAME BOY COLOR)

Something I don’t do very often when it comes to writing reviews is to look on what other people have written, a trend I broke with Turok 3: Shadows of Oblivion. I personally really loved the first Turok Game Boy outing, and while disappointed by the simplicity in its sequel, I still enjoyed it much more than…

REVIEW: TUROK 3: SHADOW OF OBLIVION (NINTENDO 64)

The year 2000. It use to sound so futuristic, but it’s hard to believe it was fifteen years ago. From the amount of things that were happening in the video game industry at the time, it really did feel like the future though: The Dreamcast was in its second year of life and championing online…

10 WAYS TUROK AND METROID PRIME ARE INADVERTENLY THE SAME

Metroid, a series set in the far future across various planets and galaxies on paper at least has little in common with the prehistoric vistas featured in the Turok franchise. On closer inspection however, the two are more alike than they appear, especially if you’re looking exclusively at the Metroid Prime series. Don’t believe me?…