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: BATTLE OF THE BIONOSAURS (GAME BOY)

What do you do with any video game you intend to spawn into a series after a breakout hit? Why you spin it off into a handheld title of course. In the 90’s this meant making a Game Boy game, which is exactly what Acclaim did when they released Turok: battle of the Bionosaurs in late 1997.…