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: EVOLUTION (GAME BOY ADVANCE)

In its short time in the video game spotlight, Acclaim’s Turok franchise was a lot of things: A series of traditional first-person shooters, a multi-player focuses arena shooter, several side-scrollers and overhead action games mixed with beat-em-up and vehicular gameplay. That all being said, I didn’t expect what I got when I slotted the Game…

REVIEW: TUROK: EVOLUTION (GAMECUBE)

Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion, the last Turok game that appeared on the N64, ended in a cliffhanger making it seem like a no-brainer that when Acclaim moved their marquis franchise to the sixth generation of consoles it would be a continutation of that story, but despite having the word “Evolution” as a subtitle, the fifth entry in…

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?…