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Thread: Turok Dinosaur Hunter and Turok: Seeds of Evil ~ coming to xbox One

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    Turok Dinosaur Hunter and Turok: Seeds of Evil ~ coming to xbox One

    Turok’s first two games come to Xbox One in March

    Turok Release on Xbox One | Nightdive Studios



    The first two Turok games — Dinosaur Hunter and Seeds of Evil — have gotten re-releases on Windows PC and now Nightdive Studios is ready to bring them to Xbox One.

    Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil arrive on Xbox One on March 2, for $19.99 each. It’s some good news for Nightdive, which a week ago told Kickstarter donors that the $1.35 million effort to remake System Shock had gone “on a hiatus.”


    Nightdive has been at work on Turok since 2015. Nightdive’s specialty has been in rescuing and refreshing beloved video game franchises that their original publishers have forsaken. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was a fantastically weird title, pitting the player against prehistoric monsters with weapons ranging from a bow and arrows to a gatling gun.


    As you can see, this isn’t a high-definition remaster. But Turok’s wildass premise really wouldn’t work without the 1990s goofiness of low-poly characters, infinite backgrounds, and one-size-fits-all textures. Look, you’ve got dinosaurs that not only breathe fire, they also carry firearms, so it’s not like anyone’s going for immersion here.


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    This is so good. I am gushing. Easily (imo) the only two good Turok games ever made. Remastered on P{C and now coming to Xbox.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hbeb9786 View Post
    As you can see, this isn’t a high-definition remaster. But Turok’s wildass premise really wouldn’t work without the 1990s goofiness of low-poly characters
    I completely disagree with this statement. When Turok the Dinosaur Hunter came out, it was some of the most advanced graphics I had ever seen. Back then, I thought it was absolutely beautiful, and I was amazed by the water effects, fish AI, fog, anti-aliasing, etc. Whoever knows this is probably some millenial who wasn't even around back then to know what it was like. The point of the game wasn't cheesy low-poly graphics. That wasn't the point at all. We need a truly modernized version of that game, because it was awesome in its day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSaucer View Post
    I completely disagree with this statement. When Turok the Dinosaur Hunter came out, it was some of the most advanced graphics I had ever seen. Back then, I thought it was absolutely beautiful, and I was amazed by the water effects, fish AI, fog, anti-aliasing, etc. Whoever knows this is probably some millenial who wasn't even around back then to know what it was like. The point of the game wasn't cheesy low-poly graphics. That wasn't the point at all. We need a truly modernized version of that game, because it was awesome in its day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSaucer View Post
    I completely disagree with this statement. When Turok the Dinosaur Hunter came out, it was some of the most advanced graphics I had ever seen. Back then, I thought it was absolutely beautiful, and I was amazed by the water effects, fish AI, fog, anti-aliasing, etc. Whoever knows this is probably some millenial who wasn't even around back then to know what it was like. The point of the game wasn't cheesy low-poly graphics. That wasn't the point at all. We need a truly modernized version of that game, because it was awesome in its day.

    Just don't give us another Turok like we had on 360
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    I loved Turok on the Gamecube. We put some hours into the two player on that sucker!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Yeah, I had a good laugh at that one. Mario 64 had that feature, too.

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    Just don't give us another Turok like we had on 360
    I agree. I played the first two on N64, and really the first one was the only one I loved. The 360 game shouldn't even have been called Turok.
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    Haha I still remember most of the codes from the original Turok.

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    Quote Originally Posted by savinghyrule View Post
    Haha I still remember most of the codes from the original Turok.

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    Me too. One was like “beware oblivion is at hand” or something like that. It allowed you to play the single payer campaign with friends in co-op, amongst other things.
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    These games seem to be getting a lot of live here. May bent he Devs picked the wrong system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hbeb9786 View Post
    These games seem to be getting a lot of live here. May bent he Devs picked the wrong system.
    This is easy now they've added "hbeb" to google translate!

    I agree though. There seems to be a lot of love for Turok on the Nintendo side.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Nick666 View Post
    This is easy now they've added "hbeb" to google translate!

    I agree though. There seems to be a lot of love for Turok on the Nintendo side.
    thanks to n64 :O
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Nick666 View Post
    This is easy now they've added "hbeb" to google translate!

    I agree though. There seems to be a lot of love for Turok on the Nintendo side.
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    thanks to n64 :O
    I loved these games, seeds of evil was my favorite. shooting down the birds at the start to open a secret door was great.

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    The N64 games would have made great Wii U virtual console entries - especially if they changed the controls to using a thumb stick to move about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GLA View Post
    The N64 games would have made great Wii U virtual console entries - especially if they changed the controls to using a thumb stick to move about.
    Yes but Licensing. Nintendo seem to have let a lot of good iconic titles slip away. but who new the world would want all the old stuff.

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    As Wooden said, we need a full-blown remake of the original games. Turok could be some scary stuff with today's graphics and sound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustin View Post
    As Wooden said, we need a full-blown remake of the original games. Turok could be some scary stuff with today's graphics and sound.
    Wooden...? Dear God, what's wrong with you?!

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    Wooden...? Dear God, what's wrong with you?!
    Agreed, what a dick move.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cloud Strife View Post
    Wooden...? Dear God, what's wrong with you?!
    It didn't even phase me because on the IGN forums, they call me Wooden. One time someone called me Woody there, and it touched my heart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSaucer View Post
    It didn't even phase me because on the IGN forums, they call me Wooden. One time someone called me Woody there, and it touched my heart.
    I think it was me

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cloud Strife View Post
    Wooden...? Dear God, what's wrong with you?!
    It was a very wooden way to say that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wu_wei_lion View Post
    I think it was me

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    I think you did, but what I'm talking about was someone who wasn't even from this forum. It kind of caught me off guard.
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    did any one pic up this remaster re release what ever it is?

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