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Anyone share my sentiments?

After playing Turok 1, Turok 2 Seeds Of Evil and Turok Rage Wars on N64, I was expecting much more than what I got when I booted up this game. The graphics are pretty bad, I mean there using the unreal engine? ***? I've seen what that engine can do. I own gears of war, bioshock, UT3. It's like they paid some high school coders $4 a hour to do a rush job console port. The games full of bugs. about 2 hours into the game i had to enter a cave, to progress to the next area, but the game glitched out and the screen went pitch black, I had to reinstall the game to fix this. The story is the same old lame bull****, predictable and corny. Combat is repedative and lacking depth. Melee with dinosaurs, followed by a button mash to do a "special move"...No thanks

This game is a disgrace to the Turok legacy.
Of course This Is just my opinion so feel free to disagree.
    
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I made the decision a while ago never to buy any PC games that are ported from a console. Which means I now own a lot of RTS and simulation games, but I think I am happier with my gaming though. I think the developers know they won't make much money off the PC version so they put as little time as possible into it.

I'll eventually trade games with friends and get to play the ports any way though...
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This game was complete bull. Played like crap, looked like crap and ran poorly...
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You know, if you read some reviews before you bought the game, you could have come to the same conclusion, without wasting $50.

Also, I'd say the Turok name had already been disgraced several times over thanks to the PS2 versions. Hasn't been a worthwhile franchise in 10 years.

Seriously, you should have done at least a smidge of research.
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bah research...heh when I get a game it most often goes like this.

*While at the store*
"Honey, can I get a computer game?"
"Sure, but just be quick. I want to go look at purses."

So I most often have to buy a game by the franchise or the box. Which is a horrible way to buy a game. So now I just try to keep update with periodic research and never by games that arre ported from a console.
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It was a brilliant game.
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post #7 of 12
I was a bit disapointed too, I mean, I don't get that feeling of when I was playing other turok games like turok:soe Although this game is no longer playable to me (my graphics card will give me too high of FPS lol
Edited by Dylan0is0here - 6/21/08 at 9:14pm
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Quote:
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It was a brilliant game.
There's one in every thread...
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post #9 of 12
Rage wars was definitely the best for N64. The multiplayer made the game with the inflator and ice gun =^)
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post #10 of 12
hmm glad i didnt finish that download the other day. it was huge.
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