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5 February 2008 (USA) See more »
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There's a time to fight, and there's a time to survive.
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Former Black Ops commando Joseph Turok's ship is shot down during a mission to hunt down a war criminal.Turok... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Intense FPS-game with some minor flaws, but great graphics and weapons See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Gregory Cruz ... Turok (voice) (as Gregory Norman Cruz)

Ron Perlman ... Slade (voice)

Timothy Olyphant ... Cowboy (voice)

Powers Boothe ... Kane (voice)

William Fichtner ... Logan (voice)

Donnie Wahlberg ... Shepard (voice)

Christopher Judge ... Jericho (voice) (as Chris Judge)

Sean Donnellan ... Grimes (voice)

Mark Rolston ... Cole (voice)

Lombardo Boyar ... Gonzales (voice)

Gideon Emery ... Reese (voice)

Joshua Gomez ... Parker (voice)

Jon Curry ... Foster (voice)

Jason Harris ... Carter (voice)

Steve Van Wormer ... Henderson (voice)
Mark Deakins ... MP Commander (voice)
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Directed by
Josh Holmes 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Doug Barber 
Josh Holmes 
Mark Sawers 

Produced by
Josh Holmes .... executive producer
 
Production Design by
Paul Reed 
 
Art Department
Peter Ruttan .... interface artist
Chad Smith .... concept artist
 
Sound Department
Rita Kedineoglu .... sound recording engineer: Skylark Sound Studios (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Kevin McKibbin .... visual effects supervisor
Jeffrey Scott .... lighting supervisor
Javier Solsona .... creature technical director
 
Animation Department
Jeremy Brown .... animator
Cameron Fielding .... lead animator
Kimberly Sanchez .... animator
 
Casting Department
Rita Kedineoglu .... voice casting: Skylark Sound Studios (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jeremy Dunn .... motion capture actor
Eric Wein .... senior public relations manager
Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom .... motion capture actor (uncredited)
 
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Tamira Webster .... special thanks
 

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Intense FPS-game with some minor flaws, but great graphics and weapons, 26 July 2008
Author: Hoi Toet from Netherlands

Turok is a name that should be known to most FPS-fans who played it on PC or on the N64 (or both). And despite that this game is mostly different then the others, your trusty knife and bow make a nice return. Using your knife this time is both awesome and a bit awkward because it kills dinosaurs and people in one well placed strike. That way it can sometimes feel a bit like cheating, but its still definitely my favorite weapon and every knife-sequence is very satisfying.

The game makes use of the Unreal 3 engine and does that quite good. The environment looks very detailed, although the game does avoid being too FarCry-ish and the game is mostly straight-forward. Apart from a few stealthy parts that you can do, most action in this game is Rambo-style. That means guns blazing (with 2 guns at once if its possible), and if you run out of bullets, you can still rely on your deadly knife or bow. And piercing a enemy against the wall with a arrow just never gets old.

The story isn't that solid, but the action this game has to offer compensates that. The AI of the enemy's in this game can vary. Sometimes people will spot you from great distance, while other times they seem to run around aimlessly. But the game does make the enemy challenging in numbers. The ability to lure dinosaurs to people is a nice find, and adds a little more depth to the gameplay even though other then that its a straight-forward shooting-game.

If you are a shooter-fan then you will probably enjoy this as much as I did. I think this game is a nice return and I hope the developers will make a sequel.

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