Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
Buy On
  1. Exactly how much the Turok series has evolved with this latest installment is debatable, but the game does provide a healthy dose of shooting lizards with big guns, and, in the end, that's why we play Turok.
  2. 70
    Lacking innovation, the repetitive gameplay will only appease fans of the series, but the multiplayer mode makes it worth a look.
  3. 69
    At times I was thoroughly amused, sniping enemies and causing mayhem, while at other moments I was frustrated and in a state of pure tedium.
  4. The developer’s weariness with the franchise was accentuated by the drastic difference in quality between the flight and ground missions. The actual shooting in this FPS is only half complete, and it was greatly overshadowed by the in-game flying.
  5. Nintendo Power
    64
    The first-person perspective viewpoint can be disorienting, especially with no map or radar feature. [Nov 2002, p.220]
  6. It suffers from average-at-best graphics, questionable sound effect and voice-over quality and the longest load times of any GameCube game I've ever played.
  7. The final nitpick I will make is the load times. Dear god! They are easily over a minute. It's like the code for the game is being written on the fly between levels.
  8. It's a shame that some poor game design choices mar an otherwise pretty game, one with potential and one that they clearly spent a lot of time on.

Awards & Rankings

74
60
#60 Most Discussed GameCube Game of 2002
29
#29 Most Shared GameCube Game of 2002
User Score
7.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 21 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 21
  2. Negative: 4 out of 21
  1. Jul 21, 2014
    5
    Este juego, la verdad, era un poco malo, y justo ahí residía su encanto. Como si una peli de acción de serie B se tratara, Turok EvolutionEste juego, la verdad, era un poco malo, y justo ahí residía su encanto. Como si una peli de acción de serie B se tratara, Turok Evolution mezclaba dinosaurios, enemigos bizarros, sangre falsa, selvas, naves... Totalmente estúpido, pero a ratos era pasable y el multijugador tenía su gracia. Los controles eran algo toscos en ocasiones y la dificultad se disparaba a veces pero era tan surrealista que casi te hacía reír sin quererlo. Full Review »
  2. Sep 12, 2013
    0
    What a horrible, horrible game. Who in their right mind could compare this to Halo? Someone who smokes crack, that's who. The controls are godWhat a horrible, horrible game. Who in their right mind could compare this to Halo? Someone who smokes crack, that's who. The controls are god awful, no seriously, down moves the camera up and up moves the camera down, WHO PROGRAMS LIKE THIS? It's horrible!! The attacks are hilariously slow and pathetic. He looks like he is trying to tenderize a filet rather than kill a living thing. The story is abysmal, is there even one? The game is extremely linear on a system where it should be anything BUT linear. This game fails on every front imaginable except one: somewhat realistic looking dinosaurs. I seriously think that is all the developers focused on--having realistic dinosaur models and screw everything else. Even with all the fault's of the Nintendo 64's Turok 2, this game makes Turok 2 look like a masterpiece. What a pile of cow dung. Full Review »
  3. Tal
    Sep 17, 2005
    8
    This is a good game which i bought for AU$15. definitely worth the money i spent. its full of action with meaty weapons and good graphics.This is a good game which i bought for AU$15. definitely worth the money i spent. its full of action with meaty weapons and good graphics. theyre not the best graphics but a lot of the weapon effects and environments like the lush jungles are nice. the character models are a bit blocky and sometimes bland, but overall i dont have anything to really complain about. in many missions it plays similarly to halo where you are in warzones and you have to help your allies. the only real complaint i have is a BUG in chapter 5 where doors open up but you cant go through. what you have to do though is blow up the respawning portals and then you can go through. this bug sorta spoils an overall fun shooter while it lasts (and it lasts for a pretty long time!). Full Review »