On the stormy night when Jurassic Park fell apart, a desperate smuggler infiltrates Isla Nublar, hunting the precious canister containing the contraband dinosaur embryos. She collides -- literally -- with park staff trying to evacuate, and they become stranded amidst the collapsing park ruins, with the newly-freed dinosaurs on the loose. When InGen launches a perilous rescue operation, mercenaries, saboteurs, and survivors are thrown together in the struggle to escape the island. In this intense adventure game based on the blockbuster film franchise, the survivors' agendas clash, secrets of the park are exposed, and a new threat emerges: an eerie, nocturnal predator stalking the group, hunting them relentlessly across the island.
Seeing how the Back To the Future games turned out, we were actually pretty excited at one point to see what Telltale Games could do with the Jurassic Park franchise. Granted, these guys aren’t all about balls-to-the-wall action gaming, so something along the lines of, say, Sega’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park coin-op would probably be out. Still, we were interested to see where they could take the story and what gameplay innovations they could introduce. Now, we’ve finally got the full game, split up into four downloadable episodes on PlayStation Network, or available as a full package on Xbox 360. And…well, at least Telltale got half the package right. Too bad it’s more on the presentation side. The story tells a... Read Review