Nightdive Studios has announced the release date for their Turok 2: Seeds of Evil remaster.
The classic first-person shooter sequel will launch for PC on March 16th via both Steam, the Humble Store, and GOG. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the remaster.
Developed by Iguana Entertainment and released back in 1998 for the Nintendo 64, the newly remastered version is coming just in time for the game’s 19th anniversary. The game is up-scaled via a modern renderer, including updated light maps, shadows, super-sampling, and more.
The game also sports new additions like new environments, weapons, puzzles, and even a new multiplayer mode titled “Last Turok Standing.” The game also had maneuverability and character speed increased, AI has been improved, you can now grapple ledges, a quick warp was added, and you can save/load anywhere.
Here’s a rundown on the game, via NightDive:
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil is a first person shooter where players assume the role of Turok, an intrepid warrior, fighting their way through a host of new enemies, weapons, and missions. When the game was first released for the Nintendo 64 console, it sold over one million copies, making it a smash success. As Turok, players can run, jump, climb ladders, swim, dive underwater, and even explore a futuristic setting. The remastered game transports players into a sprawling environment with vicious enemies lurking behind every corner. Fans can look forward to new grotesque bosses and over 20 new weapons, including the skull-drilling favorite – The Cerebral Bore – that will send enemy brains flying!
In a thrilling new feature, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil also adds a multiplayer game mode in “Last Turok Standing” where players can battle with friends for an even more visceral gaming experience.