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Jurassic Park Interactive Reviewed by Diego Antico on . Rating: 57%
Jurassic Park Interactive
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With all of the power the 3DO has you might think that it could produce a killer version of Jurassic Park, but I'm afraid you would be wrong. This "Interactive Movie" is a series of mini games; some good, some bad. These games generally have something to do, however remotely, with one of the film's story. The film's, sorry, the game's opening sent chills down my spine; the graphics department is in full force here.

There are three mini-games that center on getting people to safety via first-person challenges. In the first game you must drive a car while a T-Rex chases you, all the while appearing menacingly in the rear view mirror. The second is a first-person game, taking place in a roomful of raptors. The final one has you shooting at spitting dinosaurs. None of these games are particularly well done.

There are other, less involving, mini games which mimic classics games like as Space Invaders, Asteroids and Galaga. You choose these missions from a map, displaying the island you are stuck on. The design is appropriate enough and is pleasing to the eye.

All in all, the atmosphere of the film remains intact, attaining the status of an interactive movie. Of course, this is a sub-par version of the ground breaking Steven Spielberg film. It's interesting to see what UIS was able to do with this license, but in the end there isn't much interactivity in Jurassic Park Interactive.

The sense of immersion then is what is truly commendable about Jurassic Park Interactive. It's sort of a digital leaflet of what the film was. If you are a fan of the film you will most likely be a fan of the flawed, but entertaining game.
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