Turrican 2 (Classic Game) Reviews
Description:Turrican 2 is a shoot-em-up published by Rainbow Arts for one player.
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Customer Turrican 2 (Classic Game) Reviews (2)
by - written on 19/02/06 (Very useful, 593 readings)
Bren Mc Guire’s spaceship is boarded by a an evil alien force commanded by “The Machine”. Taken by surprise his crew are mercilessly slaughtered. Left for dead Mc Guire drags his tortured body into his “Turrican-Fighting-Suit” and pilots his ship to “The Machine’s” home planet. In a vengeful fury Mc Guire vows to wreak vengeance. “Turrican” is a ground-breaking game from Manfred Tranz. An inspirational games programmer in the late 80’s and early 90’s he is the man behind classics such as “R-Type” and “Micro Machines”. However, I believe its sequel “Turrican 2” to be his greatest achievement in terms of scope and its influence on future games. Released ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/01, updated on 07/08/01 (Very useful, 90 readings)
Turrican and Turrican 2 were two of the finest games to grace the Amiga platform. They came at a time when every other game was either a film licence or a platform game(yes Ocean software) and despite at least fulfilling one of those criteria, still managed to blow everyone away. Where they stood proud above the competition was in the gameplay and graphics department. Huge care and attention had been paid to the Turrican licence to make it the very best that it could possibly be and that fact shone through in the gameplay. The first thing you notice is the graphics. For the time the visuals in this game were stunning and probably its initial main draw to most ... Read the complete review