Published on June 13th, 2018 | by Michael Newman0
Jurassic World: Evolution E3 2018
Dinosaurs are all the rage these days and with the new Jurassic World film releasing in theaters next week. So, it seemed like the perfect time to get my dinosaur theme parks skills a try to see if I could successfully pull of what no other Jurassic film has done so far, a park without all the screaming. Thankfully I had to go no further than this year’s E3 to get some hands on with that very thing, in Jurassic Park Evolution by Frontier Developments. Of course, E3 wouldn’t be E3 without “experiencing” the game so once I saw the raptor behind the chain link fence, and the large doorway leading to their very own Jurassic World, I knew I was in for something special.
After a short wait in line, me and my other dinosaur park enthusiasts were greeted by a young woman who took us through a short 10-minute movie which explained what we would be seeing once we entered “the park”. She covered some brief descriptions of the types of missions we could undergo while managing our very own park and what we might expect once we were there. The usual warnings about people getting eaten on previous adventures and how the problems had been “addressed” set the stage for the game play we would be about to experience.
We exited the briefing center and took control of a park that was already in session, choosing the platform we felt best interested us. I picked PC as it would be the platform that I’d likely pick the game up on however, XBOX and PS4 were also available for those who chose to partake. There was little instruction as to what we should do next, so most of my time with the game was spent flying a helicopter and shooting tranquilizer darts at the various dinosaurs that wandered the park. While I wasn’t sure what I was supposed to do, I still managed to maneuver through the various menus, and looked at the detailed dinosaur models available in the game. While I can’t say much yet about the gameplay in my short time, I can say that the game looks absolutely stunning.
Jurassic Park Evolution was released today (June 12th), and I’ve already purchased it so I can get some time to really dig into it. I’ve always been a fan of dinosaurs, ever since my 3D view master dinosaur slides, and having the opportunity to build my own unique park and fill it with these incredible creatures is just a dream come true. I can’t wait for E3 to conclude so I can start my very own Jurassic Park…