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PC version getting a UK release next week via Avanquest.

3rd June 2008

Turok, a Sci-Fi First Person Shooter (FPS) game for PC, is being released by Avanquest Software Publishing in June 2008. The player takes on the role of Joseph Turok, a former black ops commando, now part of an elite Special Forces squad known as Whiskey Company.

The game is set in the future on a dark, mysterious planet inhabited by Roland Kane and his army. Whiskey Company has been tasked with ‘taking down’ Kane, an escaped war criminal and Turok’s former mentor. However, as their ship approaches the planet it is shot down, scattering all of its passengers including Turok across the planet’s wilderness, making the mission near possible to complete.

Turok is stranded on the planet and must locate other crash survivors while confronting Kane’s army of Mendel-Gruman soldiers, dinosaurs, huge insects and other ravenous creatures. Only by using his elite military training will Turok be able to survive the wild environment he finds himself in and complete his mission.

Fast facts:

Publisher: Avanquest Software Publishing

Developer: Touchstone

Distributor: Open

Release date: June 13th 2008

BBFC: 15

Format: PC

Genre: Sci-Fi FPS

SRP: £19.99

Notes to Editor:

Pricing and Availability

Turok is priced at £19.99 and available from June 6th 2008 from GAME,,,,, as well as Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software is a leading developer and global publisher of best-selling personal and professional software designed for utilities, office productivity, communications and mobility worldwide. Headquartered in France, with operating units, subsidiaries and offices located in United States, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, China, Korea, and Japan, Avanquest Software products are marketed in over 100 countries, through e-commerce, OEM partnerships and IT resellers. Founded in 1984 as BVRP Software and listed since December 1996 on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714), Avanquest Software forms part of the Eurolist, NextEconomy segment and SBF 250 index. In 2006, Avanquest Software posted revenues of €75.1M. Additional information on Avanquest Software is available at

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