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PC version in UK shops today.

13th June 2008

Turok, a Sci-Fi First Person Shooter (FPS) game for PC, is being released by Avanquest Software Publishing to retail today. 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.

Stranded on a dark unforgiving planet, Turok must aim to complete two main objectives whilst using his elite military training to survive his threatening environment. He must take down war criminal Roland Kane who roams the planet with his army and find fellow survivors who were aboard his spaceship before it crash landed.

Guide Turok through his gruelling missions whilst encountering brutal enemies with one aim: to hunt you down. Wrestle giant scorpions and vicious dinosaurs five times your size, avoiding their ferocious, hungry jaws. Don’t forget to watch the skies and keep your crossbow to hand, as airborne pterodactyls prey on you from above.

Skilfully use the planet’s wilderness to your advantage, by sneaking through long grass to attack soldiers from behind. Use high rock faces and cliffs to hide in the shadows and snipe unsuspecting enemies down below. If you prefer a more obvious approach, confront your enemy face to face and let rip with rapid firepower.

Whatever method of combat you decide on, remember that survival is the only option…

Fast facts:

Publisher: Avanquest Software Publishing

Developer: Touchstone

Distributor: Open

Release date: 13th June 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 13th 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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