It's official, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil is making its way onto Nintendo's handheld console August 9th. The Good? It will be the remastered version of the 1997 classic, meaning that it has received a slight graphical boost. The Bad? It doesn't appear to include any of the multiplayer components that made the original so endearing.
The absence of the game's signature multiplayer is particularly disappointing, and I personally believe that it's a missed opportunity. My fondest memories of Turok 2 involved taking down the game's final boss alongside my friends or facing off against them in a heated deathmatch that usually involved me repeatedly drilling out the contents of their skulls with my favorite weapon of all time - the Cerebral Bore.
That said, Turok 2 was a formative contender in the burgeoning console-based FPS scene back in the day, so it's great that a new generation of players are getting an opportunity to experience where genre staples such as Halo and Call of Duty got their DNA.
In addition to being released on Nintendo's e-shop, physical copies of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil will be available for a very limited time if that's more your thing.