Experience a brand new adventure set during the events of the first Jurassic Park movie and see new areas and dinosaurs in this landmark adventure 65 million years in the making!
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Release Date: Nov 15, 2011

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About This Game

Security systems have failed and the creatures of the park roam free. Now, a rogue corporation will stop at nothing to acquire the dinosaur embryos stolen and lost by Dennis Nedry. Experience a brand new adventure set during the events of the first Jurassic Park movie and see new areas and dinosaurs in this landmark adventure 65 million years in the making!

Key Features:

  • A cinematic adventure in four parts featuring fast-paced action, exploration and puzzle-solving
  • Return to familiar locations from the movie and explore new areas including the menacing waters of the marine facility
  • Take on the mighty T-Rex, the cunning Raptors and escape the jaws of new prehistoric threats
  • Discover the fate of the Barbasol can containing priceless dinosaur embryos
  • Faithful to Spielberg’s vision of Jurassic Park – an authentic extension of the world you love

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: XP Service Pack 3 / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB Space Free
    • Video Card: ATI or NVidia card w/ 256 MB RAM
    • DirectX®: Direct X 9.0c
    • Sound: Direct X 8.1 sound device
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Pentium or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB Space Free
    • Video Card: ATI or NVidia card w/ 256 MB RAM
    • Additional: Not recommended for MAC Minis or early-generation MacBooks
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Danipips The Stunned Panda
( 9.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Product received for free
It's okay I guess
I love the saga but the game is regular
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( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Poorly optimized game with bad graphics and clunky, confusing controls. Also has long, boring, unskippable cutscenes and unclear objectives. An absolute waste of money.
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⊰★ Linkaton
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21
I find it really boring and can't really do much
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Kamakarzi Reaper
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21
If you like Telltale games you kinda have to play it, however the game is poorly optimised and well the cursor suddenly goes missing so you have to reload your game and hit your head in the table. The story could had been done better and the dialog is really bad and not really some you want to follow up on ( and lets not forget about the female "hero" which speaks half spanish and half english all the time so you have no ♥♥♥♥ing idea what to do and the game some what demands you know simple spanish which lets just face it we dont.) the controls are rocky and clumsy the buttom events are the biggest pain in the bucket i have tried in years, seen better in simple flash games on the internet which is not their style.

I got the game in a bundle and was like UUUUH and now im AWWW not even sure if i want to complet the game

to be frank the game in standarts to their others old and new this one is total ♥♥♥♥

as stated if your a fan its worth a shot if you can deal with the major and minor fails with the game
and the game is not worth the money
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( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
The story is interesting and it has dinosaurs, thats about the best part about the game. Unfortunately the game is plagued with lousy quick time events and it has alot of dumb things that the developers forgot or didnt think about. The visuals are straight up pathetic and the sound is a bit glitchy. The Quick time events in this game is the worst ive ever seen, you have half a second or you die. Its basicly a movie with some god awful QTE so if you like Jurassic Park and want a good, solid adventure from the same events as the movie, then i recommend buying it CHEAP! But for a GAME its worthless!
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( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
Taka sobie gra.
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Spaceboy DSR
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
The only reason i played this game is because i got it for free and did not want to buy something else because the summer sale is almost here.
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( 14.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 17
เกมเก่า ไม่พูดไรมาก เพราะมันเป็นเกมสำหรับ
คนอยากรู้เนื้อเรื่องเสริมของ JP โดยเฉพาะเลย
แนะนำให้ซื้อตอนลดก็ได้นะ แต่ราคาปกติก็ไม่แพงมากหรอก
แค่จะคุ้มกว่าถ้าซื้อตอนลด เพราะเกมมันสั้นไม่มีไรมาก
อีกอย่างเกมเก่าด้วย ในส่วนเนื้อเรื่องก็สนุกดีนะ
มีให้ลุ้นตกใจอยู่ตลอดทั้งเกมเลย เสียดายไม่เหมือนเกมแนวนี้ในยุคปัจจุบัน
ที่ตัวเลือกและเนื้อเรื่องจะเปลี่ยนได้เยอะ อันนี้เปลี่ยนไม่มาก ไม่กี่ฉาก
โดยรวมก็ให้ คะแนนตามนี้ ปกติ

7 / 10
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( 8.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
So many QTE and so much button mashing that my fingers ache with RSI. Would I put myself through it again? Absolutely. Almost didn't play it 'cause of the bad reviews but so long as you kinda forgive all the QTE and the poor mechanics in places, it's well worth a play ^.^
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( 18.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
This game gets mixed reviews but in my opinion its still the Best TELLTALE game i am a huge JP fan and this is so much fun it does the job of being another installment of the franchise well, i have gone through it a few times and always enjoy it
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18 of 26 people (69%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
QTE Nightmare: The Game
This pile of garbage is basicly a poorly written fanfiction, infested with
amount of
Quick-Time Events
that makes you want to pull your hair out.

Let's start with the plot. The story takes place after the events of the first movie, the Park is overrun and a small group of survivors is trying to escape from the island. The characters are not particularly interesting, in fact the only reason you'll remember them after finishing the game is because their unimaginable stupidity. The events feel forced and most of them happen, because someone is doing some dumb ♥♥♥♥.

The dialogues are so bad, that each time a character opens his/her mouth, you feel like they are reading lines from a pórn movie. Worst of them is the Costa Rican Señorita who speaks in half English and half Español so you don't comprender what the que demonios she's saying.
Yes, you guessed right: Telltale didn't bother to translate Spanish speech for you!

Last but not least we have an absurd amount of QTE. Most of them require a less than a second response time and result in instant-death if you fail to mash the correct buttons in rapid succession.

Overall this game is not only a waste of time but a waste of the movie license as well, because there is way more potential in . The only redeeming qualities are the achievements, but the moment the last cheevo pops up I'm almost 100% certain you will Alt-F4 and rush for the uninstall button!

- Only 8-9 hours long
- Has slightly better animation quality than your average Telltale game

- Incoherent plot and nonsensical events
- Bland characters and poorly written dialogues
- Bad voice acting
- Ridiculous amount of frustrating and non-intuitive QTE (there's a LOT of them!)
- Bugs! Cursor tends to disappear after a QTE event, forcing you reload the checkpoint and redo the segment again, because you're unable to progress without knowing where to click. Oh, the joy!
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
Missing buttons or they are nearly invisible sometimes.
Glitches and bugs.
Repeating cutscenes.
Bad controlling.
No reaction of characters on previous chosen options.
Lags on end/start of cutscenes or new parts of story.

Good thing its Jurassic Park theme.

Story is kinda nice fanfiction but as a game this sucks.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
I don't often feel inclined to write a full review on a game, but for Jurassic Park: The Game, I will make an exception. The reason being that I AM A HUGE JURASSIC PARK FAN. If the same is true for you, then you will love this game. If not, then you will hate it because its not really that good of a game. It's that simple. The entire game, from story, to music, to jokes is fan service and to be getting a new JP game 18 years after the movie released is just an awesome experience! Rating for a Jurassic Park fan = 8. Rating if not = 5
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
127 of 147 people (86%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 16, 2015
(Full review follows below)

  • Game Name: Jurassic Park: The Game
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Genre Tags: Adventure; Story Rich; Atmospheric; Quick-Time-Events
  • My Overall Grade: B+
  • Estimated Playtime (Campaign): 7-11 hours
  • Multiplayer Aspect: None
  • Recommended To: Established fans of the genre; Fans of the intellectual property; Strong narrative advocates; Casual gamers

Jurassic Park: The Game is a narrative experience set as a sidequel to the original movie. The actual gameplay is composed of Quick-Time-Events (QTEs) during action sequences and mild puzzles during the plot development sequences. You won’t find wild, face-paced, dinosaur-fighting action, but I think any fan of story-driven experiences and/or of the Jurassic Park movie will find this game intriguing.

The heart and soul of the game lies in the story and the characters. I found the story to be absorbing and the characters to be interesting. I will admit that I am a little biased because the original movie came out when I was a kid and at the time it was one of the best movies around for my generation. I really liked how Jurassic Park: The Game was set as a sidequel to original movie and expanded on the events that occurred.

The QTEs are a frequent topic of discussion when people consider this game. I personally enjoyed it, because there are plenty of other games out there where I run around in with an assault rifle and a bandoleer full of grenades— so it was refreshing to experience action sequences in an alternate fashion. I also thought it was pretty cool that there were different cut-scenes depicting the various ways you could die throughout the narrative; this helps make it less annoying and more interesting when you do mess up a QTE.

The game is not without faults, of course. In fact there are many faults. They ranged from truly game-faltering, (for example: I experienced UI trouble where my mouse cursor disappeared and was forced to restart), to just annoying, (for example: I had to change the resolution one level at a time, each time waiting for the screen to readjust). Then there were some things that didn’t really matter gameplay-wise, but still were a little ridiculous: for example, I found it jarring that the character of the aboriginal Costa Rican girl who supposedly grew up on an island was voiced with an accent you would find on a second-generation American Latina from Brooklyn.

Nevertheless, I didn’t find any of the faults to be so egregious that they soured my experience. I actually rather enjoyed the experience, despite the minor annoyances, and I legitimately remember feeling a little sad when I beat it because it was over. In fact, I would say the thing that disappointed me the most about this game was just that it was a little shorter than I would have liked, because I was really enjoying it.

I posit that Jurassic Park: The Game is an enjoyable, story-driven experience that will especially appeal to anyone who is a fan of the original movie. You also should be comfortable with idea of playing a game that relies heavily on QTEs for action scenes. If you want intense firefights with dinosaurs then you probably will want to look at other games.

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127 of 163 people (78%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 21, 2015
After the first Episode was over I couldn't understand the terrible rap the game gets - it seemed mildly entertaining, if nothing special. Then Episode 2 started and the writing nose-dived...and then got worse. Stupider and stupider as the game progressed: Childish stereotypes; characters behaving preposterously because the plot demanded it to move things forward; dialogue composed of blithering nonsense; people explaining plot points that were then flatly contradicted by events five minutes later. By the end it was a total farce.

The end-of-game credits explained all - they switched writers every Episode, and the guy who wrote Episode 1 wasn't involved in the rest of the game.

Crummy, crummy game - 1 Clunestar out of 5.
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99 of 122 people (81%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 10, 2013
So I've seen a lot of bad reviews for this game, mostly complaining about the quick-time event controls. But that's not a problem with the game; it's a problem with the player!
What I'm saying is, if you HATE QTE's, don't buy this game. If you don't mind them and you're a fan of Jurassic Park... well, this is very worthwhile.
In a way this is a four part 'sequal-that-never-was' to the original movie and it captures the feel of JP perfectly.
I really don't think the QTE's are that bad either, they aren't very hard and the game lets you get away with a lot of mistakes.
Really, this comes down to how fussy you are as a gamer and how much money you're prepared to spend on good fanservice.
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64 of 77 people (83%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
12.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 22, 2015
I love most modern Telltale games, so I started to explore their back catalog. Jurassic Park is the farthest back I've gone (excluding the first Poker Night) and wow, things done changed.

The concept is the same as any of their other point and click adventures. What changed is the interaction system. And it's much worse. They clearly improved things a lot for the first Walking Dead.

The problem comes from the quick time events. The amount of time you have to press them - especially when there are multiple in a row - is a small fraction of a second. This means that to get through some of the harder sequences you have to memorize the order of buttons to press. There's really no other way to move forward. It's super frustrating when there are long sequences with dozens of buttons you have to try to remember. This is just bad game design, as it makes it literally impossible to succeed on your first attempt.

Add to this the fact that you can't skip cutscenes and having to repeat sections quickly becomes a chore. Having to stare at the same low-resolution textures for minutes at a time while you re-hear the same conversations you can't affect is not fun.

The characters also make some really strange decisions that don't seem to fit with how they're established. It's like the writers didn't plan out the ending when they started. In the end, I didn't really care about any of them or what happened to them. And it was quite clear that my choices didn't matter or affect anything.

So Jurassic Park has convinced me to stop going back with Telltale. I won't be trying out Back to the Future. But everything forward of this point is gold.
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78 of 99 people (79%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 5, 2015
This Telletale game is certainly not on par with their more recent releases but it is still worth the nine hours of play. The QTEs had me struggling at times but the regular save points make it easy to overcome. I am not sure how many of the choices you make in the game effect the outcome, but I found myself wanting to more at the end.

The different levels of completing each scenario are a nice touch but I can't see what the result is of getting a gold over a bronze, apart from maybe an achievement.

Would recommend, but not at full price, wait for a 75% reduction and you'll have a decent buy.
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54 of 62 people (87%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 23, 2014
I am a fan of telltale games, and I am a dinosaur. So I might be a bit biased.

Jurassic Park: The Game is a game that if you enjoyed the film you would enjoy the story of the game. Telltale did a wonderful job recreating the iconic locations of the first Jurassic Park film. It introduced old and new dinosaurs, old and new characters. It continued the plot in regards to the Barbasol can of dinosaur embryos that was stolen the night of heavy storm that led the the dinosaurs going wild from the first film. The game tries to connect the gap of what happened to Dennis Nedry's attempt to sell the embryos for millions and the new characters introduced in this. This 4 episode story and the characters introduced are what makes this game good.

Gameplay is point and click with quick-time responses. This is where I believe the game has the most issue. The quick-time responses are the most annoying, hassle inducing aspect of the game. Especially if you want to 100% achievement the game you will have to repeat a section over and over to time everything. Sometimes though you know what to do a button sometimes did not register or even at time a micro second early or late and you are off for the sequence of events. However, if you can get past this the story and dialogue in regards of the gameplay make up for it.

I recommend this game to anyone who enjoys Telltale Games, enjoyed Jurassic Park or enjoy both. Though I had issue with the quick-time. The story and plot and new characters make up for it and make the game a "should play"
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137 of 198 people (69%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 3, 2014
I must say, I love Telltale games. The Walking Dead 1 & 2, The Wolf Among Us, Back To The Future, and especially the Poker Night at the Inventory series - All excellent games that kept me enthalled, entertained and content for so many hours. Being a gigantic Jurassic Park fan and having watched all the movies and read the book countless times - when I saw that they made a Jurassic park game, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to play it. Unfortunately.. this game fails to deliever on so many levels. Yes, they have the music. Yes, they follow the Jurassic Park storyline. And Yes, they manage to do an excellent job at submersing you into the Jurassic Park world. But other than that, it doesn't have much else to offer. The voice acting isn't the greatest, but it isn't the big issue. The big issues are the poorly sequenced context-sensitive timed events, the lack of impact that your decisions make throughout the storyline/game, and the horrendous amount of glitches that severely hinder your progession. Unlike other Telltale games, Jurassic Park makes you tap multiple keys which pop up on the screen for a mere second of time. I believe this is done to show you how many different death sequences they designed for the game (there are oh so many - in fact, they even put in a death counter to show you many times they stuck it to you). Next there is the lack of impact your decisions make. There is only one point in the game where your choice determines whether or not a character will live or die -- this changes the ending of the game, and it happens right at the very end. Lastly, the glitches. I haven't seen a game so mired with glitches after its release since "Call of Cthulhu" and "Alone in the dark". I had to restart sequences atleast 5 times in all of the 4 episodes of the game in order to progress through the storyline. Having said that, I was determined and managed to contend with all of the glitches, and progress through the abysmal storyline in order to make it to the end of the game, just so I could say that I've beat it, and that I managed to get my money's worth from playing it. -- But I didn't get my moneys worth.. in-fact, I strongly believe Telltale games should pay me for Alpha and Beta testing this atrocious blight upon my steam game library. Buyer beware - this game is not worth your time or your money -- although, if you liked "Gone Home", then you should give 'Jurassic Park: The Game' a try, because you obviously like terrible games and Jurassic Park would be an outstanding addition to your steam library of 'videogame classics'. I hope they don't drop the ball on their upcoming Game of Thrones videogame, or I will completely lose my trust in Telltale's ability to make a decent videogame worth playing. Thanks for reading and I hope my review was helpful!
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