Published on August 23rd, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning
Nightdive Studios Announces Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion Coming to PC and Consoles
Today at gamescom 2023, Nightdive Studios — renowned video game remaster studio and subsidiary of Atari®, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — announced the final chapter in the trilogy: Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion! Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion was created in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms and releases on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation® 4|5, Xbox One and Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch on Nov. 14, 2023.
Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion is a faithful restoration of the classic first-person shooter originally released in 2000 for the Nintendo 64, upgraded through Nightdive Studios’ proprietary KEX Engine for play on modern gaming devices with up to a 4K resolution at 120FPS. It joins Nightdive Studios, Universal Games, and Digital Platforms’ popular Turok and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil remasters, capping off the trilogy. Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion features upgraded gameplay, high-resolution textures, enhanced lighting and rendering, and support for console gamepads with platform-specific features.
Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion is the first title from Nightdive Studios to use the latest version KEX engine, which utilizes an improved renderer to achieve a higher tier of visual fidelity across 3D models, textures, and graphical effects.
“The Turok series is one of the classic touchstones of gaming and being able to provide the newest and improved version of Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion is a great feeling,” said Larry Kuperman, Director of Business Development at Nightdive Studios. “It makes full use of the latest version of our KEX engine, and we’re excited to share the game with players later this year.”
In Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion, players choose between dual protagonists Joseph and Danielle Fireseed, siblings of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil protagonist Joshua Fireseed. Together, they must defeat the titular antagonist Oblivion and its followers, the Flesh Eaters, after the supposed demise of their brother at its hands.
Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion Key Features:
- A remastered version of the 2000 classic, available for the first time since its Nintendo 64 release
- Up to 4K 120FPS performance on PC, PlayStation® 4|5, and Xbox One and Series X|S
- Advanced rendering features, including anti-aliasing, bloom, ambient occlusion, dynamic shadows, and motion blur
- Remastered environment art, character models, and updated weapon models
- Optional Motion/Gyro controls for Nintendo Switch console and Gamepad rumble
- Trophies and Achievements on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles
Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion releases on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation® 4|5, Xbox One and Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch on Nov. 14, 2023. For more information on Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion, please visit https://store.steampowered.com/app/1996770/Turok_3_Shadow_of_Oblivion.