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Battle of Giants Dinosaur Strike - Nintendo Wii

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  • The giant lizards had made their film debut decades before taking on an electronic and interactive platform, but the earliest occurrences of dinosaurs entering video games seem to be near the pinball-video game hybrid of Caveman that emerged in 1981. With pinball paddles and a joystick to control two different segments of the experience, this unity of gaming showed off dinosaurs in both classic pinball mode and on a small screen in which you move your caveman around a maze and eat different dinosaurs.


    As most paleontologists spend their days searching for fossils rather than rudimentary dino-electronics, it's difficult to begin our journey through the history of dinosaur video games before the 1980s.

  • The giant lizards had made their film debut decades before taking on an electronic and interactive platform, but the earliest occurrences of dinosaurs entering video games seem to be near the pinball-video game hybrid of Caveman that emerged in 1981. With pinball paddles and a joystick to control two different segments of the experience, this unity of gaming showed off dinosaurs in both classic pinball mode and on a small screen in which you move your caveman around a maze and eat different dinosaurs.


    As most paleontologists spend their days searching for fossils rather than rudimentary dino-electronics, it's difficult to begin our journey through the history of dinosaur video games before the 1980s.


  • As most paleontologists spend their days searching for fossils rather than rudimentary dino-electronics, it's difficult to begin our journey through the history of dinosaur video games before the 1980s.

Video: Dinosaur hunting made possible by your virtual vote

In 1997, a man made his way onto the Nintendo 64 with a hatred of dinosaurs and brevity as his job title. gave everyone the task of putting the giant beasts down in three dimensions. With several sequels and a reboot in recent years, Turok appears almost synonymously with the idea of dinosaurs in video games.