I got Lego Jurassic Park not long after I got my PS4, and I didn’t appreciate how much nostalgia I would get playing the game. The Lego game consists of the first four films Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Jurassic Park III (2001) and Jurassic World (2015). I am using a cover image I have found through google (Fair use under the copyright act sections 29 and 30 under use for a review).
Title: Lego Jurassic World
Date released: 11 June 2015
Game Developer: TT Games, TT Fusion, Feral Interactive
Gaming Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action-adventure game, Platform game, Puzzle Video Game
Plot Summary: Following the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, as well as the highly anticipated Jurassic World, LEGO Jurassic World is the first videogame where players will be able to relive and experience all four Jurassic films. Reimagined in LEGO form and told in TT games' Signature classic LEGO humour, the thrilling adventure recreates unforgettable scenes and action sequences from the films, allowing fans to play through key moments and giving them the opportunity to fully explore the expansive grounds of Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna.
If you are a 90s baby like myself this game is full of nostalgia and I really did underestimate how much nostalgia I would feel. each of the four movies is broken up into five stages that have two to three segments each. I know its Lego but having he drive up to where you see the Brachiosaurus for the first time was a right in the feel’s moment for me. Even if I have already technically recreated the moment in Jurassic World Evolution.
I love the games take on the iconic vehicles and dinosaurs also the fact you can customise the dinosaurs. I am not ashamed to admit I have a T-rex that looks like Barney the dinosaur. I enjoyed playing the storyline however I think the free play aspect of this game is far better than other Lego games I have played. Maybe I’m bias but I loved being able to explore the orginal park.
Super nerdy fact it was fun to have free roam on Isla Nublar and Sorna as a Pachycephalosaurus and Velociraptor in free play and slightly more fun and quicker than trying to run round as a Lego figure. If you’re a trophy hunter like I am dear Reader you may have slightly more fun collecting mini kits, red bricks, gold bricks, and side quests.
Just for the people who like numbers.
- 94 playable characters
- 24 playable dinosaurs
- 35 different vehicles
- 275 gold bricks
- 10 minikits in every level
- 1 amber piece on each level (unlocks a dinosaur surprise)
This game is great for any Jurassic Park fan and its really is a nostalgic dream.