Olyphant, Powers Boothe, Ron Perlman, William Fichtner and Donnie
Wahlberg Voice Characters in Dinosaur-Filled First Person Shooter Game
Middle East — 20 January 2008 — Prominent actors will star as the major
characters appearing throughout Turok, the upcoming story-driven,
sci-fi first person shooter game from Touchstone. Timothy Olyphant,
Powers Boothe, Ron Perlman, William Fichtner and Donnie Wahlberg are
among the actors who recorded voices of characters in the game, which
will be released on February 7, 2008, for entertainment system from
Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
Turok is an epic, story-driven first person shooter set on a dark,
mysterious planet in the future. The player will take on the role of
Joseph Turok, a former black ops commando, now part of an elite special
forces squad, known as Whiskey Company, which is on a mission to take
down Roland Kane and his army, the Mendel-Gruman Corporation. As
Whiskey Company’s ship approaches the planet inhabited by
Mendel-Gruman, the ship is shot down. Turok is stranded on the planet
and must locate other crash survivors while confronting Mendel-Gruman
soldiers and a variety of dinosaurs and other ravenous creatures.
The realism of Turok and his team’s terrifying circumstance is conveyed
through the distinguished voice talent. Gregory Norman Cruz provides
the voice of Joseph Turok and the other members of Whiskey Company are:
Timothy Olyphant (as Cowboy), Ron Perlman (Slade), Donnie Wahlberg
(Shepard), William Fichtner (Logan), Mark Rolston (Cole), Chris Judge
(Jericho), Lombardo Boyar (Gonzales), Gideon Emery (Reese), Josh Gomez
(Parker), Jon Curry (Foster), Jason Harris (Carter) and Steve Van
Powers Boothe is the voice of the villain, Roland Kane, an escaped war
criminal and Turok’s former mentor. Sean Donnellan voices Grimes,
Kane’s mysterious, elusive henchman and part of Mendel-Gruman.
“The actors who lent their voices to Turok are a testament to both the
magnitude of the project and the interest of top-notch talent,” said
Josh Holmes, vice president and general manager of Propaganda Games,
the Vancouver, British Columbia-based developer. “The characters in the
story are paramount to the experience and we have assembled an
outstanding cast to assure high quality performances across the board.”
Turok is rated 18+ by the PEGI rating authorities.
For more information about Turok, log on to www.turok.com.