We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story

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a game by Visual Concepts
Genre: Action
Platform: SNESSNES
Editor Rating: 6/10, based on 4 reviews
User Rating: 8.0/10 - 3 votes
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We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story
We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story
We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story
We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story
  • Manufacturer: hi-tech exp.
  • # of players: 2
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Available: November 1993
  • Number of Levels: 15
  • Theme: Action

Rex was once your average dinosaur with an attitude and temper. Until oneday, an inventor from the future decided to test market a new product; giving Rex and his friends Brian Gain, which makes them smarter and able to have a cool attitude. And with the help of time travel by Captain New Eyes, the inventor that was able to make this all happen, Rex is able to exist in the future. But sure enough, New Eyes' evil brother, Professor Screw Eyes, has some other plans for Rex and his friends. Screw Eyes wants to make Rex and his buds dumb and angry again, with his Brain Drain formula, and turn them into a prehistoric circus attraction. Screw Eyes has kidnapped Rex's first friends, Louie and Cecilia, to try to lure him in. Now it is up to Rex and his buds to save them by going through various areas in the city to defeat Professor Screw Eyes once and for all. So move over Barney - Rex the Dinosaur is in town. He is going to teach Professor Screw Eyes a real lesson or two.

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System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • Pentium II (or equivalent) 266MHz (500MHz recommended), RAM: 64MB (128MB recommended), DirectX v8.0a or later must be installed

Game Reviews

  • Manufacturer: Hi Tech Exp.
  • Machine: Super NES

Back from where? And... why? The little ones may enjoy this cutesy game where you get to control dinosaurs, but even they may get very frustrated with the less-than-responsive controls. However, the graphics are good.

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Not listening to his father when he was told not to touch his latest scientific breakthrough, Jamie and Timmy entered their fathers secret laboratory to see a video. As they activated it, they were transported through television land to a place where cartoony dinos lived in a super-unreal atmosphere!

Dinosaurs has plenty of levels and special exits hidden throughout them. You meet up with two dinobuds and you can either ride them normally or dismount off of them and shoot the enemy with simple shots. Here is a great game for the family!

They don't have the high-intensity thrills of Jurassic Park, but the dinosaurs of We're Back are pretty fun nonetheless. Young gamers especially will enjoy these smiling hop-n-bop reptiles.

Rex is the biggest tourist to hit Manhattan since King Kong. He bounces around skyscrapers, climbs construction sites, and runs through subways bopping baddies and dodging obstacles. Unfortunately, he's pretty fragile. Without passwords or unlimited continues, gamers may feel like they're going extinct.

ProTip: Get off the Subway tracks quickly. Speedy trains appear every few seconds.

Technically, the game is only partly evolved. The graphics are attractive, though the human sprites are stiff and cartoony. Fortunately, the perky music changes for each level, and the dinos emit good roars. Although the control needs a quick DNA fix, you can still bet Jurassic on having fun with We're Back.

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