Goner Raptor

Dinosaurs and video games seem like such a great pairing that I’m often surprised we don’t see more of them. Sure, there will always be Jurassic Park games, and Ark: Survival Evolved still seems like it’s doing pretty well, but outside of these, it’s actually kind of rare to see dinosaur video games.

Enter Goner, by Spanish studio Loco Players, a survival horror take on the dinosaur genre. As I mentioned in a previous article, Goner reminds me of a cross between Ark and Dino Crisis, which is a combo I can definitely get behind.

Goner is currently on Kickstarter, where it was 60% funded in just its first week. In fact, at the time of this writing, it’s raised more than $19,000 of its $28,902 goal. Things are looking quite good for this one.

Plus, Loco Players has revealed some details about one of the game’s creatures, the Troodon.

Goner Trodon

According to the Goner Kickstarter page:

These big-eyed little bastards will be a pain to deal with. They are nocturnal predators as their sight is perfect in the dark. A lone Troodon won’t be much of a threat… but be careful, they will sense if you are wounded and vulnerable and they will team up to finish you off. Also, they are sneaky thieves, keep your stuff well guarded during the night.

This actually reminds me quite a bit of the Compsognathus from the Jurassic Park franchise. I always thought those things were underutilized in the films and video games (though they play a pretty major role in the novel), so it’s cool to see some of those concepts being utilized here (albeit with a different creature).

There’s still time to support Goner (and secure yourself a copy), so head over to the Kickstarter page and drop some cash!

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x