‘Jurassic World Evolution 2’ announced with some help from Jeff Goldblum

Life, uh, finds a way.

Jurassic World Evolution 2 has been announced during the Summer Game Fest Kickoff.

During the show, Jeff Goldblum – star of multiple Jurassic Park films including the original – introduced a brand new trailer for the upcoming game, which will be a sequel to the original 2018 game.

He will be reprising his role as Ian Malcolm, a character from both the films and the original Jurassic World Evolution.

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The game revolves around placing players in charge of their own Jurassic World.

In the original, players had to “Bioengineer dinosaurs that think, feel and react intelligently to the world around them and face threats posed by espionage, breakouts and devastating tropical storms.”

The trailer for the sequel shows a host of new creatures that players will be able to tame and display – though there is, as usual, the typical problems that are associated with keeping a theme park full of dinosaurs. Players will also be tasked with keeping control of those, too.

Jurassic World Evolution 2 is planned for a 2021 release.

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Elsewhere, hardcore shooter Escape From Tarkov revealed the first trailer for its Streets of Tarkov map today. showing an urban environment for players to shoot their way through. The shooter has been snowballing in popularity since its 2017 release, with players paying just to get into the game’s closed beta test.

Geoff Keighley’s Summer of Games kick off-stream also revealed a new entry in the Metal Slug franchise: the XCOM-esque Metal Slug Tactics.

 

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