Jurassic World Evolution 2 recently released two new DLC packs for the game, and to say I was excited is an understatement. My 8 year old son and I LOVE the Camp Cretaceous TV show and have watched all four seasons twice now, so when I saw that we can now bring the Scorpios Rex to our park I was giddy!
The Camp Cretaceous and Early Cretaceous DLCs, both available now, bring new species to the game, as well as new skins for existing species! You will be able to add the Wuerhosaurus and Minmi to your land enclosures, as well as the titanic Kronosaurus to your lagoon and the Dsungaripterus to your aviaries with the Early Cretaceous DLC. With Camp Cretaceous, you can add the Kentrosaurus, Monolophosaurus, and Ouranosaurus. But let’s be real, we’re all here for the brand new, and very terrifying Scorpios Rex.
I started a new sandbox map to kick things off for this review. I built a lagoon to house the enormous Kronosaurus and was not disappointed. It’s not just a sight to behold, but guests love it. I still get the ranger bug where they can’t reach it unless it’s at the edge of the lagoon, but it hasn’t caused me any serious issues so far. The only marine species I’ve had in my parks so far was Mosasaurus, so I’ve also added some Plesiosaurus to spice things up. So far everyone is happy and I love watching my giants swim around the lagoon.
Even though it’s not relevant to the DLC, I added Indominus Rex to the park because I’ve never had one and my son wanted to watch them eat people. While I’m sure my park guests didn’t enjoy the experience, we certainly enjoyed watching them devour guests before returning them to their enclosure. It’s the little things…
After the slight detour, the next step was to create an enclosure for the new Parasaurolophus skin variation. If you watched Camp Cretaceous, you probably remember the episode where they float through the caves and encounter the bioluminescent Parasaurolophus. If you haven’t seen it, here is a short clip that is worth watching, because these guys are gorgeous and an amazing addition to the park. I’d dare say they’re still my favorite dino, but I’m a sucker for sparkly and shiny things, so that makes sense. They are so relaxing to watch and frequently interact with each other in comforting ways.
But enough of the sentimental stuff, we’ve all come for the main event, and it’s Scorpios Rex. My son and I are obsessed with this guy on the TV show Camp Cretaceous. If you thought the Indominus Rex was scary, you haven’t seen anything until you watch the terrifying new Scorpios Rex in action. It was one of Wu’s creations that he had hidden away in a secret lab, and I’m sure you can guess what happened… (spoiler alert) he escaped.
Scorpios Rex DNA is a mix of scorpion fish and several other carnivorous dinosaurs. He’s stealthy, sneaky and incredibly smart, and as if that weren’t enough, he’s also venomous! This guy is everything we hoped for, and we had fun altering his DNA to make him a Scorpio with green and blue spikes. He’s so cool and so scary, and I can’t wait for him to inevitably escape and kill people.
I had a fantastic time with the content of these two DLC packs, and I can’t wait to see what the future of gaming holds! You can grab the Camp Cretaceous DLC for just $9.99 and the Early Cretaceous DLC for $7.99. Also, do yourself a favor… if you haven’t watched Camp Cretaceous on Netflix, do so. It’s not just for kids, it’s REALLY good, intense and quite scary. The Scorpios Rex will also be in the next movie, so check out its backstory, then unleash it on unsuspecting guests in your park! Thank you for reading my review here on Gaming Trend!
If you already love the Jurassic World Evolution 2 game, you can’t go wrong choosing the DLC packs. They let me play with some of my personal favorites, and since I love the TV show Camp Cretaceous as much as I do, it was very exciting to see them walking around my own park. The creatures in the lagoon are always awe-inspiring to watch, and I have yet to add an aviary to check out new species of Dsungaripterus. I loved both installments of the Jurassic World Evolution franchise, and the Camp Cretaceous and Early Cretaceous DLCs are just the icing on the cake. This game can be dangerous for me because I get so involved that I lose track of time.
Holly Hudspeth is a bestselling author living in Fort Worth, Texas. She has six novels published to date; The Skyy Huntington series, which is an epic dark fantasy adventure, and One Small Detail, a standalone medieval fantasy. Holly also enjoys writing fanfiction based on her avatars from games such as EverQuest, Elder Scrolls Online, and World of Warcraft. Her first major purchase at the established age of nine was the NES, and she’s been playing ever since. She loves fantasy games, city builders, RPGs, MMOs, SMITE and The Sims franchise. Most nights she’s at SMITE with her husband and friends, or playing ESO. When she’s not playing, she’s probably either at Disney or planning her next trip there.