LJN was an American video game publisher that began publishing games in 1987 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The publisher primarily focused on publishing licensed based games to capitalize on already successful franchises, a strategy that worked well for them in the toy industry. They began publishing games based on movie franchises then branched out to acquire the rights to publish sports games using the MLB, NBA and WWF properties.
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter is a first-person shooter video game developed by Iguana Entertainment and published by Acclaim for the Nintendo 64. The game was based on the 1992 revamp of the Turok comic book series by Valiant Comics. In 1994 Acclaim Entertainment acquired Valiant Comics’ parent company Voyager Communications and began creating numerous games based on Valiant properties such as Shadow Man, Iron Man and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter.