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|Developer(s)||Capcom Production Studio 3|
|Genre(s)||Light gun shooter|
Dino Stalker, known as Gun Survivor 3: Dino Crisis (Japanese: ガンサバイバー3 ディノクライシス? Hepburn: Gan Sabaibā Surī Dino Kuraishisu) in Japan, is a first person shooter video game created by Capcom that was released for the PlayStation 2 on June 27, 2002. It was developed by Capcom Production Studio 3, and is an offshoot of the Resident Evil light gun shooter games, but based on the story of the Dino Crisis series. Though it can be played by other means, a light gun is recommended, as the game is one in a number of Capcom games that try to bridge the gap between light gun games and traditional games that allow the player greater range of control over their movements in the game.
Dino Stalker is the third installment in Capcom's Gun Survivor series and the third entry in the Gun Survivor series after Resident Evil Survivor 2 Code: Veronica. Although the Gun Survivor games are an offshoot of the Resident Evil series, Dino Stalker is the only game in the series without any ties to Resident Evil (with the exception of a "woman drawing water" statue, just like the one from the mansion of the original Resident Evil, and an Umbrella building, both of them in stage 5). It was followed by Resident Evil: Dead Aim.
Mike Wired, a World War II era fighter pilot is about to die in the sky in 1942, as bullets approach him before he can parachute to safety. Mike mysteriously somehow ends up being transported to a time with flying dinosaurs, which he manages to kill. He meets Paula, a survivor from Dino Crisis 2 who speaks some English, but is not able to speak long sentences. Traversing through the various stages under the guidance of Paula's father, Dylan, Mike defeats many different groups of savage dinosaurs using a special gun he gained, finally battling and defeating their intelligent leader, Troodon, which controlled the other dinosaurs. But despite fallen in love with Paula, Mike must go back to just before his imminent death. Paula then edits the timescale to make the bullets vanish to prevent Mike from dying, and he is rescued by men on a boat, realizing that Paula was the one who saved him.
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