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Powerslave (DOS)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
56
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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

In this First person shooter, you're an armed forces specialist sent to investigate strange happenings at the ancient Egyptian city of Karnak. Soon you learn that alien invaders with a penchant for mummifying humans alive have taken over the place. You have to fight your way through increasingly difficult levels with an unbelievable cast in order to finish it.

Screenshots

Powerslave DOS Fast flowing river
Powerslave DOS Not good
Powerslave DOS Lava pit,  be careful jumping over these,  naturally
Powerslave DOS Guardians of Bast - they are forever teleporting all over the place

Alternate Titles

  • "Seireki 1999: Pharaoh no Fukkatsu" -- Japanese title
  • "Ruins: Return of the Gods" -- Working title
  • "Exhumed" -- European title

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User Reviews

A genuinely dull game Maw (849) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

The Press Says

Gamezilla Aug 17, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Joystick (French) Jul, 1997 72 out of 100 72
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1997 70 out of 100 70
Shooterplanet Jan 09, 2007 65 out of 100 65
PC Jeux Jun, 1997 50 out of 100 50
Power Play Jun, 1997 49 out of 100 49
Privat Computer PC 1997 48 out of 100 48
Computer Games Magazine 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 1997 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
PC version cheat codes & command line options 4 MrFlibble (3208)
Aug 29, 2012
PC vs. PlayStation/Saturn 2 Alaka (30331)
Jan 31, 2010
release date 2 thf (152333)
Jan 17, 2010

Trivia

This game used and early version of the Build engine developed by 3D Realms and made popular by Duke Nukem 3d. Even though the registered version of Powerslave was released long after Duke 3d, it used an earlier version of the engine, making it technologically inferior.

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Andrew Hartnett (2254) added Powerslave (DOS) on Oct 18, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Satoshi Kunsai (1816) and thf (152333)