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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.


Powerslave PlayStation The Pharaoh wishes to have a word with you.
Powerslave SEGA Saturn World map.
Powerslave DOS Fast flowing river
Powerslave DOS Lobotomy Software Inc

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

Only place where it feels most at home... SEGA Saturn Satoshi Kunsai (1816)
One of the PS1's best games PlayStation Luke Kavanagh (4)
A genuinely dull game DOS Maw (849)
The sega saturn couldn't handle 3D games.. this games proves it. SEGA Saturn Schutzstaffel88 (14)

The Press Says

Shin Force SEGA Saturn Feb 02, 1997 9.2 out of 10 92
GamePro (US) PlayStation Feb, 1997 4.5 out of 5 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1997 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Sep, 1996 88 out of 100 88
Quebec Gamers PlayStation Jan 27, 2014 8.7 out of 10 87
Edge PlayStation Apr, 1997 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jul, 1997 71 out of 100 71
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Sep 12, 2008 B- 67
Shooterplanet DOS Jan 09, 2007 65 out of 100 65
Power Play DOS Jun, 1997 49 out of 100 49


Topic # Posts Last Post
PC version cheat codes & command line options 4 MrFlibble (3365)
Aug 29, 2012
PC vs. PlayStation/Saturn 2 Alaka (30477)
Jan 31, 2010
release date 2 thf (154154)
Jan 17, 2010


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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Contributed to by Andrew Hartnett (2254), Satoshi Kunsai (1816) and thf (154154)