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Powerslave

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
82
3.8
DOS
56
3.2
SEGA Saturn
80
3.7
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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 SEGA Saturn Shooting some hawks... and from the context of the game I's assume they are mummified hawks.
Powerslave SEGA Saturn World map.
Powerslave PlayStation Level selection
Powerslave DOS Lava pit,  be careful jumping over these,  naturally

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 (1811)
One of the PS1's best games PlayStation Luke Kavanagh (4)
A genuinely dull game DOS Maw (848)
The sega saturn couldn't handle 3D games.. this games proves it. SEGA Saturn Schutzstaffel88 (14)

The Press Says

Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Sep, 1996 88 out of 100 88
Quebec Gamers PlayStation Jan 27, 2014 8.7 out of 10 87
GamesCollection PlayStation Jun 09, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezilla DOS Aug 17, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Joystick (French) DOS Jul, 1997 72 out of 100 72
The Video Game Critic SEGA Saturn Sep 12, 2008 B- 67
High Score PlayStation Apr, 1997 3 out of 5 60
Privat Computer PC DOS 1997 48 out of 100 48
PC Player (Germany) DOS Oct, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS 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 (4041)
Aug 29, 2012
PC vs. PlayStation/Saturn 2 Alaka (33209)
Jan 31, 2010
release date 2 formercontrib (158960)
Jan 17, 2010

Trivia

On January 30, 1999, Exhumed (Powerslave) was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS.

Note: Indexed products by the BPjS/BPjM are illegal to sell or make available to minors in Germany and it is illegal to advertise for it in any form. But there is absolutely no law forbidding any adult to buy such a product. The only exception is when a game was in addition also confiscated (or put on the so-called "List B" for BPjM games), but this is rather seldom the case.

In this particularly case here, Exhumed was just indexed, but not confiscated.

However, due to the fact that advertisement also means the presence of a product on the shelves of a store, the product will disappear from the public. But it can be bought in supporting stores "under the desk" (per request).

BPjS/BPjM = German Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Schriften/Medien = Federal Examination Office for Youth-Endangering Publications/Media.

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Contributed to by Andrew Hartnett (2218), Satoshi Kunsai (1811) and formercontrib (158960)