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4.1 out of 10

The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian

The story shapes up as a prequel to the The Scorpion King movie, Read more

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The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian Review

GameSpot
6 November 2002
  • Excerpt: The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is a new beat-'em-up for the GameCube based on this year's action blockbuster The Scorpion King . Itself an offshoot of The Mummy films, The Scorpion King movie was positioned as a vehicle for WWE wrestler The Rock's rise to action-movie stardom.
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Overall 3
3.0
Gameplay 1
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Graphics 5
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Sound 3
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Control 4
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Addiction 1
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The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian

Nintendo World Report
21 October 2002
  • Summary: Misery. Absolute misery.
  • Pros: Will take less than an hour away from playing other titles.
  • Cons: Besides all of the superficial negatives, the gameplay is horrendous.
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Overall 6
5.5
Features 7
6.5
Gameplay 5
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Graphics 6
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Sound 7
6.5
Lifespan 3
3.0

The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian

Gaming Target
1 October 2002
  • Summary: Is it worth your hard earned pocket money or your pocket lint instead?
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The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian

GameSpot
24 September 2002
  • Excerpt: The movie-to-game translation is a time-honored tradition in the video game industry. Since the earliest days of home gaming with E.T. on the Atari 2600, we've seen more downright awful movie-licensed titles than most discriminating gamers would care to remember. Unfortunately, in the new PlayStation 2 version of The Scorpion King, subtitled Rise of the Akkadian, we have yet another example of how flawed the process of converting a successful movie into a playable game...
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Overall 4
4.0

The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian

Sofa Cinema
16 February 2003
Overall 2
2.0

The Scorpion king: The Rise of the Akkadian

Hype
23 February 2008