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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
10 July 2004
Excerpt: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy became an early favorite among some of the staff here. Although I would love to say it was the tricky level designs and Zelda-like gameplay that drew us in, it was actually the sadistic fun of seeing how much pain we could inflict on the Mummy -- but more on that later.
Excerpt: It might be tempting to dismiss Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy as just another platformer, but you'd be missing out it you did. Though there are a few flaws to be found here and there, great characters, varied gameplay, and cool puzzles are just a few of the reasons to give this one a look.
Excerpt: There was a recent news story regarding Sega suing the makers of Simpsons' Road Rage because they felt the game was a direct rip-off of their own Crazy Taxi . While I agree that the Simpsons game is a rip-off of Sega's madcap driving title, I'm not sure there's really enough there to warrant...
Excerpt: Genre: Action Publisher: THQ Developer: Eurocom Entertainment Release Date: November 10, 2003 Buy 'SPHINX AND THE CURSED MUMMY': Xbox | GameCube | PlayStation 2 Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy has been in development for quite some time and gone through more than a few changes in the process.
Summary: For the past couple of years, the term “platformer” has been taboo with publishers. Why’s that? Gamers don’t buy as many of them as they once did, so they’ve been releasing them anyway under the guise of “character action and adventure” games.
Conclusion: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is een zeer leuk avonturenspel, goed voor zo’n 20 uur spelplezier. Hoewel het spel een langzame starter is, ontpopt het zich later tot een ‘bijna-klassieker’ die helaas niet kan tippen aan titels als Zelda, maar alleen al door de toevoeging van een tweede karakter zeker...
Excerpt: Sphinx er et platformagtigt action adventure, og selvom det ikke er en stor hyped titel, så overrasker det positivt. På mange måder læner spillet sig op ad Nintendos flagskib Zelda, og på mange måder er det et klassisk platformspil.