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Destination: The ancient Egyptian city of Karnak. Alien forces possessing horrifying powers have sealed off the once thriving community from all outside contact. As a covert operations specialist, you have been trained for all forms of contingencies. Nothing can prepare you, however, for the nightmare you are about to enter...


First-person viewpoint action.
20+ levels of nonstop gameplay through an ancient Egyptian city and the tomb of the Pharaoh Ramses.
Real time fully 3D rendered gameplay allows you to move between floors within a single level
Cross bridges and swim through underwater grottoes.

Visuals and other features

With just a machete to start, search for 7 other weapons including hand grenades, a flame thrower, an M-60 machine gun, and a magical cobra staff.
Dynamic lighting creates stunning visual effects.

Release Date

Oct 31, 1996



Play Time

10.5 hours


Teen: Blood, Violence

System Requirements


  • CPU: 1 GHz
  • RAM: Any 100% OpenGL capable (Card or Onboard)
  • GPU: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics
  • HDD: 50 MB


  • CPU: 1.5 GHz
  • RAM: Any 100% OpenGL capable (Card or Onboard)
  • GPU: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics
  • HDD: 50 MB

Interesting Facts

  • PowerSlave, known as Exhumed in Europe and 1999 AD: Resurrection of the Pharaoh in Japan.
  • PowerSlave is set in and around the ancient Egyptian city of Karnak in the late 20th century.
  • In the console versions, there are two endings, depending on the player’s course of action during the game.
  • In the MS-DOS version, there are two slightly different endings, again depending on the player’s course of action, but only in the final stage.
  • Gameplay in both the original PC version and console versions follows the standard first-person shooter formula.
  • PowerSlave was Lobotomy Software’s first full game.

Mod Support


Cheats support


Contains Game/Battle Pass




Virtual Reality Support


Number of maps


Third/First Person

First person

Game Engine

Build Engine

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