The Mummy Demastered

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

Based on 34 critic reviews
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8.3 / 10.0
May 5, 2019

After 2017's "The Mummy" starring Tom Cruise, a game was needed to complete the joy for the fans and WayForward studios surprised them with a 16-bit action game. It's a really exciting experience after all, there are lots of guns to shoot with and lots of different areas to conquer. Although the death mechanism can become boring after a while, but the whole game is a fun journey.

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9 / 10
Nov 24, 2017

The Mummy Demastered is a retro inspired game good enough to both whet the nostalgic urges of people of a certain age whilst fulfilling the needs of newcomers alike.

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7.5 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2017

The Mummy Demastered hits most of the right notes in bringing back nostalgia-driven 16-bit gameplay and aesthetics. While not without its flaws, anyone looking for something similar to Metroid or Axiom Verge would do well to give this a shot.

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6 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2017

A decent blast of fun let down by a slew of frustrating elements

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Nov 20, 2017

The Mummy Demastered feels less like a movie tie-in and more like a love letter to the metroidvania genre. The art style will appease a retro gamer appetite while it brings some modern elements to keep it fresh and engaging. If you're a fan of games of this ilk, then it is a must-have purchase. If you're not sure what metroidvania is, give it a go anyway. You'll be pleasantly surprised.

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7.9 / 10.0
Nov 13, 2017

Despite some questionable design choices, The Mummy Demastered is a fun game, imbued with good exploration and action moments, in a perfect metroidvania dress.

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B+
Nov 13, 2017

The Mummy Demastered gives Switch owners a Metroidvania style game, while also delivering an experience that brings in some twists of its own. It has a few small warts that hold it back from the classic status of the video game franchises that inspired it, but the fact that can be said for a licensed game in 2017 is nothing short of remarkable.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 11, 2017

At the end of the day, Way Forward took a fairly boring contract deal and put their golden seal on it. This proves that when it comes to using a franchise in bold new ways, Way Forward is ahead of the game.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 10, 2017

A solid metroidvania game. The game’s visual design and soundtrack are fantastic and the enemy variety is large enough to not make the experience feel repetitive.

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Unscored
Nov 6, 2017

Audiovisual assets notwithstanding, The Mummy Demastered is an average game.

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