Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy rises from the dead on Nintendo Switch

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Wow, everything old really is new again. THQ Nordic have announced that they are resuscitating 2003 action-platformer Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy and releasing it on Nintendo Switch. The game was an original IP developed by the sorely-missed studio Eurocom, and was released on the GameCube, PS2 and Xbox. The game stars a Egyptian demi-god named Sphinx, who teams up with the boy-king Tutankhamen himself after the latter is cursed with mummified undeath by the dark god Set.  While it didn't light the sales charts on fire, Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy did develop a cult following and got an HD re-release on PC back in 2017.

It's just a little odd that this semi-obscure platformer is coming back from the dead on Switch of all places, and with both a digital and physical release too ($29.99). The game is available now, so if you've been curious to try it out, or if you're an old fan who wants to revisit a childhood favorite, THQ has your poison.

Archaeological discovery: Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy awakes on Nintendo Switch today!


Vienna, Austria, January 29th, 2019 - Rumour has it that Egypt is still full of ancient mummy tombs and treasures. And that's true! Even better, you can explore them yourself in the childhood classic Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy! The game is now available digitally and physically on Nintendo Switch for $ 29,99 / £ 26,99 / € 29,99 (SRP).

Watch the Trailer: http://n.thq.com/DZDP30ntxV5

Shop Link:

Nintendo eShop (Nintendo Switch): http://n.thq.com/sd4W30ntxWk

About Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

Sphinx and The Cursed Mummy is an original 3rd person action-adventure inspired by the mythology of ancient Egypt. Travelling the world via magical portals to foil the evil plans of Set. Sphinx's Journey will require all his wits, agility, and special powers. He will also rely on his reluctant hero friend, The Mummy, to help when being inconspicuous is the only solution. By finding the stolen magical crowns of Egypt, Sphinx can stop Set and save the world.Features:

  • Use Sphinx and his increasing array of skills to face deadly mythical monsters while avoiding perilous traps with acrobatic ease. Weaken enemies and use capture beetles to store and unleash their abilities at will.
  • Take control the Mummy when strength & combat skills aren't needed — use the Mummy's stealth and unconventional antics to avoid enemies, solve puzzles and sabotage right under the enemy's nose.
  • Interact with hundreds of unique and imaginative creatures, enemies and allies.
  • Fantastic graphics bring this mythical world based on Egyptian legends to life.
  • Totally immersive storyline and epic gameplay.