Pocket Gamer: Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King Review

The wonderful thing about this world is that it's packed with variety. Just as different cultures exhibit preferences for ethnically diverse food, clothing and music, the same is true of the videogames they play. Japanese gamers are traditionally fond of RPG epics, 2D fighters and 2D shooters while their American counterparts tend to have a heavy preference for first-person adventures, sports titles and real-time strategy games.

Based on the 2006 PC title (which in turn is a sequel to a crusty old Acorn Academies release from '98) Ankh: CotSK valiantly attempts to shoehorn the sights, sounds and experiences of a bustling historic Cairo into the modest confines of a DS cartridge, with varying degrees of success.

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