Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 and The Raven Remastered Headed to Switch in Early 2019

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy, The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 and The Raven Remastered Headed to Switch in Early 2019 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 November 2018 / 1,048 Views

Publisher THQ Nordic announced Sphinx and the Cursed MummyThe Book of Unwritten Tales 2, and The Raven Remastered are coming to the Nintendo Switch in early 2019 for $29.99 / €29.99 / £26.99 each.

View trailers below:


Here is an overview of the games:

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy

Sphinx and The Cursed Mummy is an original third-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.

Key Features:

  • Use Sphinx’s skill with weapons to face deadly mythical monsters — and transform to a winged lion.
  • Take control the Mummy when strength & combat skills aren’t needed — use Mummy’s stealth abilities to avoid enemies.
  • Interact with hundreds of unique and imaginative creatures, enemies and allies.
  • Fantastic graphics bring this mythical world based on Egyptian legends to life.

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

In The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 the player controls four different characters in a lovingly created fantasy world, and must solve some tricky logic puzzles in classic point-and-click style. The thrilling story and the usual The Book of Unwritten Tales humor with its numerous nods to fantasy elements and colourful characters guarantee over 20 hours of fun gameplay.

Key Features:

  • Epic fantasy story with over 20 hours of gameplay.
  • Classic The Book of Unwritten Tales humor packed with references to Lord of the RingsThe HobbitHarry PotterDiscworldGame of Thrones, or World of WarCraft to name a few.
  • Hundreds of crazy, surprisingly logical puzzles.
  • Four playable heroes. One of them is pink.
  • Projection-mapping technology combines the great features of 2D and 3D.
  • Orchestral soundtrack with all the classic and many new works.

The Raven Remastered

London, 1964. An ancient ruby is stolen from the British Museum. At the crime scene: a raven feather. Is somebody trying to follow in the footsteps of The Raven, the legendary master thief who disappeared years before?

Constable Anton Jakob Zellner finds himself in the middle of the kind of murder mystery he so far only knew from reading his favorite crime novels. Nothing is what it seems. Everyone has something to hide. And the Raven is always one step ahead…

Key Features:

  • A classic whodunit adventure from KING Art, the creators of the Book of Unwritten Tales-series.
  • Experience a thrilling crime story through the eyes of multiple characters.
  • Classic murder mystery locations, from a train in the Swiss alps, to a majestic cruise ship and the Cairo Museum.
  • High quality voice acting from a compelling cast of quirky characters.
  • Fully remastered animations, lighting and hair in full HD resolution.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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4 Comments

cycycychris (on 12 November 2018)

I wish they'd port Darksider 1 and 3 to the switch


drbunnig (on 12 November 2018)

Played Sphinx back in the day. Decent game. Will probably revisit with this remaster when it's out. May wait for a price drop though.


Errorist76 (on 12 November 2018)

Love TBOUT2. Part 1 and 2 are among the best and funniest point and click adventures of the past decade.


Mnementh (on 12 November 2018)

Hmm, never played Sphinx and the cursed Mummy, maybe I give it a try.