With that said, the game being ported also meant that it’s olden features are ported along with it. Like most old games, it doesn’t hold you by the hand and there are no tutorials about it’s various features. One question that reigned supreme for most players is if there is an option to manually save the game.
Right off the bat, the game doesn’t have a manual save within the levels itself but saves through checkpoints. When you reach a certain part of the level, it will automatically save and lets you continue from that point if you ever die within that particular level.
Checkpoint saves are not new to most seasoned gamers, but it could be a bit inconvenient for most people.
As it is a port for older consoles, there could have been a feature to introduce a manual save but the developers decided to make it as faithful to the original as they could, hence the reprisal of this feature.
Aside from checkpoint saves, there is an option to save every end of the level. While this might not be optimal for most modern gamers, it’s a norm for older games and contributes to the difficulty level of the game.
We can surmise from this particular feature that PowerSlave Exhumed is a challenging game that offers little leeway for error.
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