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Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick – Review
10 November 2003
Excerpt: Ever since noted horror author HP Lovecraft first mentioned the infamous "book of the dead' aka The Necronomicon , the book has become a staple element of horror fiction and cinema. Perhaps the most famous series to use the infamous tome as a plot device is Sam Raimi's Evil Dead movies.
Excerpt: 'THE NAME'S ASH, HOUSEWARES.' Ash is back, and badder than ever! Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (you gotta love the title!) may not be the greatest game in the world, but the fact is that Ash is voiced by none other than Bruce Campbell himself.
Excerpt: In the small town of Dearborn, bad things are happening. An overly clever occultist has read the Necronomicon on live TV, setting off an invasion of the Deadites all over town. It's up to you, as Ash, to leave your comfy bar stool and go fix things, again.
Excerpt: Ash (from Housewares) may be the guy with the gun but the question game players want to know the answer to is: Is Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick good or bad? Just like the sawed off portion of a handy Boomstick, this title is short, smoking and packs a mean punch.
Excerpt: I have a confession to make: When I picked up this game from my favorite video rental store, I knew nothing about it. I didn't know who Ash was, or Bruce Campbell, or a Deadite. After playing for a bit, I looked on the net for some background on the publisher and discovered that I had tripped into...
Excerpt: Genre : Action/Horror Developer: VIS Entertainment Publisher: THQ Release Date: May 21, 2003 Buy 'EVIL DEAD: A Fistful of Boomstick': PlayStation 2 At first blush, the Evil Dead series would seem to lend itself extraordinarily well to video games.
Excerpt: Ah. The opposite end of the spectrum. Two weeks ago I spoke about TV Series being translated into video games, and how for the most part that genre is miss and miss. This time out it's the movie genre being translated into video games.