Excerpt: Goofy-looking main character? Check. Smartass sidekick? Check. Evil dude, trying to conquer the world? Check. Waves of lobotomized enemies? Check. Tongue-in-cheek humour? Check. It seems as if Sony’s Studio Cambridge just went over the standard “How to make a good platformer”-checklist and came up...
Conclusion: As one might expect, Daniel’s core weapons are a sword and shield. However, as the game progresses, the knight is able to receive additional weapons and items from the spirits of the soldiers who fought along side him 100 years earlier. These weapons can range from a crossbow, to axes, and longbows.
Summary: This game will bring you to a world similar to ‘A Nightmare Before Christmas’. If you enjoy dark and gloomy, yet mildly amusing while still entertaining titles, then you’ll never feel regret over picking this title up at retail prices.
Pros: Incredible voice acting amuses, Graphics are incredibly high quality compared to what’s currently available, Mini-games are brilliant little time-wasters
Cons: Clumsy accuracy occasionally frustrates, Awkward camera angles
Excerpt: Seven years ago, PlayStation owners were introduced to an unlikely hero: An undead knight fighting to defeat the armies of darkness and their leader, a nefarious wizard. Packing a sharp sword and an even sharper wit, MediEvil and its sequel appeared to be doomed to obscurity, having been severely...
Excerpt: MediEvil: Resurrection looks nice and maintains a flowing fantasy world. Much of the game’s looks mirror those found in a Tim Burton film, so expect all kinds of macabre visuals as you travel through the game’s 19 levels. All of the characters are interesting to look at and are richly detailed.
Excerpt: In 1998, an underdog action game called MediEvil hit the PlayStation. Although it didn't make much of a splash, its likable undead hero and reasonably solid play led into a sequel and something resembling minor cult status among those keeping an eye on the fringe.
Excerpt: Gone but certainly not forgotten, are the MediEvil games on the first PlayStation console. Originally developed by the Cambridge branch of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, the games were notable for the imaginative world in which they were set.
Summary: The legendary zombie hero Sir Daniel
Fortesque returns to battle once more in SCEA's excellent Medievil Resurrection
for the PSP. The game brings back the long running PS1 franchise and mixes
traditional platforming with mini-games and multiplayer modes.