Evil Dead: Hail to the King PC

  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release Date: Mar 27, 2001
Metascore
40

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 9
  2. Negative: 7 out of 9
  1. "Evil Dead: Hail to the King" unfortunately offers little of the appeal of its source material, as everything about the game is derivative, boring, or just plain bad.
  2. If you haven't seen the game, prepare to witness some of the weakest graphics this side of the millenium. The 3D characters are nothing but big blocks of pixel.
  3. Many of "Evil Dead" worshipers will want to try this game; I wouldn't recommend it however, simply because it might make you hate the Evil Dead trilogy for the rest of your life.
  4. 38
    The suckage wasn't just saved for the visual and auditory portion of Hail to the King, though...no, no. Gameplay is equally as tedious.
  5. Terrifying for all the wrong reasons. The gameplay is repetitive while the combat is frustrating and unrewarding. The graphics are outdated and the sound is unimaginative.
  6. On the whole, Evil Dead isn't horrifically bad—just surprisingly limp-wristed.
  7. 20
    Flops in every possible way.
  8. PC Gamer
    61
    Only "Evil Dead" diehards need apply. If you're looking for "Resident Evil," buy the original. [July 2001, p.64]
  9. The graphics are poor, the gameplay boring, and even Bruce Campbell can’t save the game. It’s not even worth it in the bargain-bin.
User Score
5.7

Mixed or average reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Oct 26, 2013
    2
    This game is only for Evil Dead biggest fans, fanboys and diehards. Meanwhile it's total crap for everyone else including me. Had some fun forThis game is only for Evil Dead biggest fans, fanboys and diehards. Meanwhile it's total crap for everyone else including me. Had some fun for 5 minutes before quiting. Full Review »
  2. king
    Jul 12, 2006
    9
    This game is for evil dead diehards and yes its not the easyest game ever but thats the great thing and if your a true fan of the evil dead This game is for evil dead diehards and yes its not the easyest game ever but thats the great thing and if your a true fan of the evil dead you would jump into this game with both feet yelling "Hail to the KING" and thats just what i did. Full Review »
  3. ColeG.
    Jul 22, 2001
    9
    I only have one problem with this game: the endless assault of respawning deadites. This game stays true to the trilogy and is a must for any I only have one problem with this game: the endless assault of respawning deadites. This game stays true to the trilogy and is a must for any fan. Even though the respawning enemies are anoying, they are part of the Evil Dead universe. You never get much of a break between fights, but neither did Ash in the movie. If you are a fan of the trilogy, or just like survival horror, this is your game. This game gives the SURVIVAL in survival horror all new meaning. Full Review »