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MediEvil: Resurrection Image

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  • Summary: One hundred years have passed since the evil Sorcerer Zarok was defeated at the Battle of Gallowmere, heroically cut down by a mortally wounded Sir Daniel Fortesque. Or at least, that's what the people were told; in fact poor Sir Dan was a bit of a coward, falling in the very first wave of arrows. Now Zarok has returned, turning day into night, and raising an undead army to conquer the land. As a side effect Dan has also been resurrected... now, he has the chance to defeat Zarok and in death become the hero he never was in life. Follow Dan's quest across the magical land of Gallowmere, taking in oodles of varied levels, gazillions of combat moves and bucketloads of weapons. As the enchanting storyline unfolds, become enthralled in the MediEvil universe; a weird and wonderful place bursting with action and boundless humour. Two handfuls of multiplayer mini-games, with WiFi compatible multiplayer support. In-game help system in the form of the Voodoo Witch and in-game manual located in Dan's crypt. [SCEE] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 43
  2. Negative: 3 out of 43
  1. Really easy to pick up and play. The controls are very easy and responsive. The mini puzzles that are presented to the gamers are easy enough to understand yet still provide a nice challenge.
  2. It's a great looking game with top-shelf cutscenes, voiceacting and writing. The gameplay itself is just slightly above average but it's plenty challenging enough for gamers of all levels.
  3. The camera issues and combat problems complicate this version of Sir Dan’s adventures, making this one less than perfect, but more than adequate as a basic platformer.
  4. It looks pretty and the controls work well, but overall MediEvil lacks in excitement and is slow to get good. You'd only buy because there aren't any other decent action adventures around yet. [GamesMaster]
  5. MediEvil Resurrection nails a whole lot of things, but doesn't quite get a handle on its most important aspect – gameplay.
  6. The snarky gargoyles and twisted art design certainly merit the attention. But even a handful of decent jokes weren't enough to complete the illusion that this is a truly updated release, rather than a ten year old game with a nice coat of varnish.
  7. Collision detection is extremely sloppy, and there's some inexcusable stuff, like ranged weapons that fail to register solid hits because they're still busy registering the previous shot, and a camera that's very mercurial in its performance.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Apr 12, 2012
    Great remake of a great game!
  2. [Anonymous]
    Sep 7, 2005
    It's fun to play it good humor!
  3. Alex
    Oct 4, 2005
    Very fun and VERY addicting. The only problem i've found is the controls are a bit clunky. using the analog stick somewhat solves this problem though. 9.5/10 Expand
  4. ZippyZee
    Oct 12, 2005
    Fun game, don't know why people are giving it bad reviews and meta scores it low...??
  5. JamesH.
    Apr 28, 2006
    Great voice overs, funny but game play could be a little more challenging.
  6. BernardW.
    Nov 9, 2005
    A witty and accomplished adventure, most people would have fun with this.
  7. NickB.
    Mar 12, 2007
    A fun game, but I found the camera (like many first gen PSP games) had a wonky control that made it dizzying to play and focus on. In the end I had to give up because of it (sigh). Expand

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