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MediEvil: Resurrection Image
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8.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 37 Ratings

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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 ofOne 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. A quirky, lighthearted third-person action-adventure that's a fun and engaging diversion - ideal for the PSP. [Oct 2005, p.109]
  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. 60
    It's a sluggish game, but its brief moments of brilliant designs make it worth a look.
  7. I honestly do think that Sir Daniel Fortesque is a good character with potential, but I would have much rather seen an all-new game with a nod towards current methodology than a rehash of something that honestly wasn't all that great in the first place.

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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
    9
    Great remake of a great game!
  2. [Anonymous]
    Sep 7, 2005
    9
    It's fun to play it good humor!
  3. Alex
    Oct 4, 2005
    9
    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 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
    8
    Fun game, don't know why people are giving it bad reviews and meta scores it low...??
  5. JamesH.
    Apr 28, 2006
    8
    Great voice overs, funny but game play could be a little more challenging.
  6. BernardW.
    Nov 9, 2005
    8
    A witty and accomplished adventure, most people would have fun with this.
  7. NickB.
    Mar 12, 2007
    7
    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 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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