MediEvil: For Halloween, a nostalgic exhumation

The basic premise of the story

The initial release of MediEvil was released in October on the renowned PS1 and was a truly groundbreaking game in its day, featuring advanced 3D graphics and unusual gameplay. In 2019, MediEvil version was available on PS4 with the same story but with no innovation. You are now able to explore Gallowmere, the Kingdom of Gallowmere where the wizard Zarok who was enraged by the tranquility of his citizens and decided to build an army of undead and demons to take over this kingdom.

Here, Sir Daniel Fortesque, the champion of the king, makes his debut appearance. He is the leader of the king’s army against the army of demons. However, before the battle begins in full force, he’s fatally wounded by an arrow to the eye. The army of the king was able to defeat the invader but is still in the dark about the fate of the legendary magician Zarok. Sir Daniel Fortesque is given the title Gallowmere the Hero and a myriad of stories about the battles which he was believed to have fought, even while his death was imminent. These are, in reality, stories created by the king to keep from telling about the shameful death of his hero.

The tale of MediEvil starts by Zarok coming back many years after to finish the task he began. To get rid of the wizard, Sir Daniel Fortesque who is also called “Sir Dan” is revived to participate in the battle and do the actions that enable him to be the “true” hero.

The difficulty is based on your preferences.

The progression of MediEvil is pretty linear. Your journey will lead you from to the tombstone to Zaroc’s castle. Zaroc and through a variety of diverse and less colourful areas as you attempt to discover some more about the dark fate this Kingdom of Gallowmere is facing. You’ll be fighting a range of creatures, each with their own unique set of actions. The game is broken in levels which you have to complete in order to progress to the next level. The game is here, but with no extra content, gamers who love the genre are likely to be dissatisfied.

The levels are similar to those in The levels are similar to those of PS1 version feature-for-feature with the exception you ensure that you don’t put the latest art direction out of the equation. But, all the difficulty is within the game’s puzzles and the study that the game offers. We can also criticize for the absence of innovation, and even the players of the game will feel skewed as they’ll require less than six hours to complete this stunning remake, which offers nothing original. If you are new to the game, it will take some time and thought. With a solid foundation and if you choose to complete all the goals of MediEvil, it’ll take you more than 12 hours to finish MediEvil.


Let’s discuss the goals which the game has to offer. On your way to victory, you’ll need to take on various creatures to gather their souls and complete your Heroes Calendar. There is only one level and the filling gauge, shown in the upper right corner on your display. The Chalices aren’t necessary to determine the story’s resolution; however they add a challenge to the game as you have to fill it up and must also locate it. In the beginning, there is no difficulty level set for MediEvil, so it is a requirement for players to share the same experience, regardless of experience with the genre. It should be taken into consideration that the difficulty isn’t increased. However, you’ll need to employ some imagination to conquer tough levels or even bosses.
Chalices have 19. in total and let you acquire new weapons and other rewards in the Hall of Heroes. They’re not required. However, they can improveyour game experience. Explore all the games offer and connect with heroes from the past who appear to be the same as you.

A universe brought to the present

The most striking thing to notice when you look at the new MediEvil is the artwork direction, which significantly changes the look of the title. We’re not lying to ourselves as well, it’s not a masterpiece in all that. The distinction between the two versions of it is evident. The scenery is more sophisticated, while the film seems to have slightly longer life and is filled with animations that allow for complete immersion.


An inventory system shows its accessibility easier and lets you alter weapons swiftly by using Triangle keys. But, it’s up to you to choose what arsenal you’d like to make use of. It doesn’t matter if it’s two body-to-body guns or even a combination with a firearm that can be used in a range You will be the only one to decide. This means you don’t have to waste time searching through your inventory to pick the weapon you want. Furthermore, your equipment and weapons are sorted by classification, making for the fastest and least risky searching.


For game itself,this one remains quite easy and intuitive. Select the weapon that would fit you best, considering the speed, damage, or other factorsin the hope of adjusting your gameplay to the opponents you face. Battles aren’t always chaotic and often, you’ll use your weapon to avoid having to take a blow.

A shield is also present in your possession; however, it isn’t a reliable resource. It will take some knocks against you. However, it will not permit you to misuse it. It is a cautious use is then recommended to ensure that you are not left in a position of being defenseless. This last aspect is vital because the shields you find in your travels do not add to. One shield of each kind is allowed to be stored in your inventory. Due to this, you are not capable of storing many shields. You will be required to use these at just the appropriate moment.

If MediEvil is a distant, or perhaps never, event to you, then there are other survival elements in “Sir Dan.” While on your quest, rifts can let you recharge not only your hit points and as well as the fuel vials. These are utilized when you’re running out of hit points to replenish. If you fall to zero without using a vial, your game will be ended. It’s crucial to know that these can regenerate between levels. Be sure you look back at the problems to come to avoid adding unnecessary stress to your life.

It’s a version that won’t fix all the problems.

It was possible to expect, after MediEvil was released, to see several changes to the technical aspect and the gameplay. In this regard, the consensus is the same as the gameplay that the game offers; its gameplay and camera angles do not appear to have changed in any way. The most common scenario is that you’re confronted by an obstacle that blocks players from seeing their enemies, as well as holes. To combat this, a close-up look at “Sir Dan” is accessible, but it’s not in all situations. In actual fact, the game prevents camera movements at certain levels that aren’t always the most effective picture.
The loading times are a very important element that could have been a hit in the past but is not popular, are even though they are. If you’re entering the game or waiting for the game to begin again after your death, loading times can be very long. While an explanation of the process will be included in your waiting, the information is obsolete.

A new look that is better suited to novices than nostalgics

With its new design direction and your memories from your childhood, MediEvil fulfills its role perfectly, bringing back your childhood memories. However, it doesn’t cause any extra problems in the event that the game you played at the time was not a mystery to you. The purpose of this trip back to the beginning is evident. It is to allow the fans of “Sir Dan” a new encounter with their hero to bring back fond memories.

If you’ve never had the chance to experience through Gallowmere kingdom of Gallowmere in 1998, This is the right time to play an adventure that is packed with surprises and surrounded by a tale that is as enthralling as it is exhilarating. It is a breeze in the event that you opt not to bother with the quests that aren’t as important as the search for Chalice or the souls. Do you have the strength to take down Zaroc just a few hours after your exhumation?

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