MediEvil (1998)

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A legendary hero awakens after 100 years since his death in battle, only to find that his arch nemesis is yet again roaming the earth to make an army of demons out of the dead.

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Credited cast:
Jason Wilson ...
Luis Soto ...
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Paul Darrow ...
Zarok (voice)
Harry Dickmen ...
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Christopher Kent ...
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Helen Lederer ...
Miami Shongama (voice)
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Tom Oswald ...
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Jason Riley ...
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Helen Smith ...
Megwynn Maelstrom
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A legendary hero awakens after 100 years since his death in battle, only to find that his arch nemesis is yet again roaming the earth to make an army of demons out of the dead.

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death | demon | hero | gargoyle | graveyard | See All (31) »

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A Gothic tale straight from the grave See more »


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30 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Gargoyle: Back and forth like a supernatural yo-yo!
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Credits for Development Support Team: Calvin T. Camel, Chunky Monkey (the programming chimp), Mr Pumpkin, Rachel (the inflatable doll), Moghul Tandoori. See more »

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A lot of hype with far too many issues.
28 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Over the past couple years I have been playing older games that are in my collection. I have had the habit of purchasing popular games that are on sale or at second-hand stores for good prices. But I have always been a busy person so I haven't had the time to play video games. I have recently been able to play all of these games I purchased back in high school and college.

Recently I came across Medieval. The game had decent reviews and a few sequels so I figured it must have a decent game. How wrong I was.

Medieval is plagued by the same issues many other game franchises are when they are first released. The camera angles are decent, until you have to make a complicated jump, walk on a thin path, or focus on surrounding enemies. Far too many times the camera has spun away from my character when I am trying to make a jump. Far too many times my character has died because the camera refused to tilt at the very moment I needed it to. The fighting system can also become frustrating when using arrows and spears. Wasting valuable weapons because your character likes throwing them at thin air is one of the most frustrating issues any game has. A better aiming system would have been appreciated.

So do I think you should skip this game? It depends on if you can stand the above issues. If you can, then this game might be decent for you. Medieval does have a very nice feel to it. The sound is fantastic and the music fits the game perfectly. The storyline is quirky yet quite interesting. It's all so ridiculous yet it still works. But the technical issues with the game stopped it from being great.


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