Tag: Medievil

  • News New MediEvil PS4 Gameplay Video Compares the Remake to the Bare Bones Original

    Sir Damn

    Sometimes it's easy to forget just how far we've come in such a short span of time. Whenever a remake of a beloved older game comes around, it gives us an opportunity to appreciate the leaps that have been made in technology, and MediEvil is a perfect example. Over two decades separate the original game from the PlayStation 4 resurrection,...

  • News MediEvil PS4 Demo Confirmed, Available Right Now on PS Store

    Back from the dead

    As discovered earlier today, a playable demo for MediEvil really is coming to PlayStation Store for all to download. Revealed in the just finished State of Play, the demo is available right now. It's called the Short-Lived Demo, and for good reason -- you can only play it between now and 7th October. There's also a special item...

  • News A MediEvil PS4 Demo Briefly Appeared on the Japanese PlayStation Store

    But it's gone now

    State of Play is now just hours away, and we're starting to see some teases and leaks trickling through. The latest one concerns the MediEvil PlayStation 4 remake, which is due for release in about a month's time. A demo of the game was recently released on the Japanese PlayStation Store -- that's according to some eagle eyed users...

  • News MediEvil's PS4 Remake Goes Gold Ahead of Halloween Release

    Sir Dan's time to shine

    Pinch us! We never thought we’d see the return of cult PSone franchise MediEvil, but Other Ocean’s upcoming PlayStation 4 remake has gone gold. For those uncertain on the technical terminology, this effectively means that the title is complete and ready for manufacturing. Here’s what the final master looks like: Of...

  • News MediEvil Is Looking Spookily Good in New PS4 Gameplay Video


    There were concerns when the first footage of MediEvil on PlayStation 4 was released. The first snippets of gameplay looked very rough indeed, especially for a first party project. However, it seems to have made a fair amount of progress, as it's looking decidedly better in this new video straight from Tokyo Game Show 2019. The...

  • News MediEvil PS1 to PS4 Comparison Screenshots Show One Heck of a Jump

    Back from the dead

    Sony has released a slew of MediEvil screenshots that compare the upcoming remake with the original PlayStation classic. As you'd expect, there's a massive jump in overall quality here, but it's safe to say that developer Other Ocean Interactive has done a great job of retaining the atmosphere and art style of Sir Dan's adventure...

  • News Sir Dan to Star in New MediEvil Comic Book from Co-Creators

    Launching alongside PS4 remake

    MediEvil will make its triumphant return on the PlayStation 4 this Halloween, and alongside the oft-requested remake of the PSone cult classic will be a brand new comic book penned by series co-creators Jason Wilson and Chris Sorrell. Presented as a coloured hardback book, the graphic novel will serve as both a...

  • News MediEvil on PS4 Is Looking Good in This New Dev Diary Video

    No bones about it

    Sir Dan is being resurrected yet again on PlayStation 4 in the remake of MediEvil, and it's not looking too shabby these days. Early trailers were pretty rough around the edges, but some recent off-screen footage suggested a big improvement. Sony's just released the above video with some brand new gameplay clips, and it looks...

  • News MediEvil's PS4 Remake Massively Upgraded in Off-Screen Footage

    Sir Dan's the man

    The last time we saw MediEvil’s anticipated PlayStation 4 remake, it was looking rough to say the least. It looks like developer Other Ocean Interactive has invested some serious effort behind-the-scenes, though, as the title appears pretty polished in this off-screen footage from Brazilian convention Game XP 2019. While it’s...

  • News MediEvil Priced at £24.99/$29.99, Available for Pre-Order on PS4 Now

    Now that's a decent price

    MediEvil had a Halloween release date slapped on it during last night's State of Play livestream, and it's available to pre-order now on the PlayStation Store for a very reasonable asking price of £24.99/$29.99. US users

  • State of Play MediEvil Rises from Its Grave on 25th October

    More gameplay too

    MediEvil was the centrepiece of the latest State of Play livestream, and Sir Daniel Fortesque did not disappoint with a brand new story trailer that shows off the original PS1 experience in all its glory with completely remade graphics, along with a release date of 25th October. You've got a good minute's worth of gameplay to...

  • News MediEvil Music Composers Returning for PS4 Remake

    Getting the band back together

    Back in October, when Sony revealed the first proper trailer for MediEvil on PS4, Shawn Layden spoke about bringing back some old faces to lend their talents to the project. We know that the man behind Sir Dan's voice is back on board for the remake, but he's certainly not alone.

  • Rumour Is Sony Planning More MediEvil Games?

    Probably not

    If we're to learn anything from recent times, it's that you should watch what you say online. It turns out there's always more than one way to interpret a statement, so choosing your words wisely will keep you out of most trouble. Of course, we can't stay on guard forever, and this recent tweet from someone working on MediEvil for PS4...

  • News Your First Look at MediEvil, Remade from the Grave Up for PS4

    Sir Dan lives

    Sir Dan is back on the PlayStation 4 in MediEvil, and as promised earlier in the month, this is no mere remaster. Instead being remade from the “grave up” by Other Ocean Interactive, here’s your first look at how the Hero of Gallowmere has made the transition to new-gen hardware. To be honest, this footage is looking rough...

  • News MediEvil PS4 Is a Full Remake, Says Shawn Layden

    Not just a remaster

    Since the announcement of MediEvil on PS4 at last year's PSX, it hasn't been entirely clear whether Sir Dan's revamped adventure would be a simple remaster or a full-blown remake. It's almost been a year since we've heard anything concrete about the project, and with only a brief teaser trailer to go on, fans of the series have...

  • News MediEvil PS4 Remake Trailer Coming to Life on Halloween

    'It's looking pretty sweet'

    As promised last week on the PlayStation Blogcast, Sony big wig Shawn Layden has returned to the show in the latest episode to provide an update on MediEvil for PS4. While he doesn't go into very much detail, he does give a couple of things to chew on that fans will assuredly be happy to hear. Firstly, Layden clears up...

  • News MediEvil Voice Actor Hints at Role Reprisal for PS4 Remake

    Sir Dan's the man

    Jason Wilson, the voice of MediEvil protagonist Sir Daniel Fortesque, has left a big hint that he will be reprising his role for the forthcoming PlayStation 4 remake. The former Sony employee – who co-created the game with James Pond maker Chris Sorrell – posted a photograph on social media of him wearing a bucket. He included...

  • News MediEvil PS4 Remaster News Will Finally Rise from the Grave

    In a week or two

    It's been quite some time since we heard even a whisper about the PlayStation 4 remaster of MediEvil, but it sounds like some fresh information is finally heading our way in the near future. On the latest PlayStation Blogcast, host Sid Shuman hints that news is coming within the next couple of weeks. "I have it on excellent...

  • News MediEvil Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Today

    Pour one out for Sir Dan

    Pesky timezones aside, it’s been 20 years since MediEvil first released on the PSone. Created by Sony’s Cambridge studio – which would go on to be rebranded Guerrilla Cambridge before being shuttered entirely – the action platformer commands a place in the rotten ribcages of most old-school PlayStation fans for its...

  • Interview MediEvil Creators Give Their Verdict on the Forthcoming PS4 Remaster

    "The announcement totally came out of the blue"

    The news that Sony is remastering  MediEvil, one of its most beloved 32-bit classics, certainly caused quite a stir, and with good reason; the original game was a massive commercial and critical success back in the '90s. However, for two of the key figures behind the 1998 title's development, the...

  • News Sony Uses Fan Art in MediEvil Remaster Reveal Trailer

    A royal blunder

    MediEvil’s been dormant as a franchise for over a decade, but fans have bridged the gap with various personal art projects over the years. Sir Dan is such a popular character that Deviant Art is awash with sketches and renders of the regal hero – including Clive ‘n’ Wrench creator

  • Feature The Making of MediEvil

    "Apparently Dan was something of a sex symbol in France"

    With the welcome announcement that MediEvil is getting a 4K remaster on PlayStation 4, we dig deep into the archives to unearth a piece on the making of the PSone original, penned by Editorial Director Damien McFerran many moons ago. Video games are fundamentally about escapism. It’s...

  • PSX 2017 MediEvil Rises from Its Grave with a PS4 Remaster


    It started at the beginning. Shawn Layden has become infamous for his t-shirts that hold subtle and not-so-subtle secrets, and he was at it again with PSX 2017 by zipping it up in a jacket. At the conference's end, he finally revealed that his apparel of choice for the night points toward a remaster of MediEvil, which will be coming to...

  • News Fans Fight for MediEvil Resurrection After Crash Bandicoot Success

    Sir Dan fans speak

    Crash Bandicoot’s comeback can partly be attributed to the success of various social media campaigns, as PlayStation fans lobbied both Sony and Activision for the marsupial to make his marvellous return. As it turns out, the N. Sane Trilogy has been one of the better selling titles of the year, rarely straying from the top of...

  • News MediEvil Fan Puts a Nail in the Coffin of PS4 Comeback

    It's dead, folks

    We warned you that that "leaked" MediEvil footage was probably fake, but now its creator has come out and confirmed as much. We'd been speculating internally that the videos looked like they'd been built using Unreal Engine 4, and the maker has since stated that that's the case; it was a bit of a hobby project, then. Writing on...

  • News Those MediEvil PS4 Rumours Have Risen from Their Grave


    For as long as this site has been online, there have been rumours regarding a hypothetical MediEvil sequel. Sir Dan Fortesque was a pretty popular character on the PSone, before he got bundled back into his coffin. Sony did allow the star to stretch his bony legs in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, but a full comeback has always seemed...

  • Weirdness PSone Classic MediEvil Rises from the Dead in a Skyrim Mod

    En garde, Fortesque!

    For some reason, Daniel Fortesque from the 1998 PSone classic MediEvil seems to pop up every now and then in surprising ways. He made his way onto the PlayStation Portable in 2005 with a remake of the first game called MediEvil: Resurrection, and even joined the roster of fighters with a sword and shield in hand for