Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US Oct 1998
  • EU Oct 1998
  • JP 17th Jun 1999

PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Store)

  • US 21st Dec 2006, $5.99
  • EU 26th Jul 2007, £3.99
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  • Review MediEvil (PSone)

    Dan, Dan, you’re decomposing, man

    Republished on Thursday, 4th December 2014: We're bringing this review back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Saturday, 19th October 2013: It can be a tough life being a PSone retro game. After all, you were fresh and...

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MediEvil News

  • Interview Getting Our Head on Straight with the Composers of MediEvil

    Spooky scary skeletons

    Next up in our ongoing series of composer interviews, we have the esteemed company of MediEvil composers Andrew Barnabas and Paul Arnold. They were the composing duo for the original release back in 1998, and we'll discuss how it felt to return to such a long-dormant property, why a new dynamic click track had to be made, as...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

About The Game

Lost to the winds of time is the history of Gallowmere, a land where magic has overtaken science… and tormented sorcerer Zarok has harnessed its darkest powers. Sir Daniel Fortesque is the only man who can defeat him – unfortunately he died over 100 years ago!

The quirky, award winning MediEvil® series first arrived in 1998, with bony born-again knight Sir Dan Fortesque quickly becoming one of the most memorable heroes on PlayStation® – not bad considering he’d been dead for over a century. Return to Gallowmere today and relive his classic original adventure!