Rumour MediEvil 2 Remake Development Teased by Composer
Sir Dan strikes back
Last year's MediEvil PlayStation 4 remake seemed to be somewhat of a sales success, at least in Europe where it was most popular, potentially opening the door to the possibility of its PSone sequel getting the same treatment. And if this latest set of tweets from the remake's composer are anything to go by then MediEvil II for...
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...
Guide MediEvil PS4 Lost Souls Locations and Solutions - Where to Find All Lost Souls and How to Complete Them
Unlock the trophies Lost and Found and Soul Saviour
What are the Lost Souls in MediEvil on PS4? Where are they, and what do you have to do? Towards the end of MediEvil, you'll come across a large chest containing various Lost Souls. These doomed ghouls have some unfinished business before they can finally go on to the afterlife, and it's up to you...
Guide MediEvil PS4 Cheats - Can You Use Cheat Codes in the MediEvil Remake?
How to get Old-School Sneaky trophy
Are there any cheats in MediEvil on PS4? Do the cheat codes from MediEvil on PSone work in the remake? As most games did back in the day, the original MediEvil on PSone had a handful of cheats you could use to make your life easier. While cheats have largely fallen out of fashion in modern games, remakes of old...
Guide MediEvil PS4 Chalice Locations and Rewards - Where to Find All Chalices
All Chalice locations in MediEvil on PS4
How do you get Chalices in MediEvil on PS4? Where are all the Chalices, and what do you get for collecting them? There are 20 Chalices to collect in MediEvil on PlayStation 4, one for every level in the game, and they're absolutely worth finding. Not only will collecting every Chalice restore Sir Dan's...
Guide MediEvil PS4 - Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Learning the ropes with Sir Dan
Sir Daniel Fortesque is back in business with the PlayStation 4 remake of MediEvil. Resurrected after two decades of resting in peace, Sony's spooky action adventure makes a grand return. As with other modern remakes like Spyro: Reignited Trilogy, MediEvil will of course have fans looking to relive the journey through...
Guide MediEvil PS4 - How Do You Get the Good Ending in MediEvil?
Get the best ending in MediEvil on PS4
How do you get the good ending in MediEvil on PS4? As with the original game on PSone, the MediEvil remake has two slightly different endings. While both are "good", one is especially good, and is the true ending for Sir Daniel Fortesque. In this guide, we're going to tell you what you need to do to ensure you...
Guide MediEvil PS4 - How to Save the Farmers in The Haunted Ruins
How to avoid killing the farmers
How do you keep the farmers alive in the Haunted Ruins level in MediEvil? How do you save the farmers from the fires? At the start of the Haunted Ruins stage in MediEvil, you'll be introduced to three farmers who have been captured and are being held above some flames in the castle grounds. Sir Dan to the rescue,...
Guide MediEvil PS4 Bosses - How to Beat All the Boss Fights in MediEvil
How to defeat every boss in MediEvil PS4
How do you beat all the bosses in MediEvil on PS4? There are a number of boss fights in MediEvil, and if you're new to the game, it's possible one of them may be causing you some trouble. With the right weapons, Sir Dan can usually defeat all the bosses fairly easily, but what's the best way to kill all the...
Guide MediEvil PS4 - How to Get Back Stolen Weapons
What do you do if your weapons are taken?
How do you get your stolen weapons back in MediEvil on PS4? What happens when Imps steal your weapons? In MediEvil on PlayStation 4, there's a possibility you may have your weapons stolen by certain enemies. But what happens if they take your weapons away? Can you get your stolen weapons back? We're here to...
Guide MediEvil PS4 - How to Unlock the Original PS1 Game in the Remake
How to unlock the Old Game option in MediEvil PS4
How do you unlock the original PSone version of MediEvil in the PS4 remake? What do you have to do to get the PS1 MediEvil port? In MediEvil on PS4, it's possible to unlock the original version of the game, which is a pretty darn cool reward for players. But how exactly do you gain access to it? Read...
News MediEvil's PS4 Remake Proves There's Life in Sir Dan Yet
Remake starts strong in UK sales charts
Contrary to Concrete Genie’s desperately disappointing retail debut, Sony’s likeable MediEvil remake appears to have got off to a strong start in the UK sales charts. Skeletal soldier Sir Dan was able to hang with goliath new arrivals
Random MediEvil Movie Posters Brilliantly Spoof Classic Horror Flicks
Starring Sir Dan
Today's the day Sir Daniel Fortesque comes to life once again with the MediEvil remake on PlayStation 4. It's an incredibly faithful remake that fans are going to adore, and there's no denying it's full of spooky charm. In fact, PlayStation UK is capitalising on this; in celebration of Dan's resurrection, a series of mock movie...
Review MediEvil - A Successful Resurrection of a Flawed But Fun Adventure
Undead and loving it
Remakes of fondly remembered favourites always have a tough call to make: should they remain faithful to the source material, or make improvements and changes to modernise the old-school design? The answer usually lies somewhere in between. MediEvil is the latest PSone classic to be brought back to life, and it errs on the side...
Poll Call of Duty, MediEvil, and The Outer Worlds All Launch Next Week on PS4, But Which One Are You Buying?
25th October is stacked
The 25th October, 2019 is one of the busiest days for game releases in recent memory. Next Friday plays host to not one, not two, but three anticipated PlayStation 4 titles: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, MediEvil, and The Outer Worlds. What we want to know is: which one are you spending your hard-earned cash on? Maybe you're...
News MediEvil's PS4 Trophy List Has an Achievable Platinum
Old School Sneaky
MediEvil's PlayStation 4 release is just over a week away now, which means it's time for its Trophy list to make its way online early. Exophase, as usual, has the full list of trinkets you'll be able to earn in this remake of the PSone classic, and it looks like earning the Platinum Trophy won't be too hard of a task. In order to...
News New MediEvil PS4 Gameplay Video Compares the Remake to the Bare Bones Original
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?
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