- Following up on their previous
lookback, today Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton
goes behind the PS One / PS2 Classics with the popular MediEvil PlayStation video game.
To quote: The second entry in our Behind the Classics series is a real lost gem - SCE Cambridge Studios' wild, wacky supernatural adventure MediEvil.
First released on PSOne back in 1998, it put you in the shoes of Sir Daniel Fortesque - an undead knight unwittingly reanimated by the evil sorcerer Zarok who embarks on a quest to liberate the kingdom of Gallowmere.
A sequel followed in 2000, with a PSP remake also popping up on PSP in 2005, however, it's the original game that remains most embedded in the memory.
With Sir Dan soon to enjoy a comeback of sorts as a playable character in PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale, we sat down with original designer Chris Sorrell to find out more about the game's development.
What was the original concept for the game? Did you draw inspiration from anywhere in particular for the game's look and feel?
Chris Sorrell, Game Designer, MediEvil:
The first design proposal for the game had the working...