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Description

Ash, the square-jawed, insult-spewing, shotgun-toting, chainsaw-armed hero from the cult classic Evil Dead trilogy is back. Picking up eight years after the last installment of the Evil Dead films, Ash is drawn back to the infamous cabin in the woods only to again face evil forces that have crossed over to our world. Our hero finds himself slicing and dicing carnivorous Kandarian demons, vicious deadites, and other unspeakable atrocities spawned by the notorious Book of the Dead. And in true Evil Dead fashion, Ash must once again attempt to save the world from an appalling and horrific end. Evil Dead: Hail to the King is a survival horror game with over-the-top bloodlust and signature Ash humor--all within the confines of the Evil Dead universe.

Screenshots

Evil Dead: Hail to the King Windows Ash travels back to ancient Damascus to battle the Evil at its source
Evil Dead: Hail to the King Windows Ash faces off with his evil counterpart.
Evil Dead: Hail to the King PlayStation The inventory
Evil Dead: Hail to the King Windows Ash and Father Allard prepare to exorcise Jenny.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Evil Dead: Ashes 2 Ashes" -- working title

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User Reviews

A perfect example of a brilliant idea going horribly wrong. Windows Sycada (175)
Evil Dead: Hail to the king rules Dreamcast Ryan Cerny (3)

Critic Reviews

Game Vortex Windows 2001 80 out of 100 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Apr 07, 2001 65 out of 100 65
Gameswelt PlayStation Aug 02, 2001 64 out of 100 64
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Feb, 2001 5.25 out of 10 52
4Players.de PlayStation Jul 24, 2001 49 out of 100 49
Game Informer Magazine Dreamcast Mar, 2001 4.5 out of 10 45
Game Over Online Windows May 14, 2001 32 out of 100 32
Gamekult Dreamcast Jan 03, 2001 3 out of 10 30
GameStar (Germany) Windows May, 2001 27 out of 100 27
PC Jeux Windows Jul, 2001 10 out of 100 10

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Trivia

Ending (Army of Darkness spoiler!)

The ending to the game is obviously a homage to the original ending of Army of Darkness, in which Ash ends up stranded and alone in a post-apocalyptic world. As this was considered too dark for domestic audiences, the American version of the film was given a happier, save-the-day-get-the-girl ending that the more hardcore of the film's fans found dissatisfying.

Extras

A trailer for the game comes on the DVD for Evil Dead 2.

Sounds

Much of the short "jump" music that plays when a monster pops out in front of you can also be heard in the PC game Nocturne by Terminal Reality.

Soundtrack

Like the game's soundtrack, but don't want to spend additional money on the soundtrack CD THQ is advertising? Don't worry, the game's entire soundtrack is available in the program folder in Evildead/Evildead/Data/ unencrypted in WAV format. Just listen to it in Winamp. This only applies to the PC version, however.

Information also contributed by Alan Chan

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