DescriptionAsh, 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.
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Part of the Following Groups
- Evil Dead games
- Gameplay feature: Chainsaws
- Inspiration: Horror movies
- Inspiration: Movies
- Theme: Zombies
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|Gameswelt||Aug 02, 2001||64 out of 100||64|
|GamePro (US)||Feb 20, 2004||3 out of 5||60|
|Quebec Gamers||Mar 07, 2013||5.9 out of 10||59|
|Game Informer Magazine||Feb, 2001||5.25 out of 10||52|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jul 27, 2001||10 out of 20||50|
|4Players.de||Jul 24, 2001||49 out of 100||49|
|IGN||Dec 05, 2000||4.5 out of 10||45|
|Game Informer Magazine||Feb, 2001||4.5 out of 10||45|
|GameSpot||Dec 11, 2000||4.2 out of 10||42|
|Power Unlimited||Jun, 2001||40 out of 100||40|
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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.
ExtrasA trailer for the game comes on the DVD for Evil Dead 2.
SoundsMuch 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.
SoundtrackLike 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
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Evil Dead: Hail to the King (Information about Evil Dead: Hail to the King at Wikipedia)