Ghouls 'n Ghosts

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Ghouls 'n Ghosts
DaimakaimuraSG.jpg
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
[[Capcom]][[Category:Capcom]]
[[Capcom (arcade)
NEC (SuperGrafx)
Sega (Sega consoles)[1][2]
U. S. Gold (computers)[3]]][[Category:Capcom (arcade)
NEC (SuperGrafx)
Sega (Sega consoles)[1][2]
U. S. Gold (computers)[3]]]
2D platformer
Super HuCard
PC-Engine SuperGrafx
Turbo Pad
Ratings
N/A
PC-Engine SuperGrafx
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes | Codex
Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Patches | Ratings
Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough


Ghouls 'n Ghosts (大魔界村 Daimakaimura?, lit. "Great Demon World Village") is a run & gun platform game video game developed by Capcom and released as an arcade game in 1988, and subsequently ported to a number of other platforms. It is the sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins and the second game in the Ghosts 'n Goblins series.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Scores
ARC SMD SMS AMI C64 ST CPC ZX
Sega Retro 90%[8] 74%[8]
Review scores
Publication Scores
ARC SMD SMS AMI C64 ST CPC ZX
ACE 895[9] 730[10] 905[11] 735[10]
Commodore
User
9/10[12] 93%[13] 83%[14]
Computer and
Video Games
96%[15] 81%[16] 88%[17] 85%[17]
Crash 92%[18]
Electronic Gaming
Monthly
36/40[19] 30/40[20]
Mean Machines 92%[21] 80%[22]
MegaTech 93%[23]
Sega Power 10/10[24] 90%[25]
Sinclair User 82%[26]
The Games
Machine
92%[27] 90%[28] 79%[28] 85%[28]
Your Sinclair 9/10[29] 91%[30]
Zzap!64 85%[31] 96%[32]
Awards
Publication Award
Computer and Video Games C+VG Hit
Crash Crash Smash
MegaTech Hyper Game
Zzap!64 Gold Medal
Electronic Gaming Monthly Best Game of the Year,
Best Graphics in a Video Game,
Coolest Boss Attackers (Loki)[33]
Mega 23rd Best Game of All Time[34]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.gamefaqs.com/genesis/563325-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  2. http://www.gamefaqs.com/sms/588072-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  3. http://www.worldofspectrum.org/infoseekid.cgi?id=0009352
  4. http://www.gamefaqs.com/c64/572247-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  5. http://www.gamefaqs.com/cpc/940446-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  6. http://www.gamefaqs.com/ast/948174-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  7. http://www.gamefaqs.com/sinclair/946903-ghouls-n-ghosts/data
  8. 8.0 8.1 http://segaretro.org/Ghouls%27n_Ghosts
  9. ACE, issue 26, page 144
  10. 10.0 10.1 http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=ACE/Issue29/Pages/ACE2900076.jpg
  11. http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=ACE/Issue28/Pages/ACE2800068.jpg
  12. http://www.solvalou.com/subpage/arcade_reviews/275/150/ghouls'n'ghosts_review.html
  13. http://amr.abime.net/review_3883
  14. http://amr.abime.net/review_28794
  15. http://amr.abime.net/review_25321
  16. ftp://ftp.worldofspectrum.org/pub/sinclair/magazines/C+VG/Issue114/Pages/CVG11400074.jpg
  17. 17.0 17.1 http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=C+VG/Issue097/Pages/CVG09700077.jpg
  18. http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=Crash/Issue71/Pages/Crash7100057.jpg
  19. Electronic Gaming Monthly, 1993 Video Game Buyer's Guide, page 46
  20. Electronic Gaming Monthly, 1993 Video Game Buyer's Guide, page 45
  21. http://www.outofprintarchive.com/articles/reviews/MegaDrive/GhoulsNGhosts-MeanMachines1-3.html
  22. http://www.meanmachinesmag.co.uk/review/120/ghouls-n-ghosts.php
  23. MegaTech rating, EMAP, issue 5, page 78, May 1992
  24. Sega Power, issue 23, page 53
  25. Sega Power, issue 19, pages 18-19
  26. http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=SinclairUser/Issue093/Pages/SinclairUser09300047.jpg
  27. ftp://ftp.worldofspectrum.org/pub/sinclair/magazines/TheGamesMachine/Issue27/Pages/TheGamesMachine2700052.jpg
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 http://www.worldofspectrum.org/showmag.cgi?mag=TheGamesMachine/Issue26/Pages/TheGamesMachine2600022.jpg
  29. http://www.solvalou.com/subpage/arcade_reviews/63/150/ghouls'n'ghosts_review.html
  30. http://www.ysrnry.co.uk/articles/ghoulsandghosts.htm
  31. http://www.zzap64.co.uk/cgi-bin/displaypage.pl?issue=058&page=069&thumbstart=0&magazine=zzap&check=1
  32. Zzap!64 100th Issue Pull-Out Special Page 5. Zzap64.co.uk. Retrieved on 2012-02-11
  33. http://oldgamemags.tumblr.com/post/39924560990/egm-magazine-issue-5-best-and-worst-of-1989
  34. Mega magazine, issue 1, page 76, Future Publishing, Oct 1992