Ghost 'n Goblins Game History
Known as Makai-Mura in Japan, Ghosts 'n Goblins is thought by many to be one of the most difficult games to complete of all time. The game has a twist in the tale. After completing the game, the player is transported back to the beginning. Only after completing the game a second time will the player be awarded the games true ending.
The History of Ghost 'n Goblins: Welcome to Demon World Village
The game is a single or two playing alternating turn game of the action/platform genre. First released on 19th September 1985, the game was developed and published by Capcom, and designed by Tokuro Fujiwara.
As the player you take control of the lead character Sir Arthur the Knight, who's girlfriend Guinevere has just been kidnapped by the evil Goblin King. Arthur must fight his way through various levels. There are six side scrolling and eight horizontal levels in total, and each level finishes with a boss character.
Arthur must defeat numerous undead enemies along the way. The undead are incredibly persistent, and finishing a level without a scratch will take a lot of practice. To aid Arthur in his quest, many weapons, including; swords, flaming torches and axes can be found throughout the levels. Bonus suits of of armour can also be obtained.
Conversions and Sequels
Since the original release the game has been converted onto many home based systems, including;
Nintendo Game Boy Colour
Sony PlayStation Portable
Due to the success of the original the inevitable sequels have been released, including;
Ghouls 'n Ghosts (1988)
Super Ghouls' n Ghosts (1991)
Maximo- Ghosts to Glory (2002)
Maximo vs. Army of Zin (2004)
Ultimate Ghosts' n Goblins (2006)
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