Ghost Battle (Atari ST)

Ghost Battle Atari ST Our too-cool-4-school hero... and what's with those metal underpants?

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Ghost Battle is one of the earlier games by the German company Thalion Software. Spanning five short yet difficult worlds, the game borrows its visual style heavily from its better-known contemporaries like Shadow of the Beast and Ghosts 'n' Goblins.

A simple arcade-style action game with some rudimentary adventuring and timing based puzzles thrown in, Ghost Battle casts you as a nameless hero on a quest to rescue his, yet again, nameless girlfriend from a nameless bad guy. Enemies have a horror look and feel to them - ghouls and disembodied heads for example. Initially our hero is armed with rocks, but extra weapons can be collected for specific tasks such as the bosses who end each level.

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Ghost Battle Atari ST And here I was hoping that there will be at least one more weapon upgrade in the entire game.
Ghost Battle Atari ST More annoying enemies that can't be killed.
Ghost Battle Atari ST ..still, better than seeing this screen every two minutes.
Ghost Battle Atari ST 1) There is no such thing as an unfair game mechanic. 2) Metal underpants rule.

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Dec, 1991 5 out of 12 42
Power Play Dec, 1991 22 out of 100 22

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DarkFalzX (4687) added Ghost Battle (Atari ST) on Jan 15, 2007
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