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Ghouls 'N Ghosts (Atari ST)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Atari ST release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.4
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.3
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.6
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.2
Overall MobyScore (9 votes) 3.4

The Press Says

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The Games Machine (UK)
Graphics and sonics are both up to scratch in this first 16-bit version. The sprites are small, but great attention has been paid and rewards close inspection. In fact, TGM has no hesitation in recommending that you go out and buy Ghouls 'N' Ghosts now!
ST Action
It is just about as close to the coin-op as it could have been, with the small but detailed graphics and jaunty tune translating relatively well, and the frantic gameplay remaining intact. From the word go, Ghouls is non-stop action, and cutting a path through the hundreds of zombies, vultures and creatures is one of the best ways I can think to spend an afternoon. I particularly liked the little touches, such as the wizard who turns you into a duck, that have been kept from the original game, and it is attention to detail like this that puts Ghouls head and shoulders above its competition. Whether you like this style of game or not, buy Ghouls'n'Ghosts and prepare for some of the most addictive gameplay ever witnessed on the ST.
Power Play
Es geschehen noch Zeichen und Wunder in der Softwarebranche. Bevor der erste Teil der Ritter-Aktion "Ghosts'n Goblins" für Heim-Computer erscheint, gibt es - erstaunlicherweise - erstmal den zweiten Teil "Ghouls'n Ghosts".
ST Format
[Budget re-release] There's one problem with all this - it's not very good. Or rather, this conversion of the coin-op isn't very good. The graphics are average, the sound's - well, you can guess, and the gameplay just doesn't flow in the way it should. Knighty reacts awkwardly to your commands, meaning you keep getting killed when you know you shouldn't. It's all very depressing and not really worth a first glance, let alone a second one.