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Demon's Crest is a sequel to Gargoyle's Quest. Once, the world of demons and the world of humans co-existed in harmony. But then six mysterious crests fell from the sky onto the earth, crests of six elements: fire, water, air, earth, time, and heaven. The demons became obsessed with the crests and with the power hidden in them, and so a civil war started. Finally, the Red Demon named Firebrand got all the crests but one - the crest of heaven. The Dragon Demon possessed this crest, so Firebrand decided to confront him. He defeated the Dragon Demon, but was himself severely wounded in battle. While flying back, he was knocked down by a mysterious enemy and lost his crests.

You control Firebrand, a flying red demon, and your mission is to help him to gain his crests, and to defeat everybody who stands in his way. This is a platform action game: you fight the enemies in real time (using magical attacks), avoid obstacles, collect healing potions on the way, etc. Firebrand can also fly for a short time.


Demon's Crest SNES In a forest
Demon's Crest SNES On the cemetery. The hands try to pull Firebrand down, the ghost armour can only be hurt from behind
Demon's Crest SNES You'll have to fight "Flier" several times
Demon's Crest SNES In this passage you have to constantly light the candles

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Demon's Crest Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "デモンズブレイゾン -魔界村紋章編" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Demon's Blazon - Makai-Mura Monshou Hen" -- Japanese title

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A Gem Obscured by the Sands of Time... SNES Andrew Douglas (10)

Critic Reviews

Lens of Truth SNES Jul 13, 2010 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) SNES Nov, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Retrogaming History SNES May 01, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Game Players SNES Nov, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Oct, 1994 33 out of 40 82
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Dec, 1994 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers SNES Oct 29, 2009 8 out of 10 80 SNES Apr 22, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Play Time SNES Jan, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun SNES Dec, 1994 72 out of 100 72


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The main hero of the Gargoyle's Quest series, Firebrand, is one of the main villains in the Ghost 'N Goblins saga.
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