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Demon's Crest (SNES)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Demon's Crest SNES The ground Gargoyle can destroy certain statues
Demon's Crest SNES Boss-fight: Holothurion
Demon's Crest SNES Standing on collapsing pillars and trying not to fall on those pink things
Demon's Crest SNES This gargoyle explains what each Talisman is good for

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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User Reviews

A Gem Obscured by the Sands of Time... Andrew Douglas (10) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

The Press Says

GameFan Magazine Nov, 1994 97 out of 100 97
GamePro (US) Nov, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Retrogaming History May 01, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Life Aug 03, 2009 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Game Players Nov, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1994 8.3 out of 10 83
Power Unlimited Apr, 1995 8.1 out of 10 81
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 22, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Dec, 1994 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Oct 12, 2007 C 50

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References

The main hero of the Gargoyle's Quest series, Firebrand, is one of the main villains in the Ghost 'N Goblins saga.
Oleg Roschin (164965) added Demon's Crest (SNES) on May 04, 2003