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Devilish (Game Gear)

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Description

Genki's first game is a paddle/pong game with a background story. Once upon a time there were a prince and a princess who loved each other. But the evil jealous demon named "Y" turn them both into stone paddles. Suddenly, a blue sphere fell from the sky, becoming the ball which the paddles can now push forwards, overcoming obstacles and defeating demons.

Devilish is different from other paddle games by letting you play with two paddles. The lower one behaves just like a usual paddle - you use it to prevent the ball from dropping down. The upper one can move and turn, allowing you to hit the ball from different angles and from different parts of the screen. You advance through levels by destroying bricks and enemies, going up until the level boss enemy appears.

Screenshots

Devilish Game Gear Blasting the squares. You can change the formation of your pads at any time. Here, you have three pads, one of which can be moved into any direction
Devilish Game Gear It's not easy to free the ball from those guys
Devilish Game Gear You can play either a normal game (stage after stage), or select any stage in a time trial
Devilish Game Gear Those bricks appear as you advance. Very unexpected

Alternate Titles

  • "Devilish: The Next Possession" -- Genesis title
  • "Bad Omen" -- Japanese Mega Drive title
  • "バッドオーメン" -- Japanese Mega Drive spelling
  • "デビリッシュ" -- Japanese Game Gear spelling

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The Press Says

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1991 10 out of 12 83
Defunct Games Aug 11, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Player One Sep, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Portable Review Jul 26, 2007 30 out of 40 75
Sega Force Nov, 1992 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Jul, 1991 67 out of 100 67

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Kabushi (116583) added Devilish (Game Gear) on Nov 20, 2005
Other platforms contributed by אולג 小奥 (165293)