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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 Intro
Demon's Crest SNES Big party last night? :)
Demon's Crest SNES Underwater, the controls are completely different, don't swim into the spikes.
Demon's Crest SNES With the "Buster" you can destroy certain blocks and find new areas

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Demon's Crest Screenshot
Demon's Crest Screenshot
Demon's Crest Screenshot
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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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews (GAF) Apr 21, 2003 10 out of 10 100
GameFan Magazine Nov, 1994 97 out of 100 97
GamePro (US) Nov, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Power Unlimited Apr, 1995 8.1 out of 10 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Dec, 1994 8 out of 10 80 Apr 22, 2011 16 out of 20 80
HonestGamers Oct 29, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Play Time Jan, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun Dec, 1994 72 out of 100 72
The Video Game Critic Oct 12, 2007 C 50


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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.
Unicorn Lynx (181363) added Demon's Crest (SNES) on May 04, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (20698) and リカルド・フィリペ (114391)