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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 Trying to access a moving platform
Demon's Crest SNES Strong winds make this passage difficult (except for the Aeriel Gargoyle)
Demon's Crest SNES In a forest
Demon's Crest SNES Boss-fight: Flame Lord

Promo Images

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

A Gem Obscured by the Sands of Time... SNES Andrew Douglas (10)
Demon's Crest SNES Kayburt (10006)

Critic Reviews

GameFan Magazine SNES Nov, 1994 97 out of 100 97
Retrogaming History SNES May 01, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Game Players SNES Nov, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Total! (Germany) SNES Mar, 1995 1.75 out of 6 85
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Oct, 1994 33 out of 40 82
Power Unlimited SNES Apr, 1995 8.1 out of 10 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Dec, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Play Time SNES Jan, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun SNES Dec, 1994 72 out of 100 72
The Video Game Critic SNES 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.
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