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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.


Devilish Game Gear Boss battle. Avoid the blue balls this guy is shooting, and don't confuse them with your own ball!
Devilish Game Gear Kill the evil blue bricks and free the princess, noble warrior!!.. Just kidding. She is evil herself. You should hack her in two pieces. Emancipation, you see
Devilish Game Gear Japanese title screen
Devilish Game Gear Your record

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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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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Gear Oct, 1991 10 out of 12 83
1UP! Genesis Jul 13, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Defunct Games Game Gear Aug 11, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Game Gear Sep, 1991 80 out of 100 80
Sega Force Game Gear Nov, 1992 72 out of 100 72
Video Games Game Gear Sep, 1992 65 out of 100 65
HonestGamers Genesis Jul 01, 2006 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
The Game Hoard Game Gear Mar 30, 2018 3 out of 7 43 Genesis Apr 10, 2008 4 out of 10 40


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