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DescriptionThe friendly Ghoul Realm was invaded by aliens know as the Destroyers ages ago. The Destroyers almost captured the Ghoul Realm except a powerful fire came from the sky and destroyed them. The Realm is threatened again and the secret of the fire must be recovered.
You play Firebrand, a gargoyle who has powerful claws that allow him to cling to walls and other surfaces on a verticle plane. Firebrand can also hover and fly for awhile with his wings. Destroy the enemy characters with your firery breath. The game also contains an adventure type story that is unfolded by interacting with characters from an over-head perspective.
- "レッドアリーマー 魔界村外伝" -- Japanese spelling
- "Red Arremer: Makaimura Gaiden" -- Japanese title
- "Gargoyle's Quest: Ghosts 'n Goblins" -- In-game title
Part of the Following Group
|zelda-ish game on the Game Boy||Game Boy||Hadanite Marasek (29)|
|Zelda II-like Game Boy||Game Boy||Thomas Fuchs (9)|
|Nintendo Land||Game Boy||2003||92 out of 100||92|
|Game Informer Magazine||Game Boy||Apr, 2001||9.25 out of 10||92|
|Nintendo Life||Game Boy||Aug 12, 2009||90|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Game Boy||Nov, 1990||10 out of 12||83|
|RetroGame Man||Game Boy||Dec 05, 2016||8 out of 10||80|
|Video Games||Game Boy||Mar, 1991||80 out of 100||80|
|Official Nintendo Magazine||Nintendo 3DS||Oct 12, 2011||80 out of 100||80|
|Total! (Germany)||Game Boy||Nov, 1996||2.25 out of 6||75|
|Portable Review||Game Boy||Aug 26, 2006||27 out of 40||68|
|Mag'64||Nintendo 3DS||Oct 16, 2011||6.5 out of 10||65|
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CoverAs mentioned in the game itself, and also suggested by his name, the hero Firebrand is fiery red in color. Since the game is black and white only and the cover artist obviously hasn't played any G'n'G game before, Firebrand is depicted as a green gargoyle on the game's cover, though.
FirebrandFirebrand is a bad guy in another Capcom series. He's the little red gargoyle in Ghosts 'N Goblins and also shows up again in its sequel, Ghouls 'n' Ghosts.
- Retro Gamer
- October 2004 (Issue #9) – #7 Best Game Boy Game
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