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Romset and name:
ghouls Ghouls'n Ghosts (World)
Short name:
Ghouls'n Ghosts
Manufacturer:
Capcom
Year:
Genre:
Platform
Category:
Platform / Fighter Scrolling
Serie:
Ghosts'n Goblins
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 4 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
Cocktail, Upright 1 Player, Upright 2 Players
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
90 to 100 (Best Games)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
384x224@59.637405 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
All directions/free movement
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
OKI MSM6295 ADPCM, Speaker, Yamaha YM2151 OPM
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.33b3 released on may-17 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.226 released on oct-28 2020
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 32 years ago:

    Ghouls'n Ghosts © 1988 Capcom.

    Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Daimakaimura [B-Board 88622B-2]".

    TECHNICAL
    Runs on the "CP System" hardware
    B-Board ID 88620B-2
    B-Board PALs: DM620
    CPS-B #: CPS-B-01 DL-0411-10001

    There is no C-Board on these Export versions, contrary to the original Japanese release.

    TRIVIA
    Ghouls'n Ghosts was released in December 1988 in arcades outside of Japan. It is known in Japan as "Daimakaimura".

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    Debug features (US VERSION ONLY, it doesn't work on the original Japanese version):
    How to activate the debug features.
    1) Set "Game Mode" Dip Switch to "Game".
    2) Set both "Coin A" and "Coin B" Dip Switches to 1C_1C.
    3) Reset the game.
    4) Insert a coin.
    5) Set "Game Mode" Dip Switch to "Test".
    6) Set the debug Dip Switches to what you want.
    7) Start a 1 player game.

    Some debug features:
    • "Armor on New Life" is effective at the begining of a new life. Note that even when you start without armor, you need to be hit twice.
    • "Starting Weapon" is effective only when you start a new game or when you continue play.
    • "Starting Level" is effective only when you start a new game (you must NOT continue play !).
    • "Slow Motion" and "Invulnerability" can be changed at any time.

    SERIES
    • Ghosts'n Goblins (1985, Arcade)
    • Ghouls'n Ghosts [B-Board 88620B-2] (1988, Arcade)
    • Super Ghouls'n Ghosts [Model SNS-CM-USA] (1991, SNES)
    • Maximo - Ghosts to Glory (2002, PS2)
    • Maximo vs. Army of Zin (2004, PS2)
    • Ultimate Ghosts'n Goblins (2006, PSP)

    PORTS
    Here is a list of all ports excluding Japanese ones. To see Japanese ports, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Daimakaimura [B-Board 88622B-2]".

    • CONSOLES:
    [US] Sega Genesis (1989)
    Sega Mega Drive [BR] (1990) by Tec Toy
    Sega Mega Drive [KO] (1990) "Daemagyecheon [Model GM-5008-JM]"
    Sega Master System [US] [EU] (1990) "Ghouls'n Ghosts [Model 7055]"
    Sega Master System [BR] (1990) by Tec Toy
    [EU] Sega Mega Drive (nov.30, 1990)
    [EU] Sony PlayStation (sept.3, 1999) "Capcom Generations 2 - Chronicles of Arthur [Capcom Generations Disc 2] [Model SLES-11881]"
    [US] Microsoft XBOX (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
    [US] Sony PS2 (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLUS-21316]"
    [EU] Microsoft XBOX (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
    [EU] Sony PS2 (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLES-53661]"

    • HANDHELDS:
    [US] Sony PSP (oct.24, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded [Model ULUS-10134]"
    [EU] Sony PSP (nov.10, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded [Model ULES-00377]"
    [AU] Sony PSP (nov.16, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded"

    • COMPUTERS:
    [EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1989)
    [US] Commodore C64 [EU] (1989)
    [EU] Atari ST (1989)
    [EU] Amstrad CPC (1989)
    Commodore Amiga [US] (1989) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts"
    Commodore Amiga [US] (1991) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts & Venus the Flytrap [Chart Attack]"
    Commodore Amiga [US] (199?) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts [Platinum]"
    [EU] Amstrad CPC (1990) "Coin-Op Hits II"
    [EU] Amstrad CPC (1991) "Capcom Collection"
    [EU] Atari ST (1991) "Capcom Collection"
    [EU] Commodore C64 (1991) "Capcom Collection"
    [EU] Commodore Amiga (1991) "Capcom Collection"
    [EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1991) "Capcom Collection"

    • OTHERS:
    Street Fighter II' Special Champion Edition Plug 'n Play TV Game [US] (2004) by Radica Games: Genesis version included as a bonus.
    Apple iPhone/iPod [US] (nov.4, 2010) "Capcom Arcade [Model 397347348]"

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=951&o=2
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