Ghosts 'n Goblins[a] is a run and gun platformer video game series created by Tokuro Fujiwara and developed by Capcom. The first entry in the series was Ghosts 'n Goblins, released as an arcade title on September 19, 1985. The series has subsequently been released on and ported to a variety of game consoles and mobile platforms and spawned several sequels and spin-offs.
In Ghosts 'n Goblins, the player assumes the role of Arthur, a knight who must venture into the Demon Realm village in order to rescue his princesssweetheart. Arthur uses a variety of projectile weapons such as lances, axes, and daggers to eliminate anything that stands in his way.
The princess of a certain poaceful (sic) country is abducted by a messenger from Hades and a knight who loves the princess leaves for Hades to rescue her.However, to rescue the princess, the knight must pass through six gates guarded by Satan's generals to reach Hades.Of course there are also demons that attack the knight between the six gates. The knight has five kinds of weapons which he uses skillfully to destroy the attacking demons and advance into Hades.The knight needs your help to rescue the princess and escape from Hades so test your skill!
- Arthur, the player's character.
- Princess Prin Prin, the kidnapped princess.
- Zombie, beings that feed on the living.
- Green Monster, a deadly plant.
- Flying Knight
- Woody Pig (Forest Ghost)
- Blue Killer (Blue Demon)
- Petite Devil
- Big Man
- Red Arremer, gargoyle-like red demons.
- Unicorn, a big grey monster.
- Satan, the one who kidnapped the princess.
- Astaroth, the final boss.