Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Game Boy Advance
  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2002
User Score
8.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4

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  1. RobertA.
    Feb 6, 2004
    9
    Hard. fun and addictive.
  2. DainG.
    Nov 3, 2002
    8
    As close as the GBA could get to a nearly perfect classic port, but we need a full-on sequel next time around (and after ten years of silence and Mega Man overkill, there sure better be a next time!). However, we most certainly cannot fault this game for not doing a great job as a port with new cut scenes, 4 redone levels and 4 redone bosses from the former games. GBA SGnG garners 1 point As close as the GBA could get to a nearly perfect classic port, but we need a full-on sequel next time around (and after ten years of silence and Mega Man overkill, there sure better be a next time!). However, we most certainly cannot fault this game for not doing a great job as a port with new cut scenes, 4 redone levels and 4 redone bosses from the former games. GBA SGnG garners 1 point less than a 9: only Ghouls'n Ghosts is, and remains the "10" of the series. This score is due to some (although lessened) persistence of slowdown and the fact that certain gameplay balance issues that were left unresolved in the original SNES game still remain (such as some odd arsenal choices that truly never seem to have a proper use other than as a liability, whereas the extraorinarily powerful seeker x-bow is a nigh invincible ghoul-killer). However, the extra levels, save feature and redone cut scenes certainly make up for these slights. In addition, the re-proportioned sprites make the game space seem more concise than in the SNES version. Any true fan (alas there are so few that have persevered up to now) of the series will be satisified with more than enough new experiences (thanks mostly to the new levels) to warrant a purchase. ~Dain Quentin Gore Expand
  3. SulamanC.
    Jul 18, 2003
    10
    This is the sweetest game ever!!! I have played this game for many hours and i have never been displeased with it. I have gone to the very last lvl on ridiculously hard before the boss of the game and i can not beat the monster gaurding the gate at the end of the 2nd to last lvl!! even still this game rocks.....i own it on snes so if its the same then its sweet if not i will be This is the sweetest game ever!!! I have played this game for many hours and i have never been displeased with it. I have gone to the very last lvl on ridiculously hard before the boss of the game and i can not beat the monster gaurding the gate at the end of the 2nd to last lvl!! even still this game rocks.....i own it on snes so if its the same then its sweet if not i will be dissapointed, but im pretty sure its the same b/c capcom is the best! Expand
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Be warned … this game is EXTREMELY fun, but EXTREMELY challenging at the same time, so be prepared for lots of do overs while playing.
  2. 90
    This may be quite a challenge but it will keep you constantly coming back for more due to the fun factor as well as the extended replay value that’s present even with only 8 levels to progress through due to the strategy needed to be successful, be prepared to die quite frequently.
  3. 85
    I kid you not...this game is the most difficult game ever made. But what's interesting is that as frustrating as it is, the game is still fun to play.