• Publisher: Capcom
  • Release Date: Aug 29, 2006
Metascore
72

Mixed or average reviews - based on 49 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 49
  2. Negative: 2 out of 49
  1. 45
    UGnG gets the superficial bits right, yet the fundamental elements that have always made the series so compelling despite its esteem-crushing difficulty are either missing, compromised or broken in this sequel. And without those crucial underpinnings of quality in place, the entire affair collapses in a morass of mediocrity.
  2. When it isn’t busy knocking you off cliffs or duping you into a second play-through, it’s a fun, hectic shooter, but without a more gradual difficulty ramp or at least some cheat codes, this is one problem best left unsolved.
User Score
7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. May 26, 2013
    8
    Hard, simple, good! It has more weapons, armour and enemies so you don't feel like fresh meat. The difficulty doesn't change, but deaths feel like it was your fault and not the games. Graphics improved, which doesn't bother me but may bother some, better music and the same storyline. Rewarding and pushes you on to win. My fave PSP game! Full Review »
  2. Nov 18, 2012
    10
    Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins picks up from the last entry in one of Capcom's most popular franchise series. In an update version Author has more weapons, more armor and more ghosts 'n goblins to slay. The game is as hard as it always has been, while adding more features, such as multiple shields, new spells and an armor stacking feature that allows you to take more hits. A new "warp staff" track back feature allows you to re-play through zones to collect everything you need, without having to beat the game and then re-play everything. A fantastic entry in the series, well worth the time to play. Full Review »
  3. Feb 21, 2011
    8
    Prepare to have your fragile gamer ego mercilessly bludgeoned by wave after wave of enemies who attack from angles too awkward to counter.

    Looks good, sounds good, and unlike previous installments in the series you get to save and continue your game, reducing the degree to which your sanity (and possibly your PSP) will be broken during gameplay. This is a great game, but skip it if you're not interested in struggling tooth-and-nail for every inch of progress.
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