Devil World

Devil World (NES)


Nintendo EAD


Game Rating

User Ratings: 4

Our Review: 6/10


Number of Players
Single Player
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 31st Oct 2008 (UK/EU), 500 points
  • 22nd Jan 2008 (JPN), 500 points

3DS eShop

  • 17th Apr 2013 (JPN), ¥500
  • 20th Mar 2014 (UK/EU), £3.49

Wii U eShop

  • 30th Oct 2014 (UK/EU), £3.49


  • 5th Oct 1984 (JPN)
  • 15th Jul 1987 (UK/EU)
Controller Support

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  • 18

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Devil World

    Heaven a good time

    As far as obscure releases within the NES library go, Devil World is certainly one of the most interesting. Originally released in Japan in 1984 and in Europe in 1987, this is a title that to this day has never been available to purchase in North America — not even through the wonders of Nintendo’s Virtual Console service...

  • 38

    3DS eShop / NES

    Review Devil World

    Absolutely Diabolical

    Very few developers can boast the introduction of as many unique and refreshing gameplay concepts as game-crafting master Shigeru Miyamoto. Nintendo’s iconic developer has reinvented and reinvigorated countless genres, breathing new life into stale and tired gameplay tropes and carving a name for himself as one of the...

  • 4

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Devil World

    A devilish Pac-Man clone from Miyamoto

    Devil World is one of extremely few Nintendo titles that was released in Europe, but not the US. Most likely this was due to Nintendo of America's strict rule not to feature any "religious" factors in games, and seeing as the game includes a devil, that just wouldn't slide with them. It's actually a pretty fun...

About The Game

In this hidden gem of an action game from Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, you play heroic dragon Tamagon, who must defeat evil by collecting boa-boa dots inside a maze and destroying enemies with his fire breath.

However, keep an eye on the devil at the top of the screen, who instructs his minions to move the maze in random directions, trying to squash Tamagon within its walls!