Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (SNES)


Super Nintendo


Game Rating

User Ratings: 445

Our Review: 9/10


Number of Players
Single Player
Release Date

Super Nintendo

  • JP 4th Oct 1991
  • US 28th Nov 1991
  • EU 10th Dec 1992

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 5th Mar 2007, 800 points
  • EU 9th Mar 2007, 800 points
  • JP 20th Feb 2007, 800 points

Wii U (Wii U eShop)

  • JP 27th Apr 2013, ¥800
  • EU 16th May 2013, £5.49
  • US 16th May 2013, $7.99

New Nintendo 3DS (3DS eShop)

  • US 23rd Jun 2016, $7.99
  • US 20th Oct 2016, $7.19
Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online
Controller Support
Classic, Gamecube
Also Available On

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  • Review Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (New 3DS / SNES)

    Move over, Maximo

    These days, it's in vogue to bemoan Mega Man's absence from the gaming scene. Mega Man, however, is not the only franchise Capcom has forgotten; one of its more egregious crimes is leaving the mighty Knight Arthur himself by the wayside. Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts is a classic SNES title and one of the hardest games on the platform...

  • Review Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Wii U eShop / SNES)

    Bring fresh underwear

    There’s a school of thought which argues that modern gamers have it too easy, and that this generation of players has grown soft thanks to the fact that developers are all too happy to provide helpful tutorials and short-cuts intended to reduce frustration. You only need to spend a few painful minutes in the company of Super...

  • Review Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

    Grabbed by the ghoulies

    Ghouls ‘N Ghosts was an arcade classic, and Sega Mega Drive / Genesis owners were undoubtedly over the moon to be treated to an almost arcade perfect conversion in 1989. When the Super Nintendo came out, it needed some games to compete with its rival; quite soon after its launch Capcom was kind enough to treat Nintendo fans...

About The Game

The third game in the legendary Ghosts 'n Goblins series of video games, Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts follows Arthur in another quest to rescue Princess Prin Prin, his fair maiden and damsel in distress.

Take control of Arthur and defeat the creatures of the night to save the day once more. Only you can discover what glory awaits those brave enough to take on the armies of Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts.