Ghouls'n Ghosts [B-Board 88620B-2]

The Arcade Video Game by Capcom Co., Ltd.

Ghouls'n Ghosts [B-Board 88620B-2] screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Ghouls'n Ghosts © 1988 Capcom.

Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Daimakaimura [B-Board 88622B-2]".


Ghouls'n Ghosts [B-Board 88620B-2] the  Arcade Video Game
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Runs on the "CP System" hardware
B-Board ID 88620B-2
B-Board PALs: DM620
CPS-B #: CPS-B-01 DL-0411-10001

There is no C-Board on these Export versions, contrary to the original Japanese release.


Ghouls'n Ghosts was released in December 1988 in arcades outside of Japan. It is known in Japan as "Daimakaimura".


Debug features (US VERSION ONLY, it doesn't work on the original Japanese version) :
How to activate the debug features.
1) Set "Game Mode" Dip Switch to "Game".
2) Set both "Coin A" and "Coin B" Dip Switches to 1C_1C.
3) Reset the game.
4) Insert a coin.
5) Set "Game Mode" Dip Switch to "Test".
6) Set the debug Dip Switches to what you want.
7) Start a 1 player game.

Some debug features :
- "Armor on New Life" is effective at the begining of a new life. Note that even when you start without armor, you need to be hit twice.
- "Starting Weapon" is effective only when you start a new game or when you continue play.
- "Starting Level" is effective only when you start a new game (you must NOT continue play !).
- "Slow Motion" and "Invulnerability" can be changed at any time.


1. Ghosts'n Goblins (1985, Arcade)
2. Ghouls'n Ghosts [B-Board 88620B-2] (1988, Arcade)
3. Super Ghouls'n Ghosts [Model SNS-CM-USA] (1991, SNES)
4. Maximo - Ghosts to Glory (2002, PS2)
5. Maximo vs. Army of Zin (2004, PS2)
6. Ultimate Ghosts'n Goblins (2006, PSP)


Here is a list of all ports excluding Japanese ones. To see Japanese ports, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Daimakaimura [B-Board 88622B-2]".


Sega Genesis usa (1989)
Sega Mega Drive brazil (1990) by Tec Toy
Sega Mega Drive korea (1990) "Daemagyecheon [Model GM-5008-JM]"
Sega Master System usa europe (1990) "Ghouls'n Ghosts [Model 7055]"
Sega Master System brazil (1990) by Tec Toy
Sega Mega Drive europe (nov.30, 1990)
Sony PlayStation europe (sept.3, 1999) "Capcom Generations 2 - Chronicles of Arthur [Capcom Generations Disc 2] [Model SLES-11881]"
Microsoft XBOX usa (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (sept.27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLUS-21316]"
Microsoft XBOX europe (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (nov.18, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLES-53661]"


Sony PSP usa (oct.24, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded [Model ULUS-10134]"
Sony PSP europe (nov.10, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded [Model ULES-00377]"
Sony PSP australia (nov.16, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded"


Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1989)
Commodore C64 usa europe (1989)
Atari ST europe (1989)
Amstrad CPC europe (1989)
Commodore Amiga usa (1989) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts"
Commodore Amiga usa (1991) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts & Venus the Flytrap [Chart Attack]"
Commodore Amiga usa (199?) "Ghouls 'n' Ghosts [Platinum]"
Amstrad CPC europe (1990) "Coin-Op Hits II"
Amstrad CPC europe (1991) "Capcom Collection"
Atari ST europe (1991) "Capcom Collection"
Commodore C64 europe (1991) "Capcom Collection"
Commodore Amiga europe (1991) "Capcom Collection"
Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1991) "Capcom Collection"


Street Fighter II' Special Champion Edition Plug 'n Play TV Game usa (2004) by Radica Games : Genesis version included as a bonus.
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (nov.4, 2010) "Capcom Arcade [Model 397347348]"

Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

Page last modified on January 02, 2015