Ghosts'n Goblins © 1986 Capcom Company, Limited.
North American release. Game developed in Japan. See the original Famicom version for more information; "Makaimura [Model CAP-MK]
Description from back cover:
The beautiful princess is kidnapped. Her lover, the Knight in shining armor, armed with five different weapons to fight the enemy, sets out to rescue the beautiful princess.
The Knight, aided by your skill, must pass through seven different guarded gates, fighting and destroying demons, dragons, giants and zombies. There are hidden characters, too! Some friends, some foes.
Ghosts 'N Goblins is exciting... challenging you and the Knight to rescue the princess, amid great danger, escaping Hades, land of the enemies!