Ghosts 'n Goblins: Full Access Playthrough

Readers of GR are no doubt familiar with the ridiculously ancient Ghost n’ Goblins, if for no other reason than its hero, Arthur, mightily represents his maker in the upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom 3. But how many of you have actually played it? While the multiplatform title is certainly recognizable to gamers across the board, that’s mostly because it’s renowned for being one of the most difficult titles of all goddamned time!

Well, Ghosts 'n Goblins hit the Wii’s Virtual Consoles today, and Mike Grimm proudly boasted he and the game share such a history, there’s no way he won’t be able finish it in a single sitting. Oh boy… do we love a challenge!

Above: You too will feel naked and vulnerable while playing Ghosts n' Goblins

Surprise #1: It’s the Arcade version, which is nearly identical port of the NES game, yet bound to present some unexpected “nuances” (and it costs $3 more than most would expect.) Surprise #2: Remember how hard this game was? Yeah, it’s actually EIGHT BILLION TIMES HARDER than that! Sure we’ve got our fair share of affection for the GnG… but we can’t honestly recommend it to anyone who isn’t a total masochist, trying to break a Guinness Record, or attempting to star in a "King of Kong meets Saw" type of documentary. Whatever, 800 Wii points are all you need to experience the splendid dose of nostaglic pain for yourself.

Jan 10, 2010

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  • PooPSock - January 25, 2011 1:25 a.m.

    Please... never stop Fapping.
  • Randomwordcombination - January 16, 2011 4:08 a.m.

    Great FAP! So many memories of this game... (The NES version, though).
  • garfunkling - January 15, 2011 9:03 a.m.

    AWESOME! funny and insightful. This game was a bit ahead of my time but i can see the merit. Love these fap videos. (which in itself i never thought i would say on this site)keep em up
  • DrFred79 - January 12, 2011 2:58 p.m.

    GamesRadar was already my favorite gaming website... And then came the FAP ! Again, great work guys !
  • el.waxa - January 12, 2011 12:11 p.m.

    I wish I could change my username to morningstar teabagging.
  • CanadianBeaverHunter - January 12, 2011 6:07 a.m.

    Frustratingly awesome.
  • CaptainSalmon - January 11, 2011 11:41 p.m.

    FAP is back. Thank you. On topic, I'm pretty sure there's a thin line between fun and frustration when it comes to difficulty in games. This game passed that by miles.
  • santaclouse37 - January 11, 2011 8:21 p.m.

    Nice to see that FAPping is officially back in season. I was worried there that I might never get to FAP again. Luckily, thanks to Gamesradar, I am now free to FAP at will. You guys have my full permission to use that last sentence in any site advertising you want.
  • SolarPoweredShitMachine - January 11, 2011 5:37 p.m.

    Brett you liar! You learned to read from colouring books.
  • Corspufo - January 11, 2011 5:25 p.m.

    That was FAPtastic. TAKE A KEY FOR COMING IN!
  • Clovin64 - January 11, 2011 5:07 p.m.

    God damn, and I was having a bloody hard time with Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia. Ghosts n Goblins looks downright brutal. I can't imagine myself playing it for more than 5 mins before getting frustrated and giving up.
  • AngryScotsman - January 11, 2011 4:56 p.m.

    I am totally taking credit for the name this time around.
  • CancerMan - January 11, 2011 4:56 p.m.

    "Full Access Playthrough" I like the sound of that,rolls off the tongue nicely. Keep 'em coming.
  • Crabhand - January 11, 2011 4:23 p.m.

    Another excellent FAP. You guys are true treasures of the industry.
  • philipshaw - January 11, 2011 2:22 p.m.

    Best FAP yet, this game is proper hardcore
  • 510BrotherPanda - January 11, 2011 10:05 a.m.

    I can't even get past the first 5 inches of ground distance, I suck so bad... (I have the Capcom Collection version) Great going; keep it up, you guys!
  • super0sonic - January 11, 2011 9:19 a.m.

    Man I LOVE LP's no matter there called. Plz do more i love them dearly.
  • beardo180 - January 11, 2011 8:28 a.m.

    Can't wait for more, you guy's did a great job
  • garnsr - January 11, 2011 8:20 a.m.

    That was hilarious.
  • cyclone306 - January 11, 2011 8:07 a.m.

    Thank god for faps

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