The knight in sad armor
Sir Arthur, the knight in flimsy armor, returns after 15 years of lethargy to provoke the frustration, shock and joy of those unwary who dare to accompany him on a new adventure. In this analysis of Ghost 'N Goblins Resurrection for Nintendo switch We reveal the main characteristics of a title not suitable for the faint of heart.
With Ghost 'N Goblins Resurrection We travel to a time past when the important thing in a video game was the playability and the challenge while the narratives, so praised today, were used as a framework to develop mechanics and challenges. True to this premise, the new title starring the brave knight has the same plot as its predecessors. The demons capture Princess Prim Prim and Sir Arthur must rescue her.
Therefore, one of the greatest attractions of this kind of games it is the challenge that it proposes to us Fun is directly linked to overcoming the challenge, adapting to obstacles and advancing to the next save point. Position to Sir Arthur In an advantageous situation to defeat the enemies it is not easy or obvious in any case and we will have to repeat the phases over and over again until we discover a viable strategy to be victorious.
Capcom proposes four difficulty modes so that any player can enjoy the gaming experience without losing patience or reason. The highest difficulty, Legend, it corresponds to the classic mechanics of the previous installments, so we can resist two blows, one with armor another in underpants, before losing a life and, in addition, we must reach a certain point of the phase to continue from that point to the lose a life. The lower difficulties allow us up to three hits before dying and the number of save points per phase increases significantly.
Older players in the series will be tempted to start their game by The difficulty Legend to revive the traditional experience and assuming that the skill acquired during all these years will be enough to overcome the challenges of this new installment. Good luck gentlemen, I greet you with reverence, for Ghost 'N Goblins Resurrection in its highest difficulty mode it turns the phases of the previous installments into a placid and cool breeze. The length of the phases, the number of enemies on the screen and the constant harassment make reaching a save point become quite a feat worthy of praise as if we had finished with Lucifer himself.
To overcome this tremendous challenge, the basic action mechanics of Ghost 'N Ghouls and we are allowed to throw our weapon in four directions and jump with some ease. The main novelty consists of the use and acquisition of spells. While in the 1988 game we had to find the golden armor to enhance our abilities through spells determined by the weapon we were carrying at the time, in this new installment we have to find some hidden fairies scattered throughout the phases that serve as points of experience for acquire spells and new abilities. Consequently, we can cast spells and use different abilities in underpants depending solely on the charge time of the equipped spell.
One of the most striking sections of is he new art design of the characters and settings. Sir Arthur and his stubborn enemies look like cutouts reminiscent of die-cut fairy-tale books. The gloomy, funereal setting and the traditional spaces of the Gothic novel, such as cemeteries, forests, castles and dungeons, are still present in this installment, but with this artistic twist that we have already observed in other video games such as Mario Paper.
With Ghost 'N Goblins ResurrectionCapcom has brought back a much-loved game and has remained loyal to the characteristics that made these titles video game classics. Everything in this installment, from the gameplay to the sound section, makes us return with some nostalgia to the times of arcades, home computers and the first consoles, because, although it incorporates important novelties in its design, the gaming experience still intact. If you accompanied Sir Arthur on his previous adventures, this title will not disappoint you, it will even make you feel honored. On the other hand, if this is the first time you wear the flimsy armor, you are in luck, as you have the opportunity to discover a series of titles that have made history.