The Demon Crystal

Originally released in 1984 and a pioneer of what we would come to know as the Zelda-style action RPG, The Demon Crystal is an interesting game that blends arcade-style platforming combat with gradual item-based progression.

Developer: YMCAT
Publisher: Regista
Available on: Various (modern ports on Switch and Windows PC)

Articles about The Demon Crystal

The Demon Crystal: House Party - It’s always interesting to look back at anything that claims to be a “pioneer” of something — especially when the title in question isn’t as well-known as some of its peers. That’s why I was intrigued to take a look at The Demon Crystal, a game that originally released for a variety of Japanese home computers back … Continue reading The Demon Crystal: House Party


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