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Deadly Towers is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was originally to be titled Hell's Bells to match with its Japanese title Masho (trans. "evil bell"), but executives at Nintendo of America insisted that the title be changed.

In the game, Prince Myer, on the eve of his coronation, is informed that a wizard named Rubas plans to overthrow Myer's kingdom by summoning an army of demons with seven magic bells. To ensure that his kingdom stays peaceful, Myer is charged with traveling to Rubas' castle, burning down the seven bells and destroying the bell tower, before ultimately confronting Rubas himself.

Even as one of the earliest NES titles, quite a few gamers have labeled it one of the worst games available for the system. One of the main points of criticism is its obtuse navigational structure, as to proceed through the game, you will sometimes find yourself entering rooms with no clearly marked entry or exit point. In addition, the rooms in some of the dungeons look the same, with only a difference in color palette setting them apart.

Tropes used in Deadly Towers include:


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