Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse for the Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear, known as Mickey Mouse no Castle Illusion (ミッキーマウスのキャッスルイリュージョン) in Japan, is a platform game released in 1990 featuring the mascot of Disney, Mickey Mouse. This is an 8-bit counterpart to the Sega Mega Drive game of the same name, which although shares the same story and basic design concepts, has differing levels and gameplay mechanics.
Castle of Illusion follows Mickey Mouse as he attempts to defeat the witch Mizrabel who has kidnapped Minnie. As he approaches the entrance of Mizrabel's castle, a mysterious old man appears and offers him assistance. Mickey must defeat Mizrabel's henchmen in each level and obtain a crystal which, if all of them obtained, will open up the route to witch's throne room.
Once upon a mouse...
Welcome to Vera City, where life is joyful, and everyone lives in peace.
All but one, that is. One who is jealous of Minnie's beauty and popularity—The witch Mizrabel...
...Who one day came on her broom and swept Minnie away. Mickey was taken by surprise. He did the only thing he could.
He chased after the witch Mizrabel all the way to the...
Castle of Illusion
— Opening sequence
In Castle of Illusion the player controls Mickey Mouse through six levels, known as the "worlds of illusion". grabs and throw objects, jumps. When Mickey is midair, performs a bounce attack. go through doors and climb ladders, makes Mickey duck.
Three levels, containing a gem each, are available in the beginning and can be joined at any order: "The Enchanted Forest", "Toyland" and "The Dessert Factory". Once the first three levels are finished, another two are unlocked, with two gems each and no sequential restriction again: "The Library" and "The Clock Tower". After collecting all seven gems, the final level is unlocked: "The Castle".
The Enchanted Forest
A tree boss holds a red gem at end of this level.
Beat the clown boss to get a orange gem .
The Dessert Factory
A giant chocolate bar boss has a yellow gem .
Go through the library and fight the book boss to get a light green gem and a dark green gem .
The Clock Tower
Fin a purple gem around this level and fight the clock boss for a blue gem .
A path to the witch's castle appears after collecting the seven gems. Now, to rescue Minnie, you must fight a big scary dragon before facing the final boss: Mizrabel.
Holds other items and can be broken both by throwing or bounce attack.
Gold Coin (large)
Adds 2,000 points to your score.
Gold Coin (small)
Adds 500 points to your score.
Fills two power stars.
Fills one power star.
Gives an extra try. Reaching 10,000 points also gives you an extra try.