Maximo: Ghosts to Glory (also known as just simply Maximo in Japan and Europe) is a 3D hack and slash platform game developed by Capcom for the PlayStation 2. The game is based in the Ghosts n' Goblins universe and features original character designs by Japanese illustrator Susumu Matsushita. It's a part of PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits.
Maximo was well received, though criticized for being difficult and inaccessible. Saving is restricted to predetermined points and certain levels present obstacles that some have declared too challenging to overcome. The reviews were mixed, portraying the difficulty of the game. Ghost to Glory achieved PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits status in the United States seling more than 400,000 units in North America. A sequel, Maximo vs. Army of Zin was released in 2003 with better critical reception.
Source: Wikipedia, "Maximo: Ghosts to Glory," available under the CC-BY-SA License.