Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World
Arcade 28 May 2021
Remake of the action platformer with RPG elements entitled Monster World IV, developed by Artdink studio. In Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World we take the role of Asha, who wants to free imprisoned spirits, travels through the land and faces many dangers.
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap
Arcade 18 April 2017
A remake of the classic 8-bit platform game Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap, originally released in 1989, developed by Lizardcube. You play as the eponymous hero, who has to kill a dragon lurking in a cave. Unfortunately, by fulfilling his task he brings upon himself a mysterious curse, which transforms him into a humanoid lizard, and his new objective is to get rid of the spell. The game is a classic platformer, in which you mostly explore locations, gather items, avoid traps and fight enemies. After every successful boss fight, the protagonist transforms into a different animal, gaining a new set of abilities. Compared to the original, the biggest change are the game's visuals, created from scratch in high resolution.
Wonder Boy Returns
Arcade 13 October 2016
A remake of the two-dimensional platform game released in 1986. The new version was developed by Korean studio CFK. The player assumes the role of the titular Wonder Boy – a caveman whose girlfriend was kidnapped by the Dark King. The protagonist attempts to rescue Tina while trying to take care of the villain. The gameplay of Wonder Boy Returns features traveling through various levels, jumping between platforms and fighting enemies like bees, spiders and penguins. From time to time the player faces bosses as well. In the eggs scattered across the levels the player can find power-ups that gives the protagonist new abilities (such as temporary invincibility) and weapons. In comparison to the original, the game has much richer graphics – the character models and environment textures were upgraded and the title received additional animations and light effects that accompany some of the attacks.