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Re: Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap official remake by DotEmu

Post by OrangeRibbon » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:41 pm

Apperently there is also a remake of the original Wonderboy.

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Re: Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap official remake by DotEmu

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Re: Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap official remake by DotEmu

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed May 01, 2019 12:05 am

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap coming to iOS, Android on May 30

Wonder Boy III remake in your pocket.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is coming to iOS and Android devices on May 30 for $8.99, publisher Playdigious and developer Lizardcube announced.

The remake of the 1989-released Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap first launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch in April 2017, followed by PC in June 2017 and Mac in July 2017.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Google Play page:

Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!

Cursed into a half-human, half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon, you are in search for a cure! The only way you can return to human form is to find the Salamander Cross, a magical item with the power to remove curses…

With each dragon slain, the curse intensifies, transforming you into different animals! Explore large, interconnected locations populated with grumpy monsters and exotic dragons!

Play as the game’s classic character, Hu-Man, or as his brand-new, long-awaited co-star Hu-Girl. You can also inhabit Lizard-Man, Mouse-Man, Piranha-Man, Lion-Man, and Hawk-Man, and use their unique abilities to uncover the land’s deepest secrets.

Enjoy three difficulty levels catering to players of all types, and switch from modern graphics and sound to 8-bit graphics/audio at any time – even during gameplay!

Watch a trailer for the mobile version below.



Source: Gematsu

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Re: Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap official remake by DotEmu

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:02 am

Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World Announced, Led By Series Creator

IGN is excited to exclusively reveal the next game in the Wonder Boy series.

IGN is happy to reveal that a new game in the Wonder Boy series, Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World, has been announced with members of the original development team behind the wheel.

A full reveal with gameplay is set to arrive later this week during the gamescom Awesome Indies showcase, which kicks off at 10am Pacific Time on Saturday, August 29 right here on IGN. In the meantime, you can see a sneak peek at some key art below, with more details about Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World under that.

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This next entry in the Wonder Boy series stars the titular Asha, the protagonist of 1994’s Wonder Boy IV. She is assisted by her flying, blue Pepelogoo (a creature also originally from Wonder Boy IV), and together the two of them must set off to save the world – what exactly is threatening it, however, we don’t know quite yet. Excitingly, this will be the first game in the history of the series to be fully voiced, with the announcement describing Asha and other characters as “lively and talkative.”

Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World is being developed by STUDIOARTDINK alongside ININ Games, with members of the original Wonder Boy creative team at the helm. That includes series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa (who has returned to lead and direct this new game), original composer Shinichi Sakamoto (who will be producing the game’s sounds, this time around), character designer Maki Ōzora, and creative manager Takanori Kurihara.

The long-awaited sequel arrives after the success of 2017’s Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (a remake of 1989’s Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap), as well as the 2018 follow-up to the series, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World is set to release on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch at the beginning of 2021.

A Wonder Boy teaser site is currently live with a link for a mailing list, but more information and first gameplay will be revealed during the gamescom Awesome Indies showcase on August 29. You can watch gamescom Awesome Indies live starting at 10am Pacific Time right here on IGN, and follow all of our gamescom 2020 coverage here.

Source: IGN

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by pixel » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:12 am

Awesome, glad to see there are still some side-scrolling action-adventure games out there. Although, my one gripe is that their naming conventions are very confusing. Between Wonder Boy, Monster Boy, and Monster World titles, it's hard for me to figure out what is a remake or a new title.

The only logical step would be for Konami to relaunch the Adventure Island series.

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by Bandit » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:26 am

When will Young Nasty Man get his own game?

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:46 am

pixel wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:12 am
Awesome, glad to see there are still some side-scrolling action-adventure games out there. Although, my one gripe is that their naming conventions are very confusing. Between Wonder Boy, Monster Boy, and Monster World titles, it's hard for me to figure out what is a remake or a new title.
Yes it's getting a bit muddled up. This is a new Wonder Boy game that doesn't feature Wonder Boy.

It's still cool that it's coming out though.
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Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:26 am
When will Young Nasty Man get his own game?
After the sequel to The Pick of Destiny is released.

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by pixel » Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:11 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:46 am
pixel wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:12 am
Awesome, glad to see there are still some side-scrolling action-adventure games out there. Although, my one gripe is that their naming conventions are very confusing. Between Wonder Boy, Monster Boy, and Monster World titles, it's hard for me to figure out what is a remake or a new title.
Yes it's getting a bit muddled up. This is a new Wonder Boy game that doesn't feature Wonder Boy.

It's still cool that it's coming out though.
Absolutely :mrgreen:
Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:46 am
Bandit wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:26 am
When will Young Nasty Man get his own game?
After the sequel to The Pick of Destiny is released.
You know, the plot of Wonderboy would make a great game. :olol:

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:38 pm



People aren't happy with the way the game looks.

There seems to be some slowdown in some parts of the trailer.

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by pixel » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:51 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:38 pm
People aren't happy with the way the game looks.
Understandably so. The cel shading makes it look like a 3DS title, and the last remake had a different art style. I'm not disappointed myself, but the trailer raised some red flags about the game's current state. I'm concerned whether the team their size can make a good quality 3D game.

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Re: Wonder Boy thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:27 am

I don't mind the way it looks but it does look average. The Mega Drive version looks nicer.

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