Is it any Wonder?
The hand-drawn 2D platformer has become such a common occurrence over the past couple of years that it might as well be a genre of its own. Since its launch, the Switch has seen its fair share of these, from Hollow Knight to Toki (the latter of which was released this week). One of the most notable examples of this was last...
"Switch and PS4 have the best chances... because of a less risky business"
The other day we dropped a bit of a clanger by reporting that Lizardcube had solid plans for a physical Switch release of its excellent HD remaster Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap - as it turned out, the developer would love to do it, but has made little progress in sorting out...
It's a good time to be a fan of the good old days of SEGA consoles and also a Nintendo Switch owner, with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap just weeks away and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom also heading to the system. It's all a bit awkward with names etc, but the latter is also effectively a new Wonder Boy game, with original series...
Confirmed for a Nintendo system, don't forget
Wonder Boy spiritual successor Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom has been shown off at this year's Gamescom, and it is looking sweet. Developed by Atelier Games and published by FDG Entertainment, the title is being produced with the input of series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa and, along with
"We’ll certainly bring this game to a Nintendo console"
Typical. You wait years for a new Wonder Boy game and two come along at once. We knew about Monster Boy quite some time ago but the title has been forgotten somewhat following the news that Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Tra
Made in collaboration with series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa
Sega's Wonder Boy series - produced with the now defunct Westone - is one of those classic 8 and 16-bit franchises which tragically never made the transition to 3D, and as a result has faded into memory in recent times. However, things are looking up for fans. While we're not exactly...