STUDIOARTDINK publisher of the digital version, together with ININ Games publisher of the retail boxed version are getting ready for tomorrow’s (May 28th) release of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
The retail editions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will be available for €39.99 / $39.99 / £34.99 and include the original Monster World IV exclusively. The game is available at all major retail stores in North America and Europe.
The three limited editions including Monster World IV as well (Switch, PlayStation 4) can be exclusively pre-ordered at the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store with shipment expected to start soon.
The digital Switch and PlayStation 4 versions, by STUDIOARTDINK, will be available in EU and US through the online stores for €34.99 / $34.99 / £31.49. Furthermore the Steam version will release a month later on June 29th (€34.99 / $34.99 / £31.49).
The saga continues
The much heralded and eagerly awaited Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is a delightful mixture of compelling and exciting gameplay with enhanced 3D visuals that includes many gameplay improvements and great attention to the voiceover work.
The remastered action adventure does not lose touch with its roots: the story, the middle-eastern inspired setting and overall design remain faithful to the original game, Monster World IV. Your quest as Asha will be to free spirits trapped and confined by the forces of evil! Asha will also have a cute blue Pepelogoo to keep her company on her journey. Only together they can save the world!
The mastermind behind Asha The creator and mastermind of the Monster World series, has overseen creation and development and is overjoyed that the remake of the game is finally being released. “Now the adventure of Asha and Pepelogoo can be played on the latest consoles. Whether you've played the Mega Drive version of MW4 or not, I've tried to make it enjoyable for everyone. This is what I consider to be an ideal remake. I hope you will enjoy the game! Welcome to Monster World!” - Ryuichi Nishizawa - creator of the Monster World series.
NintendoLife - 8/10 GREAT - A 16-bit classic revived with colorful polygonal visuals, voice acting, and a modernized soundtrack.