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Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World Coming 2021!

ININ Games and STUDIOARTDINK announce the pre-order start of three limited editions for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. All three limited editions are available for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021.

The original development team behind the wheel

The game is a fully remastered version of the famous Wonder Boy IV from 1994 with the development being led by the creator of the Wonder Boy series, Ryuichi Nishizawa. Nishizawa-san is supported by members of the original development team. Shinichi Sakamoto (sound), Maki Ōzora (character design) and Takanori Kurihara (creative management) are creating the next entry of the beloved series.

Dream team with new features

Asha is chosen to leave her village in order to rescue missing spirits and to save the world. Luckily, she has her blue flying friend Pepelogoo to help her on her adventures.

While the story stays true to the origins, there are many updates and features that will be included in the new Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World:

  • For the first time ever: Character voices

  • Remastered graphics with a fresh 2.5D design

  • New dynamic and impressive cutscenes and animations

  • Remastered game sounds & soundtrack by Shinichi Sakamoto

  • Additional easy mode, so everyone alike can enjoy the game

The devs listened closely to the fans to make sure that their feedback will be implemented in order to create a stunning fresh take on the Wonder Boy brand that will make gamers happy.

Original Monster World IV included

The beloved original Monster World IV is included in all physical editions. Monster World IV is featured on the cartridge for Nintendo Switch and will be an exclusive download code that comes with the PS4 disc version of Asha in Monster World..

Exclusive, physical editions

The Limited Edition is available for €39.99, limited to 3,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,700 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide and features:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World game (PS4/NSW)

  • Monster World IV original game (PS4/NSW)

  • Manual (Mega Drive Style)

  • Reversible Variant Cover

  • Individually Numbered

The Collector’s Edition is available for €99.99, limited to 2,500 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,200 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide and includes:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World game (PS4/NSW)

  • Monster World IV original game (PS4/NSW)

  • Manual (Mega Drive Style)

  • CE Box

  • 2-sided Poster

  • Monster World Map

  • 2 OST (Original + Remix)

  • Squishy Ball Pepelogoo

  • Sticker

  • Artbook

  • Shikishi

  • Acrylic Standee

  • Fridge Magnet

  • Stamper

The Mega Collector’s Edition is available for €179.99, limited to 999 copies for Nintendo Switch and 499 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide. This edition celebrates the origins of the game and features everything from the Collector’s Edition plus:

  • Asha and Pepelogoo Figurine (18cm / 7.1")

  • Mega Drive- / Genesis-Style Plastic Case with reversible inlay

  • Console-Style Packaging

  • Certificate of Authenticity

  • Asha Pixel Pin

  • Retro-style Registration Card

  • Vinyl Sticker for your Console

For all music enthusiasts, there is a limited Vinyl Set with two picture disks with the original soundtrack and the remastered soundtrack. It is limited to 499 sets and is available for €49.99.

The road ahead is long - will Asha and Pepelogoo be able to save their world?

About ININ Games

ININ Games focus on the digital and physical publishing of high-quality, feel-good retro and arcade games. ININ Games brings retro games to life and creates the classics of the future. They are best known for “Bubble Bobble 4 Friends”, “Slaps and Beans” and “The Ninja Saviors – Return of the Warriors”. Numerous other milestones of classic gaming culture are in the planning and will be announced in the coming months. ININ Games is part of United Games Entertainment GmbH. For more information visit


STUDIOARTDINK CORPORATION was founded in 2001. As a console game developer we have developed many titles of major Japanese publishers. We also have sold a number of titles as a publisher and in 2020 we are going to launch a game content brand "G Choice" ( We provide attractive game contents created by talented developers and creators for customers all over the world.


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