Watch Pepelogoo and Asha in action in this new Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World trailer

In case you didn’t know, Japanese publisher G Choice and Studio Artdink are bringing Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Steam on April 22nd in Japan. Western publisher ININ Games plans for an “early 2021” for both PlayStation 4 and Switch. The game is a remaster of Monster World IV, and it has been confirmed that the original game will be included as a bonus. The latest trailer showcases Pepelogoo, Asha’s round and blue buddy.

We’ll share more news about the upcoming remake as we hear it!

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World comes to Japan on April 22nd, early 2021 for the West

One of the coolest resurrections in recent years has been the return of the Wonder Boy franchise. We have literally almost gotten a new entry in so many different aspects that I think all Wonder Boy fans will be happy from a remake of the first game, LizardCube remaking Wonder Boy and the Dragon’s Trap, a new entry with Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, and now we are getting a remake of Monster World IV; with Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World.

Japanese publisher for the title, G Choice, has come out with developer Studio Artdink to confirm that Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will launch on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Steam on April 22nd in Japan. The publisher also has two versions of the game on Switch, the regular version (3,980 yen) and the “Special Pack” (5,980 yen) that comes with a collectors box, two art books (one 80 pages, other 40 pages) and the game.

Western publisher ININ Games has come out and said that Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is planned for a “early 2021” for both PlayStation 4 and Switch. Also something cool, this game will come with the original Monster World IV!

[Source Gematsu]

“Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World” Announced for PS4 and Nintendo Switch With Original Development Team

A new entry to the Wonder Boy/Monster World called Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World has been announced has been announced for Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch with the original developers attached to the project.

The game features Asha, the protagonist returning from Monster World IV for Sega Mega Drive along with her flying blue Pepelogoo as they set on an adventure to save the world and will be fully dubbed with characters described as “lively and chatty”.

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be developed by the Artdink studio in conjuction with ININ Games, with several members of the original Wonder Boy team which includes the series creator, Ryuichi Nishizawa, original composer Shinichi Sakamoto, character designer Maki Ozora, and cheif creative officer Takanori Kurihara.

The full reveal for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is expected to be shown during the Gamescom Awesome Indies digital event at 7:00 p.m. CEST on Saturday 29th of August.

[Source: IGN Spain]