In case you're not aware, the previous 2 games and this one are all made by different teams. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. I like the artstyle, but the animations need a ton of work. Discussion. "The original development team . Stuttgart, Germany - 17th December 2020 - ININ Games and STUDIOARTDINK announce the pre-order start of three limited editions for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. This looks terrible, looks like it saw no gameplay updates, and the music for a trailer (let alone the game) yuck! What is the secret of your power? See the comments. Sega really needs to take a more active role in these revivals and actually act as the publisher. Notes Edit. I was sort of expecting a hand-drawn sequel, similar to the other Wonder Boy game. I understand their current strategy is pretty effective in mitigating their financial risk, but I think the potential damage to their IPs’ reputation in the case of a bad game as well as the lack of credit to them in the case of a good game poses a threat. I was excited from the announcement a few day ago but i'm not anymore. 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. 4,591. The original development team behind the wheel. If you have Xbox One you can get the Xbox 360 release which is backwards compatible, or if you still have a PS3 around it was released there. Shit what a disappointment... Monster Boy had hints of a potential Monster World IV inspired sequel. The Wonder boy and the dragons trap remake looked gorgeous. That, or I'm confusing it with another game. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Unfortunately my fears of a bad title came true sooner than I thought lol. There's a lot to choose from, as three physical versions are in the works, along with a vinyl soundtrack release. Those frame rate drops didn't look good either. During her quest, she gains a blue Pepelogoo that assists her, and learns that the spirits were sealed by four wizards that are … The central hub for news, updates, info, and discussion about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch games! We ship internationally. Wonder booyyy! I mean yeah? 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. 2.5D is usually awful I agree. I posted that on the announcement thread. #1. The original game is fantastic for those interested. The game has brought together the members of the original development team and a full reveal is due on Saturday. Asha. The title has been listed on the official website and is being developed by Artdink. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, officially licensed PlayStation 4. You can watch it here: This game is a series of videogames by Sega. Press J to jump to the feed. 3. Oct 25, 2017. Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World is the newest entry in Sega’s long-running Wonder Boy series coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4. 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. We’ve had a great remake of WB3, a great spiritual successor to the series, and now we have this... Bad move. Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World also released an official trailer showing the remastered version alongside the classic game. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World is set to release on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch at the beginning of 2021. Since it has a bit to go, let's hope that can at least be worked out. I'd rather this be a 2D remake by Lizardcube. Edit: NVM, it was a SVC release. This entry was posted on Monday, August 24th, 2020 at 16:17 and is filed under News. Let's just hope it's at least fun to play, and they iron out some FPS issues I saw in the trailer at least. The original development team behind the wheel. Frame rate seems to drop also with some of the particle effects, either that or the video is pretty laggy itself. ININ Games, Studio Artdink, and Strictly Limited Games are going all out for the physical versions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. 2.5D remakes generally suck all the charm and character out from the originals, and what’s presented here so far is no exception. Everything from the lighting to the animation to the environment detail seems like it was rushed through production with an inexperienced team. Animations are insanely stiff, not to mention there was pop in, in the trailer's cutscene... Strangely somehow the animations are very stiff, but at the same time the gameplay looks super floaty. If this had gone in the same direction it … This looks worse than the original. The game is Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World and it is scheduled to launch next year on Nintendo Switch. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. Get full details on all of those options below. A Full Remake of Monster World IV for the Modern Day. I always try to remain fairly optimistic but this looks dreadful. They should have known this wouldn't have looked good in comparison to the last two released. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. According to IGN, a new Wonder Boy game, a sequel to Monster World 4 starring Asha, will release next year for PS4 and Switch. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. They lack secondary actions, though they seem to stay faithful to the original. If you missed it earlier, Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World is the fully remastered version of the famous Wonder Boy IV released back in 1994. The fact that this is a straight-up remake, and in 2.5-D no less, is a bit worrying. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World isn't coming our way until sometime in 2021, but fans can hop in on pre-orders starting today. Oh well. It was later released for the PlayStation 2 on March 8, 2007, as part of the Sega Ages 2500 series under the name Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. Limited to 1.700 copies worldwide. Well, that's a disappointment. Streets of Rage 4 and the other Wonder Boy/Monster World games were all good, and even the Panzer Dragoon remake seems to be coming around through patches, but it’s silly to just license the IPs and trust these 3rd parties will sufficiently promote the products. The recently-announced Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, a remake of Monster World IV, has received its first trailer. All three limited editions are available for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store. Can we just get the classic one? I would've preferred it if they stuck with 2D. Forums. The hand drawn art style is brilliant... why they wouldn’t ask that team to do this remake is beyond me. Like, the last four games in the series all have different developers and publishers, and they're all tried to do something different with the series, to varying degrees of success. Monster World IV is an action-adventure platform game, developed by Westone and released in Japan by Sega for the Mega Drive in April 1994. I would've preferred it if they stuck with 2D. I think if this game does poorly bye franchise. 2021. Music sounds decent at least. Hopefully they can work out the animations and frame rate, but Sega would have honestly been better served by having M2 throw together an emulated release of the original. This reminds me of those budget 3D remakes they released in Japan for the Sega Ages 2500 line. Young nasty man! Aug 24, 2020. Which is a relief! After Wonderboy and The Dragons Trap and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, this is difficult to look at. The Dragon's Trap remake and Monster Boy looked great. Asha (アーシャ Āsha, " A'isha ") is the protagonist from Monster World IV, a young girl from Estafan Village that goes to Rapadagna City to become a warrior. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is launching for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch in early 2021 worldwide. Memes, comics, funny screenshots, arts-and-crafts, etc. Includes exclusive color manual & reversible boxart. They expect a full reveal on Saturday. Strictly Limited Games exclusive, 39.99€ each. It's kind of wild to see even a couple key members from a game 20+ years old get back together for a sequel. This 3D makes the world feel lifeless, doesn't really have a distinct identity and makes a lot of the animations seem clunky. But the original here is still a great looking game 25 years later. Streets of Rage 4 and the other Wonder Boy/Monster World games were all good, and even the Panzer Dragoon remake seems to be coming around through patches, but it’s silly to just license the IPs and trust these 3rd parties will sufficiently promote the products. The goal of /r/Games is to provide a place for informative and interesting gaming content and discussions. This 3D makes the world feel lifeless, doesn't really have a distinct identity and makes a lot of the animations seem clunky. The Wonder Boy (ワンダーボーイ, Wandā Bōi) series, also known as the Monster World (モンスターワールド, Monsutā Wārudo) series, is a franchise of video games published by Sega and developed by Westone Bit Entertainment (formerly Escape). At the time the remake of Phantasy Star 1 wasn't bad. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Telegram Reddit 3 Pinterest Pocket Email Buffer. Doesn't look very good, to be honest. Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World is a full remake of this entry, launching early 2021 on PC via Steam, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Will Asha and Pepelogoo be able to save their world? The story takes place in Monster World and features Asha… I'm dumb lol, More posts from the NintendoSwitch community. Asha's Pepelogoo, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World (2021) Add a photo to this gallery. It still holds up now, but doesn't have the charm of the original and it removed the "open ended nature" of the game. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World Preorder Start of the Collector Editions. This makes me want to play the original 1994 release instead. They did great with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap. It is the sixth game in the Wonder Boy/Monster World series. Watch it below. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. The development for the game is being led by the creator of the Wonder Boy series, Ryuichi Nishizawa who is also supported by members of the original development team. This reminds me of those budget 3D remakes they released in Japan for the Sega Ages 2500 line. Individually numbered. I'm just not sure why they're throwing the license around to seemingly anybody who wants it. The Dragon's Trap remake and Monster Boy looked great. After playing Monster Boy and seeing the love they put into it, this team should be ashamed of this choppy 3D mess. Sega really needs to take a more active role in these revivals and actually act as the publisher. It is not just visual change, as new game modes and other additional elements are planned. Especially with a game as visually beautiful as the original. It has some of the best graphics and animation of the 16 bit era with super tight and fun gameplay. Press J to jump to the feed. This is a poor effort. Since this is a rather shabby remake and not an original game, I don't think it will bar the Monster Boy Dev's from making their sequel centered on Asha in a few years. Hand drawn art is the way to go for these types of games imo. There’s a new Wonder Boy game in the works and the series creator is at the helm. It was shocking honestly. After receiving the title of warrior from the Queen, she requests Asha to save the four spirits that protect Monster World. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World stars Asha, the protagonist of the 1994-released Monster World IV, and her flying blue Pepelogoo, who must work together to save the world. The animations looks so stiff too They should have go with the artstyle from Monster Boy! They claim original staff is involved, including Ryuichi Nishizawa directing and Shinichi Sakamoto composing. Sega Ages treatment. I thought it was going to be a new game. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World, the newest addition of the successful Wonder Boy series. Asha is chosen to leave her village in order to rescue missing 29: Monster World Complete Collection. Better off just playing that ROM. Wonder Boy VII(? PS2 games look better than this. If this had gone in the same direction it would've been amazing. you are right, i'm kinda disapointed by this trailer. 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. Oh take my hand! And we'll fly. It's one thing if the original game is ugly and aged badly. Holy shit those are some serious framerate drops. Aside from a standard release, three special editions are planned. Watch the video... Oh god it's bad. Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers. Inin Games announced Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World, a new Wonder Boy game developed by STUDIOARTDINK 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. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. I think we did get that on the Xbox 360 and PS3. Directed by the creator of the saga Ryuichi Nishizawa It looks like this remake was actually made by the team who developed the original game. The road ahead is long - will they be able to save their world? Yeah, even in re imaginings like Bloodstained, which I really liked, it lost something compared to Symphony of The Night or the DS Castlevanias by switching from pixels to 2.5D. ): Asha in Monster World V The rights situation for this series must really be a mess outside of Japan. will be removed. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is a full remake of the 2D side-scrolling action game Monster World IV with full 3D graphics, significantly enhanced visuals, and further refined gameplay. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World … Story. Yikes, looks awful. Why do many remakes opt to orchestrate their tracks and lose a part of their charm?). I guess it’ll have to be girl in this context. Stiff animations, rough graphics, poor framerate, poorly remade music (the original Overture track was just so much more plucky and fun. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. You can follow any responses to this entry through the … ... Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest Tumblr WhatsApp Email Link. 2.5D could work just fine here, it’s just really poor execution. The only named Pepelogoos are the first three of the many that the rich woman in Rapadagna City obtains in Monster World IV: Pey (ペーちゃん Pē-chan), Pii (ピーちゃん Pī-chan), and Poo (プーちゃん … I really hope that’s still a possibility. SHARES. Gaming Forum. What happened? The last WB Remake looked great. Yeah, I wasn't impressed when I saw the development studio for it, but gave it a chance anyways. Tags: Artdink, Monster World IV, nintendo switch, playstation 4, ps4, wonder boy, Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World. But what they did to PS2 with every single attack requiring a timing element was just horrendous. It’s like Mighty No. This looks terrible. Thus, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World recovers the protagonist of the famous Wonder Boy IV to return to the current world of video games with a new chapter by STUDIOARTDINK together with ININ Games, planned for PS4 and Nintendo Switch at some point in time. Oh wow. Doesn't look very good, to be honest. The very first title was released in 1986 as an arcade game. 9 all over again. Staying true to the series legacy For Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World, the original staff from the former Westone Bit Entertainment gathered together to create a game that stays true to the spirit of the original games. 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. 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