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Wonder Boy is a saga that was born in 1986 and that, over the years, was somewhat forgotten. However, it gained significant momentum thanks to the success of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, which debuted in April 2017.
If you are a fan of the franchise, you will be happy to know that a new installment is on the way. STUDIOARTDINK and ININ Games today announced Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World, a title in development for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
The companies revealed few details of this project for now, but fortunately we will have to wait a short time to find out more about it. Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World will be part of gamescom 2020, an event that begins on August 27.
Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World is in excellent hands
As the name implies, Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World will star Asha, the main character from Wonder Boy IV. In this new adventure, he must face great danger to defend and save the world.
The project is in good hands, as part of the original team of the franchise works on it. Among them is nothing more and nothing less than Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the series.
Also on the team is original composer Shinichi Sakamoto, character designer Maki Ōzora, and Takanori Kurihara, who will serve as creative director for Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World. The title will feature voice acting for its main characters.
According to the details, the game will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2021. There is no confirmed release date for now. Below is the first art of the game:
When will we know more about Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World?
As we mentioned, Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World will be present at gamescom 2020 as part of the Awesome Indies Showcase presentation that will take place on August 29.
If you don’t want to miss the ad, take into account that it will be done at 12:00 PM, Mexico City time. It will be at the Awesome Indies Showcase that the full reveal of the game will be made, so we will see its first gameplay.
As always, here we will have you covered with all the news. In the meantime, you can visit the teaser site for this new installment of the franchise.
Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World will debut on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2021. Look at this link for other news about the series.