Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

FDG Entertainment, Game Atelier

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
86
Top Critic Average
93%
Critics Recommend
Based on 55 critic reviews
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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Rating Summary

Based on 55 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 55 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 4, 2018
Xbox OneDec 4, 2018
Nintendo SwitchDec 4, 2018

Developers: FDG Entertainment, Game Atelier

Monster Boy is a colourful side-scrolling action adventure created in cooperation with Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the Wonder Boy* Monster World* series (* Trademark of SEGA Corporation Japan). Monster Boy is being created to bring back the enjoyment of classic games that shine by simplicity. Pure, exciting gameplay; upbeat music and smooth graphics. You'll need to overcome huge bosses, find hidden passages, discover powerful equipment and use all your wits and skills to remove a powerful curse. Monster Boy can transform into 5 different creatures, each with their own skills and abilities. Take advantage of all the unique powers to open new paths and advance in an epic story. Monster Boy is a love letter to gaming from the 80's and 90's - will you join us and celebrate together with us?

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Reviews

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One of gaming's great neglected oldies gets a spiritual successor crafted with care and imagination.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It might be missing the name but this is the best Wonder Boy game ever made, updating and expanding the original concepts into a perfect mix of new and old.

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is a beautiful, challenging, and fantastic successor to the Wonder Boy series.

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The action is faster, the controls more responsive, the visuals are sharper and the music is more full and lush. It improves on the original in every way. It’s even a little more sadistic.

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Where to Buy

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Monster Boy - Accolades Trailer (Switch, PS4, Xbox One)

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Monster Boy Gamescom 2018 Trailer, coming Dec. 4th!

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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (E3 2018) Trailer Premiere

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