Retrogaming fans know the name Wonder Boy. It is a series that is dearly loved by those that know of it. If you have not played a Wonder Boy game then you are missing out, in a big way. Whether you played the original Japanese versions or the Americanized Sega Master System or Game Gear editions, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap was iconic. There may be a few reading this that remember the TurboGrafx-16 version, Dragon’s Curse, instead. Doesn’t matter as those all are great versions of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. Now, Lizardcube is working with DotEmu to remake the classic level sprawling adventure. This remake is already on the radar of those that remember the original, or want to return to those days. Everyone else, check out why you should be interested after the jump.
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap features a huge interconnected world that you will have to traverse via six forms you can transform into. Each new form features new, and different, abilities that will help expand the scope of the world. There will be no shortage of dragons in Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap: zombie, mummy, samurai, and more.
The latest developer diary has been released, available above. In this video we learn more about the musical score and the people behind Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. There is a lot of work that goes into the musical score and it is not as easy as it sounds.
This interesting remake is coming to consoles such as the PlayStation consoles (probably PS3 and PS4) and Xbox consoles (probably Xbox One and 360) along with personal computers (probably via Steam).
Are you interested in Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap? It is not often that we see this type of 2D side scrolling action adventures.
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap by DotEmu
Platforms: Consoles (PlayStation, Xbox) and PC