Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World limited print collector’s editions announced

Available for pre-order today via Strictly Limited Games.

Publisher ININ Games and developer Studio Artdink have announced three limited print collector’s editions for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, all available exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store. Pre-orders open today.

Here is an overview of the game and physical editions, via ININ Games:

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. Nishizawa-san is supported by members of the original development team. Shinichi Sakamoto (sound), Maki Ōzora (character design) and Takanori Kurihara (creative management) are creating the next entry of the beloved series.

Dream Team with New Features

Asha is chosen to leave her village in order to rescue missing spirits and to save the world. Luckily, she has her blue flying friend Pepelogoo to help her on her adventures.

While the story stays true to the origins, there are many updates and features that will be included in the new Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World:

  • For the first time ever: Character voices.
  • Remastered graphics with a fresh 2.5D design.
  • New dynamic and impressive cutscenes and animations.
  • Remastered game sounds and soundtrack by Shinichi Sakamoto.
  • Additional easy mode, so everyone alike can enjoy the game.

The developers listened closely to the fans to make sure that their feedback will be implemented in order to create a stunning fresh take on the Wonder Boy brand that will make gamers happy.

Original Monster World IV Included

The beloved original Monster World IV is included in all physical editions. Monster World IV is featured on the cartridge for Nintendo Switch and will be an exclusive download code that comes with the PlayStation 4 disc version of Asha in Monster World.

Exclusive, Physical Editions

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

The Limited Edition is available for €39.99, limited to 3,500 copies for Switch and 1,700 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide and features:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World game for PlayStation 4 or Switch
  • Monster World IV original game for PlayStation 4 or Switch
  • Manual (Mega Drive-style)
  • Reversible variant cover
  • Individually numbered

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

The Collector’s Edition is available for €99.99, limited to 2,500 copies for Switch and 1,200 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide and includes:

  • Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World game for PlayStation 4 or Switch
  • Monster World IV original game for PlayStation 4 or Switch
  • Manual (Mega Drive-style)
  • Collector’s Edition box
  • Two-sided poster
  • Monster World map
  • Two original soundtracks (Original + Remix)
  • Squishy ball Pepelogoo
  • Sticker
  • Art book
  • Shikishi
  • Acrylic standee
  • Fridge magnet
  • Stamper

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

The Mega Collector’s Edition is available for €179.99, limited to 999 copies for Switch and 499 copies for PlayStation 4 worldwide. This edition celebrates the origins of the game and features everything from the Collector’s Edition plus:

  • Asha and Pepelogoo figurine (18cm / 7.1 inches)
  • Mega Drive-style plastic case with reversible inlay
  • Console-style packaging
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Asha pixel pin
  • Retro-style registration card
  • Vinyl sticker for your Console

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is due out for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in early 2021 worldwide.

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