2.5D remakes generally suck all the charm and character out from the originals, and what’s presented here so far is no exception. They lack secondary actions, though they seem to stay faithful to the original. This 3D makes the world feel lifeless, doesn't really have a distinct identity and makes a lot of the animations seem clunky. At the time the remake of Phantasy Star 1 wasn't bad. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. 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. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. They expect a full reveal on Saturday. This entry was posted on Monday, August 24th, 2020 at 16:17 and is filed under News. During her quest, she gains a blue Pepelogoo that assists her, and learns that the spirits were sealed by four wizards that are … Sega really needs to take a more active role in these revivals and actually act as the publisher. It's one thing if the original game is ugly and aged badly. Yeah, I wasn't impressed when I saw the development studio for it, but gave it a chance anyways. will be removed. 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. #1. It was shocking honestly. Directed by the creator of the saga Ryuichi Nishizawa 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 Preorder Start of the Collector Editions. 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. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. ): Asha in Monster World V The rights situation for this series must really be a mess outside of Japan. They should have known this wouldn't have looked good in comparison to the last two released. 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. 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. But what they did to PS2 with every single attack requiring a timing element was just horrendous. Better off just playing that ROM. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is due out for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in early 2021 worldwide. The game has brought together the members of the original development team and a full reveal is due on Saturday. The goal of /r/Games is to provide a place for informative and interesting gaming content and discussions. 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. Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World is a full remake of this entry, launching early 2021 on PC via Steam, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. 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. 4,591. Which is a relief! I always try to remain fairly optimistic but this looks dreadful. What is the secret of your power? There's a lot to choose from, as three physical versions are in the works, along with a vinyl soundtrack release. The very first title was released in 1986 as an arcade game. Wonder booyyy! The exhibitors list on the official GDC website revealed a possible remake of Wonder Boy Universe: Asha in Monster World. Tags: Artdink, Monster World IV, nintendo switch, playstation 4, ps4, wonder boy, Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World. You can follow any responses to this entry through the … Asha is chosen to leave her village in order to rescue missing The original game is fantastic for those interested. It is the sixth game in the Wonder Boy/Monster World series. Frame rate seems to drop also with some of the particle effects, either that or the video is pretty laggy itself. After playing Monster Boy and seeing the love they put into it, this team should be ashamed of this choppy 3D mess. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, officially licensed PlayStation 4. I think if this game does poorly bye franchise. I would've preferred it if they stuck with 2D. I'd rather this be a 2D remake by Lizardcube. I was excited from the announcement a few day ago but i'm not anymore. Edit: NVM, it was a SVC release. 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. It still holds up now, but doesn't have the charm of the original and it removed the "open ended nature" of the game. Oh wow. 2.5D could work just fine here, it’s just really poor execution. 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. We ship internationally. Gaming Forum. They did great with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap. A Full Remake of Monster World IV for the Modern Day. Sega really needs to take a more active role in these revivals and actually act as the publisher. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World, the newest addition of the successful Wonder Boy series. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. The original development team behind the wheel. PS2 games look better than this. I would've preferred it if they stuck with 2D. Oh well. 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. 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 original development team behind the wheel. The story takes place in Monster World and features Asha… The game is Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World and it is scheduled to launch next year on Nintendo Switch. Those frame rate drops didn't look good either. 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 … Aug 24, 2020. Story. Will Asha and Pepelogoo be able to save their world? If this had gone in the same direction it … 3. 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. 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. This reminds me of those budget 3D remakes they released in Japan for the Sega Ages 2500 line. 9 all over again. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. I think we did get that on the Xbox 360 and PS3. Instead, it's a remake with inferior visuals. See the comments. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World … The animations looks so stiff too They should have go with the artstyle from Monster Boy! Why do many remakes opt to orchestrate their tracks and lose a part of their charm?). You can watch it here: This game is a series of videogames by Sega. I guess it’ll have to be girl in this context. Press J to jump to the feed. Young nasty man! There’s a new Wonder Boy game in the works and the series creator is at the helm. Especially with a game as visually beautiful as the original. In case you're not aware, the previous 2 games and this one are all made by different teams. 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. Sega Ages treatment. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. Discussion. All three limited editions are available for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, exclusively via the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store. Doesn't look very good, to be honest. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. "The original development team . The hand drawn art style is brilliant... why they wouldn’t ask that team to do this remake is beyond me. 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. Memes, comics, funny screenshots, arts-and-crafts, etc. ... Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest Tumblr WhatsApp Email Link. They claim original staff is involved, including Ryuichi Nishizawa directing and Shinichi Sakamoto composing. ININ Games, Studio Artdink, and Strictly Limited Games are going all out for the physical versions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. Get full details on all of those options below. 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. SHARES. Aside from a standard release, three special editions are planned. Yikes, looks awful. Wonder Boy - Asha in Monster World is set to release on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch at the beginning of 2021. 2021. What happened? It is not just visual change, as new game modes and other additional elements are planned. The title has been listed on the official website and is being developed by Artdink. The Dragon's Trap remake and Monster Boy looked great. 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. Well, that's a disappointment. Strictly Limited Games exclusive, 39.99€ each. We’ve had a great remake of WB3, a great spiritual successor to the series, and now we have this... Bad move. That, or I'm confusing it with another game. Unfortunately my fears of a bad title came true sooner than I thought lol. Holy shit those are some serious framerate drops. It’s like Mighty No. 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). 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 looks worse than the original. This reminds me of those budget 3D remakes they released in Japan for the Sega Ages 2500 line. Stiff animations, rough graphics, poor framerate, poorly remade music (the original Overture track was just so much more plucky and fun. Cookies help us deliver our Services. 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. Doesn't look very good, to be honest. you are right, i'm kinda disapointed by this trailer. Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World is the newest entry in Sega’s long-running Wonder Boy series coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4. 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. I posted that on the announcement thread. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Telegram Reddit 3 Pinterest Pocket Email Buffer. Watch the video... Oh god it's bad. The limited editions as well as the retail editions of Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World will be released in 2021. Includes exclusive color manual & reversible boxart. I was sort of expecting a hand-drawn sequel, similar to the other Wonder Boy game. After Wonderboy and The Dragons Trap and Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, this is difficult to look at. The Wonder boy and the dragons trap remake looked gorgeous. Shit what a disappointment... Monster Boy had hints of a potential Monster World IV inspired sequel. Asha. I really hope that’s still a possibility. But the original here is still a great looking game 25 years later. The road ahead is long - will they be able to save their world? 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. It has some of the best graphics and animation of the 16 bit era with super tight and fun gameplay. Forums. 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. If this had gone in the same direction it would've been amazing. Still wasn't impressed at all, and became more disappointed as it went. This looks terrible, looks like it saw no gameplay updates, and the music for a trailer (let alone the game) yuck! 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. I thought it was going to be a new game. 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. This 3D makes the world feel lifeless, doesn't really have a distinct identity and makes a lot of the animations seem clunky. 29: Monster World Complete Collection. The central hub for news, updates, info, and discussion about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch games! The last WB Remake looked great. The recently-announced Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World, a remake of Monster World IV, has received its first trailer. Limited to 1.700 copies worldwide. And we'll fly. The Dragon's Trap remake and Monster Boy looked great. This looks terrible. Oh take my hand! Hand drawn art is the way to go for these types of games imo. I mean yeah? Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World also released an official trailer showing the remastered version alongside the classic game. Everything from the lighting to the animation to the environment detail seems like it was rushed through production with an inexperienced team. 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. Notes Edit. 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. I'm dumb lol, More posts from the NintendoSwitch community. According to IGN, a new Wonder Boy game, a sequel to Monster World 4 starring Asha, will release next year for PS4 and Switch. Since it has a bit to go, let's hope that can at least be worked out. I like the artstyle, but the animations need a ton of work. Wonder Boy VII(? Music sounds decent at least. I'm just not sure why they're throwing the license around to seemingly anybody who wants it. Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers. Asha's Pepelogoo, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World (2021) Add a photo to this gallery. Oct 25, 2017. Press J to jump to the feed. This makes me want to play the original 1994 release instead. 2.5D is usually awful I agree. Watch it below. Individually numbered. This is a poor effort. Can we just get the classic one? It looks like this remake was actually made by the team who developed the original game. 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 is launching for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch in early 2021 worldwide. 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