Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!
Cursed into a half-human, half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon, you are in search for a cure! The only way you can return to human form is to find the Salamander Cross, a magical item with the power to remove curses...
With each dragon slain, the curse intensifies, transforming you into different animals! Explore large, interconnected locations populated with grumpy monsters and exotic dragons!
© SEGA / LAT 2017, all rights reserved
© DotEmu 2017, all rights reserved
Developed by Lizardcube
Most games I have played with drawn animations always have a fault in them. In this game, Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, I see NO faults whatsoever. The animations are awesome and the creators are very talented. Definitely recommend this game for people who love Indie games!
WonderBoy/WonderGirl/WonderBoy 3 (whatever you want to call it) is one of those games where you just keep coming back for more because while it initially appears to be a standard platformer, as time goes you appreciate the amount of depth it really contains. I guess it could be called a metroidvania game but with a twist; the twist being that instead of specific items being used to unlock abilities and therefore granting access to previously inaccessible areas, you change forms - and there are quite a few on offer here. The music is SUPERB!! I'll tell you that I was whistling the tune to this after god knows how long since I last played it, which is testament to how great the music really is. It would be great if DotEmu offered an OST as part of a deluxe version here which I feel is a missed opportunity. All in all a fantastic remake of a fantastic game. Just get it!
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is a great classical platformer remastered into beautiful HD graphics just like Capcom once did with their Duck Tales. This is how all the remasters should look like as the core gameplay was left intact but the graphics are now sharp as a knife. What's interesting, you can switch back to original look on the fly at the touch of a button. Very fun game that brings all the nostalgic feeling.
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is a remake of Wonder Boy III from Sega Master System. Graphics are stellar and marvel to look at, hand drawn masterpiece, soundtrack is also wonderful and not simple re-creation on PC. Gameplay is just as good as in the Master System original version and this game is really faithful recreation and you can see and feel there went a lot of care and passion to create it. The only thing bad about it is that it is a remake and the lenght of the game shows it, you can beat it in under 5 hours. Still, it is really well spent time, because game is excellent. Overall, great remake and good example of how remasters should be made. If you played the classic, you might want to wait for a sale, because there is nothing new to see here, but the game is so high quality it is recommended to get it. If you're new to the game, I wholeheartedly recommend it, because it is great action platformer from the old era, but it doesn't even feel like it. Buy it and love it.
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