Wonder Boy is a platformer series widely known in narrow circles, the first part of which was released already in 1986. Publisher ININ Games and developer Studio Artdink have announced that a new game is in production – Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World.
The main character of the sequel is Asha, the protagonist of Monster World IV. A flying creature assists her called ash. The upcoming game will be the first fully-voiced installment of the franchise.
The creators of the series are involved in the work on the new Wonder Boy :
- Ryuichi Nishizawa – Project Manager,
- Shinichi Sakamoto – composer,
- Ozora Maki (Maki Ōzora) – character designer,
- Takanori Kurihara is a creative manager.
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2021. During the presentation of Awesome Indies, the game will be shown, which is part of the Gamescom 2020 digital exhibition program. The show starts on August 29 at 20:00 Moscow time.