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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

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85.43% Overall Rank: 1885
Nintendo Switch Rank: 51
2018 Games Rank: 1876
2018 Nintendo Switch Rank: 51
Score based on 7 reviews


A legendary game series returns with an all-new adventure and in stunning HD! Monster Boy is a colorful side-scrolling action adventure created in cooperation with Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the famous Wonder Boy in Monster World series. Monster Boy is being created to bring back the enjoyment of the classic games that shine by simplicity. Exciting gameplay, upbeat music and smooth graphics. You'll need to overcome huge bosses, find hidden passages, discover powerful equipment and use all your wits and skills to remove a powerful curse. Transform into 6 different creatures, each with their own skills and abilities. Take advantage of all the unique powers to open new paths and advance in an epic story. We put all our passion into Monster Boy to create a truly enjoyable love letter to gaming from the 80's and 90's - will you join us and celebrate together with us? Features: * Switch between up to 6 playable characters: Each character feels different and all of them keep the gameplay fresh and exciting. * Unlock new paths and secrets with special equipment: Look for magic weapons and equipment that gradually open up the world. * Over 15 hours of epic adventure: Explore the new 'Monster World' in a huge interconnected environment. * Soundtrack from Japanese superstar composers: Yuzo Koshiro, Motoi Sakuraba, Michiru Yamane, Keiki Kobayashi and Takeshi Yanagawa * Full HD graphics at 60 frames per second: The game supports 1080p/60fps (docked) and 720p/60fps (portable mode) * HD Rumble support: Feel the action with high performance HD Rumble support
Release Date: December 4, 2018

Latest Reviews

Cubed3 05/22/19 Review 9 out of 10
Gaming Age 01/24/19 Review A
Nintendojo 12/27/18 Review B-
New Game Network 12/27/18 Review 83 out of 100
GameSpot 12/10/18 Review 8 out of 10
Nintendo Life 12/05/18 Review 9 out of 10
NintendoWorldReport 12/04/18 Review 8.5 out of 10