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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

The Ranking

80.22% Overall Rank: 4496
Nintendo Switch Rank: 106
2018 Games Rank: 4482
2018 Nintendo Switch Rank: 106
Score based on 9 reviews


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! Play as the games classic character, Hu-Man, or as his brand-new, long-awaited co-star Hu-Girl. You can also inhabit Lizard-Man, Mouse-Man, Piranha-Man, Lion-Man, and Hawk-Man, and use their unique abilities to uncover the lands deepest secrets. Enjoy 3 difficulty levels catering to players of all types, and switch from modern graphics and sound to 8-bit graphics/audio at any time - even during gameplay!
Release Date: April 18, 2017

Latest Reviews

Pocket Gamer UK 05/25/17 Review 9 out of 10
New Game Network 04/03/17 Review 83 out of 100
HonestGamers 04/03/17 Review 4 out of 5
GamingTrend 04/03/17 Review 65 out of 100
NintendoWorldReport 04/18/17 Review 8 out of 10
Gaming Nexus 04/18/17 Review 8.8 out of 10
IGN 04/17/17 Review 7.1 out of 10
Destructoid 04/17/17 Review 8.5 out of 10
Nintendo Life 04/03/17 Review 8 out of 10