The Nintendo Switch truly is a remarkable system that bridges the gap between home console & handheld, videogames both old and new, AAA and Nindie. Talking of old videogames, the switch certainly has it’s fair share like the ACA Arcade Archives, SEGA Genesis Classics, Namco Musuem, Wonder Boy & the Dragon’s Trap, Commander Keen in Keen Dreams. The list goes on. Well another retro classic is coming in the form of Wonder Boy Returns Remix!
Wonder Boy Returns Remix is a a Remastered version that has been rearranged by its original creator Ryuichi Nishizawa. It also features both an Easy mode and a Super Hard mode for newcomers and experienced gamers alike. It is scheduled for a worldwide release on May 23rd but those in the US, Europe and Japan can get it on the Nintendo Switch eShop right now.
A gaming classic has been remixed and reborn as “Wonder Boy Returns Remix”!
Releasing for Nintendo Switch Worldwide Thursday, May 23!
– Wonder Boy remixed and reborn!
– Rearranged by Wonder Boy’s original creator Ryuichi Nishizawa!
– Available on Nintendo eShop on May 2 in Japan, Europe, and North America.
A brand-new remake of old-school action game “Wonder Boy” will release globally for Nintendo
Switch on May 23.
“Wonder Boy” is a side-scrolling platformer originally developed by Escape (now known as Westone
Bit Entertainment) in 1986. Players took on the role of a young boy who’s trying to save his
kidnapped girlfriend, Tina. The game featured intuitive controls and highly polished game balance.
It was ported to a variety of consoles and quickly became adored by fans as a true gaming
In this all-new Nintendo Switch version, “Wonder Boy Returns Remixed”, the original game has been faithfully remastered and updated with high-def anime-inspired visuals.
A new feature called the “Charge Shot” has been added to this latest incarnation, allowing you to
destroy enemies with a gigantic stone axe! Also, a new Easy Mode has been added to the game,
along with a Super Hard mode that faithfully recreates the difficulty of the original arcade release.
This latest “Wonder Boy” incarnation has been restored and rearranged by the original creator,
Ryuichi Nishizawa, to make it the best it’s ever been!
“Wonder Boy Returns Remix” will release worldwide exclusively for Nintendo eShop on May 23, 2019.
Before then, it will be available in Japan, Europe, and North America on May 2.
- Game Information
Title: Wonder Boy Returns Remix
Platform: Nintendo Switch™ (digital only)
Genre: Side-scrolling Action Platformer
Release Date: May 23, 2019 (all regions)
Language: Japanese, English
Price: 1,500 yen (before tax)
Developer/Publisher: CFK Co., Ltd.
Copyright: ©SEGA ©LAT ©CFK. ORIGINAL GAME ©SEGA ©LAT
Source: CFK PR
This post was written by Mike Scorpio