Wonder Boy Returns

Rating Summary

Based on 4 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

53

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Based on 4 critic reviews
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Reviews

Nintendo Life

Roland Ingram
7 / 10
Nintendo Life

The success of Wonder Boy Returns Remix is that it captures the very best of the original Wonder Boy and packages it in a way that is thoroughly palatable to a modern audience. The downside is that the original game was very much a product of the player-hostile arcade genres of the '80s

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NintendoWorldReport

6 / 10.0
NintendoWorldReport

If you feel the need to revisit Wonder Boy or Adventure Island, which were ported to pretty much everything available in the late 80's, you might give Wonder Boy Returns Remix a shot. For the rest of us, though, there are two much better Wonder Boy games on the Switch that you'll probably enjoy a whole lot more.

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Digitally Downloaded

Digitally Downloaded

There's nothing of value in Wonder Boy Returns. It's the weakest platformer I've played for years, and were it a free Flash game, as it so closely resembles, I still wouldn't recommend it.

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Video Chums

6.2 / 10.0
Video Chums

Wonder Boy Returns is a noble effort at modernizing a retro 2D action gem.

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