Wonder Boy: Monster Land
Top Critic Average
Genres: Arcade, RPG
Take advantage of these new features:
- Challenge Mode: Two time attack challenges and one score attack challenge
- Rankings: Record your high scores from Arcade and Challenge Modes
- Replays: Capture and re-watch gameplay in Arcade or Challenge Modes
- Power Up New Game: Enables you to restart a New Game with the gear you accumulated in your previous run
SEGA AGES Virtua Racing & Wonder Boy: Monster Land | Launch Trailer
Wonder Boy in Monster Land's nascent fusion of platforming and role-playing mechanics creates viable candidacy for M2's meticulous talents. If the SEGA AGES line continues to explore the breadth of Sega's catalog, games that inspired creators are just as valuable as games that empowered players. Wonder Boy in Monster Land is proud to be part of the former.
Wonder Boy: Monster Land is ultimately a weird deep cut for Sega Ages, but it is one I'm glad exists. I'd never seen the arcade version of this game, and I always ignored the console re-releases previously. That said, this is a very enjoyable old-school platformer that is charming enough to warrant some attention more than 30 years later.