The Wonder Boy/Monster World franchise has had a great time on Switch, from remasters of classic titles to an all-new entry. Now it’s set to get a retro love letter as Bliss Games is bringing a bunch of games together from many different platforms.
 

 
The Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection will feature six entries but not just their original forms – multiple different ports and languages will also be included. Check out the list:

Wonder Boy

  • Wonder Boy / International / Arcade (SYSTEM-1)
  • Wonder Boy / Japan / SG-1000
  • Super Wonder Boy / Japan / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Wonder Boy / International / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Revenge of Drancon / International / Game Gear
  • Wonder Boy / Japan / Game Gear

Wonder Boy in Monster Land

  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land / International / Arcade (SYSTEM-2)
  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land / International / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land / Japan / Arcade (SYSTEM-2)
  • Super Wonder Boy in Monster Land / Japan / Master System / SEGA MARK III

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap / International / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap / International / Game Gear
  • Monster World II / Japan / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Monster World II: The Dragon’s Trap / Japan / Game Gear

Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair

  • Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair / International / Arcade (SYSTEM-16)
  • Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair / International / Mega Drive / Genesis

Wonder Boy in Monster World

  • Wonder Boy in Monster World / International / Mega Drive / Genesis
  • Wonder Boy in Monster World / International / Master System / SEGA MARK III
  • Wonder Boy V: Monster World III / Japan / Mega Drive

Monster World IV

  • Monster World IV / International / Mega Drive / Genesis
  • Monster World IV / Japan / Mega Drive

The usual retro collection features will also be included, like a rewind function, filters, and even an art gallery.

The Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection will launch on January 26th, 2023, and Strictly Limited Games will also release physical editions while stocks last.
 

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.