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Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap (Game Gear)

Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap Game Gear Cyclops must die


Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Game Gear release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.4
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.7
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.6
Overall User Score (13 votes) 3.7

Critic Reviews

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SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)
Wonder Boy III : The Dragon's Trap est l'un des meilleurs jeux de plates-formes que l'on ait vu sur Game Gear et Master System. Il propose une aventure passionnante, dépaysante et un level design de génie. Le parcourir est très agréable, d'autant plus que la réalisation est une franche réussite, avec ses environnements variés et sa bande-son magnifique. Il est un exemple parfait de ce qu'étaient les titres les plus brillants de l'époque des consoles 8 bits. Si vous avez l'occasion de mettre la main dessus, surtout ne la laissez pas passer.
Player One
Bref, tout ça pour vous dire que Wonder Boy - The dragon's trap - n'est pas parfait. Mais presque. En tout cas, les adeptes peuvent y aller. Si vous aviez la version Master System évidemment, oubliez. Sinon...
Power Play
Leider vermiesen die vielen japanischen Texte das Spielvergnügen. Sobald das Modul auf Englisch erscheint, müßt Ihr allerdings zugreifen. Spielerisch ist's ein Hit
Que dire sinon que l'âge n'a que peu d'emprise sur ce titre, grâce à son ambiance et le fun procuré. Un titre en or de l'âge 8 bits, que tout amateur se doit de faire. "Good night mighty warrior".
Portable Review
I’ll be honest with you folks: this has to be one of the best platformers on the Game Gear. This doesn’t exactly mean that this game is immaculate when it comes to replay, but it ends up better than the average platformer. The major point against The Dragon’s Trap’s replay value would be the password system, which due to the numerous elements of the game, ends up at about 20 characters per password. Ah, well. You can’t win them all. Still, it’s a fun game that holds up even to this day. There are other releases of the game, including Dragon’s Curse on the Turbo-Grafx 16, the original Sega Master System version, as well as the Japan-only Sega Ages Wonder Boy release for the PS2, which contains all of the games in the series.