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Wonder Boy in Monster World (SEGA Master System)

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Description

Monster World was once a peaceful region. Then, the peace was shattered by an invading army of monsters. A young man named Shion vowed to defeat them and make his land peaceful again.

Wonder Boy In Monster World is the third game in the Monster World spin-off series, originally known as Wonder Boy 5: Monster World 3. It puts the player in control of Shion in his quest to save Monster World from the evil hands of BioMeka. It controls like a standard platform game - run, jump, and kill enemies. The game has light RPG elements such as talking to townsfolk, collecting money to buy items, upgrading your life, and equipping a variety of armor and weapons - staying very close to the Zelda format. You can save your game to continue your quest at a later time.


Screenshots

Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System Queen Eleanora
Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System Statistics/Menu
Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System Climbing a vine
Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System Too bad she's a liar

Alternate Titles

  • "超英雄伝説ダイナスティックヒーロー" -- Japanese PCE (TurboGrafx) CD title spelling
  • "Wonder Boy 5: Monster World 3" -- Japanese title
  • "Dynastic Hero" -- TurboGrafx CD title

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The Press Says

SegaFan.com Dec 18, 2001 8.1 out of 10 81
Legendra 2001 8 out of 10 80
Retrogaming History Mar 11, 2009 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

Turma da Mônica na Terra dos Monstros

A version of this game was released in Brazil called Turma da Mônica na Terra dos Monstros, which translates to "Monica's Gang in Monster Land". Instead of Shion, you played Mônica, a character based from a famous Brazilian comic, which still makes a lot of success with the kids. Other characters from the comics also appear in the game, such as Anjinho, Cebolinha, Magali and Bidu.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1993 – #3 Best Genesis Game in 1992

*Katakis* (37494) added Wonder Boy in Monster World (SEGA Master System) on Apr 05, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Kaminari (2080), Sciere (234489), Rogee (506) and gamewarrior (5067)