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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 The Dark Forest
Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System It's snowing in Crystal Land
Wonder Boy in Monster World SEGA Master System You must remember one of these melodies to continue
Wonder Boy in Monster World Genesis How to gain access to the treasure chest?

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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Critic Reviews

Interface Genesis 1992 94 out of 100 94
Consoles Plus Genesis Nov, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Sega Pro (Germany) SEGA Master System May, 1993 90 out of 100 90
SegaFan.com Genesis Oct 26, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
Video Games Genesis Feb, 1992 84 out of 100 84
Nintendo Life Wii Apr 23, 2007 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx CD Mar, 1994 7.2 out of 10 72
Megablast SEGA Master System Dec, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Legendra TurboGrafx CD Oct 03, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Wii May 04, 2007 7 out of 10 70

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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

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