Wonder Boy Collection

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Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection in Limited Boxed Editions!

Six games – 21 versions – In one collection

Stuttgart, March 3rd 2022 – Publisher Strictly Limited Games is looking forward to the pre-order start for the Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection on March 6th. In the course of this announcement, they also revealed the extensive list of games that will be included in this very special collection of one of the most influential series from gaming’s past.

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Celebrating a very special anniversary
The legendary Wonder Boy game series has turned 35 and to celebrate this occasion, Strictly Limited Games puts together a legendary collection of epic Wonder Boy adventures that will soon be available for pre-order as Limited and Collector’s Editions for Nintendo Switch and PS4.

To offer true retro fans the most authentic experience possible, the Wonder Boy Anniversary Collection includes titles in various versions. Featuring six games in console ports from Arcade, Master System / Sega MARK III, Mega Drive / Genesis and more, the Anniversary Collection comes with a total of 21 different versions!

Original TitleVersionConsole Port
Wonder Boy International/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 1)
Wonder Boy JPSG-1000
Super Wonder Boy JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy International/WesternMaster System / Sega MARK III
Revenge of Drancon (Wonder Boy)International/WesternGame Gear
Wonder Boy JPGame Gear
Wonder Boy in Monster LandInternational/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Wonder Boy in Monster Land International/WesternMaster System
Wonder Boy in Monster Land JPArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Super Wonder Boy: Monster World JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s TrapInternational/WesternGame Gear
Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s TrapInternational/WesternMaster System
Monster World II (Dragon’s Trap)JPMaster System / Sega MARK III
Monster World II: The Dragon’s TrapJPGame Gear
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair International/WesternArcade (SYSTEM 16)
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair International/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Wonder Boy in Monster WorldInternational/WesternMaster System / Sega MARK III
Wonder Boy in Monster WorldInternational/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Wonder Boy V: Monster World III JPMega Drive
Monster World IV International/WesternMega Drive / Genesis
Monster World IV JPMega Drive

This extensive collection of Wonder Boy titles as a boxed version will only be available at Strictly Limited Games! This is a worldwide exclusive boxed release – there will not be any other physical release of equal completeness. Strictly Limited Games’ Japanese partner Bliss Brain will provide a digital version of this amazing collection – more on this will be announced at a later date.

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The perfect blend of platforming and RPG action you can find throughout the Wonder Boy series has delighted generations of gamers and now, the Anniversary Collection combines the beloved adventures to a full package of Wonder Boy history. Also included are features like filter, shader, a rewind option, a save anytime option and more! 

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The Limited Edition will be available for €49.99, limited to 4,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 2,000 copies for PS4 worldwide. 

Collector's edition contents

Also available is a highly limited Collector’s Edition with exclusive collectible items, including:

  • Awesome Collector’s Edition box
  • Acrylic Wonder Boy diorama
  • Best Of soundtrack
  • Beautiful artbook
  • Card game
  • Collector’s coin album
  • … and more!

The Collector’s Edition will be available for €99.99, limited to 3,000 copies for Nintendo Switch and 1,500 copies for PS4.

Ultra collector's edition contents

To make the lineup complete, there will also be a Ultra Collector’s Edition including most of the content of the Collector’s Edition and on top of that even more exclusive items:

  • Special music box
  • Character game ends (like bookends, for your gaming collection)
  • An extensive Wonder Boy soundtrack collection
  • …and more!

The Ultra Collector’s Edition will be available for €149.99, limited to 999 copies for Nintendo Switch and 499 copies for PS4.

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Retail and Digital Editions 

As a carefully curated selection of awesome Wonder Boy titles, ININ Games together with Bliss Brain will offer the Wonder Boy Collection (Nintendo Switch/PS4), including four legendary adventures as a boxed and digital version:

Original TitleConsole Port
Wonder Boy Arcade (SYSTEM 1)
Wonder Boy in Monster LandArcade (SYSTEM 2)
Wonder Boy in Monster World Mega Drive / Genesis
Monster World IVMega Drive / Genesis

A possible upgrade solution for the Retail Edition with additional games of the Wonder Boy series is currently in evaluation. More info will be announced at a later date!

The Wonder Boy Collection will soon be available for pre-order at retailers in Europe and North America. The download edition including the same four iconic Wonder Boy adventures will hit the digital stores at the time of release! Check https://www.iningames.com/games/wonder-boy-collection/ for more information about the standard version and the latest updates on the game!

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For more information derek(at)prhound.co.uk

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About Strictly Limited Games 

Strictly Limited Games is a German publisher based near Stuttgart, specialized in releasing a curated selection of digital download-only games in exclusive collectible physical editions for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Switch. The company was founded in 2017 by Dennis Mendel, a former scholar for game studies and advisor at Fraunhofer Institute, and Benedict Braitsch. Both passionate collectors with a combined collection of over 7.000 digital and physical games for all console generations, their intention is to form an opposite pole to the current trend of digital-only releases. All collectors’ editions are available exclusively at Strictly Limited Games online store www.strictlylimitedgames.com

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