Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom for Nintendo Switch

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Dec 4, 2018

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About this game

Developer: Game Atelier
Content Rating: Everyone10+


Enjoy a colorful action-adventure game made alongside Ryuichi Nishizawa, creator of the original Wonder Boy in Monster World series. Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom borrows the best from the classic series to deliver a fresh, modern adventure with fun gameplay, memorable music and gorgeous hand drawn animations.

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Critic Reviews

25 Reviews
Neal RonaghanDec 03, 2018
Some warts do show up, mostly stemming from a steep early difficulty curve and occasionally hard-to-judge hitboxes and jumps, but on the whole, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is a fabulous entry in a relatively dormant series. My future-gazing hope is that this team can have another go and make it more of a bolder, modern game than a warm, loving throwback to a series clearly near and dear to them.
Brandon Rhuhm WolfeDec 24, 2018
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is a prime example how you can take older concept or franchise and present it in revamped form so that it can appeal to the modern audiences, even those who never played original series. I dig it a lot and, chances are, so will you.
Jamie WardJan 21, 2019
If you’re a fan of platformers, adventure games or Metroidvania style games, then this will be a great title for you. With a lengthy playtime, plenty of variety in its gameplay and has so much about it to enjoy, it is a title that does very little wrong and outdoes the game that it set out to emulate. It wasn’t on my radar in the build-up to release, but I love it now. It comes highly recommended.

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