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  Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World - Releases on May 28th PS4/Switch (Review Code requests)
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05/04/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Stuttgart, Germany - May 4th 2021 - ININ Games and STUDIOARTDINK are delighted to announce the official release for Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World for the Western retail release for both physical and digital Nintendo Switch and PS4 versions will be on May 28th 2021 for North America, Europe and Australia. 
 
The retail editions for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 will be available for €39.99 / $39.99 / £34.99 and include the original Monster World IV exclusively.
 
The digital Switch and PS4 versions, by STUDIOARTDINK, will be available in EU and US through the online stores for €34.99 /  $34.99 / £31.49 (GBP to be confirmed). Furthermore the Steam version will release a month later on June 29th. The game will be available for €34.99 /  $34.99 / £31.49 (GBP to be confirmed) on Steam. The digital versions won’t include the original game. 
 
Two friends saving the world
Asha, with her companion, Pepelogoo, must free the four spirits confined by evil forces whose origin she discovers throughout her journey. While the story remains true to the original 1994 game it is a full remake of Monster World IV, with cell-shaded 3D graphics and 2D gameplay that stays close to the beloved original, including enhanced visuals and refined play content.
 
Limited and exclusive physical editions
Three limited editions for Switch and PS4 can exclusively be pre-ordered at Strictly Limited Games. All three editions include the original Monster World IV:

  • The Limited Edition is available for €39.99 and includes exclusive color manual & reversible box art.
  • The Collector’s Edition includes terrific items like the Monster World Map, 2x soundtrack (Original & Remix), Artbook, a Squishy Ball Pepelogoo and more (€99.99). 
  • The Mega Collector’s Edition celebrates the origins of the game and includes everything from the CE and even more fantastic items like the Asha and Pepelogoo Figurine (18cm / 7.1"), Asha Pixel Pin, a Vinyl Sticker for your console and more (€179.99).

 
For more information please contact [email protected]
 
About ININ Games
ININ Games focus on the digital and physical publishing of high-quality, feel-good retro and arcade games. ININ Games brings retro games to life and creates the classics of the future. They are best known for “Bubble Bobble 4 Friends. The Baron is Back”, “Slaps and Beans”, “Crosscode”, “Space Invaders Forever” and “Turrican Flashback”. Numerous other milestones of classic gaming culture are in the planning and will be announced in the coming months. ININ Games is part of United Games Entertainment GmbH. For more information visit http://www.inin.games 
 
About STUDIOARTDINK
STUDIOARTDINK CORPORATION was founded in 2001. As a console game developer we have developed many titles of major Japanese publishers. We also have sold a number of titles as a publisher and we launched a game content brand "G Choice" (https://gchoice.jp/) in 2020. We provide attractive game contents created by talented developers and creators for customers all over the world.