Dotemu Bringing Modernized Classic Wonder Boy: The
to iOS and Android on May 30th
Remake of Beloved Fan Favorite Nears Half a Million Sold Across PC and Console
PARIS – April 30, 2019 – Publisher and retro masters Dotemu and Playdigious today announce Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, the critically acclaimed re-imagining of Westone and SEGA’s cult classic adventure, will invite mobile gamers into its breathtaking hand-drawn world on iOS and Android devices as well as the Nvidia Shield for $8.99. Those who pre-register via the Google Play Store will be notified via email to receive a whopping 30 percent discount when the game is available on May 30th. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dotemu.wonderboy.dragonstrap
The mobile adaptation will offer the full premium experience of one of this generation’s most warmly received remakes by fans and critics alike. Redesigned for PC and console in 2017 by Lizardcube, the game has been optimized by development studio Playdigious for mobile, including the iPhone X, to best present its gorgeous, fluid depiction of Monster Land’s charming environments and menacing baddies. Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap features the same beautiful hand-drawn animation from its PC and console counterparts, bringing every moment within its vibrant world to life, as shown in this new trailer showcasing handheld gameplay:
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap’s mobile version has been adjusted for touchscreens and will allow players to enjoy the action platformer on the go. Each of the remake’s highly lauded additions will be present, allowing fans to switch between classic and remastered visuals and audio on the fly, enter retro passwords discovered from the original 1989 release, and experience the playable debut of Wonder Girl.
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Dotemu is a french video game company specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games. Our mission is simple: give every gamer access to yesteryear’s classic video games on today’s platforms, including PC, mobile, console and more. Working alongside the world’s most cherished and recognized publishers, the Dotemu team has produced a number of global top-sellers across both PC and console, including Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, Windjammers 1 and 2, Streets of Rage 4, several games in the Ys series and more.
Founded in 2007, Dotemu leverages its considerable technological know-how to maintain the original spirit of classic games while giving them a second life as rediscovered gems for a new generation of gamers.
Based near Paris, France, Playdigious is a publisher founded in 2015 with in-house porting capacity currently working on high quality indie games on mobile and soon on additional platforms. We thrive to provide gamers with quality indie titles that stand out in terms of graphics, story and gameplay.