Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 29: Monster World Complete Collection
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|Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 29: Monster World Complete Collection|
|Developer(s) of original games: Westone, Sega|
|Game total: 6 (16)|
|System(s): PlayStation 2|
|Original system(s): Arcade Boards (Sega System 1, Sega System 2, Sega System 16), SG-1000, Sega Master System, Sega Mark III, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear|
|Number of players: 1 (2 for some of the included games)|
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This game is a compilation featuring a selection of Wonder Boy games, namely those released on Sega platforms. Though there are only six games in the series, various ports and international releases are included, bringing the total number of releases included to 16. Also included are artwork galleries, instruction manuals and Japanese/overseas variants (bar the English version of Wonder Boy in Monster Land). With the exception of both versions of Wonder Boy in Monster Land and Monster World IV all of the versions of the games included are playable in English or have a separate English release included for the same console (for example, the Game Gear releases and Wonder Boy in Monster World's Mega Drive release).
Interestingly, the Sega Master System version of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is included in this collection, despite never being released in Japan. The game nevertheless supports the FM Sound Unit add-on, meaning this is the first time the general public could hear this game with its FM soundtrack (without resorting to emulation).
Listed in the order that they are included in under the overarching titles for each game used in the compilation's main menu and with the specific title of each release.
- Wonder Boy
- Monster Land
- Monster Lair
- Monster World II
- Monster World III
- Monster World IV
- Monster World IV (Sega Mega Drive)
- Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): PlayStation 2
- Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 29: Monster World Complete Collection on PlayStation.com
- http://www.jp.playstation.com/software/title/slpm62760.html (archived 2007-03-20 22:14)
|Games in the Wonder Boy Series|
|Wonder Boy (1986) | Wonder Boy in Monster Land (1987) | Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair (1988) | Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap (1989) | Wonder Boy in Monster World (1991) | Monster World IV (1994) | Monster World Complete Collection (2007) | Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World (2012)|
|Wonder Boy V Monster World III Koushiki Guide Book (1991)|
|Monster World Complete Collection Original Sound Track (2007)|