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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-08-xx Mega (TH), "Vol. 128, Aug 1991"
1991-10-04 Hippon Super (JP), "November 1991" "TV game・broad-way"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7/10
70
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-10-08 Beep! MegaDrive (JP), "November 1991" "BE-Mega dog race"

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Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 8/10   7/10   8/10   9/10
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "Winter 1991/1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-11-07 Consoles + (FR), "Novembre 1991"
Review
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92%
92
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Logo-pdf.svg 1991-1x-xx Joystick (FR), "Décembre 1991"

Review
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NTSC-J 90%
90
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1991-1x-xx Micro News (FR), "Décembre 1991" As Wonderboy 5
Review
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15/20
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-12-07 Mega Drive Fan (JP), "January 1992" "Game seisekihyou"

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NTSC-J 4.407/5   3.601/5   3.679/5   3.504/5   3.854/5   3.368/5
75
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1991-12-11 Power Play (DE), "1/92" As Wonderboy 5
Review
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84%
84
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Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Game Informer (US), "January/February 1992"
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NTSC-U 7.0/10
70
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-01-10 Aktueller Software Markt (DE), "Februar 1992"

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7/12   7/12   6/12   5/12   6/12
52
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Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "February 1992" "Review Crew"
As WonderBoy 5.

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NTSC-U 6/10   7/10   5/10   7/10
63
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-02-03 Video Games (DE), "1/92" As Wonderboy 5

Review
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84% Classic
84
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-02-27 Mean Machines (UK), "March 1992"
Review
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PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-03-19 Sega Force (UK), "April 1992"
Review
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84%
84
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-03-20 MegaTech (UK), "April 1992" As Wonderboy in Monsterland

Review
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PAL 90% Hyper!
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-04-23 Console XS (UK), "June/July 1992"
Review
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PAL 82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-05-10 Player One (FR), "Mai 1992"
Review
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85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Supersonic (FR), "Mai/Juin 1992"
Review
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92%
92
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx GamePro (US), "June 1992" "ProReview"

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NTSC-U
Graphics: 4.5 Sound: 4 Gameplay: 4 FunFactor: 4.5
85
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Junio 1992" As Wondere Boy in Monster Land
Review
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86%
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-0x-xx Micromanía (segunda época) (ES), "Julio 1992"

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68
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "September 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Games Index"
Mean Machines Sega reviews most Mega Drive, Master System and Game Gear games released before September 1992.

As Wonderboy in Monsterland

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88%
88
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993" "The ProFile"
Sega Pro re-reviews almost every Mega Drive, Mega-CD, Master System and Game Gear title released up until this point.

The magazine seemingly reviews this game twice, once as Wonder Boy IV and again as Wonder Boy V (presumably confusing its Wonder Boys and Monster Worlds).

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 82%   75%
79
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), "" As Wonderboy in Monsterland
Review
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88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-08-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "September 1995" "Beep! MegaDrive readers final rating"
It continued up until then in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP).

Review
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NTSC-J 8.0523/10
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1999-09-21 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips

Master System version

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "December 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-03 Sega Power (UK), "January 1993" As Wonderboy 3 in Monsterworld

Review
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PAL 57%
57
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-10 Sega Force (UK), "January 1993" As Wonderboy 3 in Monster World
Review
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PAL 75%
75
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-01-20 Sega Zone (UK), "February 1993"
Review
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PAL 80%
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-11 Sega Pro (UK), "April 1993"

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PAL 90% Yo!
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Game Mania (UK), "May 1993"
Review
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88%
88
[Info]
1993-07-10 Sonic the Comic (UK), "10th July 1993" "Review Zone"
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PAL 80%
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Joypad (FR), "Octobre 1993"

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PAL 90% Superstar
90
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Player One (FR), "Octobre 1993"
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83%
83
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-11-18 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK), "" As Wonderboy in Monsterland
Review
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90%
90
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-12-29 Megablast (DE), "1/94"
Review
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PAL 71%
71
[Info]


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Books: Wonder Boy V Monster World III Koushiki Guide Book (1991)