Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Announced for the Switch

on January 16, 2017 9:07 AM

Publisher FDG Entertainment and developer Game Atelier have revealed that in addition to the previously announced PS4, Xbox One, and PC, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is coming to the Switch. Like all the other versions of the game, the release will not be available at retail in any form.

First time hearing about Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom? No problem — here’s an overview, courtesy of FDG:

A legendary game series returns with an all-new adventure! Monster Boy is a colourful side-scrolling action adventure created in cooperation with Ryuichi Nishizawa, the creator of the Wonder Boy* Monster World* series (*Trademark of SEGA Corporation Japan). Monster Boy is being created to bring back the enjoyment of classic games that shine by simplicity. Pure, exciting gameplay; upbeat music and smooth graphics. You’ll need to overcome huge bosses, find hidden passages, discover powerful equipment and use all your wits and skills to remove a powerful curse. Monster Boy can transform into 5 different creatures, each with their own skills and abilities. Take advantage of all the unique powers to open new paths and advance in an epic story. Monster Boy is a love letter to gaming from the 80’s and 90’s – will you join us and celebrate together with us?

A price point and exact release date beyond sometime in 2017 have not been divulged.

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