Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Goes Gold

Publisher FDG Entertainment and developer Game Atelier have announced Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom has gone gold.

This means the game’s development and code is finalized and ready for distribution. Featured above, you can view a sneak peek at the game’s Switch cartridge.

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is set for an initial release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on December 4th, followed by a Q1 2019 release for Windows PC.

It’s worth mentioning the PlayStation 4 and Switch versions are getting physical releases, while the Xbox One and PC versions are digital only.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom borrows the best from the classic series to deliver a fresh, modern adventure with fun gameplay, memorable music and gorgeous hand drawn animations. Can Jin save Monster World Kingdom? Help our young hero defeat challenging enemies, discover hidden locations, upgrade powerful equipment, and more! You’ll also unlock special forms with unique skills used to open new paths where mighty bosses and secret treasures await.

Key Features

  • Six awesome forms with unique combat and platforming abilities to make your adventure exciting from start to finish.
  • Unlock new paths and secrets with special equipment: look for magic weapons and items that gradually open up the world.
  • Over 15 hours of epic adventure: explore the new Monster World in a vast interconnected environment.
  • Hand Drawn animations: characters and enemies come to life with detailed animations and fun facial expressions.
  • Soundtrack from iconic Japanese composers: Yuzo Koshiro, Motoi Sakuraba, Michiru Yamane, Keiki Kobayashi, and Takeshi Yanagawa.
  • Full HD graphics at 60 fps: the game supports 1080p / 60fps in TV mode and 720p / 60fps in Nintendo Switch handheld mode.
  • HD rumble support: feel the action with high performance HD rumble support.
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