Game Classification

Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair Westone Co. Ltd., Sega (Japan), 1988  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Storytelling


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old / 25 to 35 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair is an arcade game developed by Westone Co. Ltd in 1988 and published by Sega, not to be confused with the Master System title, Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap. A console adaption was made by Hudson Soft, released in 1989 in Japan for the PC Engine CD and the subsequent North American release on the TurboGrafx-CD dropped the 'Wonder Boy III' title. It was also converted and released by Sega for the Mega Drive in both Japan and Europe in 1991. In 2007, the TurboGrafx-CD version was re-released for Nintendo's Virtual Console service. [source:wikipedia]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Arcade - Genesis (Megadrive) - Wii - TurboGrafx CD (Turbo CD)