Wonder Boy: The Classic That Launched Two Franchises – RetroActive

Wonder Boy was an arcade game ported to the Sega Master System in 1987. A classic platformer that launched two different franchises and left its mark in two different genres. Let’s see what Wonder Boy did well and what is shared with other now retro classics.

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RetroActive is a retro gaming focused web show that first began in 2010 and has come and gone several times since then. Video game content focusing on those classic games that are still cherished or sadly often forgotten. Take a step back in time and enjoy a bit of nostalgia or learn something new about gaming from the age of Atari, and beyond. Doesn't matter if it is from Nintendo or Sega, a great game is always a great game.