If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Wonder Boy 3 remake introduces new playable lead: Wonder Girl

With powers comparable to Wonder Boy.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap does what Nintendon't by offering a female lead in this remake of 1989's Wonder Boy 3.

Despite having "Boy" in the title, The Dragon's Trap will allow players the option to play as the newly introduced Wonder Girl. She's just like Wonder Boy in every way, only different.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap will be so close to the original Wonder Boy 3 that players will be able to transfer their save data from the Sega Master System version of the game via a password system. You'll also be able to toggle the music and graphics back and forth between old and new.

And yes, there's an 8-bit version Wonder Girl, should you wish to imagine a more gender-balanced 1989.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is launching 18th April on Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

Become a Eurogamer subscriber and get your first month for £1

Get your first month for £1 (normally £3.99) when you buy a Standard Eurogamer subscription. Enjoy ad-free browsing, merch discounts, our monthly letter from the editor, and show your support with a supporter-exclusive comment flair!

About the Author

Jeffrey Matulef avatar

Jeffrey Matulef


Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.


More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Explore our store
Eurogamer.net Merch