GameSpot Reviews

Player Reviews

Average Player Score Based on 147 ratings
8
Please Sign In to rate Wonder Boy
Score Breakdown Based on 147 ratings
  1. 10 (25)
  2. 9 (51)
  3. 8 (36)
  4. 7 (16)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (2)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

What Gamespot Users have to say about Wonder Boy

  • User Rating 9.2

    The SMS' side-scrolling two-player hit, a stye later remade into Nintendo's Adventure Island, stands the test of time.

    Rated on January 09, 2006 by BiMetroWiccan

    Wonder Boy is a free-continue (you have limited lives but an unlimited number of continues) side-scroller wherein you leap over rocks, eat fruit to increase health/time (a meter that is one and the sa...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    The theme song is my ringtone!!

    Rated on November 14, 2006 by Ra-Harakte

    This game was the very first game I ever bought; and I have absolutely no idea how many hours I put into it (but I know it's alot). I actually still own this and it still plays great. The replay value...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    just too fun

    Rated on November 26, 2006 by Limonadi

    This game was the very first game I ever bought; and I have absolutely no idea how many hours I put into it (but I know it's alot). I actually still own this and it still plays great. The replay value...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    This game is quite good, but there's no need downloading if you already have Adventure Island.

    Rated on January 04, 2009 by MadSomeone

    If you've already downloaded the NES version of Adventure Island from the Virtual Console service, then you really needn't bother with Wonder Boy, because it's almost exactly the same game. See, th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Apparently, this game spawned adventure island...

    Rated on May 21, 2006 by falconclan

    A long time ago one the sega master system, Wonder Boy was made. The game is very simple. You run very fast, jumping over obstacles and grabbing weapons or transportation, but its simplicity is what m...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.