Monster Boy and The Cursed Kingdom is a game created by the developer behind Wonder Boy in Monster Land, Ryuichi Nishizawa. Monster Boy is essentially various retro gaming elements rolled into one unique side-scrolling game, with six playable characters to choose from. Each one of these characters sports a useful ability which will aid players in their journey. Once a character is unlocked, it can be used at any time, as seen in the trailer below.
Monster Boy and The Cursed Kingdom is expected to launch on Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox One, with a playable demo being available at the Xbox booth at Gamescom 2016.