Posts Tagged ‘Shantae’

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition now available on Nintendo Switch!

Valencia, Calif. – 5/8/2018— WayForward is pleased to announce
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition (Digital Version)!

Name: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition
Publisher/Developer: WayForward
Release Date: May 8th 2018
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Steam for Windows PC.
Players: Single Player
Price: $29.99 USD

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition includes all of the previously released DLC (all heroes, modes, and costumes) in one incredible package! Also includes a new exclusive Blue Bathing Suit costume, for use in Beach Mode!

About:

A massive collection that’s packed to the gills! Shantae Fans and newcomers alike will treasure this all-inclusive “Ultimate Edition” of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

In addition to the bevy of vivid, detailed high-definition graphics that made this newest entry in the Shantae series a fan-favorite, the Ultimate Edition includes even more modes, monsters, and platforming action! ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’ allows players to take on the role of Shantae’s arch-nemesis, Risky Boots, in a whole new storyline! ‘Friends to the End’ features ethereal new levels and a special boss encounter as Shantae’s pals Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops enter her nightmare to try to save her from certain doom, while ‘Costume Pack’ provides three new arcade-style adventures – harness the power of the Ninja, Beach, and Officer costumes in these brand new side-stories!

Also included are previously unreleased bonuses – the Tinkerbat Transformation, Blue Shantae Costume, and Classic Risky Boots costume!

EXCLUSIVE BONUS COSTUME: Digital and retail copies of Ultimate Edition come with an exclusive extra Beach Mode costume you won’t find anywhere else – Shantae’s signature Blue Bathing Suit!

Game Features:

  • Shantae Mode – enjoy the main Shantae storyline, “Half-Genie Hero”
  • Hero Mode – get a head start with Shantae’s animal transformations already unlocked
  • Hard Core Mode  the tough-as-nails follow up to Shantae Mode for those craving a stiff challenge
  • Pirate Queen’s Quest – conquer Sequin Land as the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in an exciting new story!
  • Friends to the End – Swap between friends Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops to save Shantae from the Nightmare Realm!
  • Costume Pack – Side story modes with brand new gameplay: Wall jump in Ninja Mode, repel sunburn in Beach Mode, and take down Space Hooligans in Officer Mode!
  • Extras Gallery – Meet various conditions to unlock artwork in each game mode!
  • Hall of Fame – View artwork created by the most die-hard Shantae fans!
  • Tinkerbat Dance – Transform into a pirate and slash through foes!
  • Includes Blue Shantae Costume and Classic Risky Costume colors
  • Exclusive Bonus Costume  Blue Bathing Suit – for use in Beach Mode!

Source: PR Email

WayForward announces “Friends to the End” DLC for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

Valencia, Calif. – 12/6/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End!

Name: Shantae: Friends to the End
Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED
Release Date: Available 12/12/2017 (EU Wii U version will arrive on the following week)
Platforms: Nintendo Switch*, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam.
Players: Single Player
Price: $7.99 USD

Experience the final piece of the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero storyline as Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops!

About:

When Shantae falls prey to dark magic, it’s up to Shantae’s BFFs Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops to save her from a Nightmare Realm of her own imagining! Conquer remixed locales (and new challenge levels) using Bolo’s grapple claw, Sky’s egg-toss, and Rottytops’ brain-munching to beat bad guys, solve all-new puzzles, and rescue the half-genie hero. It’s all possible with the power of friendship!

Hashtag:

#ShantaeFriendsToTheEnd

Game Features:

  • Enter the Nightmare Realm and experience the final piece of the Shantae story!
  • Solve puzzles and battle enemies by swapping freely between Sky, Bolo, or Rottytops!
  • Glide, toss eggs, and hatch helpful bird buddies as Sky!
  • Grapple and swing through the air as Bolo!
  • Fling your head and eat brains to regenerate health as Rottytops!
  • Level up! Collect Gems to increase each heroes’ potential!
  • Unlock different endings by recovering lost Dream Squids
  • Enjoy fan-favorite musical selections from Shantae’s past, included with this mode!

Additional Notes:

Future DLC “Ninja, Beach and Officer will arrive in early 2018, and do not continue the current storyline

*Paid DLC content will be included in 2018’s Ultimate Edition

This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content! Thank you to all of our Backers!

Source: PR Email

Get Ready to Take on the Pirate Queen’s Quest as New Half-Genie Hero DLC lands August 29th!

Valencia, Calif. – 08/22/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Pirate Queen’s Quest!

Name: Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest
Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED
Release Date: Available 8/29/2017
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam
Players: Single Player
Price: $9.99 USD

Play the role of the bodacious buccaneer Risky Boots in Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest, the first major expansion to the critically acclaimed Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

About:
Raise anchor and prepare your body for a total re-imagining of the base game’s play style, theme, and storyline. You’ve played the genie-half, now experience the other side of the story!

As the villainous pirate Risky Boots, your quest is to travel the world in search of the components needed to conquer Sequin Land and defeat the Half-Genie brat!

Game Features:
●The fan-favorite control scheme from Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse returns, placing a plethora of pirate skills right at your fingertips!
●Take on any world in any order!
●Slice your foes to ribbons with Risky’s Scimitar, or blast away with her Pistol!
●Collect and master Risky’s Pirate Gear! Bomb Shot, Grappling Hook, Hat Glide, Cannon Jump, and more!
●Deploy your Tinkerbat crewmen to turn the tide of battle!
●Collect Cursed Magic to customize Risky’s abilities any way you like!
●Includes brand new monsters and classic foes, now in HD!
●New puzzles, storylines, and game endings!

NOTE: This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content! Thank you to all of our Backers!

Source: PR Email

Shantae: Half Genie Hero to appear June 8th on the Switch eShop!

WayForward releases Launch Trailer for Shantae Half-Genie Hero!

Review of WayForward’s Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut!

Here’s our video review of Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut by WayForward for the Nintendo Wii U.

WayForward launching Shantae – Risky’s Revenge DC on March 24th for Wii U!

Shantae – Risky’s Revenge will be coming soon to the Nintendo Wii U!