Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Review

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Developer: WayForward Publisher: XSEED Games Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed), PC, Wii U, PS Vita, Xbox One Release Date: December 20, 2016 Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Overview WayForward broke out over ten years ago with the original Shantae for the Game Boy Color. Since then, we have seen magic made with the development team crafting hit after hit, with m...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Retail Release Planned for December 20

Earlier in the week WayForward announced that they are planning on releasing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero digitally on December 20th and now XSEED Games has announced that the retail release for the title will be arriving on that same date for most planned platforms. The retail release will happen on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on December 20th and December 27th for the Wii U with these $30 retail v...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Launches Digitally on December 20

WayForward has announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is ready to go, or as they put it “Ret-2-Go!,” and that it will be released digitally for the PlayStation 4, PS Vita, PC through Steam, Xbox One, and Wii U on December 20th. It is worth noting that the company did say that they are still waiting on final confirmation from Nintendo about the Wii U version arriving on that date. WayF...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Delayed for up to Six Weeks

Wayforward had some bad news to share with those looking forward to Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. First and foremost the company stated that they are no longer able to hit their previously targeted release date of September 27th and are now pushing the game back by about six weeks in an effort to polish out any bugs that have appeared in the title, though no new date has been given at this time. On th...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero E3 2016 Trailer Released

Last week XSEED Games announced that they were going to be handling the physical release of WayForward‘s Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on the PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Wii U and although the company didn’t really have anything to announce themselves for E3 this year, they did release a nearly two minute long trailer for the game showing off just what fans can expect when it is released on...

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Arrives on Xbox One on March 16th

WayForward has announced that they plan on releasing Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse onto the Xbox One on March 16th where the game, that is priced at $19.99 on the PC and Wii U, will be offered at a special launch week price that has yet to be revealed. For those that haven’t been following the game, Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is the third entry for the indie platformer and w...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Looking Great in E3 Trailer

E3 begins in a a couple of days but rather than getting lost in the flood of announcements, WayForward has opted to release Shantae: Half-Genie Hero E3 trailer a bit early. Originally funded by Kickstarter back in 2013, the developers have been working hard to bring Shantae: Half-Genie Hero to all of the promised platforms and from what this trailer shows, the wait has been worth it. In the traile...

WayForward Announces Apple Watch Adventure Game

For those on the fence on whether to put yourself on the waiting list for a new Apple Watch, WayForward Technologies may have just given you the nudge forward. The developer has just announced they have made the first adventure game exclusively for the Apple Watch, appropriately titled Watch Quest!: Heroes of Time. The game uses cross-play between your Apple Watch and iPhone. So, how can one play ...

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Hits the Wii U this Christmas

Look out in the distance and you will see Shantae coming to shore on the Wii U. Thankfully, no binoculars are required for this release though, as WayForward have announced that Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse will be making its debut on the console on Christmas Day (December 25th for those who….well I think you all know). Shantae is WayForward‘s most successful franchise, as it a...

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Set to Come Out on PlayStation TV

Along with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, 3DS and PC, publisher Little Orbit has announced that the WayForward-developed Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom will also appear on the PlayStation TV and PS Vita handheld. The Little Orbit CEO is especially thrilled to be bring the game to the PlayStation TV, though he doesn’t actaully mention the Vita (but having similar hardware, w...

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Dated for October 23rd

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is a game I have waited on for a long time. Announced for last year, this little sequel will be hitting the 3DS eShop on October 23rd after several delays – as a part of Nintendo’s “Nindies” (terrible name) program for the service. A Wii U version of WayForward‘s latest is also scheduled to hit the console before the end of the yea...

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse set for mid-October release in North America

Yesterday WayForward revealed over Twitter that they are currently planning to release Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse in the middle of October in North America while gamers in Europe and Australia will have to wait a little bit longer. While no time frame was announced for those areas, the reason for the delay is “due to the localization/submission process.” #Shantae and the Pirate'...

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