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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

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Developer WayForward has found success in adapting known franchises into fun, retro-inspired puzzle and platforming games, but the studio clearly has a lot of affection for its original creation, Shantae. Half-Genie Hero is the latest in the series, and though it’s not a perfect platformer, the detailed animation and charming dialogue show how much WayForward cares about Shantae – and it made me care about her, too. Half-Genie abandons the pixelated, retro look of its predecessors for high-definition art, and the result is impressive. Every character, enemy, boss, and object moves with


  • Name: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
  • Platform: Vita
  • Developer: WayForward Technologies
  • Publisher: WayForward Technologies
  • Genre: Action
  • Release Date: 12/20/2016
  • ESRB: T
  • Offline Multiplayer:
  • Online Multiplayer:
Accessibility Features
  • Subtitles: No
  • [cc]: No
  • Colorblind Mode: No
  • Multiple Difficulty Settings: No
  • In-game Help/Hint System: No
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