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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero gets Kickstarter funding to release on PS3, PS4 and Vita

Posted by on September 23rd, 2013 | 3 Comments | Tags:

The latest entry in Wayforward’s platforming franchise Shantae has just surpassed its’ initial $400,000 on Kickstarter. The newest game in the series entitled Shantae: Half-Genie Hero sees the titular heroine thrust into the fabled Genie Realm, where she must combat enemies with her hair.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is the fourth entry in the Shantae franchise, following the 2002 cult Gameboy Color game, the 2010 DSiWare followup Risky’s Revenge, and the upcoming 3DS exclusive Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse. The Kickstarter campaign for Half-Genie Hero features a variety of stretch goals, with funding coming to a close on October 4th. The game itself is expected to launch in October of next year.