Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets Bonus Chapter With Magic Carpet Racing

By Ishaan . October 3, 2013 . 8:30am


Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has hit its second stretch goal on Kickstarter at $600,000. The game will now have a bonus chapter that sees Shantae lured to the annual “Magic Carpet Races”.


At the races, carpets begin to disappear one by one, and Shantae needs to track the culprit down while “racing for her life”. The chapter will be titled “Sequins of Unfortunate Events”. The chapter will be available for both Shantae and Risky modes.

  • malek86

    At this rate, it looks like it might just hit the costume swap goal. There’s still 25 hours and it needs another $47k (including the Paypal donations).

    • Pyrotek85

      Some of those other chapters sound cool too but they’re quite a ways off. I agree we might be able to hit this next goal though.

      • malek86

        I have a vague feeling that even those goals that have not been met, might just be made available at a later date as either free or paid DLC.

        • Pyrotek85

          Good idea, maybe if sales after the kickstarter are doing well.

        • Rohan Viajar

          bare in mind that the paypal will be open for several months adding to the stretch goals after the kickstarter ends.

          the paypal backers after the kickstarter ends also get the same exclusive downloads that the kickstarters get.

          I was hoping that Siliconera would have put it along with this article :/

    • Mr_SP

      Costume swap reached! Another $100,000 for a new chapter!

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Shantae for smash

    • Pyrotek85

      I’d love that, but I don’t know if the popularity/recognition is there. Even then, it’s probably too late for this next game since they’re probably pretty far along.

    • Chaos_Knight

      Dont forget Beck for Smash.

      • yellowmage

        He’d just be a Mega Man clone!

        • Chaos_Knight

          How would you know if you never played the game?

          • yellowmage

            It was a joke based on their inherent similarities.

  • J_Joestar

    I can show you the world

    Shining, shimmering, splendid

    Tell me, princess, now when did

    You last let your heart decide?

    I can open your eyes

    Take you wonder by wonder

    Over, sideways and under

    On a magic carpet ride

  • PoweredByHentai

    About 50K to go until they hit the 700K stretch goal for the alternate costumes!

    • Ryuukishi

      I really hope it gets there. <3 costume DLC.

      • Mr_SP

        It did… when they added the paypal amount. Kiiiinda prefer a new chapter, though.

        • Ryuukishi

          Looks like it’s going to hit the next goal too.

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    • XiaomuArisu

      Give your money to Shantae!!!

  • LogicIncarnate

    This game is a day one buy on Wii U for me!

  • Prinny Dood

    Oh yeah vita verison for me

    • Zangetsu777

      PSVITA is the #1 system for 2D platformers.

      • Prinny Dood

        Yeah it is hooooooooooo!!!

  • Zangetsu777

    I’m glad this game is passing some of its stretch goals.
    I can only hope it passes the $900,000 stretch goal to add those extra chrs and their own individual stories.

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