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Watch Siliconera Play Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

By Jenni . January 4, 2017 . 12:00pm

Today at 12pm PT/2pm CT/3pm ET, Siliconera will be playing through Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. Also, let us know if there are any games you’d like to watch us play!

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Ending Encourages Replays

By Jenni . January 2, 2017 . 12:00pm

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s multiple endings and Hero Mode encourage you to keep coming back to collect every item and speed through each stage.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Feels Like A Week In The Life Of Shantae

By Jenni . December 29, 2016 . 12:00pm

Every Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s objective makes it feel like we’re going through, say, a week in the life of our favorite half-genie.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Transformations Are Almost Always Practical

By Jenni . December 26, 2016 . 12:00pm

While some of Shantae’s transformations in Shantae: Half-Genie Hero are very specialized, many can be used repeatedly to help you easily find your way through levels.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Digital Launch Date Is December 20, 2016

By Jenni . December 6, 2016 . 11:00am

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will be available digitally on December 20, 2016, though people who crowdfunded the game will get their backer codes next week.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Will Have A New Game Plus And 10 Transformations

By Jenni . October 19, 2016 . 9:00am

WayForward is still testing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero and doesn’t have an exact release date beyond Q4 2016 yet, but the game will offer a New Game Plus feature, 10 transformations for Shantae, and an larger art gallery.

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Watch Shantae: Half-Genie Hero In Action From E3 2016’s Demo

By Casey . June 19, 2016 . 11:30am

More footage of the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero demo has surfaced from E3, showing off a full playthrough of the stage complete with a boss battle.

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Watch Footage From Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s E3 Demo

By Casey . June 16, 2016 . 8:30am

Off-screen footage from the Wii U version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has surfaced, showing off the demo made specifically for E3 2016.

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Fate/Extella, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, Akiba’s Beat, And More Headed To North America

By Sato . June 7, 2016 . 10:20am

XSEED Games announced today their lineup for E3 2016, which includes Fate/Extella, Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, Akiba’s Beat, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, and more.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets A September 27th Release Date

By Casey . June 6, 2016 . 9:30am

Following the news that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero would be getting a retail version published by XSEED, WayForward recently announced the game’s release date to be September 27th.

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Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity, Shantae: Half Genie Hero, And Exile’s End Being Published By XSEED

By Jenni . June 2, 2016 . 11:30am

XSEED will be publishing Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and Exile’s End. All three games will be released in 2016.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets New Promo Art, Starts Vote For Rival Genie Design

By Casey . May 9, 2016 . 8:30am

In a recent Kickstarter update, WayForward shared some new promo art for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, which you can check out in the above image, as well as information on a vote for a rival genie design.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Latest Backer-Created Character Looks Like Someone Who Enjoyed Swapping Notes

By Jenni . November 3, 2015 . 11:06am

Ikki, Shantae’s latest Half-Genie Hero backer enemy, likes treasure chests, but it looks like she may enjoy exchanging notes and travel quizzes too.

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Meet Bonelegs, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Tricky Arachnid Woman

By Chris . August 6, 2015 . 10:30am

Bonelegs is part woman and part spider and she deals well with direct attacks and can strike upwards.

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s E3 Trailer Reveals The Monkey And Crab Transformations

By Chris . June 11, 2015 . 10:59am

Shantae belly dances to transform into a monkey and a crab to overcome the challenges she faces in Half-Genie Hero.