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Here’s Some In-Progress Gameplay Footage From Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


WayForward Technologies have shared some in-progress footage from Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, featuring one of the game’s speed stages, titled “Sequins of Unfortunate Events”. You can watch the footage below.



WayForward have also discussed some other aspects of the game’s development in their most recent update. Specifically, they say that, since the scope of the game has increased with all of the added Stretch Goal content, the game will not make its planned October 2014 launch.


Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is in development for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.