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Skullgirls Lead Animator Working On Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


Mariel Cartwright, the lead animator behind Skullgirls, is involved with Shantae Half-Genie Hero, WayForward Technologies have announced.

Cartwright, during her time off from Skullgirls, created all of the “rough animation” for Shantae’s new HD animation, including ready stances, hair-whips, running, jumping, ducking, crawling and more.


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

Ishaan Sahdev
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