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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse waylaid at sea for a few more months

UPDATE: Shantae Half-Genie Hero is targeted for an October 2014 release date, not August 2014 as previously stated. Kickstarter backers in the beta tier will receive early access in August 2014. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse for Nintendo 3DS has been slightly delayed from its planned Q1 2014 re...

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Crowdfund Bookie: Inafune's mighty $3.8 million haul

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. The power of Keiji Inafune's name couldn't be more evident than in this highly-profitable week in crowdfunding, which covers the ...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero raises $776k in funding campaign [Update]

WayForward's Kickstarter project for platformer Shantae: Half-Genie Hero ended today, raising a total of $776,084. The project's final amount was enough to push it past the developer's $700,000 "Costume Swap" stretch goal, which will offer players three more fully-animated outfits for use in the ga...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero leaps past Kickstarter goal

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero has been funded. With 10 days left in the game's Kickstarter effort, WayForward Technologies has pulled in $416,360, topping its $400,000 goal. Thanks to fan generosity, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will appear on nearly everything, having been confirmed for Xbox 360, Xbox O...

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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse trailer whips its hair back and forth

Shantae is passing up on the power of interpretive dance in favor of pirate gear in this trailer for the 3DS eShop exclusive, Shantae and the Pirate's Curse. Swords, giant hats and pistols will expand Shantae's arsenal beyond her surprisingly lethal ponytail. Pirate's Curse will follow Shant...

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Wayforward Kickstarting Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Wayforward, the studio behind DuckTales Remastered and Adventure Time: Hey Ice King, has launched a $400,000 Kickstarter campaign for one of its original IPs, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. The new Shantae is an HD adventure confirmed for Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Steam. Shantae, the fi...

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Original Shantae to appear on 3DS Virtual Console by June

The original Shantae is on its way to the 3DS Virtual Console at the end of June, developer Wayforward announced. This is the Game Boy Color version of Shantae first launched in 2002 and published by Capcom. Shantae will be available on 3DS eShops in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand...

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'Shantae and the Pirate's Curse' coming to 3DS eShop

WayForward's half-genie mascot Shantae returns in a new downloadable 3DS game, revealed in the penultimate issue of Nintendo Power. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse has the now fully human Shantae teaming up with the pirate Risky Boots, who has just the best name, to find the 30 Tinkerbats who have s...

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Shantae: Risky's Revenge coming to iOS soon

Wayforward's beloved half-genie is escaping the bounds of her DSi Shop-shaped bottle and exploring another platform: iOS. Touch Arcade reports that the team is porting its 2010 DSiWare game Shantae: Risky's Revenge to iPhone and iPad "in a couple of weeks." It'll feature Retina-display graphics, ...

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Shantae: Risky's Revenge unbottled Oct. 4

Shantae fans have waited eight years for a followup to the WayForward-developed Game Boy Color platformer. According to an email sent out to Shantae Fan Club subscribers, the wait will end in less than two weeks. The note announces the October 4 release date for the DSiWare sequel, Shantae: Risky's ...

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