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Xtreme Sports

Shantae's secret origin lies in... Xtreme Sports?


Lets hope for Xtreme Belly Dancing in the sequel
Aug 24
Before WayForward hit Kickstarter success and critical acclaim with their Shantae series, they got their feet wet on the Game Boy Color with Xtreme Sports. It was their first game on the handheld, giving it special senti... read
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Xtreme Sports

Celebrate Y2K all over again with WayForward's first GBC game


Extreme Sports coming to the 3DS Virtual Console next week
Aug 02
Late last year, we were lucky to have industry legend and founding member of WayForward Matt Bozon on Sup Holmes. That's where I heard about Xtreme Sports, WayForward's first Gameboy Color game. It sounded like a cross betwe... read
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Shantae

See what's new in the Shantae: Risky's Revenge PC cut


Mostly quality of life additions
Jul 14
Although Shantae: Risky's Revenge started off as a DSiWare game, it eventually was available to play on the 3DS, and was ported to iOS. Now it's heading to the PC with a few new extras. The first most obvious addition is the... read
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Shantae

Shantae: Risky's Revenge will see a PC release on July 15th


This is the one that was released on DSiWare and iOS
Jul 09
Shantae: Risky's Revenge is a fantastic game that helped bring some life to the relatively limp DSiWare service once upon a time. It's since been released on iOS due to its popularity, and now, it's hitting the PC on July 15t... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse will steal all your booty this summer


Sashay, Shantae!
Jun 09
The latest entry in the Shantae series is nearly here, and it's making its way to a 3DS or Wii U near you this summer. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is WayForward's latest successor to the excellent Shantae: Risky's Revenge... read
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Adventure Time

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom releasing this November


Slamacow, mathematical, etc.
May 08
Adventure Time, that delightfully trippy Adult Swim cartoon masquerading as primetime Cartoon Network material, is receiving a brand new game in the form of Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom, due out Novembe... read
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Shantae 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse delayed for a 'couple more months'


WayForward confirms that you'll have to wait
Mar 04
Remember when we reported that Shantae and the Pirate's Curse for the 3DS was "almost done?" Well it appears as if it's not really all that nearly done, as WayForward has further delayed the game for a few more months. WayForward has its hands full with this and Half-Genie Hero, the latter of which has no release in sight. WayForward [Twitter via Nintendo Life] read
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Grab a bro
Beat-’em-ups are quite the strange genre to me. I grew playing many of them: Simpsons, X-Men, and Turtles in Time in the arcades were my jam. In fact, I’d say they are still my jam. That said, it’s easy to r... read feature

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Double Dragon

Double Dragon: Neon now available on Steam


Get ready to ROOOOOOOOCK!
Feb 06
The zaniest adventure of Billy and Jimmy Lee is available for PC players today, as Double Dragon: Neon arrives on Steam. You may now purchase it for the perfectly reasonable sum of $9.99. Setting aside all of the awesome... read
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Spin the Bottle

WayForward celebrates Wii U sales with Spin the Bottle


Bumpie's Party
Feb 01
Nintendo recently announced plans to reward consumers who buy games on their consoles by making future purchases less expensive for them. Like a lot of the stuff they announced at that big press conference, it's actually som... read
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Wonder Momo

New Wonder Momo, guys


Obscure brawler gets modern makeover
Jan 30
When Wonder Momo was first released in arcades and the Turbo Grafx 16, no one in the United States knew what "Magical Girl Anime" was. Game publishers were still changing women into men on a regular basis for "marketing reaso... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is nearly done


Finally!
Dec 31
If you haven't heard, there are three Shantae projects in the works by WayForward -- two new original games, and a PC port of Risky's Revenge. One of those new games, Pirate's Curse, is set to his the 3DS at some point, ... read
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Shantae

Shantae: Risky's Revenge iOS gets a controller update


It popped up last night
Dec 12
Shantae: Risky's Revenge got a stealth update on iOS last night that allows for the use of MFi controller add-ons. The game was never impossible to play on a touch screen as it wasn't that difficult, but of course, tactile co... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last Sunday on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were treated to company of Cristina Vee, voice actress for League of Legends, BlazBlue, Tekken: Blood Vengence, Skullgirls, Pokemon Origins and many other games and animated ... read feature

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Unacceptableeeeeee!
I remember my first episode of Adventure Time. It randomly came on the TV one day and I had no idea what it was -- but I couldn't stop watching. There was something about the show that kept my eyes glued to the screen, watchi... read feature

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Adventure Time trailer

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon gets a launch trailer


Because I DON'T KNOW!
Nov 19
In case it slipped under your radars, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! has a quick new launch trailer to remind you that this is a thing that came out today among all the awesome stuff launching thes... read
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Button mash with the Mustache Cash Stash
Regular Show is one of my favorite programs on TV right now. It took the simple Beavis and Butthead setup of two slackers getting through their day-to-day routine, and added a bit of '80s and retro sheen to it, alon... read feature

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WayForward shows off their Silent Hill DS game concept


I want these
Oct 11
Jump to about the 5:30 mark in this WayForwardTV stream capture to hear about Wayforward's ne'er released Silent Hill game.  WayForward says that this work pre-dates Contra 4, from 2006 They put it together because... read
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Adventure Time ETDBIDK

Adventure Time gets more friends to explore dungeons with


About adventure time!
Oct 10
The upcoming Adventure Time game, Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW, got a new trailer showing off its hub world from where you can boost stats and purchase things, as well as listen to the fully voiced show character... read
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Shantae Kickstarter over, doubles its goal


$811,962 raised
Oct 05
Following Mighty No. 9's successful Kickstarter comes more good news, as Shantae: Half-Genie Hero's Kickstarter drive ends with more than double their original request raised. From Kickstarter the team received $776,084, plus... read
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Shantae

Shantae last push live stream to show off Silent Hill DS


Unreleased games and big names
Oct 03
[Update: The new costume and abilities Stretch Goal has been reached. Next up is the "Fire and Forget" Stretch Goal which adds a new chapter, new transformation, and new characters, like Shantae's mysterious red-headed replac... read
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Shantae

Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero gets new music and backer rewards


Purchase in the next few hours and get exclusives
Oct 03
The Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero Kickstarter has almost come to a close, so WayForward and their backers are throwing out all the stops. They've met the stretch goal of an extra chapter (complete with a new transfor... read
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Playable Risky Boots is a go for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


And $1.3 million for animated cutscenes!? Not gonna happen...
Sep 30
It's been slow goings ever since the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter met its base goal last week, but no need to lose hope just yet! The $500K Risky Mode has been funded! As the sexy pirate villainess Risky Boots, you'll... read
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Cat Girl Without Salad

Real game Cat Girl Without Salad gets a great fake OST


Great free music
Sep 29
[Image by Grace] Last March 31st, I posted a story about a videogame that is a real videogame. A lot of people said, "Hey, it's the day before April 1st! This isn't a real videogame for sure! You got punked, dummy!" It's amaz... read
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WayForward Kickstarter

WayForward clears their Kickstarter goal for Shantae


Half-Genie Hero is fully funded and happening
Sep 24
Although things were looking a bit iffy for WayForward's first Kickstarter, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is fully funded, and is now on their way to reach their stretch goals. As of the time of this writing $410,000 has been rais... read
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DuckTales Remastered

DuckTales Remastered to get a 360/PS3/Wii U physical box


This one is an actual disc!
Sep 18
It appears as if those sneaky rumors for a physical release of DuckTales Remastered on the Wii U were true. But wait! Capcom has announced not one, but three extra editions of the game today, as the PS3 and Xbox 360 are getti... read
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Shantae

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games


Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero receive a 'mighty' touch
Sep 17
We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Dungeon with Tony and Jim


From the forgotten PAX pile
Sep 15
Everyone's talking about the new HD Shantae title currently on Kickstarter, but what about the upcoming 3DS release Shantae and the Pirate's Curse? Is that any good? Jim Sterling, Tony Ponce and I checked it out at PAX, and ... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last week on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we closed up WayForgust with Matt Bozon, Creative Director at WayForward. We talked about Matt's start in development as a college student working on the SNES title Mickey's Ultimate C... read feature

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Shantae

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero sets sights on PS Vita, Vita TV


More platforms added to Kickstarter
Sep 10
Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Steam. Let's go ahead and add PlayStation Vita and Vita TV to the list of platforms for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. Clearly, WayForward doesn't sleep. In a Kickstarter update, the studio... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last time on Sup Holmes (now on itunes) we were graced with the effervescent presence of composer and developer Jake "Virt" Kaufman. This man is so packed with passionate ideas that they seem to be spilling out everywhere. H... read feature

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Shantae 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse gets a rad trailer


I'm feeling really good about this game
Sep 06
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is looking pretty awesome so far, and this official trailer does it plenty of favors. Along with its new HD Kickstarter, WayForward really is putting a lot of eggs in this franchise's basket. T... read






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