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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero  



WayForward clears their Kickstarter goal for Shantae


8:30 AM on 09.24.2013
WayForward KickstarterWayForward clears their Kickstarter goal for Shantae photo



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 raised, and the first (and likely only feasible) goal is Risky Mode, which allows you to play an entirely new campaign as Risky -- Shantae's arch nemesis.

Further goals include bonus chapters, new costumes, more characters, and mystery goals. If you're interested, you can head to the Kickstarter page and nab a key for the game upon release for $15. As a Shantae fan, I'm really glad this one hit the mark. Unlike Mighty No. 9 which needs an extremely high amount of funds to come to the PS4 and Xbox One, Shantae HD will literally be coming to every platform but the 3DS.








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8:00 AM on 10.05.2013
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4:00 AM on 09.30.2013
Playable Risky Boots is a go for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

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7:30 PM on 09.17.2013
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8:00 PM on 09.10.2013
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