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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – free “Summer Surprise” update out today, trailer

Posted on July 31, 2018 by (@matt_okeefe) in News, Switch, Videos, Wii U

As thanks to their fans and supporters, WayForward is releasing a “Summer Surprise” update to all owners of Half-Genie Hero today, July 31. It includes an entirely new Jammies Mode as well as a Blaster Master Zero Transformation Dance

Here’s an official description of the update:

It’s time for a “Shantae Summer Surprise”! Starting today, ALL versions of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will receive a FREE content update that brings an all-new Jammies Mode and Blaster Master Zero Transformation Dance!

Enjoy playing a brand new adventure in naught but your jam-jams! Pillow fight your foes, float on a dream-like cloud, and deploy sleepy sheep projectiles to deal huge damage! Also included is a new bonus Transformation Dance for use in the main Shantae adventure – change into Sophia III from Blaster Master Zero and blast enemies to bits!

This update is free for all versions of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (both the base version and Ultimate Edition) – all territories on every gaming platform! It’s our free gift to all of you for supporting Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

The new Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is out now on both Switch and Wii U.

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Platform: SWITCHWII U
Genre: ACTIONADVENTURE
Publisher: WayForward / XSEED Games
Developer: WayForward
Release date: December 20, 2016 (Wii U), Summer 2017 (Switch)
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