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During a live stream on Facebook, WayForward showed off the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Day One Edition with an official unboxing. View it below for a closer look at the full contents.


Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is out now in Europe, with the North American version to follow in May. We have the official launch trailer below.

On Friday, XSEED held a lengthy live stream for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition as well as the brand new Costume Pack. You can watch the full recording below.

WayForward is gearing up for the Costume Pack in Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. The DLC will be available on April 10, the studio announced today.

Here’s a trailer:

And an overview of the DLC:

These fabulous outfits aren’t just for show – they also provide Shantae with three brand new arcade-style play modes! Bounce off walls, throw stars, and teleport with the Ninja Costume; beat the life-draining heat by collecting sunscreen in the Beach Costume; and lay down the law with your pellet blaster and block- shifting ability using the Mighty Switch Force-inspired Officer Costume. Indulge your passion for fashion while testing your mettle with this chic and challenging DLC!

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition is coming to North America on May 8, XSEED announced today. Pricing is set at $39.99.

In Europe, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition was given an April 27 release date last week.

WayForward published an update today on their Kickstarter page for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, detailing the final stretch goal: the Costume Pack DLC. The content boasts three new adventures, featuring Ninja Shantae, Beach Shantae, and Officer Shantae. The developer notes the upcoming DLC will be launching in a few weeks.

See below for the full details:

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition is coming to Europe on April 27, PQube and WayForward announced today. All pre-order and launch copies will be the Day One Edition, which contains the 30-song Risky Beats soundtrack CD plus a 100-page artbook filled with unseen sketches of Shantae and the gang. The game on a cartridge and DLC are included as well.

North American publisher XSEED hasn’t set a final date for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition as of now. We should be receiving news very soon, however.

Source: PQube PR

With Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse making its way to Switch, WayForward has published a new launch trailer for the game. View the video below.

WayForward is putting Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on Switch in just a few days from now. Get a look at some footage below.

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse previously appeared on 3DS and Wii U. Now WayForward is bringing the game to Switch as well, according to a listing on the Australian eShop.

Pre-orders are actually live as we speak. That option should be extended to other regions very soon.