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To celebrate the impending success of its Kickstarter-funded platformer Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, WayForward has released its iOS predecessor game Shantae: Risky's Revenge as a free download in the iTunes App Store for a limited time. Following up on its debut for DSiWare in 2011, Risky's Revenge...

September 23rd 2013 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Japanese studio Inti Creates is handling development duties on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, WayForward's HD installment in the beloved platforming series. You may also recall Inti Creates as the same house handling Keiji Inafune's retro-inspired game, Mighty No. 9. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is current...

September 17th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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WayForward will grant wishes for a Vita version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, but not just the regular version of the portable. If it meets its funding goal, the Kickstarter platformer will hair-whip its way onto Vita and the freshly unveiled Vita TV. In a Kickstarter update, WayForward said it had...

September 10th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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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 Shantae'...

September 7th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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 firs...

September 4th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Capcom distributed working, golden DuckTales NES cartridges to members of the press to promote the release of DuckTales: Remastered. They still have some leftover, however, and they'd like to give them to some aspiring singers and PhotoShop artists, Capcom Unity employee Chris Antista revealed las...

August 25th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of physical stuff can walk into their local game store and pick up a PS3 copy of DuckTales Remastered today. You may want to act sooner rather than later, as Capcom-Unity says physical boxed quantities are "hyper-limited" – so maybe call first rather than just stopping by. The boxed cop...

August 23rd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Mighty Switch Force 2, the sequel to Wayforward's 3DS platformer of a similar name, will come to Wii U eventually, the developer told Nintendo Everything. It's "kind of a backburner project" at the moment, though there should be an official announcement in the coming weeks, Wayforward said. Mighty...

August 12th 2013 at 7:55pm 0 Comments
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Capcom's DuckTales for the Nintendo Entertainment System was a masterwork of 8-bit game design, combining a beloved Disney cartoon series with exceptional platforming action. In DuckTales Remastered, developer WayForward sought to improve upon the much-loved title, which also happens to be my perso...

August 12th 2013 at 3:01am 0 Comments
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Look, we can see why you'd think we're the ones at fault here, but "duckumentary" is totally on DuckTales Remastered and Capcom/WayForward's shoulders. All we did was share it with you, which we had to do in order to free our minds from its webbed grasp. It's like a mummy's curse, but with ducks.

July 25th 2013 at 10:15pm 0 Comments