Our favourite purple-haired protagonist, Shantae, is back and this time the Half Genie Hero arrives in Ultimate form.
Available to purchase and download right now, Shantae: Half Genie Hero: Ultimate Edition is a massive collection that will appeal to both Shantae fans and those yet to experience her adventures.
With the main Half-Genie Hero storyline pushed things along, this Ultimate Edition includes even more modes, monsters, and platforming action as the ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’ allows players to take on the role of Shantae’s arch-nemesis, Risky Boots, in a whole new storyline.
There is also the addition of ‘Friends to the End’ featuring new levels and a special boss encounter as Shantae’s pals Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops enter her nightmare in order to try to save her from certain doom. The ‘Costume Pack’ meanwhile provides three new arcade-style adventures – get the chance to harness the power of the Ninja, Beach, and Officer costumes in these brand new side-stories
But that’s not all and previously unreleased bonuses – the Tinkerbat Transformation, Blue Shantae Costume, and Classic Risky Boots costume – are all also present.
Game features include:
- Shantae Mode – enjoy the main Shantae storyline, “Half-Genie Hero”
- Hero Mode – get a head start with Shantae’s animal transformations already unlocked
- Hard Core Mode – the tough-as-nails follow up to Shantae Mode for those craving a stiff challenge
- Pirate Queen’s Quest – conquer Sequin Land as the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in an exciting new story!
- Friends to the End – Swap between friends Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops to save Shantae from the Nightmare Realm!
- Costume Pack – Side story modes with brand new gameplay: Wall jump in Ninja Mode, repel sunburn in Beach Mode, and take down Space Hooligans in Officer Mode!
- Extras Gallery – Meet various conditions to unlock artwork in each game mode!
- Hall of Fame – View artwork created by the most die-hard Shantae fans!
- Tinkerbat Dance – Transform into a pirate and slash through foes!
- Includes Blue Shantae Costume and Classic Risky Costume colors
- Exclusive Bonus Costume – Blue Bathing Suit – for use in Beach Mode!
You can get hold of the Ultimate Edition of Shantae Half-Genie Hero by spending just £23.99 at the Microsoft Store. Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC players can also grab it from their own digital store.
We’ve got a full review coming, but for now should you wish to know a bit more about Shantae Half-Genie Hero then check out our review of the original game.
This all-inclusive version comes with all of the previously released DLC, Modes, and Costumes! Save the day as belly dancing half-genie Shantae! Conquer Sequin Land as the evil Risky Boots in ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’! Swap between Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops in ‘Friends to the End’! And finally, wall-jump as Ninja Shantae, soak up sun as Beach Shantae, serve justice as Officer Shantae! Also includes Tinkerbat Transformation, Blue Shantae & Classic Risky costumes!