WayForward is developing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero games

WayForward (developer DuckTales: Remastered, 3DS version of Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark) launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new series of games Shantae, entitled Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. At that time the game is targeting the accumulation of funds of US $ 400,000 for the cost of development on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS Vita and PC through Steam. The end of December 2014 and then, the game is completed campaign, with a turnover of more than US 1 million through crowfunding Kickstarter and PayPal. Details, $ 776.084 18.558 backer obtained through Kickstarter until October 2013, and an additional $ 171.853 through other backer 2,974 in December 2014 PayPal until then.

This game was originally planned for release in October 2014, but then it has not been disclosed so far back when the game is released. Possibility WayForward Technologies and Inti Creates, which also helps the process of development, will be announced during E3 2015, because they also have prepared some special material for the event through its new trailer.

Such prequel, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero starring Shantae, half-human creature and half genie, who uses her long hair as a whip, and belly dance to turn it into magical creatures

Gameplay Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is still the same as prequel, Shantae and the Pirate's Curse. You control Shantae, is divided into several chapters (there are 5 chapters), which can be entered back so have the necessary strength to penetrate the previously inaccessible - in the style of Castlevania and Metroid. Well, typical of classic side-scrolling game.