Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Will Be Making Its Way to the Switch This Summer

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Perfect summer title.

The Nintendo Switch library will be one game bigger come this summer thanks to the team over at WayForward. The developers have announced that a port of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will making its way to the Nintendo Switch sometime this summer. The fourth game in the Shantae series will contain over 150 custom-made HD Rumble events made just for the Switch.

The Shantae series follows a half-genie who uses her long and beautiful yet deadly hair to attack enemies with. The game is presented in high-definition but features 2D sprites on a 3D environments. The gameplay is reminiscent of past titles like Ducktales and/or Metroid.

WayForward will be publishing the digital version of the title while XSEED will be handling the retail version. More details will be coming shortly on pricing and release date.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is currently available for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS Vita, and Microsoft Windows.


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