Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Is Done, Release Date Incoming

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Is Done, Release Date Incoming

Wayforward's Kickstarted platformer is finished, but it has to get through platform submission before a release date is offered.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero launched on Kickstarter back in September 2013 and today Wayforward has announced that the game is done. In a message to backers, the studio said that development has finished and offered thanks to fans.

"We're excited beyond human comprehension to tell you the news... Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is done!" said Wayfoward. "What an incredible experience this has been! As you know, this was a very long development cycle, and we're grateful for your support and patience. This project was always about working together to create a product that was shaped by fans, for fans, and now that work is complete!"

Wayforward explained that the game has been submitted to Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and Steam for various quality assurance processes. Once that's done, Wayforward will work towards finding a single global release date.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero was originally scheduled for an October 2014 release date. The game is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Steam, Wii U, and PlayStation Vita.

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M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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