New Trailer for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Shows Risky Boots Platforming Onto the Switch

on June 13, 2017 3:00 PM

XSEED released a new trailer and screenshots for the release of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on Nintendo Switch in Summer 2017, the game is currently available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, and Wii U.

The new trailer of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero shows the game running on Switch hardware, focusing on rival Risky Boots. Purchasing the Switch version of the game will come with the Risky Boots DLC, Pirate Queen’s Quest.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is the newest entry for the long running platformer from developer Wayforward. The game contains many levels filled with secrets and many enemies, along with plenty of familiar characters for fans of the series.

The publisher details the features:

  • Shantae’s Trademark Belly Dance Moves Come to Switch with Added Content! – After completing Shantae’s storyline while dancing to transform into new and fan-favorites creatures, play in a whole new storyline as Shantae’s arch nemesis, RiskyBoots!
  • “Pirate Gear” Style of Play Returns – The gear-based ability system from Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse returns to helpRisky Boots multi-jump, glide, and more as she discovers new gear to access new areas, such as the Bomb Shot and Grappling Hook!
  • A Truly “Risky” New Adventure – Bend Sequin Land to your will as the villainous Risky Boots, complete with her own arsenal of tricks! Slice foes to ribbons with Risky’s Scimitar, blast them away with herPistol, and deploy Tinkerbat crewmen to turn the tide of battle!
  • Huge Bosses, Humorous Dialogue, and More – Become reacquainted with the cast of Shantae in full HD, with exquisitely detailed screen-filling sprites, immersive 2.5D backdrops, wonderfully off-beat dialogue, and nonstop action!

You can check out the new trailer and screenshots below:

 /  Staff Writer
Azario Lopez has held multiple positions in the game's media industry. At DualShockers he focuses on providing coverage for niche and indie video games in the form of news updates, reviews, and interviews.