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    Review Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

    I whip my hair back and forth

    The Shantae series is an odd one, isn't it? It's been around for quite some time, but never made a huge impact. The Metroidvania style gameplay and quirky writing are adored by fans, but despite being quietly very good, the games remain ignored by most. Funnily enough, you can play three of the four titles right now on...



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    Review Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

    It's y'arrrrrrrrlright

    Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is a 2D side-scroller in the classic Metroidvania vein, but with a whimsical story and an anarchic sense of humour that helps separate it from the pack. Taking on the role of a half-genie named Shantae, you'll spend approximately ten hours exploring various islands, solving puzzles in dungeons,...


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    Review Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut

    Risky business

    Shantae: Risky's Revenge – Director's Cut is a PlayStation 4 port of the 2010 Metroidvania game by WayForward Technologies. Originally released on the Nintendo DSi, the title belly danced to the PC this time last year, and now it's finally the turn of Sony format fans to get their hands on the release. This is actually the second...



  • News Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Shakes Its Hips on PS4, PS3, and Vita

    Hair we go

    Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the follow-up to WayForward’s cult GameBoy Color platformer, is set to strut its stuff on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Having already crossed its Kickstarter target with time to spare, the studio is now hoping to hit a couple of stretch goals. At the time of writing, the title needs to raise a...



  • News Konami Dates Trio Of Silent Hill Titles

    If you've been waiting desperately for more Silent Hill, then you're about to get your wish

    Konami's attached dates to three Silent Hill titles that are all due to release in early 2012 — so even if the world ends before the year's out, at least you'll get your fix of the premium horror franchise. First up is the Silent Hill HD Collection, which is due out on January 24th. That game bundles the..