Coming in time for the holidays, XSEED Games has just announced the retail release of the next chapter in WayForward’s hit half-genie series, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. A limited “Risky Beats” retail edition will be released containing a 30 song musical selections cd featuring songs from the game’s soundtrack. XSEED will release this limited retail printing on December 20th for the Playstation 4 and PS Vita systems. A Wii U retail release will hit a week later on December 27th. All versions will have a price of $29.99. XSEED will also publish the digital PS Vita version while WayForward will handle the digital PS4 and Wii U versions and all three digital version will cost $19.99.
Following three highly successful releases with Shantae, Risky’s Revenge, and the Pirate’s Curse, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero reacquaints players with the cast of Shantae in full HD. The magical world of Sequin Land is more vibrant than ever with high-definition graphics that retain the charm of the original 2D hand-drawn sprites the series is known for. Shantae, the spirited young half-genie, must once again defend Scuttle Town as the pirate captain and self-proclaimed Queen of the Seven Seas, Risky Boots, plots to steal a newly discovered limitless source of power.