Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets a December 20 Release Date

Well, after three years of waiting, the time has finally come. Well, to be more precise, the time will come soon on December 20, when WayForward’s much-anticipated sequel Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will be released. We reported just last month that the game was completed and coming soon, but now an announcement via an update on the game’s Kickstarter page has made the release date official, just in time for Christmas.

While Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will receive a December 20 release for all players, backers of the game will receives keys for their copies sometime next week, which will be ready for activation on December 12. Currently, the digital version will be released worldwide for Steam, Windows, and Xbox One, and in North America and Europe for PS4, Vita, and Wii U on the same day. The 2D platforming adventures of everyone’s favorite belly-dancing heroine look like a cheerful and incredibly fun way to cap off the year, so stay tuned to Hardcore Gamer for our release coverage of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero in a couple of weeks.