Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero was a remarkable game on release, though it did feel like it was a bit on the short side. Fortunately, WayForward addressed this with some plans to expand the game in new and interesting ways. A few months ago, the game received a DLC campaign starring Risky Boots, Shantae’s nemesis. Featuring remixed stages and a new play style, it was quite the swashbuckling adventure, but WayForward isn’t stopping there.

The developer will be adding a second expansion soon called Friends to the End, featuring Bolo, Rotty, and Sky, and it certainly looks to be adding an interesting twist to things. Though the stages are the same, the hot-swapping mechanic and level-up system are fascinating additions, and will no doubt make for a great expansion. Check out the new trailer below:

What do you think? Will you be picking this up? How did you like Risky Boots’ campaign? Share your thoughts in the comments below.