Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition Hits Switch, PS4 in UK

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition


PQube and Way Forward are excited to announce in their press release today that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition has released in Europe. It has launched today for both the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4. This latest physical release of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is essentially akin to a “definitive edition”. It includes all of the DLC add-ons that the game has had thus far, including:

  • ‘Pirate Queen’s Quest’ DLC,
  • ‘Friends To The End’ DLC
  • and also the ‘Costume Mode’

Additionally, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition also includes an exclusive swimsuit costume that is not in any other version. You can see her wearing it on the beach in the screenshot below.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition


There is also the Day One Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition set which includes an artbook full of beautiful art images of the game, and the 30-track Risky Beats soundtrack. Check out the trailer right here to see the game in action with its beautiful graphics art and more:


The Shantae series is known for its beautiful artwork, animation and soundtrack. It has gained a great many fans among all age groups with its unique blend of platforming and its modern interpretation of 2D platforming. If you’re interested in grabbing a copy of the game, you can purchase Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition in the UK from here. Lastly, here are a couple more screenshots of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition in action.

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Michael is a veteran gamer in his late 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES, SNES, and N64 among others. He loves Nintendo, but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks/bike rides, loves animals, and enjoys thunderstorms (and science in general).

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.