[Press Release] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Pirate Queen’s Quest will Cost Non Backers $9.99 + Official DLC Announcement

With just one week to go before we can all get our hands on the new DLC for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, developer and publisher WayForward has just come forward with a new press release, which includes how much it cost and other interesting tidbits:


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Valencia, Calif. – 08/22/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Pirate Queen’s Quest!:


Name: Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest

Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED

Release Date: Available 8/29/2017

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam

Players: Single Player

Price: $9.99 USD


Play the role of the bodacious buccaneer Risky Boots in Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest, the first major expansion to the critically acclaimed Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!



Raise anchor and prepare your body for a total re-imagining of the base game’s play style, theme, and storyline. You’ve played the genie-half, now experience the other side of the story!

As the villainous pirate Risky Boots, your quest is to travel the world in search of the components needed to conquer Sequin Land and defeat the Half-Genie brat!Game



  • The fan-favorite control scheme from Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse returns, placing a plethora of pirate skills right at your fingertips!
  • Take on any world in any order!
  • Slice your foes to ribbons with Risky’s Scimitar, or blast away with her Pistol!
  • Collect and master Risky’s Pirate Gear! Bomb Shot, Grappling Hook, Hat Glide, Cannon Jump, and more!
  • Deploy your Tinkerbat crewmen to turn the tide of battle!
  • Collect Cursed Magic to customize Risky’s abilities any way you like!
  • Includes brand new monsters and classic foes, now in HD!
  • New puzzles, storylines, and game endings!


NOTE: This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content! Thank you to all of our Backers!


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Source: WayForward PR


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