Two years before developer WayForward Technologies went all super-sharp sprites with 2016's Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero, they de-powered their magical maven and turned her into a pirate. Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is one of the most satisfying 2D platformers going, and it’s out today on Switch.
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero adds a whole new adventure on December 12 with the $7.99 Friends to the End DLC. Players swap between three of Shantae’s pals—Sky, Bolo and Rottytops—as they travel through remixed game levels to save the half-genie from dark magic.
The fourth installment of WayForward Technologies’ Shantae series launches today, and the half-genie’s latest shape-shifting platforming adventure looks as good as it plays.
Massive open-world 3D games are lovely, but watching presentations for dozens of them over the course of three days is exhausting. The trailer for the latest installment of Wayforward Technologies’ Shantae series is exactly the refreshment I need.
Marvel Puzzle Quest for mobile and PC was an exciting concept marred by free-to-play mechanics. Coming later this year, the console version of Marvel Puzzle Quest adds multiplayer and ditches free-to-play.
If Erica Page can’t battle her way through a haunted mansion filled with horrific beasts and break an ancient curse before sunrise her life is forfeit, her soul trapped for all eternity. Doesn’t that sound like fun?
Did you panic last week and stay up late to preorder a first-generation Apple Watch like some idiot? Me too. And here comes developer Wayforward Technologies to mildly justify it with Watch Quest.
The new Wonder Momo game is shaping up to be fun, sleek, and cool, while successfully giving me flashbacks of my traumatic experiences with the original.
3DS eShop favorite Mighty Switch Force 2 is making its way to the Wii U's digital storefront "by popular request," Wayforward Technologies announced this week on its blog. The developer estimates that it will arrive in October.
Yesterday Wayforward Technologies unleashed the majesty of Mighty Switch Force upon the Nintendo 3DS eShop, and while I only have a grand total of three codes to give away for the game, the wonderfully funky soundtrack is now available as a free download.
Aliens: Colonial Marines seeks to create the terror and tension of key moments in the Aliens movie franchise, using high-end graphics and a first-person view to immerse the player. It's DS counterpart, Infestation, just lets you shoot things.
The Nintendo DS game based on the Aliens franchise that leaked more than two years ago looks like its finally going to happen. Proof? Aliens: Infestation for the DS, a side-scrolling, alien-shooting platformer, was just rated by the ESRB.
We've still got a day left until April Fools, so we're going to have to take Majesco seriously when they announce the return of their half-vampire, half-supermodel heroine this summer in the 2D side-scrolling platformer BloodRayne: Betrayal.
Wayforward Technologies' gorgeous looking platformer Shantae's Risky Revenge will dance its way to Nintendo's DSiWare download service on October 4, according to the dev's official newsletter. Ready the Nintendo Points!
The Dark Knight returns to a more campy and colorful time in Batman: The Brave and the Bold for the Nintendo Wii, and he's brought friends.
Based on the first trailer for WayForward's Shantae: Risky's Revenge, there's no doubt that the Nintendo DSi-bound sequel to the Game Boy Color original is the best looking thing to hit DSiWare.
WayForward Technologies and Majesco bring us A Boy and His Blob for the Nintendo Wii, a re-creation of the beloved 1989 NES title, which I incidentally have never played.
Gearbox Software's first-person shooter Aliens: Colonial Marines is apparently still alive and kicking in some capacity, but who knows when it will be released. The same is true for the... Nintendo DS version?!
If new shots from WayForward Technologies' new LIT web site are any indication, the answer is "none more black." This game is so black, it's almost navy. Did I mention it's dark?