Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Ultimate Edition

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8.5 / 10.0
Jun 19, 2018

It is not that this game has undergone a new change to its visuals or gameplay, but that it has become a complete adventure containig all of its expansion in a unique physical edition. Besides, this represents its arrival on Nintendo Switch, which means that it is in a position that allows for it to get new players.

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78 / 100
May 10, 2018

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is more than the sum of its parts, but I just wish a few of those parts were original concepts.

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7 / 10
Aug 10, 2018

Shantae Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition is, like its name says, the ultimate edition of Half-Genie Hero, which now makes it to the Nintendo Switch with additional content that provides some new and varied mechanics, even if there is also a lot of recycled content. Those who did not have a chance to play the original will feel fully satisfied with this release.

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9 / 10.0
May 31, 2018

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition really is the definitive version of this already fantastic game. The DLC, while not as strong as the main game, is a nice bonus, with some very creative use of Shantae and her friends. If you haven't already tried this game, the answer is easy: play this now!

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4.3 / 5.0
May 21, 2018

With a bevy of bonuses, including content that was previously only available to Kickstarter backers, this truly is the definitive edition of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero.

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9 / 10
May 15, 2018

There isn't much left to say about Shantae: Half Genie Hero; longtime fans have no reason at all to ignore this latest (and possibly greatest) entry in the series, and players itching for a polished platformer with a gorgeous presentation and a whole lot of charm have even less reason to miss out. As long as the community continues to vote with their dollars, Wayforward will continue to grant the wishes of old-school gamers everywhere.

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8 / 10
May 7, 2018

Thanks to its fantastic art style and solid writing, Shantae Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition has enough to make it stand out from the crowd. If you're looking for a great platformer, it's well worth considering.

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May 3, 2018

It's time to broaden the horizons, but in the meantime, Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition is as good as platformers get on the Nintendo Switch.

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9 / 10
Jun 13, 2018

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition is indeed the ultimate version of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, giving us the main game and all of the additional content released thanks to the many stretch goals reached during the Kickstarter campaign and the subsequent extended funding period on the WayForward site. This is worth every penny, and is a must-have game you should definitely buy today on PlayStation 4, as you take on a new trophy list with a Platinum trophy to play the game with some new trophy objectives here and there.

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A or higher
May 14, 2018

No matter what, make it your business to download Half-Genie Hero on Switch today, as it's not just the best Shantae yet, it's also one of the best platformers on the system, period.

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