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.
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 instalment of Wayforward Technologies’ Shantae series is exactly the refreshment I need.
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.