Posts Tagged shantae

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Review

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Shantae: Risky's Revenge is a sequel to a cult Game Boy platformer that has been brought to iOS, almost a decade later.

Read The Full Review »

Fans of old-school sidescrollers rejoice. After releasing an ominous teaser image a few days ago, Wayforward Technologies has announced that Shantae: Risky’s Revenge is coming soon to iOS devices. According to a report on TouchArcade, Shantae was originally released on the DSi download store in 2010, going on to win several awards – it was considered by many to be one of the best games on the system period.

Initially conceived as an episodic series, Risky’s Revenge is sequel to the first Shantae, released on the Game Boy Color in 2002. This side scrolling platformer takes cues from games like Castlevania and Metroid. Players control Shantae, a half-genie with whip-like hair and the ability to transform into a monkey, a elephant and a mermaid. Using these powers, she traverses the land fighting monsters and the dreaded pirate Risky Boots.

There are few changes coming to the upcoming port. In addition to getting new touch controls the level design itself is being changed to accommodate the new input. For example, platforms are now wider making precise jumping easier. Owners of iOS devices have a great new game to look forward to.

[via TouchArcade]

    Advertisement    





Featured Apps

    Advertisement    


Categories

Developers

Would you like your application reviewed on 148Apps? See the About page for information.
    Advertisement    


Latest Posts

Oceanhouse Media Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With an Important Sale of Related Apps

I am eager to let readers know about Oceanhouse Media‚Äôs annual app sale in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday from Wednesday, February 25 through Monday, March 9. During this time, five of their best-selling Seuss stories will be on sale for $0.99 each, and there will be discounts for other classic Dr. Seuss titles as […]

Bored? MyLeisure FreeTime Maximizer Will Take Care of That!

MyLeisure, by TrustMe App, is like a personal assistant for your free time. You’ll get recommendations on what to watch, play and read based on your personal taste and your friends’ suggestions. The app links directly to Amazon, iTunes, YouTube and more to make it easy to find something to do. Once you log in […]


Steel Media Network

148Apps - iPhone app reviews and news. The best gosh darn iPhone app site this side of Mars.
http://148apps.com :: @148Apps

Android Rundown - Android news and reviews. Where you get the rundown on Android apps and hardware.
http://AndroidRundown.com :: @AndroidRundown

Best App Ever - Yearly Mobile App Achievement Awards.
http://bestappever.com :: @BestAppEver

Pocket Gamer - Mobile game reviews, news, and features.
http://PocketGamer.co.uk :: @PocketGamer

Pocket Gamer.biz - Mobile games industry news, opinion, and analysis.
http://PocketGamer.biz :: @pgbiz

AppSpy - iOS game news and video reviews.
http://appspy.com :: @appspy