Awards & Rankings
Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Jan 16, 2014It's good, very cheap price, and despite the problems of playing games on IOS, it's still an enjoyable experience. If you have a DS/3DS, buyIt's good, very cheap price, and despite the problems of playing games on IOS, it's still an enjoyable experience. If you have a DS/3DS, buy it on there, or wait for the Steam version, but if you have no alternative, it's still great on the IOS.
The controls are really smooth, Shantae feels very satisfying to move around, her attack(she whips her hair) feels very snappy, and there's no delay. She can learn transformation abilities(monkey, elephant, mermaid, which she does by bellydancing).
The game is very self aware, making jokes about the genre and games in general. Story is simplistic, Risky Boots, Shantae's pirate nemesis is after a relic to turn herself into a genie, and Shantae goes out to stop her.
The graphics look great, with some of the best animation of 2D sprites I've ever seen outside of Rayman. Keep in mind, it can be a bit hard, especially on the IOS port with the weird controls of IOS games in general.… Full Review »