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Average Player Score Based on 38 ratings
8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 38 ratings
  1. 10 (12)
  2. 9 (13)
  3. 8 (6)
  4. 7 (4)
  5. 6 (0)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (2)

What Gamespot Users have to say about Shantae

  • Rating:7

    A game worth getting, but not for 200$.

    The game that infamously took a 200$ price tag. Virtually unheard of at first, Shantae really reached a lot of hype when eBay sales skyrocketed in price and gamers pleaded about how amazing this game was. It took over 10... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Such an obscure gem!

    STORY (9.5/10): The story is about a genie named Shantae who is the guardian genie of her hometown, Scuttle Town. One day, Shantae was at her home on the outskirts of Scuttle Town minding her own business when all of a s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    This game is so fun... and it's a metroidvania!

    Quick review: The character designs of this game are amazingly fun to watch. Even the monsters looks cool. The gameplay is tight. You can explore a vast world and the backtracking is fun because you're always winning ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Shantae: Half genie, half dancer, half platformer, half animal, ...half Zelda? It's all fun.

    Shantae Actual score: 9.0 Overview: In the tropical and Arabia like world of Sequin land, half genie heroine Shantae has assigned herself to protect the residents of scuttle town from her pivotal nemesis Risky Boo... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Game Boy Color done right.

    Every console needs an "arty" game. A game that pushes a console to its limits in graphics, story, sound, and length. For example, the NES had Kirby's Adventure, or the PSP has FFVII: Crisis Core. The game boy color, how... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful