WayForward News


A Boy and His Blob consumes jellybeans on consoles and PC this month

By Daniel Perez, Jan 05, 2016 9:51am PST

Get ready for a sweet adventure later this month.


"Seeing as it is a port of Wayforward's Wii version: yes it will have a hug button."

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - hands-on at IndieCade 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 27, 2015 2:00pm PDT

The half-genie Shantae returns to help celebrate WayForward's 25th anniversary and she's come with an upgraded art style. Shacknews recently had a chance to give the game a look during last weekend's IndieCade event.


"Looks awesome I am glad I backed it, one of the nicest looking 2D games coming out soon for sure."

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DuckTales Remastered dev announces Apple Watch-exclusive RPG, Watch Quest

By Daniel Perez, Apr 15, 2015 5:35am PDT

Wayforward, the studio behind DuckTales Remastered, has announced it will be entering the Apple Watch gaming scene with Watch Quest.


Like a hurricane: A DuckTales timeline

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 11:00am PST

Yesterday, it was announced that Disney would reboot the beloved 80s animated series DuckTales for Disney XD in 2017. To commemorate this news, Shacknews is taking a look back at DuckTales' video game history, from the 1989 NES classic all the way to some of Scrooge's memora...


"Swimming around in gold coins has got to be hard on the elbows, though. ..."

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Amazon reveals new Fire games from WayForward, Frontier Developments

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Amazon continues to bolster its gaming lineup for the Fire phone and tablets, revealing a trio of new games from some fairly well-known game developers.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze in the works at WayForward

By Robert Workman, Sep 04, 2014 10:30am PDT

The Danger of the Ooze will shy away from beat-em-up fashion to focus more on a 2D exploration style of game. FINALLY.


"I would jizz in my pants if that happened..... imagine changeable skins so you can play as your ..."

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Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut coming to PC next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 09, 2014 3:00pm PDT

WayForward is re-visiting the second game in the Shantae series with Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut, revealing a PC version that will hit Steam next week.


BloodRayne: Betrayal cutting onto Steam next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Those looking for a BloodRayne revival got their wish with 2011's BloodRayne: Betrayal on Xbox 360 and PS3. Now the game is ready to slice its way onto Steam.


"I do like the Bloodrayne character; it just needs to be done right."

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Wonder Momo coming from WayForward

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2014 1:30pm PST

DuckTales Remastered developer WayForward has announced that it is working on a reboot of Wonder Momo, an arcade beat-em-up that never came to the states.


"Never heard of the game, hopefully they will splash out and release it on as many platforms as ..."

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Double Dragon: Neon coming to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2014 8:00am PST

Though the '80s are so passé now--it's all about the '90s--a year or two back they were the decade to gaze nostalgically at. Hotline Miami and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon were celebrated for their retro chic, but WayForward's poor Double Dragon: Neon failed to make much of an i...


"Good thing I never bought it on Xbox, going to get this one from Steam. Keep 'em coming ..."

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DuckTales: Remastered jumps to retail on November 12

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT

"Bah humbug," Scrooge would say. "I don't know how to download digital video games! Give me a disc-based copy at retail!"


Shantae: Half-Genie Hero seeks crowdfunding

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2013 1:15pm PDT

WayForward has started a Kickstarter campaign for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the first console game in the series.


"If I had to stab in the dark for a reason, I would possibly wager that it changed because this ..."

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Mighty Switch Force 2 coming to Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Two months after releasing Mighty Switch Force on the 3DS eShop, WayForward is bringing Patricia Wagon's new adventure to Wii U, as well.


DuckTales: Remastered trailer: 29 minutes in the Himalayas

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2013 8:15am PDT

Ah, nostalgia! I remember that. But how does it fare in the cold light of the present, especially when it's tarted up to look like one of these here 2013 video games? Have a gander at DuckTales: Remastered in a new 29-minute gameplay walkthrough trailer showing off its Himal...


"Some of the new additions (like 18:15 of the video) are really neat."

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Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon inspired by Diablo

By Steve Watts, Jul 17, 2013 10:30am PDT

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is an overhead, Diablo-inspired dungeon-crawler, according to WayForward.