2d side-scrolling virtuosos WayForward have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring Shantae to home consoles and PC. This is an established series that has only previously appeared on Nintendo handhelds. The original Shantae was one of the very best GameBoy Color games, Shantae: Risky's Revenge was a DSWare title, and Shantae: The Pirate's Curse is coming to 3DS later this year. The games are essentially metroidvanias where you play a belly dancing half-genie who whips enemies with her hair and performs dances to transform into other creatures. They're wonderful games. I'm a bit surprised they went the Kickstarter route to do this, as WayForward is a long standing and well respected developer that I would have figured would have no trouble getting publisher funding. Maybe no publisher wanted to take the series to home consoles and PC? I dunno. Either way, this game is going to be great and the entry point is nice and low ($15 for the game download).