Shantae Risky's revolution is an action-adventure video game based on the 2007 Nickelodeon film of the same name, developed by 7 Studios and Nick games. The game was published by THQ on May 18, 2007, for the Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox, PlayStation 2, GameBoy Advance, Windows and Nintendo DS. A PSP and Xbox version was released on June 5, 2007. The game was planned for launch on GameCube version, but was cancelled due to limited resources for GameCube.
The storyline of Shantae's Risky's Revolution is based on the film. Shantae and her friends has to find the way to destroy the volcano to save Sequin land, while Ice queen attempts to freeze Sequin land and take the land to became a icy paradise.
Players can play as main characters from the film, including Shantae, Bolo, Risky Boots Sky, Rottytops, Twitch, Vinegar and a new character Caesar.
The game consists of 11 levels, some of which branch off from the main story of the movie, and features both single-player, and multiplayer play. These features vary based on console.
The game's general interface (PS2 and Xbox versions) for story mode in one of the early levels.
There are 8 characters the player can play as, all 7 of the movies' main characters, Shantae, Risky Boots, Bolo, Sky, Twitch, Vinegar, Rottytops, and one of the new character, Caesar.
Shantae, Twitch and Vinegar is the only characters that can double jump while Shantae has ability to whip using her hair, Double Jump and sprint using her pirate's sword.
Lobster Siren, Uncle Mimic, Agent 2,633 Tinkerbat, Evil Shantae and Nega-Shantae are voiced by their movie actors.
There are 11 levels in Shantae Risky's Revolution. The levels are highly linear, with side paths containing rewards for the completion of mission-style quests (three or five) and easter eggs such as an appearance by (Spongebob) from the SpongeBob SquarePants series. After completing a level, the player is awarded bonus rupee, the game's currency used for purchasing items in the gift shop. The difficulty setting multiplies the bonuses obtained.
There are numerous boxes, barrels, and other smashables scattered around the levels. Most contain fairy dust for use in special attacks, but a few contain coins and food. Coins are green color (called Rupee). In addition to the aforementioned smashables, a source of rupees can often be just finding them scattered around, as well as under certain circumstances, enemies. red rupee are worth 3 rupee and blue rupee are worth rupee. The player has to fight with fists and swords against multiple enemies, like sea-sirens, guards, ice guards, tinkerbats, and witches, depending on the level the player is in. After an enemy has sustained several hits, a finishing move can be used on them, which, when activated, plays an animation of the currently selected character finishing off the enemy, defeating them instantly, as well as causing them to drop special purple fairy dust. Felled enemies will drop fairy dust that will fill up the three-part special attack meter.
There are 6 minigames in Shanate Risky's Revolution. Playing them does not affect the main game (that is, no bonus rupees are awarded). By obtaining a high enough score after each game (the amount varies depending on the game), three different medals are awarded; bronze, silver and gold (in order from lowest to highest).