Shantae is the name of a feisty half-genie who stars in Capcom's latest handheld offering. It's also the name of game which you should not miss playing. What makes it so good Great graphics, solid play control and the developers' obvious commitment to create a game with real depth. Shantae may seem like an unlikely title to garner such praise, but this purple-ponytailed newcomer is for real. Shantae is an action/adventure game designed for Game Boy Color. The graphics will be spruced up if you play it on Game Boy Advance, and in fact it outshines most other action games designed specifically for GBA. Though only a half-genie, Shantae is nevertheless hired to be the official genie of Scuttle Town. As such, it is her responsibility to protect the town's citizens from all sorts of danger. When a sassy lady pirate named Risky Boots attacks the town and steals a prized steam engine, it's up to Shantae to prove that she can save the day just as well as any full-blooded genie.