The long awaited Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is finally about to hit the Wii U. The game has been out on the 3DS for a little while now, but I've been holding out for the home console version. Wii U-specific features like "HD character portraits by Mega Man developer IntiCreates, Off-TV play, Classic Controller Pro and Wii U Pro Controller support" are worth waiting for, though both versions have neat stuff like "unlockable Pirate-Mode, multiple endings, and and epic original soundtrack by Jake 'Virt' Kaufman" so you really can't go wrong.
We caught up with Matt Bozon, creative director at WayForward, to ask why the studio continues to show so much support for the Wii U, the Parodius connection, his dreams of a Shantae amiibo, and a lot more. Read on for the full hair raising, booty plundering exchange.... read more