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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse  



Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is nearly done


8:00 AM on 12.31.2013
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If you haven't heard, there are three Shantae projects in the works by WayForward -- two new original games, and a PC port of Risky's Revenge. One of those new games, Pirate's Curse, is set to his the 3DS at some point, and according to their Kickstarter, it's "nearing the finish line." We've been waiting a while for this one, so that's good news.

Elsewhere, Risky's Revenge is a go for Steam, and apparently this will be a "Director's Cut" of the game, taking the "best parts" of the original game and bits of the iOS version to make it the "best version yet." The other new game, Half-Genie Hero (which will arrive on just about every platform ever), is still in production, and is moving along "nicely."

Shantae is WayForward's bread and butter, quality wise, and it seems to be what they do best. I can't wait to try out Pirate's Curse.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero [Kickstarter]








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9:00 AM on 09.25.2014
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse will get a New 3DS update

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse and the New 3DS aren't even out yet, but according to director Matt Bozon, the two will get along nicely. In an interview with Siliconera, Bozon stated that the game will see an updat...more



10:00 PM on 09.16.2014
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse launches next month

WayForward is targeting a mid-October release for Shantae and the Pirate's Curse in the United States, the developer announced this week via Twitter. No word on a specific date just yet. The studio also indicated the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platformer will have a later arrival across Europe and Australia due to the localization and submission processes. Please understand. WayForward [Twitter]more



7:14 PM on 06.09.2014
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse will steal all your booty this summer

The latest entry in the Shantae series is nearly here, and it's making its way to a 3DS or Wii U near you this summer. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is WayForward's latest successor to the excellent Shantae: Risky's Revenge...more



12:00 PM on 03.04.2014
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse delayed for a 'couple more months'

Remember when we reported that Shantae and the Pirate's Curse for the 3DS was "almost done?" Well it appears as if it's not really all that nearly done, as WayForward has further delayed the game for a few more months. WayForward has its hands full with this and Half-Genie Hero, the latter of which has no release in sight. WayForward [Twitter via Nintendo Life]more



7:30 PM on 09.17.2013
Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la...more



10:00 AM on 09.06.2013
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse gets a rad trailer

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is looking pretty awesome so far, and this official trailer does it plenty of favors. Along with its new HD Kickstarter, WayForward really is putting a lot of eggs in this franchise's basket. T...more



3:30 PM on 09.05.2013
Taking down a boss in Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

It's been heartwarming to see gamers embrace Shantae and developer WayForward as a whole these past few years. Before fans get too lost in the Kickstarter-funded Half-Genie Hero, there's Shantae and the Pirate's Curse for the 3DS eShop, which we got to play at PAX Prime 2013. Mash through the text, Tony. Mash it!more



2:45 PM on 11.06.2012
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse coming to 3DS eShop

What? WHAT? WHAAAAT!? WHAAAAAAAAAAAT!? Suck it down! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Hell yeah! The cover of November's Nintendo Power features our half-genie starlet in full pirate garb, teaming up with her archnemesis Risky ...more




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