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'Nintendo fans got us here which is why we go the extra mile to serve them'
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... read feature

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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse may hit the Wii U this year


Currently available on 3DS
Dec 10
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is a pretty great Metroidvania title that hit the 3DS earlier this year. It was a continuation of the series following Risky's Revenge, and will lead into Half-Genie Hero which hopeful... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse launches this week on 3DS


Wii U version delayed until winter
Oct 21
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse hits Nintendo 3DS this week. As the third game in the series, the story follows Shantae as she loses her genie powers and learns to fight as a pirate. It'll have the same classic Metroidva... read
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Shantae 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse will get a New 3DS update


The game will still be at 60fps regardless
Sep 25
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... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse launches next month


...in the United States, at least
Sep 16
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] read
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Xtreme Sports

Shantae's secret origin lies in... Xtreme Sports?


Lets hope for Xtreme Belly Dancing in the sequel
Aug 24
Before WayForward hit Kickstarter success and critical acclaim with their Shantae series, they got their feet wet on the Game Boy Color with Xtreme Sports. It was their first game on the handheld, giving it special senti... read
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Shantae

Shantae: Risky's Revenge will see a PC release on July 15th


This is the one that was released on DSiWare and iOS
Jul 09
Shantae: Risky's Revenge is a fantastic game that helped bring some life to the relatively limp DSiWare service once upon a time. It's since been released on iOS due to its popularity, and now, it's hitting the PC on July 15t... read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse will steal all your booty this summer


Sashay, Shantae!
Jun 09
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... read
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Shantae 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse delayed for a 'couple more months'


WayForward confirms that you'll have to wait
Mar 04
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] read
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Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is nearly done


Finally!
Dec 31
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, ... read
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Shantae

Shantae: Risky's Revenge iOS gets a controller update


It popped up last night
Dec 12
Shantae: Risky's Revenge got a stealth update on iOS last night that allows for the use of MFi controller add-ons. The game was never impossible to play on a touch screen as it wasn't that difficult, but of course, tactile co... read
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Shantae Kickstarter over, doubles its goal


$811,962 raised
Oct 05
Following Mighty No. 9's successful Kickstarter comes more good news, as Shantae: Half-Genie Hero's Kickstarter drive ends with more than double their original request raised. From Kickstarter the team received $776,084, plus... read
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Shantae

Shantae last push live stream to show off Silent Hill DS


Unreleased games and big names
Oct 03
[Update: The new costume and abilities Stretch Goal has been reached. Next up is the "Fire and Forget" Stretch Goal which adds a new chapter, new transformation, and new characters, like Shantae's mysterious red-headed replac... read
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Playable Risky Boots is a go for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


And $1.3 million for animated cutscenes!? Not gonna happen...
Sep 30
It's been slow goings ever since the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter met its base goal last week, but no need to lose hope just yet! The $500K Risky Mode has been funded! As the sexy pirate villainess Risky Boots, you'll... read
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WayForward Kickstarter

WayForward clears their Kickstarter goal for Shantae


Half-Genie Hero is fully funded and happening
Sep 24
Although things were looking a bit iffy for WayForward's first Kickstarter, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is fully funded, and is now on their way to reach their stretch goals. As of the time of this writing $410,000 has been rais... read
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Shantae

Shantae: Risky's Revenge free on iOS, has new outfit


Get it ya dingus
Sep 22
The Kickstarter for the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the HD re-imagining of the classic character for PC and consoles, is almost fully funded, though we're still pretty far away from snagging all the stretch goals. The most rece... read
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Shantae

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games


Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero receive a 'mighty' touch
Sep 17
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... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last week on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we closed up WayForgust with Matt Bozon, Creative Director at WayForward. We talked about Matt's start in development as a college student working on the SNES title Mickey's Ultimate C... read feature

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Shantae

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero sets sights on PS Vita, Vita TV


More platforms added to Kickstarter
Sep 10
Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Steam. Let's go ahead and add PlayStation Vita and Vita TV to the list of platforms for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. Clearly, WayForward doesn't sleep. In a Kickstarter update, the studio... read
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Shantae

Taking down a boss in Shantae and the Pirate's Curse


The Ammo Baron is no match for Tony
Sep 05
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! read
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

WayForward's Kickstarting Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


HD hair-whipping action ahoy
Sep 04
It's hard to believe that WayForward has been around since the early '90s, but it's true. The studio has been cracking away since the days of the Game Boy, now with over 200 licensed titles under its belt. Sadly, it has only... read
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Shantae

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches


And don't forget to buy the game on eShop, fools!
Jul 19
The release of EarthBound on the Wii U unfortunately overshadowed the equally long-awaited arrival of WayForward's Game Boy Color gem Shantae on the 3DS. But I'm not about to sit by and allow our spunky little gal pal to be i... read
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Shantae

Shantae FINALLY boogies onto 3DS on July 18


A month-long delay can't stop the sprightly half-genie lass
Jul 10
Good news, everyone! The critically acclaimed Game Boy Color gem, Shantae, was originally scheduled to release on the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, but unsuspecting technical hiccups delayed the launch until some time this ... read
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Shantae release date get

WayForward: Shantae dances to Nintendo 3DS on June 20


Prepare for platforming paradise!
May 21
The original Shantae is coming to Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, WayForward has announced. Originally released in the dying days of the Game Boy Color, the acclaimed platformer managed to garner a pair of seque... read
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SHAKE IT, BABY, SHAKE IT
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 ... read feature

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Once Shantae is cleared by the ESRB it can hit the 3DS VC


Jun 11
Remember when we told you that WayForward was actively attempting to drop the original Gameboy Color version of Shantae on the 3DS' Virtual Console? WayForward's Matt Bozon recently informed Nintendo World Report that everyth... read
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Shantae comes to iOS this week, have some wallpapers


Oct 25
Genie lovers rejoice! Shantae: Risky's Revenge is making the move from the DSi to iOS later this week. Even if you are one of those terrible genie racists, you should still check this gem out. Gorgeous visuals and great music... read
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Shantae: Risky's Revenge coming to an iDevice near you


Sep 09
Shantae is good. Like, really good. And the sequel, Risky's Revenge, is also really good -- the best game on DSiWare, in fact. The original game never achieved the big sales it deserved, coming out for the Game Boy Color when... read
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Wayforward 'actively pursuing' Shantae on 3DS eShop


Jun 22
A fair few fans want to see the original Shantae come to the 3DS via its newly established eShop, and they're not the only ones. Developer Wayforward has confirmed that it's currently attempting to make it happen, though it c... read
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Nobody played the original Shantae. I didn't and neither did you. It was a Game Boy Color game released a year after the GBA hit retail. It had such a limited run that loose copies currently fetch well over $100. The only rea... read feature







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