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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse details

Posted on October 12, 2014 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS eShop, News, Wii U eShop

This month’s issue of Nintendo Force provides more details about Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse. You can find them rounded up below.

– Risky appears at the start of the game with a prospect of an alliance
– The remnants of Shantae’s magic have transformed Risky’s crew of Tinkerbats
– They seek to revive Risky’s former mentor, the Pirate Master
– Shantae and Risky form a temporary truce
– The game is as long as the original Shantae and Risky’s Revenge combined
– Travel beyond the shores of Sequin Land to investigate 6 islands
– Each has its own labyrinth and boss
– Grid-based map
– Shantae can use her hair as a whip per usual and Fighter’s Gear
– Fighter’s Gear: ability enhancements back from the original game
– Shantae also have access to Pirate Gear
– Puff open a pirate hat to glide over gaps or ride currents
– Use a cannon to propel Shantae skyward
– Whip out a flintlock pistol to target foes from a distance
– Strap on a pair of Risky’s boots to charge at enemies with scimitar at hand
– Shantae’s friends are back like Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops
– New faces as well such as Death itself
– Loose ends will be tied up in the story
– Learn more about several characters on a personal level
– Risky’s history with Pirate Master will be explained, and you’ll discover how she became drawn to a life of villainy
– Inti Creates made 100+ character illustrations in place of in-house artwork
– Hundreds of voice clips
– Jake Kaufman is leading the score
– Unlock a “Pirate Mode” after clearing the game once
– WayForward isn’t saying what this is, but you might be able to play as Risky Boots
– Wii U version will support the Wii U Pro Controller and off-TV play
– High-defition visuals as well

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