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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse



WayForward knows retro game design. Side-scrolling gems like Contra 4 and DuckTales Remastered are proof the developer appreciates the essence of 8- and 16-bit game design. While the studio generally succeeds in recapturing the wheat and discarding the chaff of older games, this 3DS Shantae title's reliance on pesky backtracking detracts from an otherwise capable action-platformer. Since the series' inception on Game Boy Color, the adventures of the genie Shantae have always been about fighting enemies like evil scarecrows and squids while acquiring new platforming skills to reach previously


  • Name: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
  • Platform: 3DS
  • 1 Players
  • Developer: WayForward Technologies
  • Publisher: WayForward Technologies
  • Genre: Action
  • Release Date: 10/23/2014
  • ESRB: E10plus
  • Offline Multiplayer:
  • Online Multiplayer:
Accessibility Features
  • Subtitles: No
  • [cc]: No
  • Colorblind Mode: No
  • Multiple Difficulty Settings: No
  • In-game Help/Hint System: No
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