Shantae and the Pirate's Curse - first details

- 3DS eShop exclusive
- direct sequel to Shantae: Risky's Revenge
- picks up where the last game ended
- Shantae is trying to adjust to no longer being a genie
- she's also trying to defend Scuttle Town from attacks by the Ammo Baron
- Risky Boots shows up on her door step looking for help
- Shantae's genie magic had split into 30 parts and bonded with Risky's tinkerbat minions
- the minions quickly mutinied and overthrew Risky
- the minions set out to resurrect Risky's mentor The Pirate Master
- the Pirate Master is a lot worse/a lot more evil than Risky
- Risky and Shantae must team up to stop the tinkerbat's from unleashing the evil of the Pirate Master
- regain all of Shantae's genie power by destroying the 30 evil tinkerbats
- Special Pirate Gear for Shantae to collect in order to reach new areas (Grappling hook, guns, knives, swords, etc.)
- Each piece of pirate gear will serve 2 purposes ( enhance mobility and act as a weapon for example a flintlock pistol can be used to kill enemies and hit out of reach switches)
- Each piece of pirate gear will be upgradeable at in game shops
- New and old locations throughout Sequin Land will appear
- The game will supposedly be twice as large as Risky's Revenge and go everywhere even the underworld and the heavens.
- A new/more Metroid style map system
- Alternate/hidden paths for those who are want to stay off the beaten path
- it will be in Stereoscopic 3D, with 3D effects similar to Mighty Switch Force
- Series composer Jake Kaufman is back composing the score for the game
- Familiar characters like Rollytops, Uncle Mimic, Sky, and Bolo will appear
- Will see a 2013 release date on the Nintendo e-shop

Thanks to Alan for the heads up!
Categories: Portables
Tags: 3ds, eshop, wayforward

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