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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

The Ranking

83.82% Overall Rank: 2601
3DS Rank: 46
2016 Games Rank: 2589
2016 3DS Rank: 46
Score based on 17 reviews


Embark on a brand new adventure which teams Shantae with her arch nemesis, Risky Boots! When a curse falls upon Sequin Land, Risky Boots and Shantae must join forces to battle unimaginable evil. Shantae must give up her job as Scuttle Towns "Guardian Genie" and become a pirate if she hopes to get her magic back and save the day. As a pirate, Shantae gains new weapons and tools to advance her quest and power through monsters! * Flintlock Pistol (blast enemies and switches from afar) * Pirate Hat (glide on the wind using this enormous headwear) * Risky's Boots (run at super speeds! Chain your attacks as you dash through enemies & over lava) * Cannon (blast yourself into the air on a belch of black powder) Core Gameplay Components: * Whipping! Destroy monsters, topple bosses, and solve puzzles with your hair * Platforming! Run and jump through deviously designed levels * Exploring! Navigate a world of interconnected levels and Labyrinths * Belly Dancing! Dance with your Magic Lamp to suck up magic and items * Customizing! Earn new abilities, unlock stat-boosting artifacts, magic & costumes * Storytelling! Flirtatious characters and wonderfully off-beat humor
Release Date: October 23, 2014

Latest Reviews

Nintendojo 10/19/16 Review B+
Nintendo Insider 03/09/15 Review 9 out of 10
MMGN.com 02/09/15 Review 9 out of 10
NZGamer 02/06/15 Review 8.5 out of 10
Game Revolution 01/13/15 Review 4 out of 5
Gaming Illustrated 11/17/14 Review 85 out of 100
Game Informer 11/05/14 Review 7 out of 10
Pocket Gamer UK 10/30/14 Review 9 out of 10
IGN 10/29/14 Review 8.5 out of 10
Nintendo Feed 10/28/14 Review 9 out of 10