Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Will Take “A Couple More Months”

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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse will be in development for “a couple more months” as WayForward Technologies add finishing touches to the game, the developer said via Twitter.


Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is a Metroid-style game with a connected map and hidden pathways to find. As you acquire more items and power-ups, you’ll be able to access more areas in the game.


Pirate’s Curse is in development for the Nintendo 3DS. Meanwhile, a second Shantae game, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, is in development for an assortment of platforms.

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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.