Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is coming to Europe, Australia and New Zealand February 5th, 2015!

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Rating:
ESRB (NA) E10+, Fantasy Violence, Suggestive Themes
PEGI (Europe): 12 (Violence, ***)
USK (Germany): 6
COB/OFLC (Australia/NZ): G (Very Mild Violence)
RAR (Russia): 6

The game will launch simultaneously on the Wii U and 3DS eShop and the New 3DS update will be released soon after.

Set sail with Shantae and Risky Boots!

Embark on a brand new adventure with Shantae, the hair-whipping belly dancing genie. When she loses her magic, Shantae must team up with her nemesis, the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in order to save Sequin Land from an evil curse. As a pirate, Shantae gains new weapons to advance her quest, slay monsters, battle epic bosses…and hopefully get her magic back in the bargain! But can she really trust her deadliest enemy?

The third Shantae game is the biggest yet! Beyond Sequin Land lie cursed islands and labyrinths each hiding a new piece of Pirate Gear – Flintlock Pistol, Pirate Hat, Scimitar, Risky’s Boots, and even a Cannon. Upgrade Shantae’s hair and weapons or unlock advanced Fighter’s Moves. Locate maps, return lost Heart Squids, collect rare loot, and laugh out loud at the weird, wild, and wonderfully humorous cast of characters. Incredible stereoscopic visuals, unlockable Pirate-Mode, multiple endings, and an unforgettable soundtrack make this one game you won’t want to miss!

 

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New 3DS Update

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse update includes “New 3DS” features! Game swaps in real time between Original and New controls, adapting to your unique play style!

-Use ZL or ZR to quickly swap between Inventory and Map screens.

-Use the Right Control Stick to “Quick Select” your magic and items.

-Tap the Touch Screen at any time to revert to Original controls.

-Owners of original Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL can also access these features by connecting the Circle Pad Pro accessory.

-Designed with speed-runners in mind!

This update is currently on its way to Nintendo in North America and Europe, and will be available soon!

*New 3DS and Circle Pad Pro are not required to play the game.

Look forward to this, and more exciting updates to Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse coming soon!