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Best Nintendo Games List – #45 Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse

Developers: WayForward Technologies, Inti Creates

Publisher: WayForward Technologies

Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS

Release Date: October 23, 2014 (3DS), December 25, 2014 (Wii U)

When you’re a half-genie that loses her powers, you have to make do with what you have. So is the case for Shantae in Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, who must adapt by using pirate weapons obtained throughout this new adventure in Sequin Land. The latest in the series sees Shantae use pistols to shoot at enemies/hit switches, use a hat to glide in the air, swing a scimitar to break down barriers, boots to charge dash attacks for and a cannon to perform air jumps. The more she brings to justice, the more gems she can afford in her quest to take down the nefarious Pirate Master.

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