FIRST 10 MINUTES | 3DS, Wii U Friday, February 13, 2015 | 6:25 PM

Our Wii U videos of Shantae

Our Wii U videos of Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is a platform game available on 3DS and Wii U. Third episode of the Shantae saga, we are dealing with a very pleasant game which is particularly efficient. Art direction is very nice, even though it will not to everyone's taste. We strongly recommend that you start the adventure now if you own one of the two consoles. Four gameplay videos showing the beginning of the adventure are included in the news.

Gameplay #1
Gameplay #2
Gameplay #3
Gameplay #4

All comments

Commented on 2015-02-13 23:22:18
Again... I just don't get it :-/
In your opinion, which one out of these filters is the most enjoyable ?
SEGA/Nintendo's Upscale & Forget:
Campcom's Blurr Durr:
Simple Scanlines 75%:
Lazy devs. Any homebrew emulator on Xbox 1 (yes, the very first one) does better.
Commented on 2015-02-14 02:08:36 In reply to SplitTongue
I prefer the 3rd image quality with scanlines. At least to me, 2D retro games without scanlines look horrible and those 2x-4X filters (forgot the name) in the 2nd image look out of place if playing full screen - though not in all games.
Commented on 2015-02-14 09:26:09 In reply to Sdarts
2× SaI scaling
Commented on 2015-02-14 11:32:23
I prefer the original image, Sal just destroys the details in the image and scanlines hurt my eyes.
Commented on 2015-02-14 12:44:19
Those scanlines may hurt because it's a PS quickie i made. There are better, believe me. But to each his own. The point is: Devs should at least implement those filtering options so everyone can choose them individually and/or combine them. Bilinear, SuperSai, SuperEagle, Scanline, DotMatrix, CabinetMode etc. At least do your homework dammit !
Scanlines only:
2x Super Sai & Scanlines:
2x Super Sai & Cabinet:
Commented on 2015-02-14 15:39:45 In reply to SplitTongue
2x SaI, thanks for the reminder. Been a long while since I played any emulated game. Tastes vary differently, but I agree, developers should offer more options, otherwise you end up with a game not suitable for full screen.
Commented on 2015-02-14 19:52:04
Soo... how is the game? I've never played a Shantae game and it looks badass.
Commented on 2015-02-15 10:53:39
I always thought Shantea's first appearance was on SNES, when it was originally on GBC. Still, it looks so familiar, like I know this game all my life.
Commented on 2015-02-17 17:07:05
I think just upscaling it looks the best, screw the filters, just give me the pixels, also i have the Shantae game on steam and i think it looks great.
Commented on 2015-02-18 11:35:34
Reminds me of Alladin.

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