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Once Shantae is cleared by the ESRB it can hit the 3DS VC

6:45 PM on 06.11.2012 // Chris Carter
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Remember when we told you that WayForward was actively attempting to drop the original Gameboy Color version of Shantae on the 3DS' Virtual Console? WayForward's Matt Bozon recently informed Nintendo World Report that everything is well, and all they're doing now is waiting on the ESRB.

Once that business is all sorted out, it will be up to Nintendo to decide a concrete release date. If you're itching to get your hands on a Shantae game right now, go ahead and pick up the amazing DSi/3DS Risky's Revenge -- it's easily one of the best platformers available to date.

Thankfully Bozon also dropped another juicy bit of information: WayForward is actively pursuing new iterations of the franchise. Will we see a full retail 3DS release in the future?

Shantae Coming to 3DS Virtual Console Soon (Hopefully) [NWR]




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destructoid's previous coverage:
Shantae


  Jul 19

Pore over Shantae's original design sketches

And don't forget to buy the game on eShop, fools!


  Jul 10

Shantae FINALLY boogies onto 3DS on July 18

A month-long delay can't stop the sprightly half-genie lass


  Jun 13

WayForward delays Shantae 3DS release until July

Game Boy Color platformer no longer planned to hit eShop on June 20


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