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WayForward: Shantae dances to Nintendo 3DS on June 20

May 21 // Kyle MacGregor    @DtoidKyle

Prepare for platforming paradise!

The original Shantae is coming to Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, WayForward has announced. Originally released in the dying days of the Game Boy Color, the acclaimed platformer managed to garner a pair of sequels, Shantae: Risky's Revenge and the forthcoming Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, despite less than impressive sales.

WayForward hopes to give the cult classic a second chance at success with a new audience on 3DS, where the title will be making its debut in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand after being previously exclusive to North America.


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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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