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WayForward to bring Shantae to Nintendo 3DS in June

11:30 PM on 04.28.2013 // Kyle MacGregor
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One of the rare gems of the Game Boy Color era is making a return on Nintendo 3DS. WayForward has announced that the original Shantae is set to arrive on Virtual Console in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand at the tail end of June.

Published in 2002 by Capcom, Shantae achieved cult status despite launching to poor sales in the shadow of the then nascent Game Boy Advance. Nearly a decade later WayForward released a sequel on DSiWare, Shantae: Risky's Revenge. A third entry, Shantae and the Pirate's Curse, is currently in the works for Nintendo 3DS.

Shantae on 3DS Virtual Console [WayForward via Joystiq]


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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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