Shantae for 3DS Virtual Console is Ready

Monday, May 20th, 2013

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Shantae 3DS VCA blog post on WayForward’s website has announced some very exciting news: the GameBoy Color game Shantae will be coming to the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20th. Not only will the game be coming to North America, but Europe and Australia as well. Since the PAL regions missed out on the game the first time around, this should come as very good news. This announcement was also posted with some screenshots.

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I loved the DSiWare title Risky’s Revenge, and since I don’t have $200 or more for the original game, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the Virtual Console release. How many of you are joining me in buying this game as soon as possible?


About Guy Rainey

I’m Guy Rainey. I’m a hardcore Nintendo fan, a PC enthusiast, and a Sony sympathizer. Also an amateur/aspiring game creator. I love any game that puts story as the main focus of the game, so that means JRPGs are my favorite genre almost by default.

  • Me! I’m so ready for this.

  • I’m so excited for this. (As well as the LoZ Oracle games, but that’s a different matter.

    • I’ve got $17 in my eShop balance. $10 goes to the Oracle games. I should have enough for Shantae, at eShop prices. I’m so excited!

    • I’m grabbing a $20 3DS eShop card in a day or two, so I should have enough for them too. :3

  • I got to play through Shantae a while back–it’s quite a nice game! It really shows off the charm of the Gameboy Color era. I’d certainly recommend it as a nice addition to your game library.

  • RagunaXL

    I was one of the people who bit at the original shantae’s press. game critics and and game sites were raving how much it was like ‘old school’ castlevania 2 and Zelda II:the adventures of link… oh, it was! this game is hands-down awful. and I put a good 30 hours into it. the only good that came from that game was I sold it on ebay for $75 and loaded up on dreamcast games. STEER CLEAR! for those who haven’t played it, unless you love games where you have to inch through every stage and backstepping because every 2 seconds a creatures spawns right where your standing, often knocking you into a hole.