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Shantae 1 coming to Switch this month

Posted on April 10, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch


WayForward will publish the original Shantae on Switch this month, the studio just announced. The title will launch digitally on April 22.

Shantae originally came to Game Boy Color back in 2002. It has become one of the more titles around since then.

Here’s an overview of the game, along with a trailer:

The original Shantae is back and coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop on April 22! Initially launched in 2002, Shantae is the acclaimed action-adventure-platformer that is often considered one of the most impressive Game Boy Color games ever produced. In this pixel-perfect adaptation, Shantae hair-whips, dances, and transforms as she seeks out four elemental stones throughout Sequin Land to put a stop to the nefarious lady pirate, Risky Boots!

Note that Shantae will initially be sold digitally for Switch, Limited Run Games will be producing a physical release later on. Stay tuned for further information.

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