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Shantae: Risky’s Revenge

Ahead of its release next week, footage has emerged for Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut on Switch. Get a look at the gameplay below.

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut is slated for October 15 on the Switch eShop. Limited Run Games is also handling a physical version.

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut will release on Switch next month, WayForward has announced. The game will be sold digitally starting October 15.

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

Continuing on with today’s news, Limited Run Games and WayForward have unveiled a collector’s edition for the upcoming Switch version of Shantae: Risky’s Revenge. You’ll be getting a commemorative metal coin, CD soundtrack, steelbook, and more with a purchase. Of course, standard copies will also be offered.

The physical versions of Shantae: Risky’s Revenge for Switch will be up for pre-order on September 11 at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET for four weeks. You’ll be able to place a reservation on Limited Run Games’ website.

In case you missed it, there will be new collector’s editions for the Game Boy re-release and Switch version of the original Shantae.

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Another round of footage is now in for Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut. Take a look at two more videos below.

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is now available in North America and Europe. To download the game, 268MB of free space is required. Keep that in mind if you have plans to download it soon!

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17 minutes of footage is in for Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut. Check out the gameplay below.

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is coming to the Wii U eShop on Thursday. Watch a trailer for the game below.

A few days ago, WayForward announced that Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut would be coming to Europe on March 24. This date is now set in stone for North America as well. When Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut launches on March 24, it’ll cost $9.99.

Here’s the news from WayForward’s Twitter account:


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Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is due out on the European Wii U eShop on March 24, WayForward announced today. A North American date will be made public later.

WayForward just posted the following on its Twitter page:


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Shantae: Risky’s Revenge originally landed on DSiWare back in 2010. It’s been on several platforms since then, and WayForward is now gearing up to bring it to the Wii U eShop.

The studio wrote in a Kickstarter update for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero today:

“Breaking news today for Shantae fans! Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is moving into submissions at Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe. Now Wii U owners will be able to play the most popular Shantae game on the planet, with all of those fancy bonus features like the new Warp System, improved balancing, HD illustrations, and the infamous Magic Mode Costume!”

In other news, here’s a look at Tuki, an enemy in Shantae: Half-Genie Hero designed by a fan:

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“This is it! The final Backer Enemy to appear in Half-Genie Hero! Say hello to Tuki, the sneaky, snakey seller of magical secrets by Backer Matt B! Matt B worked with our Matt B on several designs, and eventually landed on this devious shop keeper rather than a traditional combat enemy. Tuki will appear at various points throughout the game to offer the player new dances in exchange for old ones. What could go wrong? Traditional enemy? – No. Interesting choice? Abso-slither-lutely!””

Thanks to Andrew for the tip.

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