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Game Boy Color classic Shantae to receive limited print run

By Jack Taylor – 9 July 2020

Shantae's original Game Boy Color debut is getting a new print run this year via Limited Run Games, as well as a Nintendo Switch release.

Announced during Limited Run Games's annual #LRG3 event, the very first Shantae game from WayForward will be receiving a limited print run for the Game Boy Color in September. As well as that, WayForward will release the game for Nintendo Switch around the same time, and that version will also receive a limited print run.

As well as that, Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut has been announced for release on Nintendo Switch, making the entire series playable on the system. It launches at the end of the year, with a limited print run also due from Limited Run Games around the time of release.

Other WayForward-related announcements during #LRG3 include:

  • Xtreme Sports, one of WayForward's earliest titles predating even Shantae, is getting a Nintendo Switch digital release, as well as limited print runs for Game Boy Color and Nintendo Switch in October.
  • The Mummy Demastered is getting a limited print run on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, with orders opening on 31 July.
  • WayForward is working on a brand new entry in the River City Girls series. Further information has not yet been shared.