Original Shantae heading to the 3DS Virtual Console in June

Today Wayforward had great news for fans of their games. The original Shantae game is going to be making its way to the 3DS Virtual Console sometime closer to the end of June. The game was originally released in 2002 on the Game Boy Color but despite being published by Capcom, it became a rather rare title that is expensive to purchase nowadays. As such, Shantae will be available on the 3DS eShops...

Shantae returns in Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse

Huge news, Shantae fans! Today, new images have surfaced from the recent issue of Nintendo Power about our beloved genie, and those images are for an upcoming sequel by the name of Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse. This title will be for the 3DS’ eShop service, following 2010’s mega hit of Shantae: Risky’s Revenge. So what’s the story? Shantae is now a human, as her pow...

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge needs your help on Steam

You may have heard about a beloved little title called Shantae: Risky’s Revenge which was previously released as a DSiWare game and most recently on the iOS. Well if you still haven’t been able to play this stellar game yet or don’t have anything to play it on, you may just get your chance because WayForward, developer of the title, have submitted the title to Steam’s new G...

Shantae Confirmed for the Virtual Console

Today is a great day for fans of that quirky and charismatic genie by the name of Shantae. It was recently revealed in the most recent Nintendo Power that the Game Boy Color gem would indeed be hitting the 3DS’ Virtual Console after a year of speculation. As of now, there isn’t a date on this release, but that news should come forward soon enough. Shantae and was a critical success bac...

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Headed to the iPhone!

Yesterday, we brought you a tease for a mysterious “port” that Ms. Risky Boots herself hyped on Wayfroward’s official site. Well, today the cat is out of the bag as it was announced over at TouchArcade that Shantae: Risky’s Revenge will in fact be headed to the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Now if you are one of the poor, unfortunate souls that have never heard of this titl...

What are we playing this week?

Editor-in-Chief: MasterAbbott Well, well, welll…back to reality. I’m back from the Land of the Rising Sun. I bought myself a Japanese (NTSC) Nintendo 3DS with Japanese versions of Legend Of Zelda Ocarina Of Time, Resident Evil Mercs, One Piece Ultimate Cruise Special and a number of other DS games which I know are impossible to find anywhere else. Unfortunately, I still haven’t had time to play an...

The Best of the Nintendo 3DS eShop – Part 1

The 3DS e-Shop launched just a couple of weeks ago along with the 3DS Virtual Console and all the classic DSiWare favorites, but due to how disorganized the menus are at the moment it is rather difficult to find a specific title you want. When I received my first DSi at launch a couple of years ago, there was very little choice as it took Nintendo a good year to truly build up a decent selection. ...

Majesco Reveal BloodRayne Betrayal; Coming to the XBLA & PSN!

It has been a long time since we have heard anything from BloodRayne, which first seen life on the Gamecube over nine years ago. The series since has spawned a sequel and a fan following that have been thirsty for another title for years, and now the wait is soon to be over as today Majesco revealed the newest installment in the series, “Bloodrayne Betrayal”, which will be headed to th...

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – DSiWare Review

Game Name: Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Platforms: Nintendo DSiWare Publisher(s): WayForward Developer(s): WayForward Genre(s): Platformer Release Date: Oct 4, 2010 Price: 1200 Points ($12.00 US) Eight years ago, when the Game Boy Color was on it’s last legs, Shantae was released. The title received rave reviews and garnered a huge cult following. Shantae fans wanted a sequel and developer...

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