WayForward's Matt Bozon recently confirmed that Shantae would finally reach the North American 3DS Virtual Console on 18th July. Nintendo UK have now confirmed via Facebook that the title will launch in Europe on the very same day.
Nintendo UK also released some exclusive images of the game in early development, along with the all important news of the July 18th release.
So, both North American and European gamers will be able to nab Shantae on the 3DS Virtual Console next week. Will you be one of them?Back in 2002, WayForward Technologies created Shantae for Game Boy Color and from 18th July you'll be able to (re)discover this gem of a platform game on Virtual Console. Until then, feast your eyes on these early sketches from the game!'These are pages taken from Shantae series creator Matt Bozon's sketch book. Matt filled several sketchbooks while designing the game (1994-1999) and during production (1999-2002). Included are the first drawings by Erin Bozon, creator of the Shantae character, which inspired the series.