Reminder: Limited Run Games' "Shantae Day" kicks off tomorrow, with pre-orders for numerous Shantae titles

It's Shantae insanity!

We've already covered the Shantae products that Limited Run Games is going to be releasing, but the company has sent out a reminder to fans that pre-orders open up tomorrow. Check out a complete rundown of what'll be available below.

Shantae Risky's Revenge getting physical Switch release via Limited Run Games, pre-orders begin on September 11th

The whole Shantae series can now be bought physically on Switch!

The second installment in WayForward's Shantae series, Risky's Revenge, gets a Limited Run for the Nintendo Switch next Friday! It will open for a four-week pre-order at 10am ET on Friday, September 11 on http://limitedrungames.com.

Looking for an ultra-premium, ultra-purple physical edition of Shantae: Risky's Revenge for Switch? Our Collector's Edition features a commemorative metal coin, CD soundtrack, and a SteelBook. The four-week pre-order begins Friday, September 11 at 10am ET.

Limited Run Games announces Nintendo Switch and GameBoy Color releases of the original Shantae (2002), pre-orders starting on September 11th

A blast from the past!

Limited Run Games has announced that physical Nintendo Switch and GameBoy Color releases of the original 2002 Shantae game will be available for pre-order beginning on September 11th. This makes for LRG's first fully-functioning GameBoy cartridge launch! Both versions will also have a Collector's Edition bundle (GBC pictured above), with pre-orders launching alongside the standard editions. Only available for a four-week period, make sure to make your purchases from limitedrungames.com anytime after 10am ET on Friday, September 11th, 2020.

Vitamin Connection demo now live, full game 30% off

Well worth a look

Vitamin Connection, the Switch-exclusive, co-op focused adventure from WayForward, now has a demo on the Switch eShop. Give the game a go for free and see if you like it! If you do, you'll be happy to know that the full game is 30% off for a limited time! Don't wait too long to snag this deal!

Check out the cover for The Art of Shantae art book

Shantae's got you covered

We learned about The Art of Shantae awhile back, but today we finally get to see what the cover art looks like. The book itself doesn't launch until Dec. 1st, 2020, but you can check out a recap on what it offers below.

Shantae! Sheโ€™s the half-genie, belly-dancing, hair-whipping hero of her very own platforming video game franchise from WayForward Technologies!

The Art of Shantae collects the fantastic artwork behind all five games in the Shantae series. Included are key artwork, rough concepts, style explorations, creature and environment designs, and much more! Follow the creative development of Risky Boots, Rottytops, Sky, Bolo, and the titular heroine herself, in this fantastic hardcover celebration of Shantae!

The Mummy Demastered finally sees release in Japan

Well that took awhile!

The Mummy Demastered has been available on Switch in Europe and North America for a long time now. Believe it or not, the game is only just seeing release in Japan today! You can check out the launch trailer for Japan above.

The Mummy Demastered will be getting a retail release from Limited Run Games sometime in the near future. For those who haven't played it, the game is a pretty wonderful Metroidvania experience with an absolutely fantastic soundtrack. If you're a fan of the genre, it's well worth your time.

UDON teases books for Shantae, Mega Man Legends, and Street Fighter

Exciting things ahead!

UDON has worked on numerous gaming-related projects, releasing books, comics, and more for game brands. Now the company has teased what they have in the works right now, and there's plenty of gaming content incoming.

According to the UDON Entertainment 20th Anniversary stream for Comic-Con, there's plenty of gaming content in the works. What do Nintendo fans have to look forward to? UDON says they have projects in the works for Shantae, Mega Man, and Street Fighter. With Mega Man in particular, a Mega Man Legends piece of artwork was shown in particular, and the presenter said that image was chosen on purpose. Awesome to know that Legends is going to get some love!

Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia dated for Japan

Bakugan: Champions of Vestroia, which was revealed for Switch just a couple weeks back, now has its Japanese release date locked in. The game will see release in that region on Nov. 5th, 2020, courtesy of Warner. The game is priced at 5,478, and preorders are open now.

The Mummy Demastered's physical release delayed by a few months

The way forward got a little longer

Limited Run Games originally planned to put out their physical release of The Mummy Demastered on Switch on July 31st, 2020. The company has now announced that that's no longer happening, as there's still some things that need to be worked out. The title has been delayed by a few months, and a specific date has not been shared.

UDON selling three exclusive Shantae t-shirts

3 fantastic designs

While the traditional San Diego Comic-Con has been called off, there's still a wave of merch that was planned for the event. This merch is now moving to online storefronts, and that includes a selection via UDON.

UDON's official online store is stocking three different Shantae t-shirts that were meant to be sold at SDCC. You can now snag them online for $25 a piece. Grab yours here!


Today's VIP

ajs2ajs2's avatar
Joined: August 2017

Social Services