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Shantae Finally Reaches Europe Next Friday for 1200 Points

Posted by James Newton

You can soon exhale

Fed up of waiting for Shantae: Risky's Revenge to reach Europe? Circle this date on your calendar, then: Friday, February 11th, and put aside 1200 DSi Points for the game as well.

In case the whole Shantae excitement has passed you by, be sure to read our Shantae: Risky's Revenge review to find out why this is the only DSiWare game to score a 10/10 from Nintendo Life.

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User Comments (28)



bboy2970 said:

Good for them! This is a truly excellent DSiWare game that should not be missed by anyone!



Oregano said:

I will get it(at some point) but I kind of wish it would have been 1000 due to how long we've waited.



sykotek said:

For some reason, I thought EU had it already... just goes to show that it was mostly Americans whining about it not being released in the first place. Oh well, have fun!



MasterGraveheart said:

My European bretheren, you are in for a treat. I am hereby requiring you ALL to download it. You WILL be quizzed. =P

Heheh, congratulations.



shinesprite said:

I still haven't picked this up yet. Alphabounce is a VERY extensive game, and I've got a few others to play before I pick this up.



Rockmirth said:

YEAAAAAAAA I COULD KISS YOU LOL!!! finally its soon here i guess this game has been worth the wait



ImDiggerDan said:

Blame the OFLC for that one, they charge way too much to get games rated which is why so many publishers ignore Australia.



Link79 said:

Why oh why did I Ignore the original game on GBC? That sure was ignorant of me. I hope it comes to the 3DS VC someday in the near future. Meantime I'll have to get risky's revenge as soon as I get me a 3DS.



XyVoX said:

Been waiting for this since i first see the review, can tell its gonna be my best downloaded game, cant wait



marc_max said:

After almost all 10 years, europeans will be able to enjoy their first adventure of Shantae.
I played the GBC game up to the 100% completion, and I can say that it's one of the best GBC games that were released. It's a pity that it appeared too late and never reached Europe.



RedYoshi999 said:

I haven't heard much about it but it still annoys me that it isn't getting released in Australia. This is a 10/10 game and we can't have it? This just reminds me more of how I need to import a 3DS from Europe even if it costs more for reasons like not getting half the DSiWare and most likely the 3DSWare as well.



HipsterDashie said:

I think I have 200 points spare on my DSi XL from downloading Art Academy, so hopefully I should be able to get this in one points purchase.



Tethers said:

Nice, but like Cave Story they should have dropped the price to 1000 points because of the long waiting time...



taffy said:

You get the guys who make the Rytmik games knocking 600 points as a way to apologise to their US customers for the delay and what do we get, not even an acknowledgment for the delay



Gavin_Rozee said:

I didn't really like Mighty Flip Champs at all. I grew bored of the gameplay and art style very fast. However, I love quality platformers, so is this game for me?



SennaKurosaki said:

Ahh, finally... will it took long enough to get here. But finally "Shantae Risky's Revenge" gives me the excuse to upgrade my beloved DS to a DSiXL and make my first DSiWare purchace. This game just looks so cute and fun! After almost 5 months I can hardly wait anymore... but just one week to go.
Now just need to decide on whether to buy a yellow or a dark brown one... the limited edition red ones have disappeared from the shops... although they weren't sold-out at all. Wandering what they do with the unsold limited editions? Probably recycle them as food for Pokemons.



Dave123 said:

1200 POINTS!!!!! I thought DSiWare didn't get anymore expensive than 800.

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