Game Boy Color platformer Shantae has been on our radar for quite some time now, and was supposed to launch last month. However, to our great disappointment the game was delayed a little, but thankfully the wait is going to be over very soon.

WayForward's Matt Bozon has taken to Twitter to confirm that the game will be launch on the North America 3DS eShop next week:

Are you excited that a date has now been set? Will you be picking up this portable classic? Post a comment to let us know your thoughts.