fans have waited eight years for a followup to the WayForward-developed Game Boy Color platformer. According to an email sent out to Shantae Fan Club subscribers, the wait will end in less than two weeks. The note announces the October 4 release date for the DSiWare sequel, Shantae: Risky's Revenge
The original could be considered an early experiment in Capcom publishing Western-developed games -- sort of a proto-Dark Void
. Except Shantae
is remembered fondly.