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Rlan
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(07-19-2017, 02:31 AM)
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With the SNES mini announced, I'm not expecting Nintendo to jump to the N64 next. I'm expecting them to reuse some of their 3DS tech and make a Game Boy Mini Classic.

Did a mockup of what I'm expecting out of it for fun:



My thoughts on what would be possible on the system? Here:



I'd expect them to have multiple colors available of the console, and Pokemon Red / Blue / Yellow to be split across specific versions of the console.

What would you want out of a Game Boy Classic Mini?
OnPoint
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(07-19-2017, 02:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rlan


I'd expect them to have multiple colors available of the console, and Pokemon Red / Blue / Yellow to be split across specific versions of the console.

God damn, they probably would do this.

Edit: They could put For The Frog The Bell Tolls on the system Star Fox 2 style...
ViolentP
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(07-19-2017, 02:33 AM)
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Tetris, Gargoyle's Quest, and Motocross Maniacs and I'm good.
Dynomutt
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(07-19-2017, 02:33 AM)
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My wallet would cry.
EctoPrime
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(07-19-2017, 02:33 AM)
I would like to see Super Gameboy features implemented.
Mr-Joker
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(07-19-2017, 02:34 AM)
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Unless the device is capable of connecting to Pokémon Bank, I wouldn't expect to see the original main series Pokémon game on it.
Hazu
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(07-19-2017, 02:35 AM)
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I'd rather have a Game Boy Mini Classic that includes both original Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games with over 50 games included.

I would have no interest in original Game Boy games only.
rtcn63
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(07-19-2017, 02:36 AM)
Make it a game cartridge for Switch
a916
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(07-19-2017, 02:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rlan

I'd expect them to have multiple colors available of the console, and Pokemon Red / Blue / Yellow to be split across specific versions of the console

Don't give them ideas!
KingBroly
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(07-19-2017, 02:37 AM)
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I don't even know what they could do for Pokemon besides making it one combined version or both. So I doubt it'd have it.

I'd probably make it a Game Boy Color, though
Platy
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(07-19-2017, 02:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hazu

I'd rather have a Game Boy Mini Classic that includes both original Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games with over 50 games included.

I would have no interest in original Game Boy games only.

Yeah ... give me like Pokemon, Tetris, DK94 and gives the rest GBA
Hazu
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(07-19-2017, 02:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by rtcn63

Make it a game cartridge for Switch

That would make way too much sense for them to do it.
i-Jest
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(07-19-2017, 02:38 AM)
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I expect more scalping activity.
MikeyB
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(07-19-2017, 02:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hazu

That would make way too much sense for them to do it.

Sadly, this seems right.
Thud
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(07-19-2017, 02:40 AM)
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Pokemon hype all over again.
Decider
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(07-19-2017, 02:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by rtcn63

Make it a game cartridge for Switch

Bundled dpad JoyCon or no sale.
Apathy
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(07-19-2017, 02:48 AM)
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Option to do it in classic green/grey or colour

Oh bundle it with a gameboy printer
sixteen-bit
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(07-19-2017, 02:48 AM)
Mole Mania's time to shine.
StrangeRoboMemory
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(07-19-2017, 02:55 AM)
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Great selection of titles in the OP, my list would look pretty similar.
Rlan
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(07-19-2017, 03:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mr-Joker

Unless the device is capable of connecting to Pokémon Bank, I wouldn't expect to see the original main series Pokémon game on it.

The Pokemon games are the second biggest sellers on the system, after Tetris. It defined the console. They'd be silly not to include it.

I'd also expect a future "Game Boy Color" console with Pokemon Gold / Silver, Pinball and Wario Land 2 / 3.
dadjumper
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(07-19-2017, 03:19 AM)
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Having just bought a gameboy pocket and about 25 games, I think I'm good. Doing a backlight mod soon. The pocket is the perfect size for portability, even today.

That said, they should put Cave Noire on a thing if they ever make a new GB. That game is so damn good
Last edited by dadjumper; 07-19-2017 at 03:23 AM.
idolminds
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(07-19-2017, 03:57 AM)
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Built in Gameboy Camera and a way to export the images plz.
MegaManTrigger
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(07-19-2017, 04:02 AM)
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The GB screen being what it is makes me wonder if this is even viable. NES Classic at least had the charm of 8-bit style + more colours than the GB in addition to its nostalgia. This idea just makes it apparent that you're playing a very outdated handheld.
SuicidalSteve
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(07-19-2017, 07:14 AM)
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Now what I would love is for them to bring out a super gameboy mini so I can play these on the snes mini
Megatron
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(07-19-2017, 07:22 AM)
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I like a lot of he games suggested in the Op, but it's missing stuff like Donkey King 94 and the game boy color games: Zelda oracle of ages and seasons, metal gear, bionic commando, etc. I wonder if they could add a colorization option to the original games as well.
TI82
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(07-19-2017, 07:24 AM)
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This would be super awesome, though I'd prefer a gameboy color.
zeexlash
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(07-19-2017, 07:28 AM)
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I'm all for it, they've been smashing it with these mini consoles and the lineup you suggest looks tight. Pokémon and Tetris and you're good to go..
notaskwid
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(07-19-2017, 07:30 AM)
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No Pokemon game.
Shift Breaker
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(07-19-2017, 07:34 AM)
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Maybe a GB/GBC model instead? Colour games, portability and a wider library would do some good. Could replace LA with the DX version, add Metal Gear Solid, Shantae, Pokemon Puzzle Challenge and complete that rumoured Metroid II DX release as well as a bonus.
big_z
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(07-19-2017, 07:40 AM)
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-tamagotchi sized device
-playable only as a handheld
-keychain
-multiple colors
-limited supply
ramparter
(07-19-2017, 07:41 AM)
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Hopefully they will include a store in this so you can buy add-on collections.
akira28
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(07-19-2017, 07:41 AM)
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too smoll to play
Kaworu
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(07-19-2017, 07:44 AM)
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Selling a customized 2DS with a cartridge including the GB-GBC games would make more sense probably.
Samaritan
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(07-19-2017, 07:45 AM)
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I'd hope it would be more of a Gameboy/Gameboy Color hybrid. Put Pokemon Yellow and Pokemon Crystal on there, which lets you (sort of) bypass the whole Red or Blue/Gold or Silver version problem. Or you go the route of releasing two of these things in different colors with different Pokemon games on them. Honestly, I wouldn't hate that.
Mr_Antimatter
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(07-19-2017, 07:52 AM)
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I'd expect them to do it as a Gameboy color classic. Also, Kirby 1 and not 2? For shame.
alundra311
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(07-19-2017, 07:58 AM)
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Game Boy Mini Classic?

mariosbrother
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(07-19-2017, 07:59 AM)
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I would expect to not be able to find one at MSRP.
TheGuardian
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(07-19-2017, 08:10 AM)
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You're missing a game from your list:



Seriously though, I would buy a GB Mini in a heartbeat, but although nostalgia is a strong part of this (I own a NES Mini already and have a SNES Mini preordered), I would prefer to see a quality "mini" version of consoles I didn't have access to when growing up, either because of cost or availability, like the Neo Geo, 3DO or the PC Engine.
Fast Forward
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(07-19-2017, 08:13 AM)
Honestly, for a variety reasons, I don't expect to see this anytime sooner. I sooner expect to see a re-release/re-vamp of the NES CE, rather than a N64 CE, or a GB CE.
Zalman
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(07-19-2017, 08:19 AM)
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All they need is Tetris, Super Mario Land and Pokémon. It would sell millions.

But to round out the library, I expect them to include both GB and GBC games since they view it as the same generation. With that in mind: Donkey Kong '94, Kirby 1 and 2, Zelda: Link's Awakening and the Oracle games, Wario Land 1-3... Those are probably the essentials outside of the big three.

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