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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by Tanooki Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:17 pm

marurun wrote:Unless they've cloned the original chipset, this is basically a $100 emulation handheld, and GB emulation is already much cheaper. I don't know what they're going for with this, really.


Probably going for the PT Barnum school of economics. A sucker is born every minute.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by Sarge Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:30 pm

The only way this would make sense is if it were a perfect hardware clone that supported all the way up to GBC. And even then, how much would a GBA SP set you back, and give you a front (or back) light and GBA on top of all that? $100 is way too steep.

Even if it is a hardware clone, I question whether it would turn out any better than the GB Boy Colour.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by SpikeSlania Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:43 pm

I mean having hardware that looks like the old tech is semi nostalgic, but at the same time I have a Gameboy Advanced SP and a Gamecube Gameboy Player. So not sure who they're trying to sell it to if it just does Gameboy/Gameboy Color. Now if it could also play Game Gear games like prfsnl_gmr said, then I might be interested and even try to find a Master Adapter. But as it stands, I think there's already plenty of ways to play Gameboy/Color games as it is
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by ElkinFencer10 Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:54 pm

Play NGPC games, and I'm sold.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by SpikeSlania Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:02 pm

ElkinFencer10 wrote:Play NGPC games, and I'm sold.


Throw in Atari Lynx support while they're at it.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by prfsnl_gmr Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:05 pm

SpikeSlania wrote:
ElkinFencer10 wrote:Play NGPC games, and I'm sold.


Throw in Atari Lynx support while they're at it.


F**k it. It’s got to have N-Gage now.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by marurun Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:09 pm

It's not gonna have anything but GameBoy, I'm pretty sure, which means it's not particularly useful. Hyperkin needs to start making better products instead of focusing so much on packaging.
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by nullPointer Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:36 pm

prfsnl_gmr wrote:
SpikeSlania wrote:
ElkinFencer10 wrote:Play NGPC games, and I'm sold.


Throw in Atari Lynx support while they're at it.


F**k it. It’s got to have N-Gage now.

Throw in some extra buttons & gimme dat WonderSwan. :lol:
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by Segata Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:06 pm

No love for R Zone?
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Re: Game Boy is back sorta as Ultra Game Boy

by prfsnl_gmr Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:00 am

Segata wrote:No love for R Zone?


:lol:

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