Game & Watch

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Another World, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Another World

    Another World Emulate the Planet!

    Former Staff
    Jan 3, 2008
    From Where???

    Were you a fan of the Game & Watch systems? Did you know about them but never had the chance to enjoy one? Even if you are not old enough to remember these systems you might find the April 2010 "Iwata Asks" an interesting read. In this session Iwata finds out more about the G&W, the history of the system, and the technology behind it, and the reissue of Ball. Give it a read and then discuss what your favorite G&W was. If you happen to own the Club Nintendo Reissue of Ball be sure to comment as well.

    [​IMG] Iwata Asks: Game & Watch
    [​IMG] G&W Ball WIKI Entry
  2. Another World

    Another World Emulate the Planet!

    Former Staff
    Jan 3, 2008
    From Where???
    my favorite game and watch systems were zelda and super mario. mario was actaully a full platformer with worlds, 1-ups, stars, etc. zelda is just good fun and easily beatable in about an hour. i've played just about all of the game and watches, and part of me wants to own the ball reissue. i'm actually only a few hundred club nintendo coins away from being able to buy it. =P

    if you want to play some "emulated" game and watch systems check this out:

    -another world
  3. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

    Mar 22, 2008
    Side 7
    I have an original Game & Watch Octopus, still working and everything!

    Game & Watch Gallery 4 was my favorite gallery. Just had so much to do!

    Donkey Kong was my favorite Game & Watch that I never owned, might have to look into one.

    And finally, I imported a re-release of Ball last year when it was Japan Exclusive! It's well worth the money, or coins.
  4. Oveneise

    Oveneise GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 22, 2010
    United States
    I've got an original "Mario's Cement Factory". Great little game to waste a half-hour with. Too bad it wasn't included with the G&W G for the DS.
  5. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

    Jan 25, 2009
    i have the original black-jack dual screen game
  6. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

    Feb 24, 2010
    United States
    I actually read this a couple days was pretty interesting! I really G&W, I used my coins to buy the reissue of Ball a while ago. It's really fun! I like listening to music while I play, usually... [​IMG]
    The Super Mario Game & Watch sounds like it would've been fun! I can't believe how much they cost when they were just coming out! ~$60! They are pretty cool, though. I might buy another on eBay or something cause they are so compact and fun.
  7. junn

    junn .

    Sep 12, 2009
    United States
    i used to have Game & watch: fire & the G&W: chef, played them like crazy.
    anyway,i currently have the Game & watch: Ball. got it last april from Club nintendo.
    membership has its privileges, you get rewards and stuff for free.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    there's a G&W Ball dsiware at eshop,but i prefer the hardware.
  8. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 26, 2008
    europe has no club-nintendo G&W stuff [​IMG]

    i do still have a game&watch boy lying around somewhere, does that count?
    it's a wristwatch in the shape of a gameboy, and it has a mario kart game & watch game.
  9. MSaki

    MSaki GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 20, 2011
    United States
    Destruction of this planet

    iv got an original game and watch ball game. still works to [​IMG]
  10. The Real Jdbye

    The Real Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

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    Mar 17, 2010
    I never had a Game & Watch, I had a Mini Classics Parachute though. Mom was hooked on that [​IMG]
    Also Game & Watch gallery 2, but I mostly played the modern versions on that. Not sure which was my favorite, I didn't really enjoy the game that much.
  11. Mugiwara no Kot

    Mugiwara no Kot Advanced Member

    Sep 18, 2011
    São Paulo Brasil
    put it in 3DS and we'll be all happy!! I never had a Game & Watch system, this is sad =/
    Thanks for Posting xD
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