1. Harsky

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    I feel like Nintendo missed a trick by not using this as an ultimate "Game & Watch Collection" and port all the Gameboy G&W Gallery games.

    Also why use Ball with Mario head game instead of an actual Game and Watch Super Mario Bros game?

    https://www.mariowiki.com/Super_Mario_Bros._(Game_&_Watch)
     
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    Wonder if this is going to be like the mini nes where people will just add more games to it.
     
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    i wonder if this was the rumored gameboy classic
     
  4. Sakitoshi

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    between this and mario 3d all stars, scalpels must be having a field day.
     
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    You do realize this is practically nothing like an actual G&W, right? If you want something like that, you should check out those Tiger Electronics rereleases that were announced a while back. Granted, Nintendo did have a slightly superior product - but not by much.

    This message? I'd say it's more "expected to be hacked" and not so much "made to be hacked".

    It's better than a lot of other Famiclones, probably, but people still found tons and tons of stuff to complain about. The noise channel emulation, for instance.
     
  6. Silent_Gunner

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    As a collectible for display on a shelf, this looks alright, but not amazing like a particular Batman figure I saw at GameStop where he's holding a sword atop a trophy mount. Now THAT's badass!
     
  7. WiiHomebrew+Snes

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    Build quality wise, Nintendo is noticeably better but not by much. Game quality wise, Nintendo hits it out of the park. Of course playing just ball isnt the best but stuff like octopus, greenhouse, Donkey Kong, chef... is a lot more playable today then most of the tiger games.
     
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    At the heart it's just a motherboard similar to a stripped down raspberry pi. They packaged everything nicely into a high quality case, and included 2 high quality controllers and a decent UI. I mean, it's either:
    • SNES Classic SoC Package with Nintendo Seal of Quality or
    • Putting together a raspberry pi with a case and questionable source of USB gamepads or
    • The FPGA route, which is hella expensive and most people won't be able to source games for it.
    AFAIK Nintendo has never been about perfection, and is just about making their games good quality and fun to play, an overall enjoyable experience. That's what this G&W will most likely bring to the table.
     
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    HarvHouHacker GBAtemp's "Official" Wii Rock Band Hacker
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    New Switch rumored, and we get this. 100% hackable! :hrth:
     
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  10. peteruk

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    I can see that not many are excited for this one but I certainly am :)

    We just got our confirmation on the pre order

    [​IMG]
     
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    it would look so cool beside my two ball reissues from 2010....and the other 30+ g&w. do we have the preorder link for other eu stores?
     
  12. GuyInDogSuit

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    I find it odd that this video clearly shows screen tearing. Hmmm.

    Per the preview website, specs and whatnot:
    They are also not officially offering pre-order info from the site as of yet because it hasn't been approved by the FCC. :wtf:

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    Try the UK Nintendo online store. Even from the EU regional selector page, it still directs to the UK site. /shrug
    If worse comes to worst, you could potentially pre-order it from a US or other UK retailer. The only caveat being the shipping costs (though the weight isn't much of an issue there, it's customs and regulatory fees as well as distance). Another thing to consider is that non-Japan residents won't be able to import it from Japan. Odd.
     
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    Xbox/Playstation: "lets give them next gen consoles in november

    Nintendo: "heres a game & watch"

    Lmao but seriously im definitly gettin me one of these
     
  14. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
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    is it though? :creep:
     
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    Why would they attach data pins to this one's USB-C cable? It also has no wireless of any kind. How do you plan on being able to hack it? I guess if you took it apart, maybe.
     
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    Hey what the f....k!!! Out of stock after one day?!?! That sux. Nintendo, this makes me sad.
     
  17. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
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    scalpers bought them all :P
     
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    ordered mine yesterday, whilst its nothing new, its neat and will look nice sitting next to my collection of original G&W, and handhelds, and for the price I think its a fair price, and if down the road can add other games then great :)
     
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    Just pre ordered a 2nd unit from elsewhere

    So that's 1 to play about with and 1 to put away to appreciate in value :)
     
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    you mean one to sell on ebay when the price is high enough :creep:
     
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