The 'GBA Consolizer' hardware mod lets you play Game Boy/GBC/GBA games in HD

This thing is too damn cool

High-def Game Boy, GBC, and GBA games on my TV? Hell yes, that sounds wonderful me! The GBA Consolizer is the latest fan-made hardware mod to give players a way to enjoy their classic portable games on their TVs, and the results are so fantastic. A bright, sharp, and chunky look that I just can't get enough of. You can even use an SNES controller, or wireless 8BitDo option! I might have to pick one of these up!

Want to see how the games themselves look? Check out some footage of a great example below.

Game Boy-themed question pops up on the new game show, Spin the Wheel

Do you know the answer?

Fox has a new game show called Spin the Wheel where contestants answer questions and...spin the wheel. Tonight's episode had a question about the Game Boy. We're sure you guys know the answer to this one!

Fan recreates a portion of Pokemon Red in Fortnite

The results of 2 months of work

after about two months of hard work part one of my recreation of Pokémon red is finally complete😄 this map consists of pallet town through mount moon. It also has a working pewter city gym battle and much more😁👍 the code if you want to play is 2911-4244-1867. Tell me what you think from r/FortNiteBR

Reddit user FiveWalnut8586 has spent roughly two months creating a tribute to Pokemon Red in Fortnite, and he's finally ready to show off some of his work. The above video provides a fly-over of his work, and it's pretty impressive! You can take on Fortnite battles while running through Pallet Town, all the way to Mount Moon!

Limited Run Games - Star Wars games now up for pre-order

Nintendo's Tezuka and Aonuma look back on Zelda: Link's Awakening development, nostalgia, and influence on the series

Revisiting a classic

Game Informer had the chance to talk to Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma and Link's Awakening director Takashi Tezuka about the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake. The conversation started off with Tezuka, who worked on multiple Zelda titles over the years, sharing his fondness for the original Link's Awakening.

"I felt there was actually real meaning in the fact that we were able to make the game on the Game Boy. It was really fun to take on the challenge of trying to make a game for the Game Boy since its technical classifications were much lower than that of the Super Nintendo. Taking on that challenge was particularly exciting."

The Game Boy obviously had a ton of limitations compared to platforms today, which now let developers really run wild with ideas. Tezuka talked about how development has changed from the Game Boy days to now.

"Development is difficult in a different way now. Now the challenge is creating constraints for yourself."

Tezuka mentioned that Link's Awakening is his favorite title that he worked on in the Zelda series, but that doesn't mean he dislikes his time with A Link to the Past.

"It was actually really fun for me. I was right there, and to realize I was right there as a game like this was being made and to participate in it directly was really fun."

The conversation then moved over to Aonuma, who wasn't working on Zelda games back when Link's Awakening came out.

"Link's Awakening is a game where I was not involved in the development, I was just playing it as one player. It left a very strong impression. The original Game Boy version was released 26 years ago, so it's a little bit hard to get your hands on it these days. I've always wanted to reimagine this title."

Just like Tezuka, Aonuma has a special place in his heart for Link's Awakening.

"When I was playing Link's Awakening, I was very influenced by what the game offered. It definitely transferred to the other Zelda games I developed. I was recently playing through it and everything felt very nostalgic. I was like, 'Oh right, this is something I took and maybe incorporated into Ocarina of Time!' There were a lot of things like that where I was inspired."

Super Mario Maker 2 to include some content from Super Mario Land

Now you're playing with power...PORTABLE POWER!

Well here's a nice surprise! Super Mario Maker 2 has been released early in some parts of the world by retailers who didn't feel like following street dates, which means we're getting a look at some unannounced content early! Turns out Super Mario Land is going to have some representation in the game! If you don't mind spoilers, hit the jump to have a look at what's in store.

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Limited Run Games opening Star Wars NES/Game Boy preorders on June 28th, 2019

During E3 2019, Limited Run Games teased re-releases of classic Star Wars games on the NES and Game Boy. Today they shared full details of those releases, including the packaging. You'll be able to grab preorders for both of these titles on June 28th, 2019, at both 10 AM and 6 PM. I would imagine these are going to get scooped up really quickly, so get ready to lock in your preorder!

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - 'Tail Cave' Game Boy Vs. Switch comparison

A detailed comparison

Here's a great comparison of how Tail Cave looks in the original Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, and the upcoming Switch remake. I'd say things have been spruced up just a tad!

GoNintendo Video - My Parents Play: Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge

The parental units dropped in for a visit, which was my chance to lock them in for another episode of Parents Play! This time around, we took a fan request and matched them up against Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge. They check out this Game Boy classic through the Castlevania Anniversary Collection, but do they really stand a chance?

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - graphics comparison

The Game Boy classic has reawakened on Nintendo Switch but how well do the visuals hold up over 25 years later? Find out in our head to head comparison for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening!


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