Showing 1 to 20 of 24
1. Posted: Sat 5th May 2012 19:14 BST
For the "Green Mode" you think it would be a good idea to change it wit the 3D Depth Slider. Some games needed to be played on different contrasts.
3DS Friend Code: 4296-4029-9396 | Nintendo Network ID: KaiserGX
2. Posted: Sat 5th May 2012 22:43 BST
The 'green mode' should represent what it actually looked like on the GB. They should also be adding GBC support (colour palettes) for each GB title (ie. A GBC emulation for GB games). Also local wireless multiplayer. I wouldnt expect any of that to happen ever though.
I make Pixel Art on occasion.
3DS Friend Code: 2277-6645-7215
3. Posted: Sat 5th May 2012 23:03 BST
No kidding, personally I'd totaly rather play in green mode than Black & white...Black & white...is well, black & white. no color to speak of, plus you get that nifty nostalgic monochrome pea soup 'original' gameboy effect with the green screen. problem is, as everybody knows is Nintendo didn't impliment it correctly resulting in detail drowning which makes the games look worse graphically...Yet i find the green look itself to be more pleasing to the eyes rather than the duller Black and white look. But as is, the detail drowning ruins it for me.
An update definitly would be nice....You'd think Nintendo would of been on this earlier or got it right the first time. Also, a Gameboy Color 'color' emulation for Black & white GB games would be nice too!
Edited on Sun 6th May, 2012 @ 00:49 by WaveBoy
Currently Playing: Mega Man V!
We shall swim to Bubble Island, or you will suffer the wrath of my Trident Laser!
80s FANATIC & King of NES Tekkidome!
4. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 00:07 BST
Can't you already have the GB games in the "green mode" by pressing some buttons before you start the game?
Why do people point to their wrists when asking for the time, but don't point to their crotch when they ask where the bathroom is?
PSN ID: CTID16
3DS Friend Code: 1891-1201-0412 | Nintendo Network ID: TheKingOfTown
5. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 00:26 BST
No, that actually gets you "Original Game Boy Resolution" mode.
Super Mario Land manual wrote:
For instance, you can display games in the resolution of the original Game Boy system. Simply press and hold START or SELECT when tapping the game's icon on the Home Menu.
You can change color at any time by holding the shoulder buttons and pressing Y.
The Mii for 1000 3DSs Project! Make a Mii Viral!
6. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 00:54 BST
Ya....original game boy 'Wrist Watch' resolution that is. Technically if you leave the image on default you get a screen size that's even slighter bigger than what you'd get on the Gameboy Color, which also has a far less sharp and blown up look to it considering the 3DS's native res is a lot higher than the GB's. Big suprise!
Either way, at least the default screen size is in league with it's original 'screen size' I don't care how crisp/clear the 'original game boy resolution' mode is, the size of the screen which is comparable again to a freakin' wrist watch screen completely hiders the experience and impact of the title. lol but to each their own, which is why we have the options in the first place.
But ya...A green Contrast adjuster would be pretty gnarly nintendo, that way i can actually see background detail and the like instead of it being mergered and drowing in a piss puddle of green monoschrome soup. lol
Edited on Sun 6th May, 2012 @ 00:56 by WaveBoy
7. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 01:42 BST
I had a cousin who passed a way about a month ago. So I really remember the times we had especially with the Gameboy. So the Green mode (and the game Donkey Kong which is the first game I plan too get) are very special to me. I really think the depth slider should be used for this, it would feel natural. The 3D mode for the original resolution isn't really necessary. What if they had different skins for the Gameboy Color/Pocket. Anyways I don't have a 3DS yet, will be getting Midnight Purple. Pretend it's a Gameboy Color/Advance.
8. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 05:06 BST
Lack of SGB and GBC, lack of Game Link, and related to GBC: Balloon Kid (Japan gets a GBC upgraded version. Nintendo could offer the rest of us a choice of paying extra for the upgrade as an "import" release or regular for the "nostalgic" version, but nope. Though I think DKL3 is the only game with that predicament, whenever that game gets released.) ... Nintendo just doesn't "get" the mistakes they're making (sure they probably think they're being cost-effective by leaving out features they don't think people want, but they're just devaluing the potential of the VC.).
9. Posted: Sun 6th May 2012 09:21 BST
Well to be honest if they did add all of those features I would buy a lot more GB titles, especially the multiplayer ones.
10. Posted: Mon 7th May 2012 21:56 BST
After experiencing the wonderful 'Game Gear' VC options....I'm baffled that Nintendo hasn't doen something simular with the Gameboy and GBC VC.It's annoying enough that you have to hold down a button combo, or turn off and then turn back on to alternate between the Portable 1:1 Pixel GB/GBC effect or the default normal. Where as the GameGear VC has touch screen control options that you can disable and enable whenever you please!
What the GB/GBC VC needs is a touch screen/stylus controlled monochrome green CONTRAST slider so we can actually see the detail properly instead of it being a complete drowned out definition-less-nothing. And even though the blur effect with the monochrome green effect properly emulates the original gameboy experience, i'd personally love an option to beable to turn the Blur 'off' or on, like you can with the game gear.
Game Boy VC Update
Edited on Mon 7th May, 2012 @ 22:00 by WaveBoy
11. Posted: Mon 7th May 2012 22:27 BST
I don't own a 3DS, but if/when I do, I wouldn't buy any GB/GBC games that are missing the multiplayer function until they fix that. Also, I would be willing to buy a Super Game Boy channel on Wii for 800 points so that I could play the GB games on my TV.
12. Posted: Mon 7th May 2012 22:34 BST
Shoulda, coulda, woulda. Just play the dang games and enjoy them!
While we're at it, Nintendo should just hand us 5 free games for no reason!!
Nintendo Life moderator and duck.
3DS Friend Code: 2234-7139-4188 | Nintendo Network ID: LzWinky
13. Posted: Mon 7th May 2012 22:41 BST
Um, I doubt Nintendo is shaking in their seats for the "mistakes" they are making for a service they barely charge us anything for. Just saying
14. Posted: Mon 7th May 2012 22:58 BST
I hope Nintendo updates both Game Boy and NES games to include multiplayer features.
Rest in Peace ShiftyLook
I keep these Nintendo Life threads updated: Missing 3DS VC and Wii U VC between regions, Full of list first party Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Gear games missing from the 3DS VC, and Full of list first party Game Boy Advance games missing from the Wii U VC.
3DS Friend Code: 4511-0465-7453 | Nintendo Network ID: MrSRArter
15. Posted: Tue 8th May 2012 01:40 BST
I don't think Nintendo needs to do that much with the Game boy games, but if they could add one thing, I would be happy if they didn't make it so blurry on the green mode in full screen. Sure, it's fixed when it's at the original resolution, but I kinda like some games to look decent on full screen. If Black and White looks good on full screen, why not green?
A Supporter of Reggie Fils-Aime and Respectful opinions
Pokemon black 2 FC: 1808 0259 1596
3DS Friend Code: 4725-7951-6337 | Nintendo Network ID: TheDreaminHawk
16. Posted: Wed 9th May 2012 15:34 BST
I agree. If I was in charge of Nintendo and their operations, I would make an update that does this very thing.
Edited on Wed 9th May, 2012 @ 15:59 by bezerker99
"And [Sting!!!], I'm not coming to show YOU or anyone else who the better wrestler is. I'm coming...to hurt you...for real...for a long, looong time. WOOOOO!!!" - 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair
AC:NL Dream Address: 4400-2611-9546
My name in a game!!!
My Bird Mania Christmas 3D review
3DS Friend Code: 5198-2506-5820 | Nintendo Network ID: bezerker99
17. Posted: Wed 9th May 2012 15:37 BST
Knock it off with the personal back and forth, guys. Back on topic.
I am not ignoring you. I just do not post much.
18. Posted: Wed 9th May 2012 15:39 BST
Geonjaha wrote:How can you expect better standards for what you buy if your logic as a consumer is simply "Just play the dang games and enjoy them"?Well complaining about them on a forum isn't solving anything, is it? I find it funny how you are attacking me, which is not okay on this site. Stop now or I will report youAlso, read the above quote and double check your posts next time
Geonjaha wrote:How can you expect better standards for what you buy if your logic as a consumer is simply "Just play the dang games and enjoy them"?Well complaining about them on a forum isn't solving anything, is it?
How can you expect better standards for what you buy if your logic as a consumer is simply "Just play the dang games and enjoy them"?
Well complaining about them on a forum isn't solving anything, is it?
I find it funny how you are attacking me, which is not okay on this site. Stop now or I will report you
Also, read the above quote and double check your posts next time
I'm not attacking you - sorry if it seems that way, I was just replying to what you said.And what is it you want me to check on my post? I dont know what you're referring to.
19. Posted: Wed 9th May 2012 15:41 BST
@Geonjaha: In general what I noticed, especially here, is that Nintendo releases a service, and everyone complains about it. It seems that many fans are simply ungrateful that the service existed in the first place and only focus on how bad it is. No VC games in two months? Forget that we had some in the first place and only complain about the current "lack" of games!
Edited on Wed 9th May, 2012 @ 15:42 by WaLzgi
20. Posted: Wed 9th May 2012 15:49 BST
Yeah, I wish they looked like the screenies on NL. It's Nintendo's neglecting little things like this — that require so little effort — that pisses me off. They're just dumping a rom on us, including the barest of features, and charging 3-4 bucks a pop. When you consider what you can buy for the same price on other systems, it's embarrassing.
Been very disappointed with the 3DS VC. Oh well, at least Link's Awakening looks and plays awesome on it, haha.
Edited on Wed 9th May, 2012 @ 15:52 by pixelman
I made Kid Tripp! PocketGamer gave it a 9 out of 10! You should totally buy it now!
[16:39] BadKitty: you trying to steal stuff from me? u_u
[16:41] kribs: don't worry Emmy, even if poix tried to steal something from you, he wouldn't finish stealing it
3DS Friend Code: 1123-6536-5321 | Nintendo Network ID: pixelpowa | Twitter: thatpixelguy