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1. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:04 GMT
As the title says. Has Nintendo ever said why there's no color option for old GB games like the GBC added? Sometimes the black and white in original Gameboy games doesn't help their aging process, and I long for that nice bit of color GBC added to games (I remember playing Pokemon on a GBC for the first time. It was like falling in love all over again).
2. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:12 GMT
They never really gave an explanation. I agree there needs to be the option of changing the color like a GBC. Maybe they could do the screen where the Gameboy logo appears and you could change it there. Then it would really feel like you were playing on GBC!
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3. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:12 GMT
The Virtual Console is supposed to emulate the original games as closely as possible, hence why they're black and white. I don't think Nintendo has said why they're only B&W but that's what they'd say
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4. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:24 GMT
Well, if anything I'm a bit dissapointed in the Green Monochrome emulation when playing VC titles since the green tends to drown out a lot of detail in the backgrounds and makes the games look graphically worse because of that reason alone...If that weren't the case I wouldn't bother switching to Black & White. But as it stands i toggle between the two during mid game just to get a taste of both hehe.
Anyways, the green is more pleasing to me, because...well, it's an actual color and that's how the original GB games looked on the Game Boy, so clearly the nostalgic kicky' is in full force. But the detail drowing is a big turn off. But I do like that nostalgiac GB Ghosting effect.
On the GB, we had the slider to adjust the green effect, Nintendo should of opted to do the same for the emulations or at least give us a proper emulation with no detail drowning.
Edited on Wed 21st December, 2011 @ 15:26 by WaveyChristmas
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5. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:29 GMT
Well, if anything I'm a bit dissapointed in the Green Monochrome emulation when playing VC titles since the green tends to drown out a lot of detail in the backgrounds and makes the games look graphically worse because of that reason alone...If that weren't the case I wouldn't bother switching to Black & White. But as it stands i toggle between the two during mid game just to get a taste of both hehe. Anyways, the green is more pleasing to me, because...well, it's an actual color and that's how the original GB games looked on the Game Boy, so clearly the nostalgic kicky' is in full force. But the detail drowing is a big turn off. But I do like that nostalgiac GB Ghosting effect. On the GB, we had the slider to adjust the green effect, Nintendo should of opted to do the same for the emulations or at least give us a proper emulation with no detail drowning.
Agreed, the problem with the "green" mode is that you can't adjust the contrast, and it's way too dark / green by default (I remember it looking more "golden" when I played my original GB). They could have perfected it by making the 3D slider adjust the contrast.
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6. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 15:54 GMT
I'm surprised at how, way back when, how the Game Gear looked and sounded better that the old GB by a good bit. The games on the GB where a lot better though, and the Game Gear did eat batteries (I am a Sonic fan though!).Honestly I still think they could do a lot better with the sound on the newer handhelds as well. The sound for the videos and music is bad. The game sound is alright though.
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7. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 16:23 GMT
It's kinda strange how they wanna be so classic with the 3DS VC and keep everything as it was originally. Back when the super Gameboy came out it was so cool to be able to play the games in color on your TV.Now we've gone backwards and suddenly reverted back to the small screen with no color again.Sometimes I think the whole retro thing can go too far.
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8. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 16:26 GMT
You whiners didn't grow up with the Game Boy/GB Pocket, did ya? We don't need no stinking color!!
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9. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 17:56 GMT
I agree the background on the original GB was more golden than the shade they give us, and I even complained about it in the Qix post-play survey. If they were going to include both the GB pocket greyscale, and the original GB pea soup, I don't see why they couldn't have also included the GBC palettes or the Super GB. It just seems lazy and cheap not to give us the extra options — the GBC and Super GB were part of the GB family too. There's no way I believe that they didn't ultimately intend for the GB games to be played in colour one day.
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10. Posted: Thu 22nd Dec 2011 02:35 GMT
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11. Posted: Thu 22nd Dec 2011 02:48 GMT
lz20XX wrote:You whiners didn't grow up with the Game Boy/GB Pocket, did ya? We don't need no stinking color!!Damn straight!
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12. Posted: Sat 21st Jan 2012 23:52 GMT
Super Game Boy support would have been cool and used all the time but I'm not going to download less games just because they're in b&w.
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13. Posted: Sun 22nd Jan 2012 00:29 GMT
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14. Posted: Sun 22nd Jan 2012 00:31 GMT
LordJumpLz wrote:You whiners didn't grow up with the Game Boy/GB Pocket, did ya? We don't need no stinking color!!Added you.
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15. Posted: Sun 22nd Jan 2012 00:53 GMT
I like my Gameboy Pocket more than my GB Color. Nice big screen and still portable
16. Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2012 00:52 GMT
all you can do is to make a stand and dont buy their aged GB games. Instead prefer the modul and play those in all their colorful glory either on GBA / GBC .That was what i did with metroid 2 and it was just amazing to see that color palette
Edited on Mon 23rd January, 2012 @ 00:53 by Stereoman
17. Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2012 00:56 GMT
waveboy you are very inconsequent !here you buy clearly inferior GB games for steep prices on the 3Ds and yet you complain about somehow "wasted out" colors in the ambassador GBA games. And those were free.
Im very happy with all the GBA games but as of now the GB virtual console on 3Ds is just a hoax which i wont support ....
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18. Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2012 00:57 GMT
19. Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2012 01:00 GMT
exactly, I was introduced to video games with the genesis and the B/W GB and as far as I was concerned at the time, that was what made a video game a video game, pure fun, no need for fancy illusions of graphics and junk
Edited on Mon 23rd January, 2012 @ 01:00 by Hokori
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20. Posted: Mon 23rd Jan 2012 01:00 GMT
sorry turtle to depress you but the GB pocket and the GBC had the EXACT same chassis. So the GBC would have been better I dont get all that color hate in this thread.Are you all those weird conservative people from pleasantville or what ? ... Grumble grumble ....