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yvonaukon

Hello. I'm new to this forum and I don't really keep up with the E-Shop. I am an Ambassador and I just finished playing Metroid Fusion (My favorite 2D Metroid Game). Is it confirmed that there's going to be more GBA games on the eShop? If so, then when do you think we will be able to purchase and download these games?

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tbh nintendo did say they weren`t putting out GBA games on the 3DS VC. but as we all know, what nintendo says and what nintendo does are two completely different things at times.
atm though, with the rate nintendo are releasing the GB, GBC, and GG games, we could be in for a long wait should they decide to release more GBA games outside of the ambassador scheme.

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@yvonaukon - 1. No, there's no confirmed GBA titles to be released, though a new rumor about that pops up every few months or so. 2. I'm thinking GBA titles will eventually become a part of the eShop in a few years (I'm thinking 2014 personally). I don't think Nintendo wants to anger any of their fanboys right before the Wii U's launch, and they want to maximize sales of GB/C titles (since enough dumb consumers wouldn't think to buy them if GBA games were also available), so that's why I think GBA titles aren't up for sale yet.

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rayword45

I'd also want more GBA titles (as a non-ambassador) along with Flipnote Memo. But we can't expect any of that too soon. (Hopefully the latter will be much more advanced for Wii U support).

If GBA titles come, I don't think GBC games will stop selling so much to make it a loss.

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I can wait because I dont want Nintendo to bring out all their big guns right away. I want years of great old games as we slowly advance to more modern GBA games.

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@Birdman I think you've hit the nail on the head there. GameBoy games will not sell as well next to GBA games. They'll still find an audience with the most nostalgic of fans, but younger gamers may not want to give them a chance when the alternative is a full-coloured, and graphically rich GBA game.

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rayword45

^By that logic, no child will want to get a GBA game, when he can just get a 3DSWare game!

Seriously, maybe sales will drop a tad bit, but either way most GB games didn't sell phenomenally IIRC, so it's not a huge problem.

Though I could be wrong. How does rating count of Link's Awakening compare to the Super Mario Land games?

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I'd buy GB games still if GBA came, I'll buy GB games until there arnt any worth while ones
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This topic should probs be over in 3DS Virtual Console.

Also, from what I've read Nintendo didn't say they will NEVER release any GBA titles, they just don't have any PLANS to. This will most likely change once they have a hefty amount of GB, GBC, NES, and 3D Classics up there. To be honest I won't be surprised if they start releasing SNES titles on 3DSVC before GBA titles.

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rayword45 wrote:

^By that logic, no child will want to get a GBA game, when he can just get a 3DSWare game!

Seriously, maybe sales will drop a tad bit, but either way most GB games didn't sell phenomenally IIRC, so it's not a huge problem.

Though I could be wrong. How does rating count of Link's Awakening compare to the Super Mario Land games?

I can't remember exactly, but I think it's quite a lot more. At least here in Europe, anyway.

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They haven't announced any GBA titles yet, but by all the 'false alarms' and rumours in the past, I'm going to guess it's going to come sooner rather than later.

I mean, seems like the next logical step for the 3DS Virtual Console.

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When Nintendo releases them (better be soon). I have the ten GBA games, and I want an update for them, and more GBA games. I mean, why not?

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yvonaukon wrote:

Hello. I'm new to this forum and I don't really keep up with the E-Shop. I am an Ambassador and I just finished playing Metroid Fusion (My favorite 2D Metroid Game). Is it confirmed that there's going to be more GBA games on the eShop? If so, then when do you think we will be able to purchase and download these games?

Well those 10 GBA games were only supposed to be for ambassadors, and Nintendo said that they had no plans of putting them on the eshop for the general public, so they may release GBA games, but it'll be in a while and it'll be an even longer while when we see GBA games released that weren't one of our ambassador gifts...

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