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If Game Boy was the only console around

Gaming technology has come on so far in the short thirty years since Space Invaders and Pac-Man. But what if it hadn't? What if, say, Nintendo's first black and green-screened Game Boy was the only console that had ever existed?

A terrifying thought, indeed. But we reckon our favourite games would probably look something like this:

 

Bayonetta

 

FIFA World Cup 2010: South Africa

 

Modern Warfare 2

 

F1 2010

 

God of War

 

They actually look fun. Bring back the Game Boy, we say!

09 Apr, 2010

27 comments

  • talls - April 20, 2010 10:13 p.m.

    Modern Warfare 2 dosen't look that bad though...
  • thaaman20 - April 16, 2010 10:10 p.m.

    That would be fun!
  • FreekinIdiot - April 12, 2010 4:53 p.m.

    They actually look like shit more like...sorry, I'm just so glad we've moved on from the dreaded green and black screen.
  • TrollMan - April 11, 2010 12:48 p.m.

    hay a thing saying favourite games but no Okami
  • TheBoz - April 10, 2010 7:36 p.m.

    I love this article Justin, top marks, would love to see the same done with other popular systems. I challenge you to do one for the Commodore C64 next. Do you accept?
  • AuthorityFigure - April 10, 2010 12:21 p.m.

    Do more please, and do them soon. Do FFXIII and Mario Galaxy and Gran Turismo. Now I say!
  • philipshaw - April 10, 2010 10:27 a.m.

    That GOW one looks like a early mobile phone version of the game
  • Cyberninja - April 10, 2010 1:51 a.m.

    how did i king get in their just take out that part and reread my coment
  • Cyberninja - April 10, 2010 1:48 a.m.

    well i king some of these like netta and mw2 look to good to be gameboy games in the pictures above
  • hardcore_gamer1990 - April 9, 2010 11:56 p.m.

    Bayonetta one made me lol for no apparent reason. No Arkham Asylum though? Extended feature, we chorus!
  • MEGANEWB - April 9, 2010 10:40 p.m.

    THis article was awsome. I was just thinking about that recaptcha: Mr. Timbuktu ?
  • sveini22 - April 9, 2010 7:54 p.m.

    what about halo ?
  • Unoriginal - April 9, 2010 7:51 p.m.

    @OnyxOblivion Shh. You realy don't wanna get on her bad side.
  • Revanjd - April 9, 2010 7:17 p.m.

    I'd still play them! Dang, those Game Boy days sure feel like a long time ago...
  • OnyxOblivion - April 9, 2010 6:51 p.m.

    @JuliePeesgood Indeed. You misspelled your name, Ms. Peasgood.
  • CH3BURASHKA - April 9, 2010 6:49 p.m.

    I would play me some of these. The Bayonetta one did not work out quite as well, IMO. I'd like to see a Shadow of the Colossus in 2D.
  • 510BrotherPanda - April 9, 2010 6:39 p.m.

    SOmething like a retro-revival would surely excite anyone who was on Gunpei Yokoi's original development team.
  • VictorRay - April 9, 2010 5:27 p.m.

    agreed with Jackburnt. I think the GoW game looks pretty awesome
  • jakery22 - April 9, 2010 5:09 p.m.

    Some of these actually look quite good. I ever only got to use the original gameboy for about a month. :(. The gameboy advance came out and i got one of those. I did love super mario on the gameboy though. It's what really got me into gaming. Even though i could only get up to 1-2. :P.
  • JuliePeesgood - April 9, 2010 5:07 p.m.

    Okami is racist and sexist. Racist, I say!

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