Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been updated to version 9.0.2

Ruben Fields
November 15, 2020

There are lots of ways to play this game portably in 2020 from the Switch, the Virtual Console on the 3DS and even the Gameboy Colour had this title available but there is an undeniable charm of the Game & Watch aesthetic and it's nod to gaming infancy. It even has save states, so you can pause the game and return back to the same spot whenever you want. While Super Mario by no means the only memorable game from that era, it is tough to say that Super Mario not an absolute archetype of the best of video game playing in the 1980s.

Though the tiny handheld isn't the "Game Boy Classic" many people were hoping for, it does feature Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. The lack of freelance is nearly good: I can really just focus on playing the game.

The company previously released a series of Game & Watch devices between 1980 and 1991, combining a digital clock and a single game which are displayed in a basic LCD screen.

Game & Watch, a celebration move to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., is not the first for Nintendo. In terms of functionality, the device is incredibly straightforward.

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But soon you may be able to load other games on the little game system, because security researcher Thomas Roth (who goes by stacksmashing) has already found a way to bypass the Game & Watch's encryption and load custom code.

To power the system, it packs a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides 8 hours of play time. Now, if only someone made a Game & Watch strap...

Better yet the inclusion of Mario 2 and the best NES game ever Super Mario 3 would have taken this device to the next level.

If you are interested in learning more about Nintendo's new Cam & Watch, visit us Full hardware review. That expectation proved to be right as the system is out now and selling out rapidly. Nintendo video game systems later looked like gadgets used by Ultraman (they still do). A great stocking filler paying homage to the original handheld king.

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