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GB Hunter

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GB Hunter

Also known as: Game Booster (EU)
Developer: Datel
Publishers: E.M.S. (as E.M.S. Indtrial [sic]) (US), Datel (EU)
Platform: Unlicensed Nintendo 64
Released in US: 1998
Released in EU: 1998

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The GB Hunter is an unofficial accessory that allowed you to play Game Boy games on a Nintendo 64. However, due to emulation issues, you're treated to a heavily compressed bar from one of famed demoscener Jeroen Tel's songs that loops endlessly in place of the game's normal audio.

It could also function as a GameShark/Action Replay for Nintendo 64 games.

An equivalent product was released for PlayStation 1 models with a parallel port, replacing the infamous background music with an audio CD player.

Unused Text

To do:
See if there's any way to display these in-game.

Present at 0x80015020 in memory is some build info.

PAL Build 22.4.98 (SOUND FIX)

Present at 0x8001505C in memory is some text for a test mode.

N64 cart check
Flash program
Flash verify
GB cart check
(Source: Ferrox)

Regional Differences

North America Europe
237px‎ GameBooster-title.png

In Europe, the GB Hunter is known as the Game Booster.

The Game Booster, but not the GB Hunter, contains a built-in Game Boy game called Rebound Mission, that can be played by starting it up without a Game Boy cartridge plugged in. This game is a rebrand of an homebrew called Poke Mission 97, adding a SGB border and replacing the SRAM save with a password system. Despite the device's infamous limitation, Rebound Mission still contains the original audio.

Poke Mission 97 Rebound Mission
Poke Mission 97 title.png Rebound Mission title.png
Download.png Download Rebound Mission
File: Rebound Mission (SGB Enhanced) (Unl).gb.7z (64 KB) (info)