Game & Watch Gallery
|Game & Watch Gallery|
Also known as: Game Boy Gallery (JP), Game Boy Gallery 2 (AU)
The first game in the Game & Watch Gallery series, but the second game in the Game Boy Gallery series. Except in Japan, where it's the first game in the Game Boy Gallery series.
It's like this for the entire run, folks.
This graphic is found with the rest of the Interrupt Save graphics. Looks like they were toying with the idea of a Very Hard version of Classic Mode (Game C?). This appears to be all that's left of that idea in this game.
The tileset for Classic Octopus includes this graphic of the alarm from the original handheld game. Perhaps the developers originally intended to implement the clock and alarm features, as done later in Game & Watch Collection for the DS, or perhaps the graphic would show up when the player achieved a certain score.
Game Genie code ??0-58A-F74 will play any track IDs at the mode select screens in all versions of the game.
An alternate version of the Game Over theme with an added bass-line.
Possibly an early pause sound. A slightly different version was used in Game & Watch Gallery 4 as the pause jingle.
As the game was released under three different titles, each one has a different title screen. The Japanese and Australian versions feature a museum-like building in the background which is slightly more detailed in the Japanese version; palettes were changed to reflect a less saturated tone in the Japanese version.
The building was replaced with overhead spotlights in the American and European versions, and Mario's sprite was lowered slightly in the international versions.
The font was changed, and the katakana was removed for the releases outside of Japan.
Each regional release displays their respective SNES/Super Famicom controller design and button palette. Still, only the used buttons are highlighted. Fonts were also changed.
The Gallery Corner panels had added initial retail price information. This might have been removed from the international versions due to the large font, or they were too lazy to find the retail prices for each region.
Super Game Boy Border Routines
Every screen has a routine to load either a specific border or the default sunset. The game select screen and the mode select screens will transfer the default border. GameShark code 016419C1 will load purely random borders on every screen.
The Game & Watch series
|Game Boy (Color)||Game Boy Gallery • Game & Watch Gallery • Game & Watch Gallery 2 • Game & Watch Gallery 3|
|Game Boy Advance||Game & Watch Gallery 4|
|Nintendo DS||Game & Watch Collection • Game & Watch Collection 2|
|Handheld Units (modern)||Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.|