Every Game Boy Game We Need to See on Nintendo Switch Online

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The addition of Game Boy to the catalog of retro titles that Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can access was a welcomed part of the recent Nintendo Direct. While the paid service already offered subscribers a large selection of NES and SNES titles at no extra charge, including Game Boy games adds extra value to the service. While several Game Boy games are available at launch with more teased to be on the way, there are several deserving titles yet to appear.
Not only are Game Boy games included in this service, but Game Boy Color games as well, giving Nintendo an even greater pool of classic handheld titles to pull from. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX, Tetris, and Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins are already available, and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Pokemon Trading Card Game, and Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble will be added in the future. While these are all fan-favorite titles, there are still notable exclusions that would be great for future updates.
Better known as the Dragon Quest series today, Dragon Warrior Monsters was a spin-off title from the mainline JRPGs that originally released for the Game Boy Color in 1998 in Japan, with a Western release in 2000. Dragon Warrior Monsters followed the success of Pokemon as a monster-taming game, this time featuring iconic creatures from the Dragon Quest series. While the classic Dragon Quest titles are available for purchase on Nintendo Switch’s eShop, a spin-off title like this is harder to access, making it a great candidate for the Switch Online’s Game Boy library.

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