McDonald’s releases a new Game Boy Color game with a web version too #Gaming @McDonalds
Fast food giant McDonald’s has released a new retro-style game featuring Grimace, the purple milkshake blob. While it’s clearly meant to be played in a browser on a phone or computer, it’s also a fully working Game Boy Color game that you can download and play on the original hardware.
Grimace’s Birthday was developed by Krool Toys, a Brooklyn-based independent game studio and “creative engineering team” with a history of creating playable Game Boy games as unique PR for musicians and brands. The game assumes you’re playing in an emulator via a browser window—you can play that version of the game here—but we also got it running on an Analogue Pocket thanks to a Game Boy Color FPGA core and a downloadable ROM hosted on the Internet Archive.
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