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Nintendo Has Patented A Game Boy Casing For Touchscreen Devices

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy! Nintendo patents a new mobile accessory

Nintendo’s efforts to keep up with its audience are growing. Now, the giant video game company would be betting on a smartphone case that looks similar to an iconic Game Boy.

According to Siliconera, the company would have requested a patent that would reveal what are the plans of this new phone case.

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy! Nintendo patents a new mobile accessory

In the images, you can see that the buttons will have some kind of conductive material that, when pressed, will come into contact with the screen. In addition, the video game would only be displayed on a small portion of the screen that would fit perfectly with the case window. All this would result in a phone with the appearance of a Game Boy.

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy! Nintendo patents a new mobile accessory

With this new accessory, Nintendo could start to get the juice back to classic video games. Pokemon, Mario and Zelda could return to smartphones in remastered versions.

Turn your smartphone into a Game Boy! Nintendo patents a new mobile accessory

Some rumors indicate that by 2019 the video game company could launch a new Nintendo Switch. In addition, a few months ago it was announced that it would join several consoles in a single playing surface.

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