Today a new and interesting video for fans has been shared Nintendo. We are talking about a peculiar prototype of the company called Nintendo Iris.
Specifically, it is a working version of Nintendo Rainbow, the codename of the successor to GBA SP that was to have a single screen. These are the details offered by the short:
A collector has a Nintendo Iris prototype in his possession and has created a video to show it off to the public. Nintendo Iris was the code name for the successor to the GET SP, which would have been a single-screen device with a standard layout. Hiroshi Yamauchi, former president of Nintendo, suggested the inclusion of a second screen, similar to the Game & Watch. Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s president at the time, shared the idea with his hardware team, who were initially against it but later decided to go in that direction, leading to the development of the Nintendo DS. The video shows the Nintendo Iris prototype, revealing what the early days of the game were like. Nintendo DS and features a software demo with squares and cubes rotating and changing color.
You can see it below:
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