This reimagining of the Game Boy looks like a prototype Nintendo could have made

Imagine if Nintendo made a Game Boy Advance without the Advance part.

That’s what video game console and handheld modder Obirux did:

they created a reimagined original Game Boy handheld that retains

the aesthetic language of the 1989 model but reoriented it as a horizontally

handled system akin to the Sega Game Gear, original GBA,

and many modern handheld systems, including the Nintendo Switch (via Gizmodo).

This creation is named the Game Boy DMG-0B “Prototype,” a homage to the original model number of the Game Boy DMG-01,

where DMG stands for Dot Matrix Game.

Obirux has a brief list of what went into this modification: