For the Frog the Bell Tolls Remake [GBC – Cancelled]

For the Frog the Bell Tolls Remake [GBC – Cancelled]

Kaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru (For the Frog the Bell Tolls) was an Adventure / Action RPG developed by  Nintendo and Intelligent Systems, released  (only in Japan) in 1992 for the original Gameboy. In 2002 a Game boy Color remake was announced by Nintendo, but it was soon cancelled, probably because of the release of the new Gameboy Advanced, that killed the final batch of GBC games. Thanks to Robert Seddon that has found some screens from this vanished GBC remake on GamesTM magazine #54, we can finally see the game in all its (cancelled) glory.

Update: It seems that these screens were just mockups made by fans of the original game and not from the remake. A GBC remake was really announced, but at this time there are still not any “official” screens from the project.

Thanks to Ita for the direct-feed screens and the informations!

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Editor in Chief, UX & SE Optimization at Unseen64
I'm an Italian gamer with not enough free time to play as much as i'd like to and sadly not enough time to write about cancelled and beta games. Founder of Unseen64 in 2001, i'd like to sleep more than 5 hours a day, but i have to pay the bills. I'm currently working for various italian & international websites for a better User Experience & Search Engine Optimization, you can add me on Google Plus,Twitter, Last FM or contact me by email.
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9 thoughts on “For the Frog the Bell Tolls Remake [GBC – Cancelled]

  1. MCM

    Very interesting. I have a copy of the Game Boy game and have pursued it in a number of ways, but I didn’t realize there was a canceled DX version.

  2. monokoma Post author

    Direct-feed screens? That’s wonderful =) Thanks a lot Ita! I’m gonna add them in the archive ASAP! How did you find that page?

  3. ita

    This page exists for about six years.
    Therefore, this page is considerably known in the forum of “Kaeru no Tameni Kane ha Naru” of
    Japan.
    I also found it there.
    And, this article on Unseen64 was found the other day and it wrote it here.

    Neither the article nor images of the remake version are all official
    as written on the page that became this origin though it writes again
    because the word was a little insufficient in writing above.
    It is a fake that the fan made.
    Therefore, I think that you should describe it clearly.

  4. Arshes91

    im sure there a way to colorize in this game maybe similar like this. Using a programm called Colorized! something and Gb Color can do that, if i have time i may intrest to.

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