The following cartridge is a (seemingly) late prototype of Hook for the Nintendo Game Boy, developed by Painting by Numbers Ltd.


  • The differences within this build are currently unknown. If you happen to know the game well and know the differences between the retail release and this prototype, please let us know!


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ROM Information

----| File Data |--------------------------------------------------
System:             Nintendo - Game Boy         
BitSize:            1 Mbit
Size (Bytes):       131072
CRC32:              C091ABC8
MD5:                AC818B043DCE5AC97E5C36FB924964A6
SHA1:               0299D84E5F722E9298C1CE190B8E4A785849B868
SHA256:             1F9208CEC71FB93A86A01AD508CB06E1A766A37803CEA130F00F5C96E17F2A0D
----| Header Data |------------------------------------------------
Entry Point:        0x0150C300
Logo Code:          Ok
Title:              HOOK            
New Licensee Code:  N/A
SGB Support:        0x00 (No)
Cartridge Type:     0x01 (ROM + MBC1)
ROM Size:           0x02 (Ok; 1 Mbit; 131072 Bytes)
RAM Size:           0x00 (None)
Old Licensee Code:  0xBD (Sony Imagesoft)
Version:            0x00 (v1.0)
Header Checksum:    0xF5 (Ok)
Global Checksum:    0x55AD (Bad; 0xAD55)

Board / Cartridge Images

Cart Front

Special Thanks

Massive thanks to FNeogeo for sending this in for release!


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