|This game was never completed and/or given a public release.|
As a result of this, keep in mind that the developers might have used or deleted some of the content featured here, had the game actually reached store shelves.
Nintendo supplied Yoshi Sample with each Game Boy Advance development kit as they started to dole them out shortly after the system was first shown in April 2000. It is a scaled-down, one-level port of Yoshi's Story with much more simplified gameplay and no ending.
It was created to show off the capabilities of the GBA, featuring colorful pre-rendered sprites and a 2.5D environment. Notably, a few of the enemies featured in Yoshi Sample did not appear in Yoshi's Story.
In order of importance:
|Start||CPU Speed Check with egg graphics on left and right of screen.|
|Select||Causes Yoshi to lose 1 petal of health.|
BIN and ELF
The ELF file appears to contain more names from the source code, though this does not effect the gameplay.
The unique enemies that don't appear in Yoshi's Story are internally named:
|This needs some investigation.|
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Build 1 Mute
Has no sound, but nonetheless contains sound-related code and files. Its origin is currently unknown.
Build 2 Sound
Aside from having sound, the sound-related code and files are different than those in the above build. It was bundled with the third version of the GBA's SDK.
The Yoshi series
|NES||Yoshi • Yoshi's Cookie|
|SNES||Yoshi's Cookie (Prototype) • Yoshi no Cookie: Kuruppon Oven de Cookie|
Super Mario World • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (Prototypes) • Tetris Attack • Yoshi's Safari
|Game Boy (Color)||Yoshi • Yoshi's Cookie • Tetris Attack|
|Nintendo 64||Yoshi's Story|
|Game Boy Advance||Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 • Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 • Yoshi Topsy-Turvy • Yoshi Sample|
|Nintendo DS||Yoshi's Island DS (Demo) • Yoshi Touch & Go|
|Nintendo 3DS||Yoshi's New Island • Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World|
|Wii U||Yoshi's Woolly World|