How to identify a Nintendo game's exact version

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If the ink has been rubbed off you can dump the ROM and find the info in the ROM dump. Some ROM dumping tools can display the the info before dumping the ROM. Otherwise, you can use a hex editor and some ROM header documentation or a ROM header parser tool. If the revision number is "0", it means it isn't a revision. As the Wii U WUD format doesn't have any proper documentation or parsing tool, the revision offset is 0xBC.

Cartridges[edit]

Game Boy Advance[edit]

The ROM chip is sometimes covered up.
Game Serial: The first four characters of the large text, and also the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth characters of the third line of small text, on the ROM chip.
Revision: The last character of the large text, and also the tenth character of the third line of small text, on the ROM chip.

Nintendo DS[edit]

Game Serial: First four characters of code printed on back of card. Usually this will be duplicated exactly on the physical media (label) serial.
Revision: Sixth character of code on back. This number is in hex, but it doesn't usually matter as it is very rare for a game to have more than 9 revisions.

Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Game Serial: First four characters of code printed on back of card. Usually this will be duplicated exactly on the physical media (label) serial.
Revision: Seventh character of code on back. This number is in hex, but it doesn't usually matter as it is very rare for a game to have more than 9 revisions.

Discs[edit]

Nintendo GameCube[edit]

Wii[edit]

Wii U[edit]