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You got a Game Boy emulator in my Oculus Rift


So meta
May 16
Yo, dawg. We heard you liked Game Boy, so we let you play virtual Game Boy via Oculus Rift with a huge headset with roms and a complicated setup instead of just handing you a Game Boy and Tetris. I kid. This is actually kind... read
Nintendo

Pick up replacement game manuals at Nintendo's online store


Or you could hit up ReplacementDocs, I reckon
May 16
If you've got a ton of Nintendo games just laying around without manuals and there are no gamer yard sales around to pillage, Nintendo has just the answer. The online store is selling a bevy of replacement manuals for games l... read
When the word leaked that the next Call of Duty game is called Advanced Warfare, there was just one thing everyone everywhere wanted to know -- will Advanced Warfare be as good as a 10-plus-year-old Game Boy Advance game with a name that sounds kind of like Advanced Warfare? Sadly, the answer is "no." read feature

Mega Man Battle Network

Mega Man Battle Network 3 rated for Wii U eShop


Both GBA versions
Apr 25
Both versions of Mega Man Battle Network 3 (Blue and White) have been rated for the Wii U eShop by the Australian Classification board, which of course highlights an impending release. Why Capcom would release the third ... read
GBA on Wii U

Australia rates Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, F-Zero: GP Legend for Wii U


Thanks for the heads up
Apr 04
I do love a good ratings board heads-up every now and then. The Australian Classification Board has listed Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow and F-Zero: GP Legend as coming to the Wii U Virtual Console now that Game Boy Advance tit... read

Impressions: Shin Megami Tensei


Oldie but goodie
Mar 27
I've drained my iPhone's battery a few dozen times playing Shin Megami Tensei ($5.99, iPhone, available now) these past few weeks, so I felt it was time to weigh in with my impressions on this vintage role-playing game. read
Wii U

Advance Wars is Europe's first GBA title for Wii U Virtual Console


And it's out next week!
Mar 25
Nintendo UK announced on Twitter that the region's first Game Boy Advance title to hit the Wii U Virtual Console will be none other than Advance Wars. Intelligent Systems' masterful turn-based strategy game is coming to the p... read
Wii U VC

Australian Classification Board rates two GBA games


Most likely for the upcoming Wii U VC
Feb 20
Nintendo recently revealed that GBA games would be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console, and we're already aware of Metroid Fusion, Mario and Luigi Super Star Saga, and Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 would be ... read
GBA VC

Natsume confirms that Nintendo is working on GBA VC


Will the Game Boy Advance finally come to the eShop for everyone?
Jan 31
Once upon a time, Nintendo delivered a handful of Game Boy Advance classics (like Metroid Fusion) to the 3DS as part of the Ambassador program. The only problem is, they never really followed up on adding any GBA ga... read
In this pleasant little video from Family Gamer TV, nine Nintendo handhelds are battery tested including the brand new 2DS. The results aren't terribly surprising -- the 3DS line all kick off fairly close to one another, at ... read feature

Pokemon

Pokemon grave stone fills me with all the feels


Catching shinies in the afterlife
Sep 30
Among the readers here, I'm sure there are a few who are so engaged in videogames that they've effectively become your identity. Will your game-playing habits be what you are remembered for long after you've passed on? A man ... read
Chris' Top 5 Mega Mans

Ranked: The five best Mega Man games (Carter's picks)


The Blue Bomber's best, ranked
Jun 25
It's no secret that fellow Destructoid author Tony Ponce and I enjoy a hearty serving of Mega Man on a daily basis. While I'll let Tony speak for himself in his own "Ranked" article, the reasons why I love the Mega Man series... read

Super Retro Console plays SNES, NES, Genesis, GBA


May 01
The Super Retro Console and Adapter by Retro-bit doesn't have the best name, but I like what it could do for my old game collection. It accepts carts from the SNES, NES, Genesis, and through an adapter, GBA, covering mos... read

Every (Japanese) GBA cartridge ever released for sale


eBay auction at nearly $6,000
Apr 25
Wouldn't it be cool to own every Game Boy Advance cartridge ever? It's still one of my favorite systems, and I've become obsessed with owning as many carts as possible these last few years. Trips to Japan have me bringing bac... read
Mother 3

Mother 3 fan translators offer their patch to Nintendo


... for free, of course
Apr 20
Nintendo recently announced that they're releasing EarthBound on the Wii U virtual console in the U.S. and Europe. Then they debunked the theories that it hadn't been previously re-released because the music sounded too ... read
RetroN 5

Hyperkin's new RetroN console will also support Famicom


Along with a new name
Mar 25
Ahead of release, Hyperkin's upcoming RetroN 4 console has become the RetroN 5. With the change comes increased support: the new system count is NES, Famicom, Super Nintendo, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, and Game Boy A... read
RetroN 4

RetroN 4 plays NES, SNES, Genesis, and ... GBA?!


Sounds crazy enough to work
Mar 05
Ahead of a full reveal later this month, Hyperkin has begun talking about its latest system, the RetroN 4. This bad boy has slots for NES, Super Nintendo, Genesis, and Game Boy Advance cartridges, as well as six controller po... read
Five Best Fire Emblems

Ranked: The five best Fire Emblem games


Take a look at the franchise's history
Feb 05
Fire Emblem is a pretty mysterious series to many gamers out there. Firstly, it's a strategy RPG (SRPG), which already places it in an established niche. Then you have to consider the fact that Nintendo didn't release the ser... read

Double the Trouble! OC ReMix's massive DKC3 album


Largest OCR album yet, covers both SNES and GBA OSTs
Dec 03
I remember when OverClocked ReMix started producing full arrange albums nearly a decade ago. The second official release was 2004's Kong in Concert, a tribute to the SNES classic Donkey Kong Country. It clearly shows it's ag... read

Who wants to buy every Japanese GBA game ever?


795 games for $5800
Dec 01
There is something very awe-inspiring about seeing every game for a particular platform in one place, like looking out an airplane window while flying over a major city and feeling like a god who could reshape the land with b... read
100% Kingdom Hearts

100% Series Retrospective: Kingdom Hearts


Carter's Quest
Sep 26
[Read on for a description of every Kingdom Hearts game ever released in the US, and my completion of all of them in 2012.] So I kind of realized that I was powering through both the Resident Evil and Tony Hawk... read

Game Boy Advance games may be coming to eShop


Sep 12
Despite bundling 10 Game Boy Advance titles for the 3DS Ambassador Program last year, Nintendo has announced no plans to officially bring GBA games to the eShop. NES titles were likewise part of the Ambassador package, but at... read

Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA


Apr 29
Biggest question: why would anyone want to play a remake of Pokémon Crystal on the Game Boy Advance when HeartGold and SoulSilver already exist on the DS? A lot of reasons, it would seem. Pokémon Liquid Crystal... read
A few days ago, we told you that an official Zelda art book containing the definitive timeline for the series would be released. Well, with the book out in Japan, that timeline has been officially revealed. All the historic e... read feature

How to make GBA games on your 3DS not look like ass


Dec 19
It was really nice of Nintendo to give us Ambassadors all of these free GBA games, but man, they looked all stretched and washed out. I remember these games being beautiful. Is my memory fading, or is it the 3DS pulling some ... read

PSA: 3DS ambassador GBA games now downloadable!


Dec 16
If you are eligible for 3DS ambassador status, your ten free Game Boy Advance games are now available to download via the "redownload" section of your eShop menu. Yet again, it's a process of finding the games in your queue o... read

3DS ambassador GBA games dated for December 16


Dec 14
Nintendo has finally dated the ten GBA games that so-called 3DS ambassadors will receive, and it's this Friday! On December 16, those who bought a 3DS before its big price drop will get ten free Game Boy Advance games, which ... read

3DS ambassador GBA games still arriving this year


Dec 01
We are now in the final month of 2011, and some of you may be wondering whether you're getting your ten free Game Boy Advance games before the year is out. Nintendo has answered the question, confirming that 3DS early adopter... read
[It Came from Japan! is a series where I seek out and review the weirdest, most original and enjoyable titles that never left the Land of the Rising Sun.] Japanese games often possess a delirious quality that leaves some... read feature

Two more 3DS Ambassador program games revealed


Aug 01
Of the twenty free games current 3DS owners are getting in exchange for having bought the system at full price, ten are NES titles, and the rest are Game Boy Advance games. Nintendo hasn't said what each individual "Ambassado... read

I really want this little tiny Space Invaders machine


Jul 12
So cute! I'm a sucker for miniature things, especially when they're somehow related to gaming. Space Invaders isn't my favorite retro game, but this little cab is so cute that I don't really care what they put on it or on it... read

Get your Mother 1+2 fan translation while it's hot


Apr 29
Tomato has completed his translation of Mother 1+2 for Game Boy Advance, which should have a good number of you rejoicing. You can read all about the patch, and download it, by going to this page. The main focus here is Mothe... read






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