I went down an Internet wormhole last night when I really, truly should've just gone to bed.
It began with this Imgur album of old Pokémon ads, but as someone who grew up alongside Pokémania, it couldn't end the... read
Today in cool old videogames I'm only now hearing about for the first time, we have Castaway Boy Keith, an unreleased action-RPG for the Game Boy from Epic/Sony.
As much as the screenshots resemble a certain handheld Nintendo... read
"If you've ever wondered what would happen if you pressed your buttons perfectly -- if you pressed them a little bit earlier, a little bit later, or if you had perfect timing, perfect reactions, and you knew exactly what ... read
You can't comprehend how bad I am at drawing and painting. Impossibly bad. Like, I'm not positive I'd pass a kindergarten class if that's a thing five year-olds get judged on.
Then there are people like this who can flawless... read
I had ever intention to just play the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. I think I'm going to have to check out the 3DS version now though after seeing there's going to be a Game Boy stage.
Sakurai even threw in a "ba-d... read
I vaguely knew of the game but not the character. Do you know who this guy is?
It's the Prince of the Sablé Kingdom, of course! (Who?) He's from Intelligent Systems' Japan-only Kaeru no Tame ni Kane wa Naru, which rele... read
25 years ago, the Game Boy launched in North America. Do you still have yours?
The folks at OverClocked ReMix have put together a celebratory arrangement album, Legacy: Game Boy 25th Anniversary, featuring 15 songs from game... read
Completely removing nostalgia from the equation, these Kids React videos rub me the wrong way. For one thing, kids just don't have any relevant opinions that I'm interested in. I don't find them funny or insightful. And hone... read
Did you know, the Game Boy Color had wireless capabilities via an infrared sensor? Or that the system also had motion controls? Did you know that the Game Boy Advance was supposed to have online and wireless multiplayer at o... read
Hyperkin's RetroN 5 console will be released in the Americas for $140 beginning June 6, 2014. It seems to be sold out for the time being, so I hope you got your pre-order in.
This thing is a beast, supporting NES, Famicom, SN... read
Vsauce3 is back at it again, with another stop-motion video like the previous Oculus Rift Fact Surgery we featured not long ago. This time, it's delving into the inner workings of the Game Boy while delivering some facts abo... read
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
I hadn't connected the dots until now, but artist Vadu Amka is responsible for a number of cool custom game system projects I've seen online, some more practical than others.
This latest one, a Pokemon-themed Game Boy, makes ... read
European gamers who buy Kirby: Triple Deluxe from the 3DS eShop prior to July 13, 2014 will receive a free download code for Kirby's Dream Land 2, Nintendo has announced.
This 1995 Game Boy title is a reminder of that phase w... read
I think there's a distinct lack of Game Boy Color games on the 3DS, but that may change soon based on some recent Australian Classification ratings. Harvest Moon 3 and Lufia: The Legend Returns have been rated, noting a poten... read
We're almost the same age! With fond memories of SolarStriker and Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, today I wish the original Game Boy a very happy 25th anniversary. The little handheld that could came into this world kicking and screaming, setting a... read feature
Twitch Plays Pokemon is a huge deal. So huge, in fact, it's been causing enormous stress on Twitch's chat system across the entire service. On Sunday Twitch actually moved the channel off of their normal servers onto a dedica... read
So that whole Twitch Plays Pokemon thing? It's been viewed over 7.5 million times already. At present there's 75,000 concurrent users watching, and "the total number of unique Twitch members who have participated via chat is ... read
It could have easily been a disaster, but it's quite the opposite. I cannot stop watching.
Twitch Plays Pokemon is a collaborative stream in which Pokemon Red/Blue is played by people in chat. Button inputs (e.g., "up," "down... read
Doctor Popular (whom most may know from the Knifetank games) is preparing to unleash his newest chiptune album, Destroy All Presets, unto the world with the help of Kickstarter. Sure, we've all been there, there's a million ... read
It appears as if the Mega Man Game Boy collection (referred to as Rockman World overseas) will be complete next week in Japan, as Mega Man V is hitting their 3DS Virtual Console. Celebrated by fans, Mega Man V is often consid... read
New album seeking Kickstarter funding needs your help I know there are a lot of fans of Pokemon Reorchestrated's Kanto Symphony and Lost Diaries albums out there. The team is now looking to release a new project titled Double Team, which will cover music from the first five gene... read feature
Too legitty to quitty!
With Pokemon X and Y now out for public consumption, you're probably curious as to what the best Pokemon are for your silky pleasures. Fortunately, Jim Sterling is here to drop knowledge bombs in yo' face, and tell which Pokemon are the most legit.
I know lots of things about Pokemon. Let me talk to you about Pokemon. read feature
Okay, first of all that remix of the Pokemon Red/Blue theme is pretty damn great.
So yeah, the Pokemon Origins four episode anime will be coming to North America. The show will air on Pokemon TV on November 15, and will foll... read
In the climactic war between Grump and Not So Grump, the mighty Jafari fell to the cunning Raptor. Tears were shed for the fallen, seemingly lost to the ether for eternity.
Lo, Jafari was merely bidding his time, that he may... read
Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man who made Nintendo a gaming empire, passed away last week. Though he may have been a cutthroat codger while at the company's helm, his influence cannot be denied. His former employees have no doubt fo... read
While some of us were attending PAX and getting all the ladies, others were back home, hard at work in the studio. My buddy Dj CUTMAN produced a brand new Zelda EP through his net label GameChops, and it's ready for mass cons... read
Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a... read
The release of EarthBound on the Wii U unfortunately overshadowed the equally long-awaited arrival of WayForward's Game Boy Color gem Shantae on the 3DS. But I'm not about to sit by and allow our spunky little gal pal to be i... read