Quantcast
Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA


6:00 PM on 04.29.2012



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, a massive hack of Pokémon FireRed, has been in development since 2007, around when Diamond and Pearl first landed. You might have heard of it over the years, but if you haven't, it almost completely clears all the data from the FireRed ROM and loads the space with tons of new goodies that rival even the DS entries. There are now three regions to explore, 386 Pokémon to capture, 20 gym badges to earn, recreated sprites from scratch, all new music, and a bunch of story twists compared to the original Crystal.

On the game's development page, you can grab the current build, Beta 3.1, but you'll need either a flash cart or a GBA emulator to play, obviously. I salute such a monumental task, and I hope Poké-fans can get a lot out of such a passionate, fan-driven endeavor.

Editorial: A developer's diary on recreating Pokémon: Crystal for the GBA [NeoGamr]

Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA photo
Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA photo
Some folks spent 5 years remaking Pokemon Crystal for GBA photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Always bet on Ganondorf photo
Always bet on Ganondorf
8:00 PM on 10.15.2014






Indie

2:45 PM on 10.22.2014
Slugcat gifs? Slugcat gifs

It's been a while since I've espoused my love for Rain World. It looks even smoother in this interesting Kickstarter update, as the game has transitioned to Unity. The update is a good read, but if you're just here for the gifs, well, I feel you. Ain't nothing wrong with that.more



2:30 PM on 10.22.2014
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 jump scares onto Greenlight

Just getting over the PTSD of your last visit to Freddy Fazbear's Pizza? Well too damn bad, because it's time to get spooked again. Normally I'd roll my eyes at the idea of a sequel being announced barely three months since t...more



1:30 PM on 10.21.2014
Human Resources Kickstarter fires itself

If you were hoping to play Uber Entertainment's next game Human Resources, you'll be disappointed to know that the Kickstarter has been cancelled. Despite having over 9,000 backers, the project had raised $384,000 which was j...more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more