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Gaming through the years with my mom

For kids growing up in the ‘90s, it was pretty rare that your parents would ever play video games. Sitcoms had jokes about, “The Nintendos” and media around the time demonized the medium, making it seem like a child’...

 
 
 
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Dark Horse's Mario encyclopedia is coming West in October

After finding success with the Legend of Zelda series, Dark Horse decided to take a crack at the equally iconic Super Mario Bros. series in 2015 with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. This previously Japanese exclusive book chronicled all...

 
 
 
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Reddit user photographs total eclipse with Game Boy Camera

Yesterday's total eclipse was quite the sight for U.S. citizens. Thousands of people gathered to watch the solar event, all wearing those special glasses to prevent their retinas from being obliterated. Well, almost all.Whilst photographers...

 
 
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Review: Super Rad Raygun

Super Rad Raygun is a game I’ve been following for a little while. I first saw it as plain old Rad Raygun at SGC 2013. It was sporting a Game Boy aesthetic and had gameplay reminiscent of Mega Man. It was a fun little title that wasn&...

 
 
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EyeForcer fights against 'Gameboy Disease' or 'Tech Neck'

I've written before about some of the wackier stuff that we get on the Destructoid tip line. Sometimes, we get tips about Kickstarter projects that have concluded successfully. Niero himself brought this one to our attention after seeing it...

 
 
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Lost GBC game uncovered after 15 years

At E3 2001, Affinix Software debuted an RPG by the title of Infinity. The game was in the vein of classic Final Fantasy titles and looked to be a rather engrossing experience. Due to the impending launch of the Game Boy Advance, howeve...

 
 
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Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow are coming to 3DS

I am so bleeding pumped right now, you can't even believe it. Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow and coming to the 3DS eShop in Europe and North America on February 27, 2016. Yes, that's right, they're really finally coming. Link cable functiona...

 
 
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Nostalgia time! Every Game Boy start screen

I haven't finished the video yet, so sorry if at the 2 hour and 12 minute mark it baits and switches to a stupid argument on whether or not certain foodstuffs count as sandwiches, or just a bunch of music videos of lil Frankie Muniz's awfu...

 
 
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Celebrate Y2K all over again with WayForward's first GBC game

Late last year, we were lucky to have industry legend and founding member of WayForward Matt Bozon on Sup Holmes. That's where I heard about Xtreme Sports, WayForward's first Gameboy Color game. It sounded like a cross between California G...

 
 
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Just Saiyan: The Advanced Adventure Saga! Part One

We're back with a whole new arc of hanging out and talking about Dragon Ball. We've jumped into the GameBoy Advance title, Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure, one of the best Dragon Ball games out there. In this episode, we beat up boar bandit...

 
 
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This is why you can't touch Barbie

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on Youtube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last week on Sup Holmes, we met Mike Kasprzk (full episode he...

 
 
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Twitch Plays Pokemon got out of Rock Tunnel: A summary

When I picked up Pokemon Red, I went to Rock Tunnel without Flash. I tried to make it through in the pitch black. Then I tried to get back out. Then I decided the only way out of the darkness was to plunge forward, wholly and fully. Maybe ...

 
 
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Game Boy Advance coming this April to Virtual Console

We heard last year that Game Boy Advance titles would be coming to Virtual Console, and now Nintendo is just about ready to kick that program off. In today's Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata said that we would be seeing the first games launch ...

 
 
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Joylancer demo is up, brings back 'JOY AND FEELINGS'

Though the game is still in development, Joylancer is shaping up to be a product worthy of sitting alongside Drill Dozer, Shovel Knight, and all of the other "your weapon is your means of transport" 2D action platformers that have brighten...

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Pokémon game?

Have you survived the release of Grand Theft Auto V? Good! Out of over 1,400 total votes, here are the top three results from our last poll: (41.92%) GTA San Andreas: 594 votes -- winner! (34.65%) GTA Vice City: 491 votes (11.57%) GTA IV: ...

 
 
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WayForward: Shantae dances to Nintendo 3DS on June 20

The original Shantae is coming to Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, WayForward has announced. Originally released in the dying days of the Game Boy Color, the acclaimed platformer managed to garner a pair of sequels, Shanta...

 
 
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Harvest Moon GBC takes root on 3DS eShop this week

Harvest Moon for the Game Boy Color is coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America this week, Natsume has announced. The second title in the prolific farming sim role-playing game series, Harvest Moon GB was initially released on...

 
 
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WayForward to bring Shantae to Nintendo 3DS in June

One of the rare gems of the Game Boy Color era is making a return on Nintendo 3DS. WayForward has announced that the original Shantae is set to arrive on Virtual Console in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand at the tail end o...

 
 
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18 different gaming consoles combined into one system

Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single video output c...

 
 
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My ultimate gaming tradition of Old School Day

Gamers are a diverse breed. From PC aficionados and console fanatics, to retro devotees and casual admirers, there is no one-size-fits-all model of videogame hobbyist. Though we possess many differences, like game preferences, level of devo...

 
 
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Zelda: Oracle of Seasons/Ages coming to eShop [Update]

[Update: As noted by Joystiq, Eiji Aonuma has taken to the Miiverse and confirmed that the titles will be see an international release. "The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons/Oracle of Ages will be released for Virtual Console on...

 
 
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Resident Evil Game Boy Color's fundraiser is complete

Remember that fundraiser involving Resident Evil 1's nearly finished Game Boy Color conversion? Well, the $2,000 goal was met, and the cart has finally been released to the public. Keep in mind that the game is only 90% complete, which mean...

 
 
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Metroid II on Japanese 3DS store tomorrow, kind of want

It's been a considerable time since I played Metroid II: Return of Samus. It was my favorite Metroid game growing up, not least of which because it was the only one I owned as a child and my copy was lost somewhere in one of my many ap...

 
 




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For all the RPG peeps: the kickstarter for the new edition of Savage Worlds launched, was funded within Personally, Im going for that sweet, sweet collectors

 
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