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Last of the Line: Game Boy Advance Ended One Legacy as It Began Another

Posted 07/25 11:12 in Hardware | 0comments

Last of the Line: Game Boy Advance Ended One Legacy as It Began Another

The GBA failed to outperform its 8-bit predecessor (the Game Boy family), and its successor (the Nintendo DS line) outshone them both.Flawed, yes, but a worthy conclusion to the Game Boy line.

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This Party Ain't Over: It's Another GBA Anniversary Stream [Archived!]

Posted 08/23 02:40 in Hardware | 0comments

This Party Ain't Over: It's Another GBA Anniversary Stream [Archived!]

Last Thursday, I spent an hour playing through a random selection of Game Boy Advance games.Because GBA turned 15 this week, and one hour just isn't enough to see all the system had to offer.

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Say Hello to My Little Sidelit Friend in Our GBA Anniversary Stream [Now Archived]

Posted 09/04 06:55 in Hardware | 0comments

Say Hello to My Little Sidelit Friend in Our GBA Anniversary Stream [Now Archived]

As is my obsession, I'll be playing on real hardware — specifically, a GameCube Game Boy Player.Still, what you'll be seeing accurately represents the best possible GBA big-screen experience that was legitimately possible back in the day, so that sounds suitably rose-tinted for my purposes.

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Best GBA games of all time

Posted 05/31 20:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Best GBA games of all time

If you'd told us when the GBA launched that one of its most enduring new franchises would be a series of random minigame collections starring Wario, we probably would have feared for the future.If you've played WarioWare, however, you already know just how endlessly fun the concept is: An assortment of microgames, each about 2-3 seconds in length, flashes before you in rapid succession.

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9 video game rewards that are totally not worth the trouble

Posted 06/23 00:07 in Gaming | 0comments

9 video game rewards that are totally not worth the trouble

Not 'oh, you have to beat this powerful boss' hard or 'gee, this puzzle sure was tricky' hard.More like 'I have to spend five hours fighting the same enemy over and over until the random number generator causes one to finally drop' kind of hard.

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The best Game Boy games of all time

Posted 07/27 22:07 in Gaming | 0comments

The best Game Boy games of all time

What's this, a great Game Boy game that isn't a sequel to an already-popular franchise?Cue some adventuresome 8-bit music, throw down some 2D levels and boom, you've got enough motivation for a Game Boy outing.

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The Best Dreamcast games of all time

Posted 07/28 18:41 in Gaming | 0comments

The Best Dreamcast games of all time

In case you weren't paying attention in 1999, the situation for the Dreamcast wasn't ideal.And it was great, with the console playing host to some of Sega's most creative games of all time, not to mention stellar third-party exclusives.

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The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history

Posted 09/08 20:17 in Gaming | 0comments

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history

Some of the best moments in games are about immersion, pulling players into a fictional world where they can project themselves into the characters.That's why it's infuriating when that immersion ends abruptly when an obnoxious character speaks up to ruin the mood.

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The most disturbing Pokemon of all time

Posted 09/22 00:01 in Gaming | 0comments

The most disturbing Pokemon of all time

Sure, there are some oddballs like Koffing or Voltorb--but they're nowhere near as popular as the Pikachus, Togepis, and Evees that dominate Pok-merchandise.If only all those unwitting parents knew what horrors awaited their children in the untamed wilderness that is the Pokmon universe.

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9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life

Posted 10/14 16:05 in Gaming | 0comments

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life

If you're a guest in someone else's home, don't go through all their drawers looking for money.If you see a turtle, don't stomp on it.

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How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

Posted 11/21 18:35 in Gaming | 0comments

How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

A prequel to the first two Zelda games (hence its English title), A Link to the Past opens with a young boy called Link sleepwalking as Princess Zelda calls to him telepathically.She explains that she’s being held prisoner in the basement of Hyrule Castle and needs Link to rescue her.

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8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean

Posted 12/08 16:20 in Gaming | 0comments

8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean

Whether this name has any significance with the names of the characters who use them - well, you might be surprised.He's even got a brass knuckle that says "I Heart God" on it.

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The 25 best Final Fantasy games

Posted 12/08 18:49 in Gaming | 0comments

The 25 best Final Fantasy games

Now, as the series is enjoying a renaissance on PS4 and Xbox One, we've compiled a list of the 25 best Final Fantasy games.Just like Final Fantasy 7.

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