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These are the Game Boy Advance games that are important to me:
 
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Castlevania - Aria of Sorrow - GBA - USA.jpg|[[Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow]]
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Castlevania - Aria of Sorrow - GBA - USA.jpg|''[[Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow]]''
Castlevania - Circle of the Moon - GBA - USA.jpg|[[Castlevania: Circle of the Moon]]
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Castlevania - Circle of the Moon - GBA - USA.jpg|''[[Castlevania: Circle of the Moon]]''
Legend of Zelda, The - Minish Cap, The - GBA - USA.jpg|[[The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap]]
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Legend of Zelda, The - Minish Cap, The - GBA - USA.jpg|''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap]]''
Metroid Fusion - GBA - USA.jpg|[[Metroid Fusion]]
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Metroid Fusion - GBA - USA.jpg|''[[Metroid Fusion]]''
Metroid - Zero Mission - GBA - USA.jpg|[[Metroid: Zero Mission]]
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Metroid - Zero Mission - GBA - USA.jpg|''[[Metroid: Zero Mission]]''
 
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Revision as of 22:23, 22 January 2019

The indigo Game Boy Advance.

Game Boy Advance is a portable handheld video game console created by Nintendo and released in Japan, the USA, and Europe in 2001. It was extremely popular, out-selling Nintendo's estimate and becoming the fastest-selling video game console (handheld or otherwise) in both the US and Europe at the time.

I have never played a Game Boy Advance in real life, but I have played several games using emulators.

Status

I do not own, or have ever owned, a Game Boy Advance.

Games

See all Game Boy Advance Games.

These are the Game Boy Advance games that are important to me:

Review

Good

  • The hardware is comparable to the SNES, only in the palm of your hand. Very impressive.
  • The system had a large catalog of games, and a lot of them are wonderful.
  • Backward compatibility with Game Boy and Game Boy Color games was icing on the cake.
  • There were several peripherals including link cables for multi-player games, compatibility with some Game Cube games, wireless communication, and several others.
  • The system was redesigned twice, and each time, engineering issues were addressed.
  • There were dozens of different colors to choose from.

Bad

  • The original model didn't have a very good display, and it was often too dark to see comfortably. Luckily, Nintendo fixed this by adding a back-light to the later model.

Ugly

  • Nothing.

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