Anthony Thomas will take your old Nintendo DS, rip off its top screen, move the speakers, clean things up, paint it and turn it into something way cooler: a Game Boy Macro, an unofficial, over-sized brother to Nintendo’s actual (and wonderful) Game Boy Micro.
The beautiful little Game Boy Micro launched 10 years ago in the UK, and I fell in love with it at first sight. Unfortunately, I was 17 years old and had just moved out of my parents’ house, so I had no money to buy one. I’ve been looking to pick one up every since, but they’re surprisingly rare in good condition.
In 2005, Nintendo shut the door on the original Game Boy with the miniscule Game Boy Micro, a brilliantly-engineered two-by-four-inch rectangle of compromise. It wouldn't run original Game Boy or Game Boy Color titles — just Game Boy Advance games — but boy was it pretty. Many people hated it. I just bought a new…
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Commenter GiantBoyDetective seems like an off person to be picking up the tiny little Game Boy Advance Nintendo completely killed with the release of the DS, but he's pretty huge, so we'll let him have his say in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. Let's suggest some GBA games!
This year is the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. Time for a special logo. Kyoto-based Nintendo has filed a trademark for the pictured anniversary logo. This is it.
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