Why Superstar Saga Was The Best Mario RPG Of Its Time

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga was the third Mario RPG released after Legend of the Seven Stars and Paper Mario. But what made it stand out? What was missing from the first two? ReallyFreakinClever's opinion is that it was none other than Luigi. » 7/24/14 6:20am 7/24/14 6:20am

With An 8-Inch Screen, This Is The Game Boy Advance XL We Never Got

It wasn't until Nintendo had two screens to play with that they figured out we wouldn't mind oversized portable gaming. Had they realized it earlier, they might have come up with modder John "Baccteria" Grayson's BigBoy Advance. » 7/09/14 12:03pm 7/09/14 12:03pm

The SNES And The Game Boy Advance Are Having A Baby

Rose Colored Gaming, whom you might remember by their impressive Luigi 2DS mod from last year, are coming out with a new Game Boy Advance model resembling the Super Nintendo. As you can see, they pretty much nailed the looks. » 7/04/14 4:00pm 7/04/14 4:00pm

The Saturday Morning Stream: Live From The RetroN 5 [Show Over]

Streaming video games live via the internet is a relatively new thing, but video games have been around for hundreds (slight exaggeration) of years. Hyperkin's Android-powered RetroN 5 console plays games from ten older consoles. How? Watch. » 6/21/14 11:15am 6/21/14 11:15am

Your Mother 3 Non-Update Of E3 2014 (Sorry!)

Kotaku to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime on Tuesday: You guys did make a joke about Star Fox in the [Nintendo digital event] and then Miyamoto showed up with a Star Fox game... » 6/11/14 11:40am 6/11/14 11:40am

Creator Of iPhone Game Boy Emulator Says Nintendo Made Him Pull It

For a few months now, an app called GBA4iOS has allowed iPhone users to take advantage of a system loophole in order to play Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games without jailbreaking their phones. » 5/14/14 12:00pm 5/14/14 12:00pm

GBA Games Start Hitting Wii U Virtual Console This Spring

Starting in April, Nintendo says they'll be releasing GBA games on the Wii U's Virtual Console. They announced the news in a Nintendo Direct today, mentioning names like Metroid Fusion and Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga as some of the GBA games that we'll be able to buy and download this spring. » 2/13/14 5:34pm 2/13/14 5:34pm

Years Later, Mother 3 Still Lives Up to All the Hype

Over the years, there have been many games released in Japan only. Of these, a small number have gone on to become cult classics abroad—lost gems of gaming that the English-speaking world missed out on. » 3/29/13 8:00am 3/29/13 8:00am

Game Boy Advance Sprites Look Great With Real Life Backgrounds

Check out this tribute to a bunch of different GBA games, if not character sprites from that era. Kind of makes me wish someone would try a game that tried this aesthetic out in full, but alas, YouTube user The Pixel Kingdom's video will have to do for now. » 1/21/13 9:30pm 1/21/13 9:30pm

Here Are All the Japanese Game Boy Advance Games. At Once.

If you've ever wondered what all 795 Japanese Game Boy Advance cartridges would look like lined up, wonder no more. And if you've ever wondered how much all those carts would cost, then do likewise! » 12/01/12 2:00am 12/01/12 2:00am

How to Get 10 Awesome Free GBA Games on Your 3DS, If You're an…

Did you buy a 3DS back when it cost $250, then watch the price drop $80 and take Nintendo up on their offer to give you 20 games as an apology? If so, then you can get the second half of that apology right now. » 12/17/11 12:08am 12/17/11 12:08am

The Full Game Boy Advance Ambassador List for the 3DS

Nintendo's Amabassador Program is its way of rewarding Nintendo 3DS owners who purchased the device before its pricecut. There have already been a whole host of Famicom (Nintendo Entertainment System) games released free of charge. Up next, Game Boy Advance games. But which ones? » 12/14/11 2:30am 12/14/11 2:30am

Zelda Games Used to be a Rare Thing

Because they don't count the CDi Zelda games, and because they count the repeatedly re-released Ocarina of Time twice, Nintendo promotes a worldview in which 17 [1] Zelda games have been released in the past 25 years. » 8/08/11 6:00pm 8/08/11 6:00pm

How to Collect Your 20 Free 3DS Games (And Maybe a Little Cash On the…

Own a Nintendo 3DS or plan on getting one in the next couple of weeks? Congratulations you're now a Nintendo 3DS Ambassador and that means you get 20 free games. Right? Maybe. » 7/29/11 5:00pm 7/29/11 5:00pm

Talk Of Mother 4 Doesn't Mean It Will Happen

Shigesato Itoi, who's perhaps best known in Japan as a copy writer and TV personality, already said that there will be no Mother 4. Making Mother 3 was no easy task. That doesn't mean there still isn't hope - however faint that might be. » 3/30/11 7:50am 3/30/11 7:50am

For The First Time, The Mario Bros. Will Miss A New Nintendo's Birth

Forget its glasses-free 3D, the Nintendo 3DS is unlike any Nintendo video game before it because it will debut without Mario or Luigi. The previous nine major gaming machines from Nintendo — all of the big ones, from NES to Wii — had these guys. » 2/22/11 3:00pm 2/22/11 3:00pm