Posts Tagged ‘GBA’

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My Head Hurts: Review of “Polarium Advance”

October 9, 2009
It works your brain!

It works your brain!

I’m a little bit on the fence about certain puzzle games, the only exception would be the Tetris series and it giving me nights of seeing blocks fall down when I close my eyes. Sure, some of them are fun and exciting, and sometimes damn innonative, but some of them quickly lose their fun and start becoming repetitive, but unlike Polarium Advance, this game tries to make you play it at least once a day. Really.

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In Space, No One Can Hear You Curse: Review of “Sigma Star Saga”

October 7, 2009
She is, in fact, holding her boob. I'm as surprised as you are.

She is, in fact, holding her boob. I'm as surprised as you are.

Peanut Butter and Jelly. At first, you think why the hell I’m talking about food when I’m supposed to review a game, but let me get to the point. It sounds weird at first, but when combined, it makes for a truly delicious food. Such is also the case, sans deliciousness, with video games. Developers have tried different genres to merge together to make a game, which comes out either in fantastic¬† or disastrous results. In Sigma Star Saga‘s case, a hybrid RPG/Shooter made for the Gameboy Advance, the effects of this hybridization is fairly ok.

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Sequels Are Indeed Better: “Review of “Iridium 2”

October 2, 2009
Stuff Goes Boom

Stuff Goes Boom

It is often considered that sequels of anything (movies, games, books) are more better than their original counterparts, seeing how the people who originally made this looked over the problems of the first and made the second if not, slightly better, This is exactly the case with Iridion II, a scrolling shooter GameBoy Advance video game that was made by Shi’En. This is the direct sequel of their first game, Iridion 3D.

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Advance Makes It Sound Cool: Review of “Metal Slug Advance”

October 1, 2009

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Metal Slug Advance is a run and gun game for the GBA that was created by SNK Playmore and canon to the Metal Slug Series. If you’re familiar with this game, then it’s clear to say those summer days in the laundromat were wasted, along with a pocketful of quarters, to this game.

I remember spending $5 to this game and not getting past the third level in the arcade version. I sucked at it.

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