Category: Nintendo Game Boy Advance

  • Review: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon – Red Rescue Team (Game Boy Advance)

    Pokemon Mystery Dungeon -Red Rescue Team Developer: Chunsoft Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Dungeon Crawl Release Date: 09/19/2006 Chunsoft is best known for releasing dungeon hacks and only dungeon hacks. This isn’t the first licensed dungeon hack they’ve done either. They made the Torenko (Dragon Quest spinoff) dungeon hack for the SNES and PSX for example. Now […]

  • Review: Final Fantasy IV Advance (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Final Fantasy IV Advance (GBA) Developer: Square Enix Distributor: Nintendo Genre: RPG Release Date: 12/15/05 Final Fantasy IV, originally released in the US as Final Fantasy 2 on the Super Nintendo, is arguably the greatest game in the Final Fantasy series, and certainly the one that completely revolutionized the series as a whole. Up […]

  • Review: Dynasty Warriors Advance (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Dynasty Warriors Advance (GBA) Developer: Koei Distributor: Nintendo Genre: Action Release Date: 8/29/05 If you’ve ever played one of the entries in the Dynasty Warriors series, you know that the series has made a name for itself with its insane action and massive weapon choices, pitting a single soldier against legions upon legions of […]

  • Review: Animaniacs: Lights, Camera Action! (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Animaniacs: Lights, Camera, Action! Developer: Warthog Distributor: Ignition Entertainment Genre: Action Release Date: 10/20/05 The early to mid 90s can easily be considered some of the best years for cartoons ever to grace our television sets. I can remember coming home from high school, making myself a bowl of popcorn, and sitting down to […]

  • Review: Paperboy/Rampage (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Paperboy / Rampage (GBA) Developer: DSI Games Distributor: DSI Games Genre: Action Compilation Release Date: 8/21/05 Paperboy. Rampage. Two classic games that have made their way into a compilation on the Game Boy Advance. That’s quite a treat. Classic games aren’t called classics because they are old or from systems that have long since […]

  • Review: Centipede/Breakout/Warlords (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Centipede/Breakout/Warlord Developer: EC-I Publisher: DSI Games Genre: Arcade Compilation Release Date: 8/21/05 You’ve probably noticed by now that Liquidcross, Tom N and I have a thing for DSI Games. On August 21st, they released 5 new Game Boy Anthologies for a budget price of 15 bucks. In fact, here’s a list of what all […]

  • Review: Sigma Star Saga (Game Boy Advance)

    Sigma Star Saga Developer: WayForward Publisher: Namco Genre: 2D Side-Scrolling Shooter/ RPG hybrid Release Date: 08/17/05 We all know my two favorite genres in gaming are RPG and 2-D shooters. Last year my vote for Game of the Year was Gradius V. The year before that, I raved over Ikaruga. And before that, there were […]

  • Review: Dragon Ball GT: Transformation (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Dragon Ball GT: Transformation (GBA) Developer: Webfoot Distributor: Atari Genre: Action Release Date: 8/9/05 I had actually never heard of Dragon Ball before until I got to college. While there, a few friends of mine who were completely obsessed introduced me to it. And while I never actually shared in their obsession, I did […]

  • Review: Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town Developer: Marvelous Distributor: Natsume Genre: Farming Sim / RPG Release Date: 7/26/05 It seems that for as long as video games have been popular, so have sim games. Entire series are devoted to developing cities, building theme parks, constructing railroads, learning how to fly, racing cars, and […]

  • Riviera: The Promised Land

    Riviera: The Promised Land Developer: Bandai Publisher: Atlus Genre: Turn Based RPG Release Date: 6/29/05 Yes, it has taken me two weeks to write this review? Why? Because I hate this game that much. Riviera is in Wrestlemania XXI, CIMA: The Enemy and Nightmare of Druaga territory of bad. I have the unfortunate fate of […]

  • Review: Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (Game Boy Advance)

    Review: Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (GBA) Developer: Intelligent Systems Distributor: Nintendo Genre: Tactical RPG Release Date: 5/23/05 This is only my second review for Inside Pulse, but I managed to sweep in and snag a tactical RPG right out from under Lucard’s nose! And it was no small feat indeed. For days we were […]

  • Review: Pokemon Emerald (Game Boy Advance)

    Pokemon Emerald Developer: Game Freak Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Turn Based RPG Release Date: 05/01/05 Okay. I’m worried about the future of Pokemon. Game Freak appears to be hitting “Street Fighter 2” Mentality by releasing rehash after rehash with little to no improvements now. And Emerald has officially ticked me off. This isn’t the first time […]

  • Review: The Legend Of Zelda: The Minish Cap (Game Boy Advance)

    The Legend Of Zelda: The Minish Cap (GBA) Developer: Capcom / Flagship Published by: Nintendo Genre: Action RPG Release: 11/12/04 (Europe), 01/10/05 (USA) Ah, Nintendo. How, when most games companies would KILL for a distinctive mascot character, does one company come up with an entire stable of them? It defies belief, it really does. And […]

  • Review: Mario Pinball Land (Game Boy Advance)

    Game: Mario Pinball Land System: Nintendo Game Boy Advance Genre: Action/Pinball Developer: Fuse Games Limited Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: 10/05/04 Oh look, it’s a new Mario game! And don’t that beat all! He’s taking to a new brand new genre: pinball! I guess it makes sense, considering he’s already covered racing games, golf games, tennis […]

  • Review: Bubble Bobble Old & New (Game Boy Advance)

    Bubble Bobble Old and New Genre: 2D Puzzle adventure Developer: Taito Publisher: Empire Interactive Release Date 09/29/04 YES! YES! MY GOD YES! Bubble Bobble! One of the greatest most classic games of all time is back and on the GBA! Portable Bubble Bobble greatness! Taito, thank you, thank you, thank you! Say it with me […]

  • Review: Advance Guardian Heroes (Game Boy Advance)

    Advance Guardian Heroes Genre: 2D Side Scrolling Action RPG Developer: Treasure Publisher: UBI Soft Release Date: 9/15/04 For those of you that don’t know, the original Guardian Heroes is my favorite game of all time. I picked it up back in 1996, not knowing what it was really, but enjoying the cover art and the […]

  • Review: Pokemon Fire Red/Leaf Green (Game Boy Advance)

    Ah Kanto, land of my youth. Where I was first forced to make a decision between Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle (Charmander, duh). When my first Pokemon team consisted of Charizard, Marowak, Raichu, Articuno, Gyardos, and Butterfree. When I didn’t care about type advantage or trainer vs trainer battles or anything hardcore in the realm of […]

  • Review: Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Games (Game Boy Advance)

    Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Games Developer: Alphadream Corportation Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: 072704 Genre: Sports RPG Let’s clear something up right away. Yes, this game is adorable. Yes, these hamsters are so cute, Hamtaro rivals Pikachu for my affection. Yes, it is so sweet you may become a diabetic after playing the game, but now more than […]

  • Review: Duel Masters: Sempai Legends (Game Boy Advance)

    Game: Duel Masters: Sempai Legends System: Game Boy Advance Genre: Card Game / TCG Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari Released: 6/01/04 So now Wizards of the Coast has released another collectable card game here in the States, and has released an anime to go along with it. While it does seem to follow the trend of […]

  • Review: River City Ransom EX (Game Boy Advance)

    Man. Man o’ man. I have been waiting for this game forever. Ever since Atlus had Super Dodge Ball as a launch title for the GBA I have been waiting for this. I’m commented in numerous columns how much I’ve been waiting for the day this game would be out. I’ve giggled like a schoolgirl […]