Ported from the original NES version, Blades of Steel is still a fun, arcadey hockey game even if there are not any options to tweak. Here’s a look at the 2-player link cable vs mode.
This is the ending that triggers when you unlock all stars for all games in Game & Watch Gallery 3 on Gameboy. This music is awesome! Doesn’t get enough credit. And Peach totally makes out with Mario and releases a bunch of hearts and turns beet red.
From Below Pocket is an indie developed puzzle game that has been ported from its NES origins complete with 2-player multiplayer support over a link cable. This is a Tetris clone with a twist; a Kraken’s tentacles push your pieces upward. It is really cool than an indie dev included link cable support. Plus, there […]
Published by Bulletproof Software, the same company that released the original Gameboy version of Tetris, ported Pipe Dream to the Gameboy. Strangely, it features a pretty robust-for-the-time multiplayer mode despite not showcasing the standard Link Pak icon on the front of the box art and not mention anything about multiplayer on the back on the […]
Nacon released the pro Revolution X ($74) and the ColorLight ($40) controllers for Xbox. Here is a quick unboxing video of both controllers (the packaging is so well done, I had trouble opening it). And don’t confuse the name of the pro-style controller with the Aerosmith lightgun shooter of the same name.
The original arcade version of Popeye and Donkey Kong have a lot in common. Later, this Popeye 2 Gameboy sequel seems to have taken a lot of inspiration from 1989’s Super Mario Land as the gameplay and visual style are similar. However, Popeye’s 2 link cable multiplayer mode might have inspired the Vs mode in […]
Several games in the Japan-exclusive Gameboy Advance Famicom Mini Series feature a Single-Pak link multiplayer mode. While some feature simultaneous play (Mario Bros., Clu Clu Land, Balloon Fight, Twin Bee, and SD Gundam World), a few games are alternating (Ghosts’n Goblins, Mappy, Dig-Dug, and Wrecking Crew). So instead of connecting a link cable, 2p hot-seat […]
The Super Gameboy (SGB) was an accessory that allowed original Gameboy (GB) games to be played on a TV through the Super Nintendo. Black cartridge Gameboy games were also supported. Besides having the ability to change colors and borders, here are a few other tidbits of information that I found interesting about the Super Gameboy.
The Game & Watch Gallery series on Gameboy contains a hidden LINK CABLE feature that connects the first three games, unlocking content spread across the trilogy! This is amazing because this creative feature isn’t even mentioned in the instruction manual.