DSi Drops GBA Support (and the Homebrew that Comes With It); Old DS Cool Again

Bad news, folks. We totally missed it in the wake of poor battery life specs » 10/02/08 11:05am 10/02/08 11:05am, but Nintendo's new will completely ditch support for GBA titles. That not only means no more playing GBA backups (they only loaded from the now extinct GBA slot), but even if you were to load some sort of GBA emulation through the DS slot,…

Multi-Platform Universal Console Mod Plays Everything Modularly

This game console mod does things slightly different from older mods we've seen. Instead of taking an old console and shoving it into a smaller body, this guy made a universal body and modularizes consoles-in effect, turning consoles like the N64, NES, Megadrive, Jaguar, GBA, and PlayStation into insertable… » 7/09/08 4:20pm 7/09/08 4:20pm

Glucoboy Makes Blood-Testing (Sort of) Fun With GBA and Online Gaming Rewards

When it comes to diabetes blood-testing the word "fun" does not spring to mind. However, the Glucoboy could change all that by rewarding consistent testing and good results. When the blood glucose meter is combined with a Game Boy Advance or Nintendo DS, kids can earn points that will unlock mini-games on the included… » 12/06/07 6:40pm 12/06/07 6:40pm

eBay Deal of the Day: Non-Bootleg GBA Carts Plus Some Helpful Tips

It's not every day that you get an earful of counterfeit identification tips when browsing for a copy of Super Robot Taisen Wars, but it's a great feeling when you do. Astute reader Russ sent us one of his auctions complete with multiple images relating to real and fake GBA games, including a exegesis on each. Quite a… » 8/08/05 11:41am 8/08/05 11:41am