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3064668 No.3064668 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

We haven't had one of these in a while so what'cha:

>Playin
>Love
>Hate

Just shill and chill while we discuss the greatest handheld console ever created.

>> No.3064672

Not retro, also extremely mediocre library. Lacks the charm of the GB/C library.

>> No.3064678

Not retro. Will never be retro

>> No.3064687

>>3064672
Megaman Zero series, Metroid Fusion and 3 Castlevanias would like to have a word with you

>> No.3064689

>>3064668
Zone of the enders is pretty GOAT tier

>> No.3064695

>>3064678
More retro than the Dreamcast.

>> No.3064702

>>3064687
Exactly. There's like 5 games I can hang the platform on -- I have a GB flashcart because there's plenty there to play, but for the GBA there just isn't the value.

That's not saying these are bad games at all, but the platform is too dependant on tie-ins rather than original content.

>> No.3064703

ITS.

NOT.

FAIR.

MY CHILDHOOD HAS THE RIGHT TO BE RETRO, TOO

>> No.3064706

>>3064687

>Fusion

utter garbage. GBA has way better games, but hey? It doesn't matter here, ask /v/ about GBA.

>> No.3064708

>>3064672

>Not retro, but let me make this bait statement so that I generate actual discussion going on.

Fuck you, and you need to play Astro Boy Omega Factor.

>> No.3064710
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3064710

>>3064668
>>3064695

>> No.3064714

>>3064710

The Dreamcast was released in 1998, which fits the pre-2000 criteria of /vr/'s rules.

>> No.3064715

>>3064710
Dates don't matter, what matters is the games. 2D sprite games are more retro than 480p 3D games.

>> No.3064718

stop shit posting, itsnot retro

>> No.3064724

>>3064715
"But muh golden era of gaming!"

>> No.3064731

>>3064715
>Dates don't matter
Retro gaming means consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games on platforms launched in 1999 and earlier.

>> No.3064736

>>3064672
>>3064678
>>3064710
>>3064718
nice meme

>> No.3064739

>>3064731
except that isnt what retro means?

>> No.3064740

What's sad about these threads is that they always live to be 300 posts even though they should be nuked on sight.

>> No.3064743

>>3064702
My GBA flashcart is loaded with emulators, the NES classics series, and Ninja Five-O

That's all you need

>> No.3064747

>>3064739
>Retro gaming means consoles, computer games, arcade games (including pinball) and any other forms of video games on platforms launched in 1999 and earlier.

>retro gaming
Trying reading, champ

>> No.3064754
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>> No.3064756

>>3064740

It's okay, they're a testament and a reminder that allowing 6th gen wouldn't be a bright idea.

>> No.3064759

>>3064668
Last game I played was Wario Land 4. It was a step down from 2 & 3 but had pretty nice graphics (good use of sprite morphing) and groovy music.

>> No.3064760

>>3064740
You should be nuked on sight.

>> No.3064761

>>3064702
>>3064672
GB/C has what, Pokemon, Mario, and Pokemon I think?

That's every Nintendo handheld ever pretty much.

>> No.3064764

>>3064754
>those screencaps
chuckled

>> No.3064769

>>3064761
It's more than that. There are plenty of games for each.

But of course if you played a gameboy more than an advance you're going to think the library is better.

>> No.3064770

>>3064754
I don't know why but this pic still cracks me up.

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3064775

Just started playing FF6. Sounds amazing
Playing Emerald for the first time.

Let me get this straight....25 years from now GBA won't be retro? Get the fuck outta here with that shit.

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3064792

>GBA
>retro
hahahaha holy shit

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