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1. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 02:54 BST
I recently bought a cheap GBC and have no games for it and am trying to remember what the great games were on this portable. I'm a fan of pretty much every genre except sports. I love RPGs and classic side scrollers to name a couple types of games I like. Would anyone care to remind of me any features of the GBC as well? What I mean for example is are original GB games compatible with GBC? Thanks for your suggestions.
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2. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 03:11 BST
Original GB games are indeed compatible with the GBC, though their palettes will be limited just like they were on the Super Game Boy. If you've got a Super Game Boy, it'll run GBC games too (and some GBC games will have special palettes/frames available for use).
As for games, I think I only really played Pokemon and Zelda: Ages/Seasons on my GBC. the various incarnations of Pokemon were enough, lol... I had red, blue, yellow, and silver games all running at once at one point hahaha.
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3. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 03:11 BST
Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening is a must have, and you really can't go wrong with any of the pokemon games for it.
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4. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 03:12 BST
the pokemon games i would say
5. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 03:28 BST
Yeah the Pokemon and Legend of Zelda games.
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6. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 04:07 BST
The best GBC game I have to say is Shantae
7. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 04:46 BST
I'm with Foamyfan231. Shantae is by far my favorite GBC game.
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8. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 06:53 BST
Links awakening is a must have and is essential zelda. HUNT IT DOWN!
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9. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 07:25 BST
I've been able to hunt all these games down. Unfortunately, Shantae will take a lot of money to acquire. A lot of these other games though I used to own but am having to buy them again since I'm not more of a video game collector. Anyone here remember Warlocked? I bought that one again too.
10. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 08:42 BST
Dragon Warrior III for GBC was the most impressive game on the console IMO...felt so much like a Super NES game...
The version of Metal Gear Solid for GBC was excellent as well.
Edit---The Megaman Xtreme games were fun too
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11. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 21:23 BST
That. Dragon Warrior III was a masterpiece.
My favourites are:Pokemon Gold (or Silver, or Crystal)Dragon Warrior IIIDragon Warrior MonstersThe Legend of Zelda: Oracle of SeasonsPokemon Blue (or Red, or Yellow...)Azure DreamsThe Legend of Zelda: Link's AwakeningThe Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages
And here are the games I haven't played but are probably awesome:ShantaeDragon Warrior I&IIDragon Warrior Monsters 2 (Cobi's Journey, or Tara's Adventure)
12. Posted: Thu 23rd Apr 2009 21:28 BST
So far I've bought SMB DX, Magical Tetris Challenge, Metal Walker (Pokemon clone?), Mario Golf, Magi-Nation and Warlocked from ebay. I'll be catching up on more those as I've got bids on more games.
13. Posted: Wed 29th Apr 2009 01:16 BST
Dragon Warrior Monsters Dragon Warrior Monsters 2Legend of Zelda DX (Link's Awakening for GBC)
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14. Posted: Wed 29th Apr 2009 01:23 BST
Pocket Bomberman is fantastic as well. It's an interesting take on the Bomberman theme set up in a platforming/puzzle solving experience. And don't forget Wario Land 2 and Wario Land 3.
15. Posted: Wed 29th Apr 2009 01:24 BST
Thanks for clearing that up. I thought I read somewhere that Metal Walker was competing with Pokemon at the time in some way. I also found Bomberman Quest which is pretty decent. Reminds me of Zelda but with Bomberman instead.
16. Posted: Sun 3rd May 2009 01:06 BST
Bionic Commando: Elite Forces and Tetris DX are absolute must-haves for GBC.
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17. Posted: Sun 3rd May 2009 01:12 BST
Pocket Bomberman is pretty fun, but real short. Bomberman Quest is quite good though, it's a fair amount better than Pocket.The Bomberman Max games are apparently great, I have the Red version, I just haven't played it for more than 10 minutes, since I want to beat Oracle of Ages, before I actually focus on it.
18. Posted: Sun 3rd May 2009 04:07 BST
How's that Bionic Commando game? I don't think I've heard of it but may have back in those GBC days.
19. Posted: Sun 3rd May 2009 05:07 BST
It's got better graphics than the NES and GB versions of Bionic Commando. You can play as a male or female commando, and a couple levels differ depending, which makes it worth playing through twice. There's a glitch with the battery save that causes freezing sometimes, but if it happens you can start a new game, commit suicide for a Game Over, and then you'll be able to load your save game without the freeze happening.
20. Posted: Sun 3rd May 2009 05:12 BST
Thanks for that. I placed a bid on it and Tetris DX. I hope it stands apart from the other Tetris's since I own Tetris DS and was thinking about getting Tetris Party.