Nintendo Game Boy micro
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Nintendo Game Boy micro
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- 82AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE5 ReviewsArs Technica70Game Boy MicroThe standard headphone jack and perfect portability along with the crystal clear screen makes this a good addition to the Game Boy line. While there's nothing here you need to trade in your SP to take advantage of, late comers to the GBA party will find a lot to like if this is their entry system.PC Mag90Game Boy MicroNintendo's stylish Micro makes the Game Boy Advance cool for adults.Eurogamer80Game Boy Micro ReviewIt lacks a suspend mode, the peripherals cost extra, and it's also worth noting that the sound from the built-in speaker is pretty tinny; but what it lacks there it makes up for with its elegance, convenience and robustness.IGN90Game Boy MicroIt's tiny, its screen is amazing, and it is surprisingly comfortable to hold. At a price tag of $100, it's not a no-brainer to run out and get a Micro, but it's clearly a handy game system to have in your collection.Digital Trends80Game Boy Micro ReviewFor the frequent flier or gamer who's got to have it all, the Micro is an excellent fit.
- 86AVERAGE USER SCORE10 ReviewsEngadget Reader90August 5, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90January 13, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80January 7, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader100August 17, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!A gadget unicorn - EngadgetEngadget Reader80October 31, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80August 18, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Nice library of games (maybe too many classic ports.) Smaller screen, but backlight and looks amazing. So damn small.Engadget Reader100June 8, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The finest portable gaming system I own. Hard to find now but the games are great and cheap. The battery will last an entire trip across the country.Engadget Reader90May 18, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader70July 3, 2009Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Nintendo is known for redesigning their handhelds every few years. A few years after the Game Boy Advance SP fixed most of the flaws of the original, it was time for a new redesign so the Game Boy Micro was released.Just like it's name implies, the Micro is tiny. It makes it very easy to take it with you everywhere. The Micro is also the most rugged Game Boy ever built. Its outer case is made of metal, and the front faceplate is replaceable, which is great if you accidentally scratch the screen, or just feel like getting a new design. The little screen is very bright and has the same resolution as the bigger GBA's so all the games work fine on it.The biggest problem with the Micro was that it wasn't a very relevant product. The GBA SP was already good enough for almost everybody, and the tiny screen and controls of the Micro probably turned off a lot of buyers. I never bought one at the time, but I got one used very cheap a few years later, and I was very impressed with the build quality and overall design. If you find one cheap I recommend you pick it up just to see how cool the little thing is. It's also great to give to the younger kids since it's so cheap and rugged, and it fits well in smaller hands.Engadget Reader80July 3, 2009Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!I bought one of these used from game stop for thirty bucks,and some games I have never played.If you never had a Game Boy Advance or want a nice basic handheld,this is a pretty good time waster.It doesn't have a huge screen,thought it may be bright,and you cant play Original Game Boy games on it"why would you?",but in the end if you can find a cheap one someone and some decent games;then this might be a good way to waste some extra cash. . . . that is if there is any,anymore.
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