A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Mega Man V

October 18, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Mega Man V (JP July 22, 1994; US September 10th, 1994) Known as “Rockman World 5” in Japan (a much less confusing name when keeping up with the absurd, sprawling continuity of the property), Mega Man V is the fifth “Mega Man” game available for the Game Boy. Released in the middle of […]

A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Batman The Animated Series

October 2, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Batman: The Animated Series (NA November, 1993; JP December, 1993) As I’ve already discussed to some extent, the curse of the Game Boy was to slowly be flooded with unending amounts of poorly made, licensed games. Why bother to design these games well when it’s not the quality of your product that’s making […]

A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Chikyu Kaiho Gun ZAS

September 19, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Chikyu Kaiho Gun ZAS (JP December 18, 1992) Obscure outside of the realm of serious collectors, ZAS is what is quite possibly the most technically impressive game in the entire Game Boy library… Which is doubly impressive when you bother to consider that it was the first and last game the team working […]

A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Trip World

September 5, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Trip World (JP November 27, 1992) Quickly growing to be one of my favorite games of all time, Trip World is an incredibly brilliant little title that falls victim to being too far ahead of its time. Criticisms of Trip World tend to focus on it being either too short or too easy, […]