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  • Colin_ - July 1, 2014 8:43 a.m.

    I've just bough a game called Trip World. It's sort of obscure, not even meriting a stateside release. It has cutesy visuals, akin to Kirby's Dream Land, an interesting game mechanic of transformation, which may make certain creatures in the game act differently, and great music. One could think of it as a Mr. Gimmick of the Game Boy. Heck, it was also made by Sunsoft, as well! Anyways, it's awesome, and, in my opinion, deserves a spot on this list.
  • ShaneDMcDonie - April 22, 2014 12:03 a.m.

    Metroid 2 was easily my second GameBoy game, and I literally played it everyday, all day. I still love it to this day, it may not be great but it was for me. Link's Awakening, Jurassic Park and Donkey Kong were easily the only GameBoy games I ever played after that, I probably failed school because I played Link's Awakening all the time, and the job in my library helped a great deal because I couldn't find the last few seashells I needed or the heart pieces. I really need to beat Oracle of Ages/Seasons, oh well maybe when the Retron 5 is released CaslteVania Adventure was my first GameBoy game, and I played it over and over trying to beat it, still love it but you really have to be great at that game to beat it. I was so happy when I beat Jurassic Park tho, lotta memorization in that game, and a fabulous soundtrack too. And Donkey Kong, man that game rocked from top to bottom. Only worth about one playthrough really, maybe 2 if you're nostalgic. I may not have gotten to play alot of GB Games, but there are some really good titles out there that deserved to be loved on
  • kenneth-anderson - April 22, 2014 6:49 a.m.

    I really love Metroid Fusion and Metroid M (or is it other M?). I tried to achieve 100% collection with the fastest time. But, I can only achieve 93% collection in 3 hours.....
  • shawksta - April 21, 2014 11:49 p.m.

    Wait Tomb Raider was on the game boy? Oh shit 0_0 Mole Mania is really interesting and unique, and its on the 3DS VC so anyone should check it out if you like puzzle games with boss battles. God i love Wario Land 3. You guys seem to list these by impact and such, cause frankly Gold and Silver deserve higher than the originals, they are an improvement in the series still unmatched given you were able to traverse to Kanto as well and even flat out fight Red.
  • heelstarkiller - March 6, 2014 12:09 p.m.

    I Knew Tetris Was Two And Pokemon Was One.
  • robotic-fiend - March 5, 2014 5:33 p.m.

    Good job putting Red/Blue over GSC it's the superior version, the level balance in GSC is atrocious, add to the fact that for some reason they decided to hide a lot of the new pokemon, why does Falkner use Pidgeotto instead of Noctowl, why does Morty use Gengar instead of Misdreavus, why does Bugsy use Scyther and not something like Ledian or Heracross, it is a mystery.
  • J-Fid - March 5, 2014 12:59 p.m.

    You know it's nice that you put Red/Blue as the best GB games ever, but Gold/Silver was better in every way possible, and Crystal tops them all.
  • G3R - March 5, 2014 12:28 p.m.

    I would take out the Pokemon trading card game for Star Saber!
  • supergiraffe - March 5, 2014 9:38 a.m.

    I'd swap the Pokemons. R/B may have been first, but G/S did it best. And I just generall disagree on Tilt and Tumble.
  • SuperSATA - March 5, 2014 1:22 p.m.

    I second that.
  • PlainLikeVanilla - March 5, 2014 9:33 a.m.

    The image for Dragon Warrior Monsters is actually from Dragon Warrior Monsters 2.
  • GameManiac - April 27, 2012 11:09 a.m.

    I'm not surprised to see Pokemon Red/Blue be #1 on this list. Not in the least. Everything about the game is undeniably true, especially how it doubled the Game Boy's lifespan. I recall hearing about the series for the first time through a copy of Pokemon Blue that my nextdoor neighbor let me borrow. I took to the concept immediately and put in hundreds of hours into it. That, complimented with the anime (most kids back then watched it religiously), and the card game (still collecting cards as they come!), and Pokemon became a permanent lifestyle for me.
  • ViolentLee - April 19, 2012 5:14 p.m.

    Mario's Picross is one of my all-time favorites. I played the VC version on my 3DS for over 26 hours -- more than any other game on the console. DW III and Zelda: Oracles/Ages were also epic portable titles.
  • machupichu1992 - April 17, 2012 10:29 a.m.

    What's the "I killed it, might as well eat it." one at the end? Slide 27.
  • llost - April 19, 2012 8:14 a.m.

    it's called Survival Kids, #21 on the following site: http://satoshimatrix.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/top-25-gameboygameboy-color-games/
  • machupichu1992 - April 19, 2012 9:31 a.m.

    Thanks!
  • SentientSquidMachine - April 17, 2012 8:53 a.m.

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for Gameboy, maybe its nostalgia but I remember that game being amazing when I was 6.
  • lemur - March 5, 2014 2:08 p.m.

    Funny thing you mentioned that, and I just finished beating it. It is actually just as awesome as you remember as a kid, so I recommend playing through it again. Though the final Shredder boss is REALLY challenging on hard difficulty.
  • The_Boz - April 17, 2012 8:44 a.m.

    I never really liked Nintendo, found their market to be immature as it still currently is, but I do see the Gameboy as one of the most important console releases of the past couple of decades. The Gameboy popularised hand helds and even though there were many advanced alternatives that came and went, it was this machine that kept the appeal in the technology. Gameboy Tetris is one of the most remembered images I have from when I was much younger. Also, does Charmander (No.26 Pokeman Red/Blue) have breasts?

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