Game Boy Works Advance on Super Mario Advance

Jeremy Parish has started a new series of videos covering the Game Boy Advance’s library of games. First up is Super Mario Advance, a remake of Super Mario Bros. 2. One of the best bits of the video is the presentation of how different previous versions of the game informed this one. I feel this is the best way to play the game, but Jeremy is a bit more critical of it and points out some of the genuine flaws. I have a lot of nostalgia of emulating the game years ago, and maybe that colours my view too much, but its a favourite for me.

A new series begins here to round out the entirety of the Game Boy family’s history. At the very least, we’ll explore the early days of Game Boy Advance and how Nintendo and their partners brought more than a decade of handheld gaming experience to bear on a system that was (generally) powerful enough to allow them to realize their grander ambitions. As we can see from this very first release for GBA, it was a transitional process….

Super Mario Advance retrospective: Blighted by voices | Game Boy Works Advance #001

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