Look out world, Kirby has some important poyo to take care of.
Hide, child. Hide in the close, stony embrace of Metapod's exoskeleton.
Get ready, heroes, to bust an opium-smuggling ring. Er, I mean, bust a banana-smuggling ring.
From the Game Boy to the Nintendo Switch, this is the best (and worst) Super Robot Wars has to offer.
A newly-found map shows us how Link's Awakening links up to A Link to the Past in surprising ways.
There's some new details on the slick-looking handheld, but its release is now a bit far off.
Rivals are as synonymous with Pokemon as gym leaders in goofy costumes and children fighting organized crime. We're here to rate them from best to worst.
Pokemon Yellow might have had a mate at some point.
A little paint and imagination can lift a cold Pokemon from the cutting room floor and into fans' hearts.
After 20 years, the voice behind the classic theme is learning to embrace his unique fame.
Two worlds collide with messy consequences.
Everyone's favorite blue frog bounds away with the big win.
It's Mewtwo's birthday, and the least we can do is remember to be excellent to each other.
Tetris' creator is excited to see his game flourish as a competitive experience.
Analogue's new device looks like a Game Boy Pocket but supports a lot more than Game Boy classics.
COMMUNITY QUESTION | To continue with Halloween tradition, let's talk about the creepiest environments in games.
You can lie about "the one that got away," but your Game Boy knows the truth.
19 notes is all you need.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater turns 20 in September, so we spoke to people across the industry who remember the series fondly.
Be prepared for a whole new world.
Kat and Nadia explores the noble RPG history of the Game Boy on its 30th anniversary.
Oh, you like the Game Boy? You probably also like drinking out of the toilet. Enjoy your 12 IQ, dumbass.
And publisher Limited Run Games says more are on the way.
In this exciting issue: I recall dismissing Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire as "lazy" back in 2002.
Exactly the same, but different too.
COMMUNITY QUESTION | What is the first video game Mt. Everest you have successfully climbed?
LumpyTouch's mock-playthrough of an unreleased Garfield horror game is a terrifying, pus-filled labor of love.
On the Game Boy's 30th anniversary, how Nintendo's first true portable console defined a generation of gamers.
The Game Boy is 30 years old, and we look at the system's 25 most important and most entertaining releases.
A little color should brighten SR388 right up (oh God it didn't work)!
The Link's Awakening remake doesn't appear to be an overhaul like a Link Between Worlds, but does that matter?
The scientific name for Pokemon wood carvings is "Oakemon."
"Wild Azmodan was caught! Your existence is now forfeit!"
Beta Gyarados, I most certainly do not choose you. What do you mean I "don't have a choice?"
This charming platformer on Nintendo Switch and PC may star a pacifist octopus, but it'll remind you of Kirby.
It's not quite a Game Boy Classic, but it's nevertheless very interesting.
It's Pokemon Red and Blue's 20th anniversary and we've been celebrating all week at USG. Check out all of our articles here.
A look back at the earliest days of competitive play in Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow.
Pokemon Gold and Silver aren't just the best games in the series, they have an argument for being the best Game Boy games ever.
On the 20th anniversary of Pokemon's release in North America, we rank the 25 best Pokemon to date.
The Super NES's most impressive tech trick would never have happened without a bit of unauthorized Game Boy hacking.
There ain't no gaming like summer gaming.
Nothing a little 3D printing can't solve.
The music for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening conveys emotion like no other soundtrack in the series.
These off-the-wall Pokemon beta children never got their chance to shine, but they deserve to be remembered.
After 21 years in obscurity, a passel of lost Pokemon is finally getting time in the spotlight.
The constraints of portable design helped Nintendo develop smarter expressions of the Metroid concept.
In honor of Kirby's 25th anniversary, we ranked them all. Yes, even Kirby Air Ride.
No Game Boy? No Nintendo 3DS? No problem for this dedicated redditor.
Whatever the Netflix Castlevania series offers us, let's hope it's more interesting than this tepid take on Vlad Tepes.
Sometimes the best gaming experiences come in the form of desperate hacks, as these obscure Game Boy galleries demonstrate.
Featuring a look at Tetris' essential role in the system's success.
AM2R: Another Metroid 2 Remake is out in the wild, but Nintendo has already flexed its legal muscle to get it removed from download sites.
It's time to wrap up the fifth chapter of the Mega Man series and move along to greener pastures. Tune in today at 3 p.m. ET/noon PT.
Why the classic brawler's handheld version was almost (but not quite) its best home port.
A look back at the launch of the legendary handheld in this unusual Micro episode.
This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast examines the portable RPG that became an outright phenomenon.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Kat and Nadia discuss how Pokémon got them into anime, recall the Pokémon Black and Lavender Town creepypastas, and talk about the Pokémon Sun/Moon announcement.
It looks like Nintendo is on the verge of announcing Generation 7, but Kat is too busy playing Pokémon Red/Blue. Join her at 3pm PT/6pm ET.
Alex Bahr's homemade SD Card Drive perfected the iconic Game Boy Camera — but it never evolved beyond the prototype stage.
How do you improve on a unproduced masterpiece? Make it even more refined... and a reality.
Yes, the Game Boy version is still the best.
This week's episode deep-dives into the archive-fixated obsession of ventures such as Chrontendo.
The New 3DS won't launch in America until next year, but history already gives us a sense of how it may go.
25 years ago, the world's first handheld RPG was also Squaresoft's most daring creation.