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The Top 10 Games for the Original Gameboy

Towards the end of its life, it was a system that could boast a library of games as competent and developed as any on the NES or SNES.

The 10 Biggest Gaming Releases in 1989

With multiple console releases and a slew of now-classic games, 1989 was a great time to be a video gamer.

Kwirk (Nintendo Game Boy) – WTF Wednesday

Now, there IS a plot with Kwirk. It’s so ridiculous and unrelated to the game that I’m not going to discuss Kwirk and his girlfriend going out on a bender...

This N64 Christmas Commercial has not aged well…

It’s possible it was terrible at the time too.   Gaming has come a long way since the mid-90s. We’ve gone from dubious 3D polygon style graphics, to...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 16TH – THE GREAT 16-BIT GAMING WAR

The 16-bit era was effectively the reason why we are where we are today in the video game landscape. The ‘war’ which raged between Sega and Nintendo has...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 8TH – D-PAD ATTACK

8th day. 8. 8 directions on an old school D-Pad. It’s meant to be. The D-Pad is AWESOME. I prefer D-Pad control over analog ANY day of the week. They’ve not...

How to set up your SmartBoy in 5 Easy Steps

Here’s a short guide to help you set up the SmartBoy as quickly as possible, so you can get on with re-living those classic Game Boy games!   The Hyperkin...

THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 6TH – 6 PAK ME UP!

We’re spoilt today with game collections on one disc which have 20, 30, 50+ games on them. Back in the good old days of the 16-bit generation, we had to make do...

Which of these famous faces looks the most like Super Mario?

You’d think that Mario was a pretty unique looking guy… well think again!   Super Mario is famous for quite a few things – racing go-karts,...

Nintendo Gameboy – The Essential Collection

The Gameboy… with the technology inside it’s little non-descript frame, it should never have made the impact it did. It didn’t have the guts that the Atari Lynx...

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) – Essential Collection

The entertainment system The NES. It was the console that kick started our love of gaming and also brought gaming back into a profitable state after the video game crash...

Mario Is No Longer A Plumber According To Nintendo

Unemployed Video Game Legend? The world’s favourite video game plumber is… well, no longer a plumber. Nintendo’s official Japanese Mario character...

Harvest Moon – You Didn’t Buy It?!

Time to start a farm, ya’ll! A lot of people don’t know about the wonders of Harvest Moon. The older ones anyway, the newer Harvest Moon games don’t...

Metroid: Samus Returns Limited Edition Cover Can Be Reversed To Be Game Boy Version

Neat surprise for Metroid Fans Fans of the Metroid series are getting a fantastic treat if they bought the Limited Edition of Metroid: Samus Returns. People who have...

Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon (N64) – Metacritic, You Got It Wrong!

Critic Score: 69 / User Score: 8.5 The Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon is a title that just seems so Japanese that you’d have to try really hard to make it more...

Luigi Dabs In New Super Mario X Rabbids Game And Causes Cringing Everywhere

Will this menace ever end? pic.twitter.com/blwJKpqXVb — 💚Luigi Odyssey💚 (@LuigiOdyssey) August 28, 2017 As you can see above, the new crossover...

PAX West In US Getting Special SNES Mini ‘Nintendo Power’ Posters

Where is the stock though? American Convention juggernaut PAX West will be getting a red carpet treatment from Nintendo. They are bringing their A-game as they’ll...

Double Dragon IV Coming To The Nintendo Switch!

Dooooouble Dragon! Double Dragon IV will be hitting the Nintendo Switch eShop next week guys. So all you Retro Lovers will have a new game to try out on...