Obscure GBA games

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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Roo » Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:23 am

Morkin wrote:How about Go! Go! Beckham, although I'm not sure if it could be classed as obscure.
I'd definitely second that - great old-school platformer! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r268zNytEzk

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While this certainly isn't obscure (though many might not be aware it came out on GBA), it's a surprisingly solid port from the Arcades that I enjoyed quite a bit. Silent Scope: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrTrV8kY ... re=related
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Edwards80 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:49 am

Guybrush wrote:
Edwards80 wrote:Not sure if it counts as what you are looking for, but QWAK for the GBA is pretty obscure. There were only 300 carts made. . . I was lucky enough to get the last one :D

http://www.qwak.co.uk/pages/gba/

Great game, and thanks to nokgod I even have a box for it! ;)
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Morkin » Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:57 am

nokgod wrote:
Gren wrote:
nokgod wrote:how about Kuru Kuru Kururin?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78eHxHYUmJs
Don't think this is obscure - I'm pretty sure I picked it up as a launch title with my GBA in 2001.

Great fun though, and certainly a GBA classic :D
it might not be ...but i only discovered it last year :lol:
There's also the sequel Kururin Paradise available, although it was only released in Japan I think.

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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by gmintyfresh » Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:01 am

Gekido Advance - Awesome looking scrolling beat em up with RPG elements!

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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by mainvein » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:27 am

i love rhythm tengoku, well worth hunting out, much prefer it to rhythm paradise on the ds
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by bensonrad » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:08 am

I bought a game off Amazon in their sale called ....Its Mr Pants, which I thought was rather obsure.
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Morkin » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:06 am

I love the intro music to that game. :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeL-58u0jdk

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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Neilos626 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:39 pm

try out, tales of phantasia, Riviera and the 2 demi kids games, if your into RPG's.
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by uglifruit » Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:21 am

I really enjoyed 'Koro Koro Puzzle: Happy Panecchu'.

It's a jp only puzzle game with a tilt sensor in it. You slide blocks around the play field by tilting the GBA.


Also seconding the votes for Qwak, and Go Go Beckham. Both delightful.

And, as mentioned, 'Kuru Kuru Paradise' is mega (but only if you're good enough, as it starts out much harder than the first game). [If you do get it, and love it, don't bother with the GC KuruKuruSquash though].
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by sscott » Sun Oct 10, 2010 1:45 pm

Edwards80 wrote:Not sure if it counts as what you are looking for, but QWAK for the GBA is pretty obscure. There were only 300 carts made. . . I was lucky enough to get the last one :D

http://www.qwak.co.uk/pages/gba/
Of the 300, I got 1 of 100 of the QWAK games with the unfinished demos from the man himself at Byte Back, they really are just demo's too. He was my event (Rewind) in April with a prototype of QWAK on the the iPhone, he stood there watching me plaiying it and I was sh1t at it! :)
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Re: Obscure GBA games

Post by Edwards80 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:49 am

sscott wrote:
Edwards80 wrote:Not sure if it counts as what you are looking for, but QWAK for the GBA is pretty obscure. There were only 300 carts made. . . I was lucky enough to get the last one :D

http://www.qwak.co.uk/pages/gba/
Of the 300, I got 1 of 100 of the QWAK games with the unfinished demos from the man himself at Byte Back, they really are just demo's too. He was my event (Rewind) in April with a prototype of QWAK on the the iPhone, he stood there watching me plaiying it and I was sh1t at it! :)
Cool! That is the version I got too :D The "Mode 7" type driving/tank demo's I assume? I would try to avoid playing anything with the dev watching - It's just embarrassing . . . despite having done just that with the SuperflyDX chap at the lass a couple of weeks ago :S http://superflydx.com/

QWAK is one of the few games I bothered looking up the creators for back in the day, usually the dev/publisher screens were just the annoying bits before you got to play.

It still sits on the coffee table in my GBA now :)

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