24) Golden Sun Developer: Camelot Publisher: Nintendo Year Released: 2001 One of the first "hyped" games on the Game Boy Advance, Camelot -- who had been making much of its money with Golf and Tennis games on the Nintendo 64 and Game Boy -- returned to its RPG roots with an original adventure that could give Square's teams a run for their money.
This game pushed amazing visuals, a dynamic soundtrack, and a complex story, and even though it focused on the archaic "random turn-based battles" mechanic for half of its gameplay, it was still a fulfilling console-style experience on such a small system.
managed to really show off what the system could do, and it's rare to see a third-party developer pour so much effort into so many game modes on the portable system.
Though the development studio couldn't survive very long after Super Monkey Ball Jr.'s release, Realism went out with a bang with one of the finest console-to-handheld ports on the GBA.
Dual 8-bit DAC for stereo sound (called Direct Sound), plus all legacy channels from Game Boy.
Contrary to the previous Game Boy models, which were all following the "portrait" form factor of the original Game Boy (designed by Gunpei Yokoi), the Game Boy Advance was designed in a "landscape" form factor, putting the buttons to the sides of the device instead of below the screen.The game is "a heart-felt blend of bomb-defusing action and death-defying romance" with puzzles to solve and people to date, all very typical of the genre. In his stead, Sweet Fuse has a stable of hunky dudes to fill the game designer's shoes, including fighting game champ Kouta Meoshi and Ryuusei Mitarashi, male gigolo.Then you hit this line, "Saki Inafune, niece to legendary game developer Keiji Inafune, cant wait to visit her uncles new theme park." Wait, hold on, hold the phone, is this Mega-Man-and-Resident-Evil Keiji Inafune? Bomb defusing-antics are what await as you travel the park searching for your uncle and trying to rescue the other captured attendants.And when it comes to, shall we say, couples, no one tops the open-minded pairings found in dating sims.Jumping race or social castes is just the beginning; no line is too sacred for these poignant tales of romance.