How to play Pokemon and other Game Boy classics on your Android
posted by Chris P. / Aug 14, 2014, 7:49 AM
If you were a kid (or a parent) during the 90s, then you likely know that the Game Boy was all the rage back then. Developed by Nintendo, the 8-bit handheld gaming console was at the top of every boy's (and some girls', of course!) Santa list. Interest in the Game Boy has since died out, of course, but that doesn't mean that nostalgia doesn't creep up on millions of us every now and then, mercilessly demanding that the kid in us be fed some Game Boy goodness, at which point we're usually digging for emulators for our computers.
And, it's easy as pie for even beginners to start gaming on their smartphone in a matter of minutes -- all you need is an emulator app and original Game Boy GBA files. Check out how it's done.Thankfully, nowadays you don't have to stay chained to your desktop to enjoy a game of Pokémon as there's an abundance of quality emulators for Android that will execute code written for the Game Boy and let you enjoy classic titles on the go.
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Include Sega! I loved playing Sonic the Hedgehog as a child..still do.
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 7:52 AM 4
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Ohh man I have emulators for NES, SNES, N64, & Genesis. I have over 300 total games on my MicroSD card! It's very easy to do! Android is just clearly the best!
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 7:57 AM 6
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Pst! They also have an emulator on the windows phone. My wife was playing SNES Lufia on her Surface the other day with a wired Xbox controller plugged in. Works great and easy to import the games from Onedrive.
posted on Aug 15, 2014, 7:05 AM 0
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Anyone recommend a good site to get the games from?
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 7:58 AM 0
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I love pokemon, but not on android, eww :)
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 10:15 AM 1
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oh god, you again.
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 11:56 AM 1
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Pokemon Games should only be devices of origin. P.S I hate that there is anything of my favorite Company (Nintendo) such as a GTS emulator on Anything Windows Phone that doesn't belong it better off leaving on Android or (The Best place for it, 3DS)
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 1:48 PM 2
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I agree, it is just there are no device to play the old games anymore, unless you have the system already. And if you don't want it on WP, why is it okay on android? You don't make sense or are just a windows hater
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 7:00 PM 0
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Didnt know about this, this is really awesome, and can u save the game as we used to on Gameboy?
posted on Aug 14, 2014, 1:52 PM 0
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