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Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Naoto Shirogane is a Transman
Why accept the canon explanation when the story could be so much more interesting?
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
Top of the Heap: The Naughty Side of the NES
Despite efforts by Nintendo to keep the NES squeaky clean, some unlicensed game developers managed leak some smuttiness onto the otherwise family-friendly system.
[NSFW] Family Dog (SNES)
One of the most wretched, nauseating games I've ever played.
[NSFW] Poker Ladies (ARC)
The classic PC game Wolfenstein invented and revolutionized the first-person shooter genre. But, in recent years, Wolfenstein has become a series of games that imitate other games, instead of comin
[NSFW] Final Fantasy RPGcast - Part 6: Forget Pancakes; Let's Cook the Town
Final bosses. Flaming buildings. Flapjacks. It's the sixth and final installment of GameCola's Final Fantasy-themed RPG podcast!
This Yard Has Saled #A: Update 2020
We're still gonna talk about games, just slightly differently now!
Phoenix Wright: The Musical is a Real Thing
To get the bitter taste of the worst thing that has ever happened to anyone out of your mouth, I've got something that's pretty much the opposite of that: Phoenix Wright, the musical. No, not that mus
Games That Secretly Suck: PaRappa the Rapper
PaRappa the Rapper is a beloved classic of the PlayStation era—but it secretly just sucks.
Oh, the Humanity!: Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?
Welcome to "Oh, the Humanity!", the column that reviews videogame-based movies and books. This time, I'm reviewing a 2001 VHS tape I found at my local library entitled Where on Earth is Carmen Sandieg

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  • Submissions (June 2003)

    Comments, e-mails, artwork and more from GameCola’s readers.

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    [NSFW] Dear Readers: Cursing is Uncreative

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  • … of the Month: Game Boy Advance SP

    The new Game Boy Advance SP, or G-BASP as I enjoy writing it, is quite an improvement upon the original. Although the original GBA was pocked-sized, depending on your pockets, this baby is even more pocket sized, for even smaller pockets!! The new laptopish design of this beauty allows for easier carrying, although some could complain about the way it feels in your hand while playing it, compared to the GBA (I personally think it's fine). The internal light is probably the best new feature, and it alone is worth buying it, as far as I'm concerned. The light can be turned on or off whenever you want, in case you were in a situation where you had plenty of light and didn't need the extra illumination. Instead of using AA batteries like the old GBA, the SP uses a battery pack that lasts for up to 18 hours without the light on, and 10 hours with it, and is rechargeable (recharger comes with the SP, by the way). You can buy the GBASP for about $100 new, and you can get a good chunk of that off if you trade in your old GBA at GameStop or some such store when you buy it.