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Game Boy Micro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Game Boy Micro. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Game Consoles for all reviews. Views about the connectivity and portability are generally positive, but some have doubts about the size and price.

design, portability, connectivity

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Game Boy Micro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Matthew D. Sarrel (pcmag.com)

Game Boy Micro

 

GBA SP compatibility, stylish design, and skins make this a winner for kids of all ages.

Tiny, lightweight, and stylish, with a backlit and very clear screen, the Micro also taps into Game Boy Advance's existing library of more than 700 titles. Interchangeable faceplates.

Not as sturdy as the GBA SP or DS. DS games are not compatible with the Micro.

For teens and adult gamers on the go, however, the Micro is the best choice, especially for someone who wants the smallest portable game platform that isn't a cell phone. It doesn't have the graphics performance of the DS or the PSP, but at $99.95, it...

Sep, 2005

Expert review by: Vincent Anderson (nintendoworldreport.com)

Game Boy Micro

 

This tiny Game Boy packs a huge punch.

Sexy, compact design ; Small screen is still easily readable ; Backlit screen is easier on the eyes ; Built-in headphone jack

Only plays GBA games ; Shoulder buttons can only be pressed on the inside ; Not a very good deal if you already have a backlit GBA SP

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Dave Jansen (goodgearguide.com.au)

Game Boy micro

 

You've got to hand it to Nintendo, when they are on to a good thing; they sure know how to run with it. In the never ending quest to make consumer electronics smaller, sleeker, and sexier Nintendo have released their Game Boy brand in a new...

Attractive design, removable faceplate, good battery life ;

Little too small ;

The unit is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery cell which charges in about 2 hours with a lifespan of about 10 hours of game play. This is an appealing package for style conscious gamers and comes with a lanyard to hang the micro around the...

Dec, 2005