gameboy sp internal games?

Discussion in 'GBA - Console and Game Discussions, Help and Tips' started by aharon, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. aharon
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    aharon Newbie

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    hello,
    i just purchased a gameboy advanced sp and was amazed to find out there are 5000 games installed on it and that i cant use the games from the cartridge. when i turn on the gameboy, after the opening theme it shows a menu of 5000 games. i don't know how to leave the games menu and use the cartridge.

    if anyone has a solution or an idea i will be grateful.

    thanks.
    Aharon.
     
  2. tagzard

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  3. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    You have a fake Game Boy Advance SP.
     
  4. Another World

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    i wouldn't say "fake" as in it might actually have gba hardware, but its not a real GB SP from nintendo. does the cart slot accept gba games? some of these systems from china are actually pretty fun to own. there is a gb sp version that comes complete with an SD slot and emulators for nes/snes/gbc/neo geo/gba.

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  5. pcmanrules

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    Sounds interesting, can you post some pic's or something?
     
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    haha dude thats awesome.
    What kind of games?
     
  7. geoflcl

    geoflcl Permanent GBAtemp Newbie

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    Looks like you got yourself one of these babies, but with a bonus of even MORE games! That's pretty fortunate, actually. I've heard that the battery life on those things is pitiful, however.

    How much did you pay for it?
     
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    Some guy did a review of one of those here, and found that the 5000 were really only a couple hundred games and the list just repeated until 5000 or whatever they claim.
     
  9. aharon
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    when inserting into the cart slot a gba game, it shows an eror screen (i dont remember what it says), or reapets the opening theme in a loop or goes to the 5000 games menu. one time it did start the game.
    i paid for it 350nis (95$) and didnt chek what games it had but i do recall sonic and dk.
    hers some pics-
    http://picasaweb.google.com/aharon.manor/5000#
    similar to what geoflcl linked.

    anyway i took it back to the store just now because i simply want it for the back light with old games and for playing music in dark places (nanoloop,lsdj). maybe i should just look for old gameboys with a back light installed in them.

    thanks for helping.

    aharon.
     
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    That was me, but it seemed my SP did play the GBA games... And that does look exactly the one I got, minus the 5000 in 1 sticker(If you go through the games you will realize it repeats). Are you able to turn it on and take pictures of the menu? Sorry for the bump...
     
  12. Pahicken

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    wow that looks pretty real for being a fake.