GBAtemp Recommends! Guru Logi Champ

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    [​IMG] GBAtemp Recommends! Guru Logi Champ
    G.R. Issue #7 (GBA)
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    How did you find Sabre Wulf? Did you wolf it down?

    Welcome back! You are now reading the seventh issue of GBAtemp Recommends! - a weekly magazine feature in which we share our favourite Game Boy Advance titles. The games we recommend may be top titles from the GBA library, or they may be sleeper hits that flew by the radar, but one thing's certain, they're all fantastic games that deserve your play time!

    GBAtemp Recommends!

    Guru Logi Champ
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    We thought we'd treat you to a puzzle game this week, and what better title to pick as the first puzzle game in the GBAtemp Recommends! library than this?

    Guru Logi Champ is simply one of the best pick-up-and-play puzzle games on the Game Boy Advance (or any system for that matter). If you enjoy a good challenge then you'll love this game. The game is kind of a mash-up between Picross and Pengo, with the object of the game being to "draw" a specific object by firing blocks into the play area - a large grid which has a few "base" blocks already set down for you to build around. You can spin the play field 90° to change where your blocks are shot, but may find the path obstructed by the preliminary blocks -- and there lies the challenge. You can also recall blocks you have fired, and remove them from the play field - which you may need, as you are only issued a certain amount of blocks per level!

    With some of the best presentation, graphics and sound effects on the GBA, this title is sure to make you smile. The game has a great story with some hilariously random cut-scenes, and the "Champs" as they're called are awesome little critters (you may have even seen them around GBAtemp and the net in avatars and sigs). Unfortunately the game never saw a release outside of Japan, and the majority of the text is in Japanese. But don't let that put you off, it's still very easy to find your way around and to play through the game without even the slightest knowledge of the language.

    Give this one a spin, we know you'll have a blast!

    If you're still unsure about the game, then there's even a 10 level PC demo of the game available for you to try. We're good to you, aren't we?
    On top of that, NTSC-uk has even (just recently) released a full blown "translation" for the game - no, not a patch unfortunately! But a very comprehensive guide which we've linked to below. (Thanks NTSC-uk and Sorrel Tilley).

     
  2. NeSchn

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    Might have to try these out sometime.

    W00t first post!
     
  3. Orc

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    Jeez I love this game so much. [​IMG]
     
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    Awesome game!

    Not just great gameplay, it's hilarious as well [​IMG]
     
  6. Deekman

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    Great game, I wanna throw in Hachimon as the next "GBATemp Recommends" such a great game.
     
  7. Toni Plutonij

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    Never heard of it [​IMG]
    I watched the video and it's kinda picross-ish...I think I'll enjoy it fully....Can't wait to play a bit later in bed..
    And I absolutely love the style of graphics and the whole presentation of game overall..
     
  8. shaunj66
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    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Any long term GBAtemp member knows that game is going to pop up in GR sooner or later [​IMG]
     
  9. cupajoe

    cupajoe Have a cup of joe!

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    I'm about to play this right now [​IMG]
     
  10. Sadman

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    I'm a fan of puzzle games and this is amazing. Unknown to me until today, thanks GBAtemp recommends! [​IMG]
     
  11. DeMoN

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    The recommended games get weirder and more obscure all the time. Will this keep up?
     
  12. Hadrian

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    No, sometimes we'll shove a biggy in there too.

    We've already had Golden Sun & Boktai.
     
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    This game is so lovely! Unfortunately it gets a little too hard for me in the later levels!
     
  14. Stanny

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    Really cool game! It`s allways on my micro.
    Thanx a lot for recommendation posts!
     
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    My all time favorite puzzle game. Incredibly addictive. Fun. Funny. Brain bending (on the later levels.)

    If you haven't played this thing and you like puzzle games, you have truly missed out.
     
  16. Psyfira

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    Mine too! And I'm stuck. And I keep trying it anyway cause it's just that awesome [​IMG]
     
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    Wooo Compile [​IMG]
    These little ducks also starred in other Compile games, but they're hardly interesting though.
     
  18. ds6220

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    I LOVE this game. for the longest time I used to have a picture from this game as my signature.....but then I lost the file. One of my favorite parts is the bathroom level where the little dude is riding it backwards.
     
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    does anyone know a translation patch? cant speak japanese >.
     
  20. cupajoe

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