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Offline TheYoungerPlumber

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Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« on: December 18, 2003, 06:54:02 AM »
People like Silver.  People like Black.  Why not buy both?

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Nintendo Announces New, Limited-Edition, Two-Tone Game Boy Advance SP

December 18, 2003 - To celebrate the best year in the 14-year history of the Game Boy® video game system, Nintendo announces a new, limited-edition, two-tone version of the popular Game Boy® Advance SP. These special models, available starting Feb. 9 at an MSRP of $99.99, will have Platinum bases with Onyx lids, for a silver-and-black look that's sleek and unique.

"With more than 40 percent of Game Boy Advance SP players over the age of 18, the system is enjoying an expansion toward an older demographic," said George Harrison, Nintendo of America's senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications. "It's easy to see how these celebratory silver-and-black versions will appeal to an older audience. And with a limited supply, they're likely to become collector's items."

November proved to be another monumental month for the Game Boy® Advance. The Toy Retail Sales Tracking Service (TRSTS) reports that the Game Boy Advance sold more than 1.3 million units. To put that in perspective, that's more than 50 percent more Game Boy Advance units sold in November than PlayStation 2. As the hottest-selling game system in the world, total U.S. sales for Game Boy Advance in 2003 are expected to top 8 million.


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RE: Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2003, 07:32:24 AM »
Boring, if you ask me.  If I buy another GBA SP, I will get something that isn't even close in color of the platinum one I have now.  I don't want black either.  I want something special, like green or something.
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RE:Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2003, 08:25:35 AM »
They have a green one, nitsujdark.  It's like a lime green and I think it's a target exclusice DKC bundle.  Check it out.

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RE: Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2003, 08:49:41 AM »
*drool*

Ah crap, it's all over my keyboard!

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RE:Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2003, 12:56:20 PM »
Hmmm... looks more like someone goofed up a producton run and accidently mixed the two parts. Nice cover, Ninty!
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RE: Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2003, 12:59:28 PM »
Oh god the thing's hideous.  That is one UGLY gameboy SP, imo.  x_x
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RE: Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2003, 05:47:55 PM »
If the screen was platinum and the base was onyx I'd probably like it a little better.

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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2003, 01:55:19 AM »
Dude, that's one butt ugly design there.

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« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2003, 02:27:52 AM »
I liked the one (i think it was a mock up though) that was painted in the same colors as the famicon. I think that looked wicked cool.

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« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2003, 10:16:02 AM »
Thats pretty cool. If I didnt just buy the Flame Sp, and if I saw that one, I would have bought. Maybe I will be another soon, and that one bill it. Thanks for the great news.

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RE: Platinum & Onyx Dual Color GBA SP Announced
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2003, 04:17:23 PM »
I agree with KnowsNothing, it's ugly. I think a better idea would have been make the outside black so when its closed it looks completely black and make the inside platinum.

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« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2003, 11:43:33 PM »
I gotta agree, it's ugly. The reverse would have been better, but overall, I'd rather have the flame/onyx version Japan got with Boktai.