All-Time Best Game Boy Color Games in Every Genre
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
2M ago
TLDR From The Legend of Zelda to Pokémon, Donkey Kong, and Tetris, there were plenty of Game Boy Color Games to scratch every handheld gaming itch. We revisit the top Game Boy Color games of all time across all gaming genres. Jump to When it was released in 1989, the Nintendo Game Boy let us take our love for gaming out of the living room and into the world. From schoolyards to airports, the signature sound of portable 8-bit gaming became ubiquitous worldwide. As great as the original Game Boy games were, one ingredient was missing; color. At the time, traditional arcade and home console sy ..read more
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The Ultimate Knucklehead’s Guide to GoGo’s Crazy Bones
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
4M ago
TLDR Reboots and remakes of 90s stuff are common – but did you know the 90s were already rebooting stuff from ancient history? Released in 1996, GoGo’s Crazy Bones put a modern twist on a game originating in ancient Greece and became insanely popular, with the craze lasting well into the early 2000s. Get ready to throw down as we dig deep into this insanely characterful 90s toy sensation. Jump to Only real BCE kids will remember using sheep knucklebones! What were Crazy Bones? The original game manual explains that Crazy Bones was actually inspired by a game played in ancient Greece called ..read more
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HitClips: The Bizarre Micro Music Player Tweens Loved
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
5M ago
TLDR If you’re always looping the “best bit” of your favourite songs, you’ll probably love HitClips. This early 2000s music player aimed at the “tween” demographic played 60-second remixes of popular tracks that kids were encouraged to collect and display on keychains. While having lacklustre audio quality and a small music catalogue, HitClips are still remembered fondly by the kids who had them. So, switch on your 00s throwback playlist and read on as we look back at the history and legacy of HitClips. Jump to What was HitClips? HitClips is perhaps best described in its original TV commerc ..read more
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Real Princess Diana Beanie Baby Value 2022
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
6M ago
TLDR Of all the ‘rare’ Beanie Babies, Princess the Bear is the most mysterious and controversial. Despite its royal origins, this bear has a history of being seriously overvalued. If you have a Princess Diana Beanie Baby, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s worth a royal fortune, but we’re here to set the record straight! Jump to What’s Princess Bear really worth? Less than you’d think!How much is a Princess Diana Beanie Baby worth? According to the trusted Beanie Baby collecting site Ty Collector, Princess Diana Beanie Babies are worth between $5 to $100. This is a far cry from the cra ..read more
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Poo-Chi, the Paws-itively Best Robot Dog From the 2000s
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
6M ago
TLDR As fervently as scientists have tried to crack nuclear fusion, toymakers have tried to create the ultimate pet substitute for kids. By the turn of the 21st century, the new wave of ‘robotpet’ toys offered kids a companion they could talk to and play with, without all the messy responsibilities that came with a real pet. Poo-Chi the robot dog is perhaps the most fondly remembered robotpet from this era. Join us as we look back at the Poo-Chi dog in all its robotic, pawsome glory. Jump to So, what year did Poo-Chi come out? Poo-Chi first came out in April 2000. Since this is only four mo ..read more
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Top 12 Bricktacular 90s Lego Sets
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
6M ago
TLDR From knights and pirates to spaceships and robots, 1990s Lego sets were in a league of their own. The Lego Group experimented with many new themes throughout the decade, and the variety on offer was a real treat for 90s kids. Get ready for a nostalgic trip back down the Lego brick road with our top twelve 90s Lego sets. Jump to Step-by-step instructions for man, one giant leap for Legokind.1. Space Shuttle Launch (1990) In 1990 Lego released their first NASA-themed set allowing kids to assemble the symbol of space exploration, the humble space shuttle. While there are plenty of more fa ..read more
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Top 10 Forgotten 90s Stuffed Animals
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
7M ago
TLDR From the Tamagotchi to Bop It!, the 90s were responsible for plenty of exciting new types of toys. But toymakers also worked their magic across all of the classics, including the humble stuffed animal. Here we take a trip back in time to look at the top ten forgotten stuffed animals of the 90s! Originating in the late 19th century, stuffed toys have never failed to deliver on their simple promise of being cute and cuddly companions. Over the 90s, there were plenty of new variants of this classic toy variety being released, several with interesting quirks and design features to raise thei ..read more
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ReFurbishing An Icon: Long Furby Explained
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
7M ago
TLDR Furbies are back! Well, they never really went away, but this time they aren’t being made by Hasbro. Yep, there’s a whole fan-based community out there making them bigger, better, bolder, brighter, and, most crucially, longer than ever before. Much, much longer. Possibly too long? Jump to Join Long Furby creator Alison Lord as she delves into her experiences with this eccentric internet subculture.How it started – A brief history of Furby  It’s 1998. It’s the year of Britney Spears, The Spice Girls, the first Google Doodle, and the year Titanic dominated the box office.  It’s also ..read more
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11 Best & Worst Licensed McDonald’s Toys From The 90s
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by leekdavey@outlook.com
8M ago
TLDR McDonald’s is famous for its Happy Meals that popularised giving kids small toys with their food. Some of the best (and worst) Happy Meal toys were promotional collaborations with other toy brands, upcoming movies, and even sports personalities. We look back at the big wins and colossal failures of the various licensed McDonald’s toys from the 90s. It’s the 1990s, and you’re in the back of your parent’s car. You’ve spotted three golden arches out the window. You hear the blinker, and your face lights up as you realize you’re about to get treated to a McDonald’s Happy Meal. Why were you s ..read more
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Can You Beat Bop It? Highest Score and World Records
90s Toys
by leekdavey@outlook.com
8M ago
TLDR Bop It! was one of the wackiest toys to come out of the 1990s (and that’s saying something!) Its simple yet addictive fun factor made the toy an instant hit. While most 90s kids would enjoy the challenge the toy offered for a brief spell, many can’t help but wonder if it was possible to actually beat Bop It!, and if so, what the highest score was? Let’s find out… Almost 20 years before Flappy Bird was driving kids (and adults) insane with frustration, we had a game called Bop It!. If you ever played Bop It!, then its signature sound effects and obnoxious voice commands “Twist It, Pull It ..read more
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