Another Nintendo Console Has Gotten An Upgrade, But It’s From 18 Years Ago

GBA SP battery tech finally catches up with screen upgrades.

You can keep your fancy-pants Switch OLED Models, chum – for retro fans, the news that the GBA SP is getting a battery upgrade is arguably more exciting (‘arguably’ being the operative word here).

While older Nintendo systems like the Game Boy and Game Boy Advance have been subject to some really cool unofficial mods over the years – usually focused on overcoming inherent limitations with the crude screens they shipped with – these updates have often had a negative impact on the power consumption of the machines.

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