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The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a 32-bit handheld game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color. It was released in Japan on March 21, 2001, in North America on June 11, 2001, in the PAL region on June 22, 2001, and in mainland China as iQue Game Boy Advance on June 8, 2004. The GBA is part of the sixth generation of video game consoles. The original model does not have an illuminated screen; Nintendo addressed that with the release of a redesigned model with a frontlit screen, the Game Boy Advance SP, in 2003. A newer revision of the redesign was released in 2005, with a backlit screen. Around the same time, the final redesign, the Game Boy Micro, was released in September 2005.
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Yes, you might be aware that the Gameboy Advance can read Game Boys games. Since the resolution of bother consoles are different GBC games will play in the center of the screen surrounded by a border. But did you know that if you press L while powering up the Gameboy Advance, the game will expand and fit the entire screen ! (The picture will be wider adding a distorsion effect but it will still be better than having a reduce screen)
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As of June 2010, 81.51 million units of the Game Boy Advance series have been sold worldwide. Its successor, the Nintendo DS, was released in November 200 and is backward compatible with Game Boy Advance software.