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Tuesday, Jan. 5th 2021

Game Boy Advance Architecture

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The internal design of the Game Boy Advance is quite impressive for a portable console that runs on two AA batteries.

This console will carry on using Nintendo’s signature GPU. Additionally, it will introduce a relatively new CPU from a UK company that will surge in popularity in the years to come.

Note that both CPUs will never run at the same time or do any fancy co-processing. The only reason for including the very old Sharp is for backwards compatibility.

The Game Boy architecture has always been really interesting to me. This article has a ton of great information and details.

Updated on Thursday, March 3rd 2022