The lower-cost alternative to the personal DVD player has been shipped to stores across North America. Owners of Nintendo Game Boy Advance and Game Boy SP handheld gaming units can soon take their favorite Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network shows anywhere courtesy of Majescos new line of Game Boy Advance Video products.
Game Boy Advance Video compresses 45 minutes of full-color video onto a standard Game Boy game cartridge. With 21 million Game Boy Advance users throughout North America, Majesco is expecting to sell more than two million units of its first set of titles.
Among the initial offerings are the first two volumes of SpongeBob SquarePants and The Fairly OddParents, as well as Dora the Explorer Vol 1. The 12-title rollout that will later include Strawberry Shortcake Vol 1; All Grown Up! Vol 1; The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius Vol 1; Nicktoons Collection Vol 1 (includes All Grown Up!, The Fairly OddParents and SpongeBob SquarePants); Cartoon Network Collection Vol 1 (includes Courage the Cowardly Dog; Ed, Edd ‘n Eddy; The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Johnny Bravo); Codename: Kids Next Door Vol 1 and Sonic X Vol 1. Other releases scheduled for this year include Sonic X Vol 2, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vol 1 and Yu Gi Oh! Vol 1.
Game Boy Advance Video products carry a suggested retail price of $19.99. For more information, see www.gba-video.com.