Custom Donkey Kong Country Game Boy Advance SP Takes Nintendo's Handheld Back To The Jungle

Donkey-Kong-Country-GBA-SPUnsurprisingly, after a mere few weeks since his last offering, the talented console modder Vadu Amka has returned with yet another stunning creation. Next up on our list of handhelds we’ll never own is a jungle themed bananarific take on the Game Boy Advance SP which celebrates the Donkey Kong series in style.

Inspired by an official Nintendo advertisement for the re-release of Donkey Kong Country 2, Vadu Amka has rebuilt a Game Boy Advance SP into something which closely resembles the wooden alternative on the flyer. Using a hand carved outer case and bamboo for its d-pad and hinge, this Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance SP is the limited edition of dreams. Having said that, you may be wondering how a handheld with such a quirky directional pad handles. Well fear not, Vadu Amka has uploaded a video to YouTube displaying the custom creation in action.

As much as we’d love to say a limited run of these are set to be made available shortly, Vadu Amka has stated this is a one off modification which was made for display in the Retro Made In Asia exhibition at Namur Expo in Belgium. Nevertheless we can dream…

Vadu Amka’s Custom Donkey Kong Game Boy Advance

Link: Vadu Amka GBA SP Donkey Kong

Last Updated ( 18 September 2014 )  


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