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Perfect Dark (Game Boy Color)

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Joanna Dark is about to become a full-fledged agent of the Carrington Institute. Before she does, though, she has one final field test to complete - an actual mission in the depths of the South American jungle. Joanna must infiltrate a hidden cyborg manufacturing facility. Along the way, she will have her first encounter with the nefarious dataDyne corporation.

Perfect Dark is a prequel to the Nintendo 64 game of the same name. Players assume the role of Joanna Dark, just before her induction into the Carrington Institute. The game plays from a top-down perspective, and you battle enemies with a variety of high-tech weaponry, from handguns to rocket launchers. A weapon can be assigned to the A Button and the B Button, which represent your left hand and your right hand. It's also possible to search dead enemies for items and ammo by pressing Select near their corpse.

Perfect Dark also includes a variety of mini-games which you encounter as you progress through the story. There are target ranges to practice in, vehicles to drive, sniper rifle sections, which are viewed through the sniper scope, and more. There are also boss battles against enemy cyborgs, helicopters, and other deadly enemies.

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Perfect Dark Game Boy Color Starting out on the training mission
Perfect Dark Game Boy Color Pressing select when over a dead enemy will show you if they have anything to pick up
Perfect Dark Game Boy Color Using the laptop to diffuse the bomb
Perfect Dark Game Boy Color Main menu.

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Nov, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
Gaming Target Nov 06, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Super Play Oct, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Sep 27, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 02, 2000 13 out of 20 65
Electric Playground Oct 06, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Nintendo Life Mar 17, 2010 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
GameSpot Sep 05, 2000 5.3 out of 10 53
All Game Guide 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 2 out of 10 20

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Ben K (23100) added Perfect Dark (Game Boy Color) on Sep 02, 2006