If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Kojima GBA title revealed

Complete with peculiar lighting hardware

The GameBoy Advance title Konami's Hideo Kojima is reportedly developing has taken a bit more shape. Reports from Japan suggest that Bokura no Taiyou ("Our Sun") is aimed at getting gamers out of the house. The game is an RPG about fighting vampires, and the cartridge sport a light-sensitive panel of some description, with the player's character relying on sunlight input to power-up, making the game a lot easier to play during daylight. When vampires have more difficulty moving around.

It's an interesting idea, and we'll be intrigued to see how it turns out, but as many quick-witted gamers have pointed out, a GameBoy Advance is so dark that it's bloody difficult to play with at any time of day, vampires or no. And if the cart responds to light sources other than the sun then this gimmick is likely to prove somewhat pointless.

You're not signed in!

Create your ReedPop ID & unlock community features and much, much more!

Create account
Tagged With
About the Author
Tom Bramwell avatar

Tom Bramwell


Tom worked at Eurogamer from early 2000 to late 2014, including seven years as Editor-in-Chief.

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Explore our store
Eurogamer.net Merch