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Costello is an Administrator and owner of

Costello's Profile at GBAtemp

Background Information

Costello was born in France and is now residing in Singapore. He studied at Brookes University in Oxford, UK. He is a self-taught programmer. He started learning at the age of 14 when he was in high school, and as he grew older, he began learning more languages: HTML, PHP, SQL, Javascript, CSS, and everything you need to design a dynamic website. His hobbies include coding, gaming, traveling, football (he has played football since he was 7) and, in general, spending time with friends and family.

Costello discovered GBAtemp in mid-2002, when GBAtemp was still a small website. When the site turned into a forum in October 2002, Costello was the 255th member to register (255 = 0xFF = %1111 1111). He has been a member ever since and has moved up the ranks from moderator of the GBA Hardware and Utilities Forum to Global Moderator and then later to Administrator in early 2005.

Handheld/Console History

Costello owns or has owned the following handhelds & consoles:

  • NES
  • SNES
  • GameBoy
  • GameBoy Color
  • Sega MegaDrive
  • Sega Saturn
  • PlayStation
  • PlayStation 2
  • GameBoy Advance
  • Nintendo GameCube
  • Nintendo DS
  • Xbox 360
  • Nintendo Wii

His favourite games include:

  • Metal Gear Solid 3 - Snake Eater
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons

His current favourite game is Mario vs Luigi, the local WiFi multiplayer mode of New Super Mario Bros (DS).

His first video game ever played is Super Mario Bros, on NES.