Posts Tagged ‘GameBoy’

Fan-made Metroid 2 Remake

The Metroid series of games has always been one of my favorites. Few other games have captured as well the sense of isolation, mystery and exploration. While Super Metroid is definitely my favorite of the bunch, Metroid 2 was the favorite GameBoy game in my collection when I was younger. Wandering around Planet SR388’s caverns […]

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Monochrome GameBoy Casemod

Spotted at TinyCartridge.com. White front, black back, black controls, improved sound output, backlight. Awesome.

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Six reasons why GameBoy dominated the handheld market

From an article at arstechnica: Twenty years ago this week, Nintendo released the Game Boy, its first handheld video game console. Excited Japanese customers snatched up the innovative monochrome handheld by the thousands, which retailed for 12,500 yen (about $94 at 1989 rates) at launch-a small price to pay for what seemed to be an […]

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Happy 20th, Nintendo GameBoy

April 21, 1989 saw the Japanese introduction of Nintendo’s portable game system, GameBoy. Home to many excellent titles, this unsassuming grey box was able to withstand competition from several more powerful adversaries and went on to sell nearly 120 million units world-wide. If you still have your trusty old GameBoy, or you can set up […]

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