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Nintendo's Legendary Game Boy Turns 30 Years Old

Congratulations are in order for Nintendo as Game Boy celebrates its 30th birthday. For that, here is a look back at Game Boy's remarkable milestone that spans three decades.

Video Games April 23, 2019

Nintendo Switch Hack Enables Nintendo 64, GameCube, And Game Boy Advance Emulation

A hacker has proven that the Nintendo Switch is capable of running Nintendo 64, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance emulators. Will this eventually lead to Nintendo Switch piracy?

Video Games July 8, 2018

Game Boy Case Lets You Play Retro Games On The Back Of Your iPhone

Wanle Cases is offering a Game Boy case for iPhones that lets users play classic games of the handheld console. Interested customers, however, will have to hurry in placing their order.

Video Games March 11, 2018

Hyperkin Banking On Nostalgia By Bringing Back Game Boy

Hyperkin is bringing back the Game Boy, an improved version of one of the original handheld games. It unveiled a new version of the Game Boy with much-needed improvements on the original.

CES 2018 January 13, 2018

This Little Gamer Girl, So Used To Touchscreens, Can't Figure Out How The Game Boy Works

An adorable little gamer just can't figure out how to use the Nintendo Game Boy Color. In the video uploaded by her father, she kept in tapping on the device's display, thinking that it's a touchscreen.

Video Games September 25, 2017

Pokémon Trainers, Take Note: Game Boy Emulator Brings 'Pokémon Yellow' To Apple Watch

The Giovanni emulator by iOS software developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan has made it possible to port 'Pokémon Yellow' into the Apple Watch. Is the game able to be properly played on the smartwatch?

Video Games March 20, 2017

Hackers Transform NES Classic Edition Into Ultimate Emulation Device With Games From Other Retro Consoles

Hackers have been able to install RetroArch, a program used to emulate several retro consoles, into the NES Classic Edition. This allows it to run games for other classic devices such as the SNES, Sega Genesis and Game Boy.

Video Games February 11, 2017

Game Boy Coming Back To Life Thanks To Retro-bit's Super Retro Boy

Ever wished the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance were bundled into a single console, completing a stellar trifecta of retro handheld gaming? For $80, that wish can become a reality, with Retro-bit’s Super Retro Boy.

Video Games January 7, 2017

You Can Now Play 'Pokemon Fire Red' Through A Virtual Game Boy Within 'Minecraft' Thanks To This Guy

A YouTuber who goes by the name Reqaug has built a fully functional Gameboy Advance within 'Minecraft.' And not only that, as the virtual gaming device is also capable of playing an emulated copy of 'Pokémon Fire Red.'

Video Games July 5, 2016

April Fool's Joke Smart Boy Now The Real Deal: You Can Transform Your Smartphone Into A Game Boy

The Smart Boy, which can transform a smartphone into a working Game Boy, started out as an April Fool's joke. A working alpha build of the device has now been displayed at E3 2016.

Video Games June 18, 2016

Game Boy Zero Is A Game Boy With A Raspberry Pi Zero Brain, And You Can Play Every Retro Game Imaginable

Someone has given an original Game Boy an SD card reader, extra buttons, an LCD display and a Raspberry Pi Zero. It's called the Game Boy Zero.

Video Games April 8, 2016

Sorry, Retro Gamers: No More Game Boy, SNES Games Coming to Nintendo's Virtual Console

Game Boy or Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) games will not be coming to Nintendo's Virtual Console. Many gamers may think that re-releasing a game for VC is very straight forward but it is not.

Video Games October 12, 2015

Smart Boy Is The Nintendo Smartphone That Is Sadly Just A Concept For Now

Designer Pierre Cerveau came up with a brilliant fusion of a classic Nintendo Game Boy and a modern smartphone that Nintendo sadly is unlikely to ever produce.

Geek July 21, 2015

Latest Pokemon 3DS Titles hit 7.7M Copies Sold

The latest Pokémon titles from Nintendo marked a milestone when the two games have accounted for more than 7.7 million in global shipments. The two games are dubbed as ‘Pokémon Omega Ruby’ and ‘Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.’

Video Games December 9, 2014

Nintendo to Deliver Game Boy Fun on Phones, Airplane TVs, Maybe Even Tablets

Nintendo revives its efforts to patent a Game Boy emulator. But with the success of the 3DS handheld, Nintendo may not be ready to bring its back catalog of games to smartphones and tablets anytime soon.

Video Games December 2, 2014

Nintendo Files Patent for Game Boy Emulation on Mobile Phones

Nintendo lays out plans for Game Boy emulation, detailing the software in a patent application. If Nintendo's earlier assertions are to be believed, the patent filing for the emulator is merely an act of prudence.

Video Games December 1, 2014

Kids today think the original Game Boy is a piece of junk

In an age where kids grow up with iPads in hand, most kids aren't impressed with the 25-year-old Game Boy. Check out their reactions in this video.

Geek July 7, 2014

'Pokemon Omega Ruby' and 'Alpha Sapphire' teaser released: What you should know [Video]

The sneak peek of 'Pokemon Omega Ruby' and 'Pokemon Alpha Sapphire' games gained varied reactions from its fans. Some were disappointed, others were just so happy to finally see it.

Video Games May 12, 2014

Nintendo Game Boy turns 25: The journey so far

The Game Boy celebrated its 25th birthday Monday, let's all pop out the candles and party hats.

Gadgets April 22, 2014

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