Speedrunners have long been exploiting 8-bit games by “reprogramming” them. Pixel-perfect inputs can be used to trigger memory events, usually for the purpose of beating games in fractions of the time it would ordinarily take. A similar exploit exists in the classic Mario Game Boy game 6 Golden Coins, but it exists in…
Back in 2000 Burger King made these cute little plastic Game Boy Color toys with analog games built-in. Now someone’s taken one of those toys, crammed a Raspberry Pi Zero into it and turned it into a working Game Boy Color (and more) emulator.
Japanese game magazine Famitsu is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the publication polled readers, asking them which games were most memorable on consoles ranging from the Famicom to the PS4.
Previously, Kotaku pointed out that Japan sure has some interesting Japan Post mailboxes. Looks like there’s another one to add to the list: the Game Boy mailbox.
The first Pokémon Game Boy games Pocket Monsters Red and Green were released in 1996. But as Shigeru Miyamoto points out, they were held up. The reason? EarthBound.
These days most professional sports teams, regardless of where they are in the world, tend to dabble in limited/variant jerseys. But few go as nuts for the ideas as minor-league American teams.
CJ, Niko Bellic, Tommy Vercetti and GTA III’s Claude, all together, in a fantastic demake by Hat-Loving Gamer. And it’s not just a demake. The battles and other mechanics are now all similar to classic Pokémon games.
Celebrating Pokémon’s 20th anniversary, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda looks back on the early days of developing Red and Green. It sounds like a tough time!
Anthony Thomas will take your old Nintendo DS, rip off its top screen, move the speakers, clean things up, paint it and turn it into something way cooler: a Game Boy Macro, an unofficial, over-sized brother to Nintendo’s actual (and wonderful) Game Boy Micro.
This cartridge certainly won’t fit into a Game Boy. But it looks really awesome!
Pokémon may be famously cheery, but the series has its share of dark, spooky myths. The most famous of those have got to be the ones about Lavender Town.
It's easy to dismiss Professor Oak as a doofy academic who can't even remember his grandson's name. But originally, Pokémon Red & Blue designed Professor Oak as a powerful trainer the player could face off sometime near the end of the game.
Don't worry. They're in alphabetical order.
Remember that one NES game that you played every night for weeks then never got back from a friend you lent it to? This guy probably has it. And thousands of other games from the 1980s and 1990s, too. He's selling his entire collection for a whole lot of money.
Nintendo's cultivated an image as the most squeaky clean creator on game company block, but it wasn't always that way. And by that I mean the '90s were weird, you guys.
Who needs colors?
"Adventurer Lenna sets out on a quest to hunt down the Archangel that killed her child-prodigy students." Well, we're off to a good start.