Fun fact: the Game Boy Color’s memory doesn’t disappear when you turn it off. Players are taking advantage of this quirk in 2016, and using it to bend and break games in entirely new ways.
You can’t stick a Game Boy Color cartridge in a Game Boy. Most of ‘em won’t work. Here are almost 1000 examples of games telling you that.
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.
Here’s how you redline on the adorable meter.
There's Pokémon Crystal, the third game in the second generation of Pokémon games. And then there's Pokémon Vietnamese Crystal, the bootleg version of the game with mistranslations. There's a difference.
The Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Color is making its way to the 3DS eShop... in Europe. The game will arrive on Thursday, and will cost €5. We've contacted Nintendo to ask when (or if) the game will come to the US eShop, and will update you should they reply. (via Kotaku UK, image from GameFAQs)
Twitter gives everyone a voice. Too bad some people use that voice to be mean to people they don't know.
Now that we've learned 13 things you might not have known about the original Game Boy, Did You Know Gaming takes us into the next generation of Nintendo handhelds, the Game Boy Advance. Did you know it was supposed to have a modem?
This spectacular, Kirby-branded Game Boy Color would have been treasured by any self-respecting gamer of the nineties. The artist behind the custom handheld is French illustrator Oskunk—you can find more photos of his projects over at his blog.
The original Game Boy turns 26 next month, but that didn't stop retro-hacker Furrtek from developing a new game for it.
When Reddit user 80sArcade found his old Game Boy the other day, it had a Game Boy Camera still attached. Within, 14 photos from 1998.
It really, really is. It's horrendous. And I say this as someone who thinks both the 3DS and the Dragon Quest character Slime are well designed.
Until now, the Nintendo 3DS's eShop has only offered Game Boy and Game Boy Color games. Soon, that will change.
Jen: So Sam, If you could have your dream HP video game, what would it be like?
Over the decades, there were plenty of kooky Game Boy games released in both Japan and the West. Plenty of strange accessories, too, from cameras to printers to blood glucose monitors. But 2001's Mario Family was especially kooky.
If this were a real game, it would be the best game ever made. I can already see the ads; Which seat will YOU take?
Ever wonder why there were no Game Boy games made available on the Wii's Virtual Console? Why, it's because Nintendo was saving that for the upcoming 3DS.
Microsoft's support for the Zune HD as a game playing device has been pretty abysmal. Luckily there are hackers, one of which has the beginnings of a serviceable Game Boy Advance emulator working on the device.
Whether it be the DS Lite or the DSi, Nintendo has released a spate of Nintendo DS hardware spin-offs in the last few years. The Nintendo 3DS is not a spin-off. It's worth pointing out, you know.