If you grew up as a Pokémon fan in the 90s, you know that the upcoming movie isn't the first time that Pokémon have shown up in a live action setting. They were everywhere in the early commercials. Hit the jump to catch 'em all:
The Game Boy turns 30 today, and its library is a treasure trove of great games. And many of those happen to be based off of popular anime series! Hit the jump to find out what you learn when the games are your only link to the shows:
The race to bring back all your video game faves in compact form continues. Up next is Nintendo's new patent for a smartphone case that functions as a Game Boy. What will it include? Find out after the jump!
Square Enix is breaking out a blast from the past with the release of "SaGa 1,2,3 Original Soundtrack Revival Disc", a Bluray music release that highlights the musical landscape of the first three games of the SaGa JRPG series, which were released from 1989 - 1991 on the Nintendo Game Boy system. Hit the jump to learn more.
For those of a certain age that grew up with Nintendo consoles along with the NES and Super Nintendo, Nintendo took a big gamble when it released the Game Boy in 1989. Now, a new Japanese trademark filing by Nintendo may have revealed its next console in the Classic/Mini line. Hit the jump for details.
Ilhan Ünal, a Brussels-based university student studying multimedia and communications who works weekends as a hardware / software developer, has won a Guinness World Record for crafting the largest, fully functional replica of the Nintendo Game Boy portable video game console. Hit the jump to learn more.
Retro-Bit has debuted the Super Retro Boy at CES 2017. This new handheld will allow you to play Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance games.
What would you say if a planned April Fool's prank proved so popular as a potential product based on feedback that plans for the prank were set aside in order to turn it into an actual product? Such is the case with the Smart Boy smartphone case, an idea developed by the head of retro console manufacturer Hyperkin. Hit the jump for details.
I’m doing good most days to put a screen protector on a phone screen. Drawing on a video game console? Seems completely impossible. But this dedicated artist took a normal Game Boy and turned it into a veritable work of art.
Okay, so there isn't necessarily any good reason for someone stringing together nearly 3 hours of Game Boy game start screens, but does there need to be? YouTuber NicksplosionFX has given similar treatment to NES and SNES games in the past, and now you can see a compilation of almost every Game Boy start screen after the jump.
Nintendo's original Game Boy has been in existence for 25 years, so there's a lot of nostalgia floating around for it and its washed out greenish color palette. Thus, Game Boy Movie and its Mario vs. Pokémon Trainer battle wouldn't normally be that special… if it didn't introduce an extremely unsettling claymation Pikachu after the jump.
How you do think today's kids would react to the original Game Boy, which Nintendo released way back in 1989? Needless to say, it's a far cry from a 3DS, and depending on your age the latest Kids React video might make you feel reeeeeally old after the jump.