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Tag: Game Boy

Make Your Own Game Boy Games with GB Studio

Make Your Own Game Boy Games with GB Studio
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Game Boy’s release in Japan. The old portable brings back memories for many of us, even if we’ve come a long way since then. In fact, these days we can even create our own Game Boy games. Developer Chris Maltby has released…

Custom Cartridge Turns Game Boy Into a Wireless Controller

Custom Cartridge Turns Game Boy Into a Wireless Controller
These days, we play a lot of retro games on modern consoles, so naturally classic controllers have become popular. You can buy these remade controllers from several third-party manufacturers to provide a more authentic retro gaming experience. But how about playing those old games by using a Game Boy as…
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Game Boy Air Jordans: Nintenshoes

Game Boy Air Jordans: Nintenshoes
Take note, sneaker collectors. Game Boy Air Jordans are here. They may not have a cartridge slot, but these kicks look great. Johnny Barry’s Freaker Sneaks produces super-small runs of custom sneakers and fans can’t get enough of them. Their retro Air Jordans IV’s include NES versions and now there’s…

Someone Put a Zoom Lens on a Game Boy Camera

Someone Put a Zoom Lens on a Game Boy Camera
It’s been 20 years since the strange little Game Boy Camera came on the scene, giving us terrible, low-res, black and white images. Still, kids liked it. It was a $50 digital camera, and it was fun. People still play with it – like designer Bastiaan Ekeler, who recently hacked…

Game Boy Alarm Clock: It’s Super Mario Time!

Game Boy Alarm Clock: It’s Super Mario Time!
This alarm clock looks exactly like the Game Boy you used to play on the go. It even has working buttons. The only difference is that instead of playing classic games, this version is all about waking you up in the morning. This officially-licensed Nintendo Game Boy alarm clock plays…

Hyperkin Ultra GB: An Aluminum Game Boy Classic

Hyperkin Ultra GB: An Aluminum Game Boy Classic
Nostalgia among gaming nerds is big business. The NES and SNES Classic Edition retro consoles are still selling out. Obviously a Game Boy Classic Edition must be on the way from Nintendo, right? Maybe, but Hyperkin is working on its own remake and beating them to the punch. The Hyperkin…

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Watch Sadly Doesn’t Play Tetris
While it wasn’t the first handheld game system, the Nintendo Game Boy was the first one that really mattered. Despite the limitations of its green and grey LCD screen, it offered up a smart design, and some truly addictive games. While you can still pick up a classic Game Boy…

This Keychain-Sized Game Boy Emulator Actually Works

This Keychain-Sized Game Boy Emulator Actually Works
Builder Vincent Buso uploaded this short video demo of the Keymu. It is basically the Game Boy Advance SP shrunk down to an ultra-portable keychain size. It is awesome. If you have fingers small enough to use it. It has four buttons instead of two and it runs ROMs using…

Nintendo Game Boy Wallet: Now You’re Paying with Power

Nintendo Game Boy Wallet: Now You’re Paying with Power
Do you miss the days of Game Boy? Well, now you can keep one in your pocket once again, and this one is much more compact. This cool bi-fold wallet looks just like a classic Game Boy. It won’t play Super Mario Land, or accept any Game Boy cartridge, but…

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving
Think about all of the money you spent on Game Boy games back in the day. It probably adds up to a lot of dough. Too bad that handheld couldn’t collect money for you and save it. Well, now it can. This Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank accepts your coins…

Nintendo Game Boy Notebook: Push Start to Sketch

Nintendo Game Boy Notebook: Push Start to Sketch
It’s a notebook. It’s a Game Boy. Note Boy! Game Book! Now you’re playing with paper! This notebook looks like the classic Game Boy from your youth. But it does more than just look awesome. It has a holographic Super Mario Land screen that appears to move. You know what…

Game Boy Heat Change Mug Doesn’t Play Tetris

Game Boy Heat Change Mug Doesn’t Play Tetris
I remember when the Nintendo Game Boy came out back in the day and we were all super excited that you could play games on the go. The graphics were terrible though. If you want to relive that mobile retro gaming action, the Game Boy 16oz heat change mug is…

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades
The Game Boy has had it’s time in the sun and then went away. There’s no hint that Nintendo plans to re-launch it either, despite great sales of the NES Classic. At least we have the Super Retro Boy. This replica of the original Nintendo Game Boy looks alot like…

Japanese NES Classic Edition Gets Shoved Into an Old Game Boy

Japanese NES Classic Edition Gets Shoved Into an Old Game Boy
After the release of the NES Classic Mini, we are all wondering what console Nintendo plans to miniaturize next. Well, the folks at Kei Studio clearly want a Game Boy Classic Edition, and they don’t want to wait for it. Instead, the hacked together their own and it is pretty…

World’s Tiniest Game Boy Is Perfect for Your Key Chain

World’s Tiniest Game Boy Is Perfect for Your Key Chain
What you’re looking at is probably the world’s smallest fully-functional Game Boy Color. It can play all of the games using the tiny direction pad and buttons, with the onboard display and battery. Most of us can’t even play it, because our fingers are too big. It was created by…

Game Boy Controls a Drone: Nintendrone

Game Boy Controls a Drone: Nintendrone
Get that old Nintendo Game Boy out of the attic folks. It just got a new modern use. Gautier Hattenberger has figured out a way to control a drone using the old handheld gaming brick. Now he’s flying with power! Hattenberger posted his plans on the Paparazzi UAV Blog, but…
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