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Tag: Game Boy

DIY Game Boy Emulator has 19″ Screen: Game Boy XXL

DIY Game Boy Emulator has 19″ Screen: Game Boy XXL
In the past months we’ve seen retro video game consoles based on the Raspberry Pi stuffed in ever shrinking Game Boy (or Game Boy–inspired) cases. So it’s refreshing to see the opposite for once: a huge Game Boy replica with a 19″ screen.

Retro Freak Multi Cartridge Console Also Rips Games: Emulator’s Wet Dream

Retro Freak Multi Cartridge Console Also Rips Games: Emulator’s Wet Dream
Game backup devices and hardware mods let you extract the data from video game cartridges into playable ROMs, but most of them require deep technical knowledge and are each compatible with only a few – if not just one – consoles.

3D Printed Game Boy Pocket Case for Raspberry Pi: Pocket PiGRRL

3D Printed Game Boy Pocket Case for Raspberry Pi: Pocket PiGRRL
Last year Adafruit showed us how to make the PiGRRL, a Game Boy-inspired handheld NES and MAME emulator. Now the electronics shop presents the Pocket PiGRRL, a multi-console emulator with a case that’s inspired by the Game Boy Pocket.

Nintendo DS Lite to Game Boy Advance Mod: Nintendo SS

Nintendo DS Lite to Game Boy Advance Mod: Nintendo SS
Do you have a Nintendo DS Lite with a broken top screen? Anthony Thomas can turn it into a Game Boy Advance for you. Anthony calls the resulting modded device the Game Boy Macro. Here’s one of Anthony’s Game Boy Macros booting up: Anthony can send you a Game Boy Macro for $130 (USD); $110 if you’ll provide the DS Lite to be converted.

Pokémon Game Boy Box Art Wood Engravings: Pseudowoodo

Pokémon Game Boy Box Art Wood Engravings: Pseudowoodo
Redditor tempal78 made these life-size wooden engravings of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue‘s box art as a birthday gift for a friend. He used a laser engraving machine to etch the designs then finished them by hand.

Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus

Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus
Retro console maker Hyperkin pulled a ThinkGeek this past April Fools, using the day as a risk-free consumer survey. The company released a “fake” press statement about a concept called the Smart Boy, an add-on for the iPhone 6 Plus that adds a Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridge slot and physical controls.

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors
While some geeky gift box subscriptions offer merchandise related to your favorite games, the new UK-based My Retro Game Box actually sends video games, albeit used ones from classic systems. For about $35 (USD) you’ll get one to three used games from cartridge-based consoles every month.

Game Boy and Camera Turned into 8-bit Print Gun

Game Boy and Camera Turned into 8-bit Print Gun
Nintendo has released some odd and obscure accessories in the past – like the Game Boy Camera and Game Boy Printer, two accessories for Nintendo’s original 8-bit handheld. Now a Russian artist has hacked together a Game Boy-photo-gun-printer by mashing them all together.

Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia

Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia
We’ve seen Optimus Prime and Megatron as the PlayStation and Sega Mega Drive respectively. Here are various Gundam dressed up as even older consoles: Famicom, Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive, PC Engine aka Turbografx-16 and two Game Boys.

Blue Willow Plates with Game Boy Graphics

Blue Willow Plates with Game Boy Graphics
At first glance these plates look like typical vintage Blue Willow plates, but upon closer inspection you will see that they actually combine the Willow pattern with graphics from Game Boy versions of the Legend of Zelda and Pokémon games.

Pascali Raspberry Pi Portable Retro Console: Ghosts of Consoles Past

Pascali Raspberry Pi Portable Retro Console: Ghosts of Consoles Past
We’ve featured several DIY classic console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi. If you’d rather buy than build one, keep an eye on Rose Colored Gaming’s Facebook page. The console modding shop will soon release a Raspberry Pi handheld system, with a case based on the original Game Boy.

Game Boy Refrigerator Decal: That’s One Cool Nintendo

Game Boy Refrigerator Decal: That’s One Cool Nintendo
If you want to give your kitchen a Nintendo theme, this Refrigerator Game Boy Decal is the way to start. This decal turns your boring and plain refrigerator into a not so portable gaming device – one that has Tetris on the screen.

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP
We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the Pi wouldn’t fit inside it.

Steampunk Game Boy: Got Brass in Pocket

Steampunk Game Boy: Got Brass in Pocket
This steampunk Nintendo Game Boy is the portable gaming choice of the distinguished gentleman or lady who wants to game while riding in the coach or on a steamship cruise. It’s classy. An elegant console from a more civilized age.

Game Boy HDMI Output Mod: Hdmyboy

Game Boy HDMI Output Mod: Hdmyboy
Zane Amiralis and Joshua de Haan want you to dust off your old Game Boy and give it a much needed upgrade. Their Hdmyboy hardware mod upscales the video from the handheld gaming device into high definition, which you can then view on a modern display via an HDMI cable.

Game Boy Games Could Be Coming to Airplane Seat Backs

Game Boy Games Could Be Coming to Airplane Seat Backs
Great news! The crap games in airplane seatbacks’ days might be numbered. No longer will you have to play crummy knock-offs of Flash games that were popular a few years ago with the bored-homemaker-who-turned-the-cleaning-over-to-a-Roomba demographic. Someday soon, you could be playing classic Nintendo Game Boy games, which would be so much better.

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