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Tag: Game Boy

Love Hulten’s PE358 & Battlecade: Game Boy & Game Twins

Love Hulten’s PE358 & Battlecade: Game Boy & Game Twins
Retro gadget maker Love Hulten recently showed off two of his latest creations, both of which are gaming systems. The PE358 is a Nintendo emulator inspired by the Game Boy Advance SP, while the Battlecade is a kickass two-player arcade machine inspired by the likes of Battleship.

Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit

Raspberry Pi Retro Console with Two Halves: Game Boy SPlit
Inspired by Adafruit’s PiGRRL, Thingiverse member Jooxoe3i made his own Raspberry Pi retro console. But he wanted to make it as small as possible, so he came up with a two-part build. The upper half of the console contains the Raspberry Pi and the PiTFT 2.4″ screen, while the lower half is the USB controller.

Ayaka Matsuno’s Retro Geeky Cookies: Game Girl Scout

Ayaka Matsuno’s Retro Geeky Cookies: Game Girl Scout
Ayaka Matsuno loves to make edgy cakes, cookies and other pastries. Her edible pop art ranges from depictions of sneakers, cartoon sketches and animals. She also made cookie versions of classic geek items: life-size Game Boy cartridges and cassette tapes as well as a tiny Super Famicom with an equally small TV.

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.