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Tag: Game Boy

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games
Back in 2009 we found a Game Boy costume that played Tetris. It had working buttons and had a laptop running an emulator. It turns out that anonymous cosplayer kept on working on his hack and showed off its latest version at the 2014 Ohayocon.

SNES and Game Boy Cartridge Soaps: In Bathroom, Cartridge Clean You

SNES and Game Boy Cartridge Soaps: In Bathroom, Cartridge Clean You
Firebox has a special offering to gamers in the UK who grew up in the 80s. The store is selling soaps that look just like the cartridges of Nintendo’s classic consoles, the SNES and the Game Boy.

Game Boy Color Costume Actually Plays Game Boy Advance Games: Tricky Treat

Game Boy Color Costume Actually Plays Game Boy Advance Games: Tricky Treat
Back in 2009 we saw a dude who went as a playable Game Boy for Halloween. This year YouTuber MikeHandidate went as an updated version: a Game Boy Color. Perhaps realizing how awkward it would be to have the handheld’s buttons on his body, he chose to place the controls on his hands.

Travel Boy Game Boy Luggage: Pack Your Tetris Blocks in Style

Travel Boy Game Boy Luggage: Pack Your Tetris Blocks in Style
The Game Boy was an amazing portable gaming system back in the day. Who cares if it started off with a lack of color? We could play Mario and Zelda games anywhere. Your luggage goes with you everywhere too, so why not have some luggage that looks just like a Game Boy?

Take Your Game Boy to the Beach Without Worrying About Getting Sand in It

Take Your Game Boy to the Beach Without Worrying About Getting Sand in It
Whether you’re Game Boy or a Game Girl, you need a new beach towel. You know you do. Especially if it looks like this. Inspired by the classic Nintendo Game Boy, ThinkGeek’s Beach Boy towel is the perfect thing for geeks having fun in the sun.

Nerdtendo Gamebooze Flasks: Press A to Barf

Nerdtendo Gamebooze Flasks: Press A to Barf
We all could use a little nip of booze now and then. Life is stressful. But you want to drink stealthily. That means hiding your flask so it doesn’t look like you are drinking. This awesome Nerdtendo Gamebooze should do the trick.

Verso Game Boy Pillows: Now You’re Sleeping with Nostalgia

Verso Game Boy Pillows: Now You’re Sleeping with Nostalgia
We’ve seen a Game Boy pillow before, but these “GameKid” pillows by Brazilian shop Verso are soooo much cuter. They come in different colors and are even printed with different games on the back. Here’s the original dirty white model putting on his best Old Snake impression:

Hyperkin RetroN 5 Console Announced, Skipping RetroN 4

Hyperkin RetroN 5 Console Announced, Skipping RetroN 4
If you recall, a few weeks back, we mentioned that Hyperkin was working on an update to their popular retro multi-console, the RetroN. Well, today, they officially showed off the console, and it’s been renamed the RetroN 5, since it has five cartridge slots.

Game Boy Color External Hard Drive: 8 Trillion Bit Handheld

Game Boy Color External Hard Drive: 8 Trillion Bit Handheld
The Game Boy Color can only store a few megabytes of data in its memory, but these carcasses of the handheld contain nothing but a 1TB hard drive. They can probably store all of the games that have ever been released for all of Nintendo’s handhelds and still have some room left for your homework.

Gameboo: The SNES Portable We Never Had

Gameboo: The SNES Portable We Never Had
Nope, the picture below isn’t Photoshopped. The Game Boy below actually has four face buttons. It’s also not entirely a Game Boy anymore, because there’s a Dingoo A330 inside, hence the name Gameboo. Aside from playing Game Boy games, it can also play GBA, NES, SNES games and more.

Game Boy Becomes a Controller for Android Phone Games

Game Boy Becomes a Controller for Android Phone Games
If you love being able to emulate classic games on your phone but hate the clumsy touchscreen controls, there is yet another answer. Look to the ghost of gaming past and hack a Game Boy to use it as a controller on your Android phone.

Cardboard Nintendo Game Boy Color Has One Color: Cardboard

Cardboard Nintendo Game Boy Color Has One Color: Cardboard
Oh man. I have always wanted a hug a giant Game Boy Color made out of cardboard. And that geeky chick in the pic created one. MaboroshiTira made this giant non-handheld by taking a bunch of boxes, chopping them up and turning them a larger-than-life nostalgic gaming device.

Ultimate Nintendo Emulator Looks Like an NES, Crams Four Systems Inside

Ultimate Nintendo Emulator Looks Like an NES, Crams Four Systems Inside
When you need some retro old school gaming you can either collect those old games and spend a lot of dough or you can use an emulator. But emulators don’t give you the fancy console and controllers.

Classic Nintendo Cushions Keep Gamers Comfy and Cozy

Classic Nintendo Cushions Keep Gamers Comfy and Cozy
If you’re a fan of classic Nintendo video game systems, then you’ll definitely want to check out these comfy looking plush cushions done up to look like these bits of gaming nostalgia.

Nintendo Game Boy Watch: Because the Actual Game Boy Didn’t Have a Clock Function

Nintendo Game Boy Watch: Because the Actual Game Boy Didn’t Have a Clock Function
Today’s handheld videogame systems all have built-in clocks, but if you want to see the time on a Game Boy the closest you can get is the Watch Boy, an official Nintendo merchandise released back in the 90s.

This is How Powerful Calculators are Today

This is How Powerful Calculators are Today
Everyone’s talking about the new iPad or when the new Xbox is coming out, but did you know that Texas Instruments recently released a handheld console? It’s true! It plays Pokémon games! It’s also a graphing calculator.