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Game Boy

Game Boy

Developer
Manufacturer
Nintendo
Type
Handheld game console
Generation
Fourth generation
Release date
April 21, 1989 (Japan)
July 31, 1989 (North America)
September 28, 1990 (Europe)
Units sold
Worldwide: 118.69 million
Media
Game Boy cartridges
CPU
Sharp LR35902 core
Predecessor
Successor


The Game Boy is a handheld game console made by Nintendo and the successor to their previous line of handheld games, The Game & Watch. It was introduced on April 21, 1989 in Japan and July 31, 1989 in North America and was discontinued in March 23, 2003, making it one of the longest-surviving consoles of the forth-generation. Mostly, they came in grey and featured several versions such as Game Boy Light, Game Boy Pocket, and the transparent Play It Loud! series. The Game Boy also ran on 4 AA batteries and featured a yellow tinted screen.

Game Boy games reviewed by the Nerd

  • The Amazing Spider-Man (1990)
  • Batman: Return of the Joker (1992)
  • King James Bible (1994)
  • Crazy Castle 2 (1991)
  • Crazy Castle 3 (1999)
  • Godzilla (1990)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1992)
  • Toxic Crusaders (1992)

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