Category Archives: Game Boy

Megapanel Homage Into the Blue Released for Nintendo Game Boy

Into the Blue Nintendo Game Boy

Look, I love covering new independently developed homebrew titles. They are obviously labors of love by the persons involved, often one-man teams, and sometimes are better than official releases. Another thing about these independent releases is you sometimes get to

Game Boy Color Game Airaki Released

When it comes to the Game Boy the selection of independently developed and released titles is quite a mixed bag. Some games are simply stunning while others are, well, the Game Boy line was a great portable lineage wasn’t it?

What if Cuphead was Released on the Nintendo Game Boy?

Demakes. They are fun to look at, even though most are just mockups. Some, like Halo 2600 were actually turned into real games, with the blessing of the IP holder (Microsoft in that case). What is great about demakes, at

Super Mario Land 2 DX Updates Original Nintendo Classic with Color

Nintendo knew how to market their Game Boy, they steam rolled over the competition left and right back in the day (on for a couple of decades). One franchise that kept Nintendo and their Game Boy alive and well, regardless

A Retro Gamer’s 12 Days Of Christmas: The Eleventh Day, Pipe Mania

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me, eleven pipers piping Eleven pipers piping is obviously a reference to playing a wind instrument and if you would like to explore the use of such a device

Oddballs in Gaming: Super Mario Land

Mario has been no stranger to the world of portable gaming. His first venture into the Gameboy was titled Super Mario Land. It was directed by Gunpei Yokoi who was also the creator of the aforementioned system. He developed this

Qix, the Game Where You Are Defenseless Hits the Game Boy – Today in History – May 24th, 1990

Tell a modern gamer that you want them to play a game where they are completely defenseless against enemies.  Also mention that you have no weapons at your disposal, at all.  Then bring up the beautiful fact that you must

Nintendo Sold their 100 Millionth Game Boy Hand Held 15 years Ago – This Month in History – April 2000

Hard to believe that it was 15 years ago this month that Nintendo was able to announce this milestone.  In April of 2000, Nintendo sold their 100 millionth Game Boy hand held.  This runs the gamut across the Game Boy,