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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

Top 3 Stand-Alone GB Games Based On Classic Series (Top 3 Tuesday)

Sometimes one is capable of dealing with life’s shenanigans. Other times life starts punching below the belt. This is my excuse for failure to comment on the last couple of Top 3 Tuesday videos put out by MichaelBtheGameGenie. Enough is

Super Mario Land 2 – Six Golden Coins Pushes Nintendo Game Boy – Today in Retro Gaming – November 2nd, 1992

Nintendo have a way of delivering more out of their hardware than what is first thought possible.  Take the original, salad green screen, Game Boy hand held for instance.  While Tetris was pretty good looking and true to other versions

Nintendo Gives Game Boy Players Pokemon Red & Blue – Today in Retro Gaming – September 28th, 1998

When Nintendo brought over the Pokemon franchise it is unclear if they knew it would have been as big a success in the North American market or not.  Sure, now we can look back and say they did everything right

Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for

Pokémon GO Fuelling Collector Frenzy?

So, I was browsing through ebay’s Game Boy carts (as collectors do!) and noticed that there’s a lot of original Red, Blue and Yellow Pokémon games that have sold for more than a few hundred pounds recently. I guess the

Nintendo Game Boy Takes Over Portable Gaming – Today in History – July 31st, 1989

Where were you on July 31st, 1989?  I was in middle school – technically summer break between grades but you get the idea.  I wanted a Nintendo Game Boy bad and I knew it was going to be hot at

5 New Independently Developed Game Boy Games Released

The Nintendo Game Boy is a popular hand held.  Independent developers seem to love it and we have five new games that were just released for it.  Some are from competitions such as bitbitjam and others are just games someone